Long Beach State
Chris Obekpa had 16 points, eight rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead No. 17 St. John’s to a 66-49 win over Long Beach State Monday night.
Bob McKillop and experience is one deadly combination. The Wildcats’ veteran coach returns everyone of significance from last year’s team that reached the NCAA Tournament and lost to Louisville.
Early season tournaments will headline this weekend in college hoops but we’ve identified five under the radar games to keep an eye on.
Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.
The Wildcats may have lost to Vanderbilt on Sunday, but they’re still ripe for a major run in the NCAA Tournament.
The Gaels have been building all season for the MAAC Tournament and anything less than three victories and holding up a trophy next Monday night in Springfield will be a monumental disappointment.
If Iona is going to live up to their billing, they will have to display a renewed killer instinct.