NCAA Tournament: Fans gather to celebrate Pack's second straight selection
03:38, Mar 12, 2018
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"What he's trying to do is be the best leader and best example of a Villanova player to our young guys that he can be - and trusting that doing that is going to make him the best version of himself".
"With Coach Musselman at the helm, I don't think there's been a better coach, and there sure as hell hasn't been a better team".
"Just waiting here in purgatory", is how Nebraska coach Tim Miles described the Huskers' time between their March 2 loss to MI and the eight ensuing days until the NCAA Tournament bracket is announced.
Of course, it is understandable for Bonnies fans to still be on edge.
"We have so much heart; there's no limitation to what we can achieve", said Danyelle Musselman, wife of Pack coach Eric Musselman. "The committee's recent history with the next tier leagues like the Atlantic 10, the American, the Mountain West and the West Coast Conference, is frankly pretty discouraging". "They play as a team, so unselfish". The Tigers would play the victor of Wichita State and Murray State. But four others will be sweating it out when the 68-team field is announced. OSU has played well enough to warrant consideration. Especially this year, with the new way teams are being evaluated. Teams will be graded on their performance against opponents in quadrants one through four. Louisville finished 3-10 against Quadrant 1 teams, and 2-3 against Quadrant 2.
The Sooners started the season unranked, rose to No. 4 in the country and the plummeted back down to the bubble over the final 15 games of the season.
Quadrant 4: Home vs. 161-plus teams, neutral vs. 201-plus and away vs. 241-plus. Kris Wilkes (5.0 rebounds per game) is a decent rebounder but he will need to be at his best against St. Bonaventure. "Wagner and teammate Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman were named to the All-Tournament Team, along with Purdue's Carsen Edwards, Penn State's Tony Carr, and Rutgers" Corey Sanders. It is a time when fans contemplate who to pick when they fill out their brackets, and who to be sure to avoid.
"They have to be in", Creme said. Barnes also went to the tournament with Providence, Clemson and Texas.
Oklahoma would be the first team to earn an at-large berth with that poor of a finish heading into the tournament.
Baring the unforeseen, the likely scenario is this: OU will make the NCAA Tournament.
Oregon: The Ducks (22-11, RPI 63), seeded sixth in the Pac-12 Tournament, beat Washington State and Utah to remain in the hunt but lost to USC 74-54 on Friday night in the semifinals. The top 16 seeds will host the first two rounds. Meanwhile, 53 of the 64 Final Four teams from the same period rated in the top 30 in adjusted defensive efficiency.
Frankly, the most intriguing unanswered question about this year's tournament is expected to remain speculative even after the champ cuts down the nets on April 2.
In advance of that first day, Wolfson is calling sports information directors to find out stories, going to the practices, and also talking with the players' families.
Xavier came up just short of the Final Four a year ago, losing to eventual finalist Gonzaga in the Elite Eight.
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With the loss, the Hokies are eliminated from the ACC Tournament, but will receive a bid to the NCAA Tournament this weekend. Duke is going to need a big class in 2019, as the revolving door of the one-and-done era continues to spin.
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Trier said Thursday the time away from game action impacted his rhythm last week, and it took him some time to get find it again. Next on tap: The Trojans now await their opponent, Utah or OR, in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament on Friday night.
Asked Tuesday about the concerns he elicited, Nunberg declined to get into details and said simply "it's not an issue". Nunberg was sacked from the Trump campaign in 2015 after racist Facebook posts were uncovered on his personal account.
The good news was IU earned a better seed after Nebraska defeated Penn State, moving the Nittany Lions to the No. 7 seed. Abdur-Rahkman, meanwhile, was limited to just 22 minutes of action before fouling out for the first time all season.
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