With a few days to go before basketball resumes, the only thing we can do to quench our March Madness thirst is talk about what was and what is still to come in this year’s NCAA Tournament.
Here are the guys who can change the entire course of a game and the season for their team.
For sophomore guard Bryce Alford and the UCLA Bruins, the ups have certainly outweighed the downs, as the team from Westwood heads to yet another Sweet 16 appearance this Friday evening versus Gonzaga.
Neither 10th seeded Stanford nor 11th seeded Dayton were considered elite when the NCAA Tournament brackets were released. But one of those teams will continue ride another victory Thursday into the Elite Eight, just one victory away from the Final Four.
Wolverines beat the Longhorns to reach the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 for the second straight year.
Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.
The Hurricanes have had a dream season, but Marquette is the toughest team in college basketball. That’s just one of four great matchups.
Louisville’s press, Damyean Dotson’s upside and Denzel Valentine’s versatility are just three of the many reasons to love the Sweet 16.
The Florida Gulf Coast star walked into a restaurant on campus Monday and was quickly surrounded. People wanted autographs. People wanted photos. People just wanted to yell words of encouragement.