A school that opened a mere 16 years ago finds itself front-and-center in March Madness, one of only 16 college basketball teams left from a field of 68, hoping to win the NCAA national championship.
Even Jets quarterback Tim Tebow has NCAA fever.
Florida Gulf Coast beat San Diego State 81-71 on Sunday night, and the Eagles not only made it look easy, they made it look fun.
Aaron Craft hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton — a place of heartaches — as the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament’s wild West Regional, beating Iowa State 78-75 on Sunday.
A candlelight vigil was held for the 16-year-old boy killed in a gruesome accident on the George Washington Bridge Friday night. Friends, family and teachers were among the hundreds at the vigil at St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens Saturday night.
I had the chance to check out the practices and press conferences yesterday at the Prudential Center. Here are some things I took from Newark…
Newark is the new kid on the block in this year’s NCAA Tournament, a scrappy underdog looking to compete with the big boys. Mayor Cory Booker joined WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Tuesday to pump his constituency up for the Sweet 16.
Florida State (23-10) now faces upstart Virginia Commonwealth in the Southwest regional semifinals Friday in San Antonio.
Darius Johnson-Odom’s 3-pointer with 27 seconds left snapped a tie and gave Marquette a 66-62 win over Syracuse on Sunday night that put the Golden Eagles into the NCAA tournament’s round of 16
Bradford Burgess scored 23 points and 11th-seeded VCU made it three victories in five days Sunday night, routing third-seeded Purdue 94-76 to earn a trip to the Southwest regional semifinals.
Nolan Smith scored 24 points and the top-seeded Blue Devils held their breath as the Wolverines’ last shot clanged off the iron, sealing a 73-71 win Sunday that marked the 900th victory of coach Mike Krzyzewski.