From the back roads of Senegal to the middle of Jim Boeheim’s stifling zone defense, Syracuse’s Baye Moussa Keita is ready for the big stage that is the Final Four.
Michigan is heading to its first Final Four since 1993, and it was a 3-point barrage by Nik Stauskas that sealed a spot for the Wolverines.
Where are the wolverines — and their fans — to play?
I doubted, ripped and even called for a coaching change when it comes to John Beilein coaching Michigan hoops.
Overcoming all sorts of adversity has been the norm for the Syracuse Orange of late.
Perhaps the best sign that Michigan’s basketball program was moving in the right direction came not last weekend in the NCAA tournament, but about a month ago toward the end of the regular season.
The NCAA has announced the pool of 10 officials who will work the Final Four.
Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.
Michigan Athletic Director David Brandon, speaking live on WWJ Newsradio, said “I’m just so pleased and proud of our coaches and our kids.”
“We want to one-up everybody,” Shockers coach Gregg Marshall told me late Saturday, and now he’s just two wins from doing it.