West Region (Los Angeles) 1.Arizona (San Diego) 16.St. Francis (PA)/ Idaho 8.Gonzaga 9.Texas 4.Seton Hall (Detroit) 13.Akron 5.Xavier 12.Oakland 3.Minnesota (Wichita) 14.Troy 6.Notre Dame 11.Oregon 2.Wichita State (Dallas) 15.Long Beach State 7.Rhode Island 10.Iowa South Region (Atlanta) 1.North Carolina (Charlotte) 16.Texas Southern 8.Baylor 9.Arkansas 4.Florida (Dallas) 13.Louisiana Tech 5.Miami 12.Illinois State 3.USC (San Diego) 14.Grand Canyon 6.Providence 11.SMU/ Wake Forest 2.Villanova (Pittsburgh) 15.Furman 7.Virginia 10.Oklahoma State East Region (Boston) 1.Michigan State (Detroit) 16.Hampton/ St. Peter’s 8.Virginia Tech 9.Oklahoma 4.UCLA (Boise) 13.Jacksonville State 5.Alabama 12.Vermont 3.West Virginia (Pittsburgh) 14.Florida Gulf Coast 6.Purdue 11.Georgia Tech/ Vanderbilt 2.Duke (Charlotte) 15.UNC
UNC 2017 Recruiting Class Despite being just two weeks removed from North Carolina winning its sixth national championship with a 71-65 win over Gonzaga, it’s never too early to look at how the reigning champs are set up to fare next season. The Heels graduate three players who had significant contributions
West Region (Los Angeles) 1.Arizona (San Diego) 16.Idaho/ Texas Southern 8.SMU 9.TCU 4.Gonzaga (Boise) 13.Harvard 5.Northwestern 12.Bucknell 3.Minnesota (Wichita) 14.Troy 6.Virginia 11.UCF/ BYU 2.North Carolina (Charlotte) 15.Furman 7.Xavier 10.Arkansas Midwest Region (Omaha) 1.Kansas (Wichita) 16.Stephen F. Austin 8.Oregon 9.Iowa 4.UCLA (Boise) 13.Jacksonville State 5.Notre Dame 12.Illinois State 3.USC (San Diego) 14.New Mexico State 6.Providence 11.Nevada 2.Wichita State (Dallas) 15.Long Beach State 7.Michigan 10.VCU South Region (Atlanta) 1.Louisville (Nashville) 16.Hampton/ St. Peter’s 8.Butler 9.Maryland 4.Baylor (Dallas) 13.Louisiana Tech 5.Florida 12.Vermont 3.West Virginia (Pittsburgh) 14.Charleston 6.Miami 11.Indiana 2.Kentucky (Nashville) 15.UNC Asheville 7.Rhode Island 10.Georgia Tech East Region (Boston) 1.Michigan State (Detroit) 16.Mount
#1 Gonzaga vs. #1 North Carolina 9:20 ET, CBS UNC Player to Watch: Kennedy Meeks In the national semifinal win over Oregon, Meeks imposed his will finishing with 25 points and 14rebounds. The senior big man obviously had the height and size advantage in comparison to the smaller Oregon front-court. Gonzaga will be a
#1 North Carolina vs. #3 Oregon Saturday 8:39, CBS North Carolina Player to Watch: Justin Jackson (Tournament Averages: 19.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists) Tempted to talk about Luke Maye here but I had to write with my head and not my heart. Justin Jackson has taken major strides forward on the offensive end this year.
Two great games and two lopsided games to bring us to 8 teams. The games today were not as exciting as last night's games but still provided plenty of storylines and entertainment. #7 South Carolina Destroys #3 Baylor Final Score: 70-50 Headline: What in tarnation? MVP: Sindarius Thornwell (24 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists,
#1 North Carolina Tar Heels vs. #16 Texas Southern Tigers South Region March 17th, ESPN March Preview: North Carolina Tar Heels North Carolina 27-7, (18-5) What to Watch: North Carolina came into the season with high hopes and have put themselves in prime position to turn those dreams into reality. The Tar Heels
ESPN aptly refers to the week of Thanksgiving as “Feast Week” in the world of college basketball. Early season tournaments produce scintillating games and March-like moments during the month of November. The headliner of these events is the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, commonly referred to simply as “Maui”, which takes