Friday night, Virginia meets Michigan State and Connecticut faces Iowa State in the East Regional semifinals.
Karvel Anderson scored 38 points and Lucky Jones added 25 to help the Colonials beat St. John’s 89-79 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.
The Johnnies are out of the NIT in the second round after losing to Virginia 68-50.
Trevor Mbakwe could wind up being the best power forward in college basketball. He’s got the size (six-foot-eight), the build (245 pounds) and most of all the ability to tally a double-double on a nightly basis for Minnesota.
Phil Martelli and his St. Joseph’s Hawks are looking to return to the NCAA tournament in
A general consensus seems to exist that Saint Louis, St. Joseph’s, and UMass are the three best teams in the Atlantic-10 with VCU, Butler, and Temple right behind. But there’s another school in Philadelphia that has all the requisites to be right in the mix.
Iona guard Scott Machado, who led the nation in assists, is the winner of the Haggerty Award, presented to the outstanding college basketball player in the New York area.
Seton Hall was hoping to get sent anywhere in the NCAA tournament. Instead, they wound up at home with a No. 1 seed in the NIT.
Trailing by six points midway through the second half, the Orange began to apply relentless full-court pressure that allowed them to rally and come away with a 69-63 win
Walking up to a throng of reporters, Jim Boeheim noted that the last time Syracuse played in the NIT Season Tip-Off, nobody wanted to talk to him.