Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals.
Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 to advance to East Regional final.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch the Twins pull an epic March Madness prank on Mike Pelfrey, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg’s lack of dancing prowess go viral and what just might be the worst answer to a sports question ever.
The odds of the University of Virginia being crowned national champions are 10/1, according to sports betting site Bovada.
The opening-round exits by American and George Washington from the NCAA men’s tournament should have been no surprise for local college basketball fans.
Virginia Cavaliers rebounded strong in the second half to defeat No. 16 seeded Coastal Carolina 70-59 in Raleigh, N.C. Friday evening.
A poorly-timed foul with 3.6 seconds left in regulation sent VCU into overtime, where the Rams woul;d lose 77-75 to Stephen F. Austin Friday night.
George Washington University gave it a good run, but fell to Memphis 71-66 in its NCAA Tournament opener on Friday.
One unforeseen ramification of Mercer’s bracket-busting upset over Duke on Friday, was Atlanta Falcons wide receiver having to pay up on an ill-fated Twitter bet with a [Mercer] Bears fan, however reluctant he was to do so.
No. 14 Mercer upsets No. 3 Dukes 78-71, in perhaps the biggest upset in the opening two days of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, in Raleigh, North Carolina on Friday.