The Tournament started on Thursday, and you're feeling great about your bracket and then boom it's busted before you know it. Who would have ever thought a 98-year-old nun would become a college basketball star? With the win, Tennessee has the opportunity to advance to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since the 2013-14 season. In her pregame invocation, she asked God for what she always does: safety for the players and a fairly officiated game. The offense comes and goes, and that's usually okay because the defense is so impressive.
UNLV now holds the longest streak at 1,040 games.
BOISE, Idaho - Zach Norvell Jr. hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 20.8 seconds left to help Gonzaga escape a major scare in the West Region on Thursday with a 68-64 victory over UNC Greensboro. "So I came up with this goofy idea of seeing if I could be a part of the team because the NCAA doesn't have an age limit".
According to Kulanda, he left the gym, went home and refocused on earning his master's degree.
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Swingman Donte Ingram hit a long 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left to give 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago a 64-62 victory over sixth-seeded Miami on Thursday in a South Regional first-round NCAA Tournament game at Dallas.
On top of that, with No. 4 seed Arizona and No. 1 seed Virginia losing on the other side of the South Region bracket in the first round, Tennessee now has an incredible chance to reach the Final Four.
PITTSBURGH-E.C. Matthews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime and the seventh-seeded Rams (26-7) topped dynamic scorer Trae Young (28 points) and the Sooners (18-14). The Bruce Pearl era?
When: Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 6:10 p.m. E.T. "When we started the season, we had five freshmen and four sophomores, only one senior".
Schofield also balled out, something that Vol fans are getting used to seeing.More news: Broadcom ends bid for Qualcomm after President Trump nixes deal
Admiral Schofield, who registered his second straight double-double, posting 15 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Walker led Miami with 12 points in the loss. The defense is especially solid against shots from 3-point range.
The Volunteers (26-8) never had much trouble with the Horizon League tournament champ making its first NCAA appearance since 2007, even after missing their first six shots in the game.
Tennessee is playing the Ramblers of Loyola and not Miami because Donte Ingram, a 6-foot-6 guard who is a match-up nightmare, nailed a game-winning three as the clock expired in the first round against the Hurricanes.
Back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in three years, the Buckeyes went all-in on the 3, casting it up 40 times.
Ingram ran to the other end of the court as teammates chased him to celebrate. With the Ramblers narrowly winning their first game, Tennessee may be the more well-rested team after their big lead early in the second half versus Wright State allowed for more rotation of starters.More news: Tom Crean finalizing deal to become next Georgia coach
Warning: Potential Spoilers The N.C.A.A. selection committee made their top picks for this year's tournament bracket with Xavier, Kansas, Villanova, and Virginia being picked as the four #1-seeded squads.
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