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,
#3 Baylor vs. #7 South Carolina
Storyline: I picked Duke to win this game
Real Storyline: South Carolina is legit with Sindarius Thornwell
Wow! In the upset of the weekend South Carolina knocked off one of the title favorites in the Duke Blue Devils. The team that was pegged to go undefeated and
#3 Baylor Bears vs #14 New Mexico State Aggies
12:40 ET, TRU TV
Baylor Bears 25-7, (12-6)
Player to Watch: Johnathan Motley (17.3 PPG 9.9 RPG)
Johnathan Motley has been the Bears best player on the Bears leading the team in scoring and rebounding and is a Top-15 finalist for National Player of
If I was writing this article in December or January we would be talking about a team as a favorite to win the NCAA Tournament. Baylor looked like one of the best teams in the country with its combination of Jonathan Motley and Miami transfer point guard Manu Lecomte. The
And then there were three.
2016 seemed bent on going out destroying as many unbeaten seasons as possible, cutting the list in half. With the previous calendar year behind us, we're left with Baylor, Gonzaga, and Villanova.
If the past week was any indication, it's not easy to be undefeated. Heck, if
As the 2016-17 season turns to conference play, let's have a look at the top NCAA Tournament resumes in each conference up to this point:
Best win: vs Kentucky
Worst loss: None
Non-Conference SOS: 14
vs. RPI 1-25: 1-0
vs. RPI 100-351: 7-0
As of now, Louisville
Good news and bad news.
I always choose to get the bad news over with first, so here we go:
BAD NEWS: Mark was unable to do the write-up for our Awards post this week.
GOOD NEWS: There's still an awards post!
MORE BAD NEWS: I'm writing it.
I'm sure you'll manage. Mark will be
#5 Baylor vs. #12 Yale
Thursday, 1:45 PM CT
Baylor has a difficult first round matchup against a tough Yale squad who had to win their conference tournament to get here. Baylor was recently knocked out of the Big 12 Tournament Semi-finals by Kansas, losing to them for the third time this
2 Kansas @ 19 Baylor
February 23, 2016 · 7 p.m. (CT)
Entering this game with a seven game win streak, Kansas (23-4, 11-3) is looking to basically clinch at least a share of the Big 12 Championship for the 12th consecutive year. Meanwhile, Baylor is looking to stay in the running
Rico Gathers is a beast. He threw down a huge game tonight against a Texas team that didn't see him coming. Rico had 20 points, and made six of six free throws. That's a huge deal for a player that shoots 63% from the line. Rico and Taurean Prince were