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.
There are plenty of interesting games this weekend in college ball and in the NFL,
Basketball on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson