There wasn’t much doubt who Georgetown would turn to late in the game and D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera came through again.
The Selection Sunday countdown has officially begun. Let’s breakdown the mid-majors putting on their dancing shoes.
It’s Big East Tournament time in Madison Square Garden, and more than half of the conference’s teams are projected to earn NCAA bids.
Jim Boeheim spoke publicly on Sunday for the first time since the NCAA released its scathing report on Syracuse’s athletic department on Friday.
A.J. English hit six 3-pointers and finished with 32 points to help top-seeded Iona hold off No. 8 seed Siena 74-71 on Saturday in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference quarterfinals.
The governing body, saying the school lost control of its athletic department, placed Syracuse on probation for five years for breaking with the “most fundamental core values of the NCAA.”
Desi Washington scored 19 points and Tyler Gaskins added 16 as Saint Peter’s beat conference leader Iona 68-60 on Sunday to lock up the No. 7 seed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament.
What to watch for in the lead up to the madness of the next couple weeks.
Columbia has lost 21 straight games, a string of futility that is still less than half of the school-record 44-game skid the Lions slogged through from 1983-88.
Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard issued a statement after Monday night’s loss: “I am extremely disappointed in Sterling’s actions tonight.”
Miles Wright scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds Saturday night, as Dartmouth beat Columbia 61-49 on Saturday night.
Senior D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 23 points, freshman Isaac Copeland had a career-high 20 and Georgetown defeated Seton Hall 86-67 on Tuesday night after blowing an early 20-point lead.
UConn left no doubt who the best team in the country is. “I think it speaks for itself,” Huskies star Breanna Stewart said after Monday’s win.
Steve Taylor Jr. and JaJuan Johnson each scored 14 points as Marquette hung on in the final seconds to beat Seton Hall 57-54 for its first road win of the season on Saturday.