A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
The Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year last season is averaging 17.9 points per game (second in the conference), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and two steals for the 22-6 Spartans.
Michigan football coach Brady Hoke has announced the signing of Virginia high school quarterback Wilton Speight and six other players as early enrollees, including two from Maryland.
The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.
Michigan State’s Klarissa Bell didn’t score a single point. Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas finished with 28.
In another basketball universe, one where ACLs stay intact, Maryland and Michigan State are seeded first and second instead of fourth and fifth.
Derrick Nix got a pass down low, backed up his beefy body to put an opponent on his back and scored. For much of Michigan State’s NCAA tournament-opening win, it was as easy as giving Nix the ball and getting out of his way.
Two years ago, Jordan Morgan and Michigan had to play a road game in the NCAA tournament — or so it seemed at first.
Since I’m still riding high from my 2011 prediction that Joe Flacco would lead the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl title within three years, I figured I would do everyone a solid and let you know what teams I think will make the Final Four in Atlanta.
If you aren’t paying attention to college basketball this season, you’re missing one of the most exciting seasons in recent history. Parity is something that most sports fans want and NCAA men’s basketball is providing it in a major way.
Byrd Stadium won’t fit many Big 10 crowds.