UPDATED: March 23rd, 2018 From now to the start of next season, we will have you up-to-date with each coaching hiring and firing at every program across the country! Below is the most updated list of coaching changes in this year's "Coaching Carousel" !
#3 MSU Spartans vs. #14 Bucknell Bison Midwest Region Friday (3/16) 7:10p EST, CBS Michigan State Spartans Player to Watch: Miles Bridges. On a Spartans squad wealth with offensive pieces, Bridges stands out above the rest. The sophomore combo guard, who averages 16.9 PPG, is one of the more polished talents in college basketball. His
#6 TCU Horned Frogs vs. #11 Syracuse Midwest Region Friday March 16, 9:40 p.m., CBS TCU Horned Frogs (21-11, 9-9) - Big 12 at-large Player to Watch: Kouat Noi (10.3 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 43% 3pt) Despite losing sophomore point guard Jaylen Fisher for the year with a torn meniscus, TCU has had some players really
#4 Auburn Tigers vs. #13 College of Charleston Cougars Midwest Region Friday, March 16, 7:27 p.m., truTV Auburn Tigers (25-7, 13-5) - SEC at-large Player to Watch: Jared Harper (13.7 PPG, 5.7 APG, 2.4 RPG) Mustapha Heron and Bryce Brown might be explosive guards, but this Auburn backcourt isn't complete without their sophomore point guard.
#2 Cincinnati Wildcats vs #15 Georgia State South Region 3/16, 2 PM EDT, TBS Georgia State Panthers: 24-10, 12-6 in Sun Belt Conference Player to Watch: D’Marcus Simonds Simonds, a 6’3” guard, averages 21.8 points in conference as the player of the year in the Sun Belt. Simonds was recruited by multiple more prolific programs,
#4 Arizona Wildcats vs. #13 Buffalo Bulls South Region 3/15, 9:40 PM EDT, CBS Arizona Wildcats: 27-7, 14-4 in Pac-12 Player to Watch: Deandre Ayton Ayton has been arguably the most best player in college basketball, period. He averages 20.3 and 11.6 points per game all season, and he’s coming off a Pac-12 title run
#1 Kansas vs. #16 Penn Midwest Region 3/15. 2:00 PM EDT, TBS Penn Quakers: 24-8, 12-2 in Ivy League Player to Watch: AJ Brodeur Brodeur, a 6’8” forward, averages 13 points and 7 rebounds for Penn. He’s their best all around player. He also managed to put up 15 and 7 against Villanova, proving that
#8 Creighton Bluejays vs #9 Kansas State Wildcats South Region 3/16, 6:50 EDT, TNT Creighton Bluejays: 21-11, 10-8 in Big East Player to Watch: Marcus Foster There's no doubt that Foster will be the main storyline in this game. Foster averages 20.3 points a game, and he’s going to be the best scorer on the
#11 Loyola Ramblers vs. #6 Miami Hurricanes South Region 3/15, 3:10 Eastern, truTV Loyola Ramblers: 28-5, 15-3 in Missouri Valley Conference Player to Watch: Donte Ingram, Forward Clayton Custer is the leader of this Ramblers offense, but Ingram is my player to watch coming into this game. He can do it all for the Ramblers,
#5 Clemson Tigers vs. #12 New Mexico State Aggies Midwest Region Friday, March 16, 9:57 p.m., truTV Clemson Tigers (23-9, 11-7) - ACC at-large Player to Watch: Gabe DeVoe (13.2 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 2.0 APG) Gabe DeVoe, the senior guard, has become the go-to scoring option since the injury to star forward Donte Grantham. A
#7 Rhode Island Rams vs. #10 Oklahoma Sooners Midwest Region Thursday, March 15, 12:15 p.m., CBS Rhode Island Rams (25-7, 15-3) - A10 at-large Player to Watch: Jeff Dowtin (9.7 PPG, 5.5 APG, 3.2 RPG) Jeff Dowtin may only be a sophomore in a mid-major league, but he has proven himself to be a premier
With Brad roadtripping during Selection Sunday, Brett Siegel hosts this edition of the Sunday podcast on Selection Sunday. Joined by Zach Beeler and special guest, Tony Patelis, they guys discuss their initial thoughts on and breakdown the bracket and who got snubbed. Brett freaks out on Louisville not even being
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The Big 12 was undoubtedly the deepest conference in college basketball this season. It seemed night in and night out this league produced upset after upset and there certainly weren't any "gimmes" in the most competitive conference in the country. The Kansas Jayhawks took home their 14th consecutive Big 12