Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.
The ninth-seeded Colonials, 24-8 after going 23-38 in coach Mike Lonergan’s first two seasons, meet eighth-seeded Memphis on Friday in Raleigh, N.C.
The odds say that 15th-seeded American has about as much of a shot at beating second-seeded Wisconsin in their NCAA opener Thursday just 79 miles from the Badgers’ campus as Matthew McConaughey did of winning an Oscar.E
Just as March Madness sweeps the nation for college basketball fans, the White House is making an extra push to increase health care enrollment in the wake of a report showing 1.9 million young people sought emergency treatment from sports-related injuries in 2012.
Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
Virginia Tech has fired men’s basketball coach James Johnson.
Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth, George Washington, and American all qualified for this year’s NCAA tournament.