In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.
The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.
The city of Salina, Kan. faced a major groundwater pollution issue. Originating from a former Strategic Air Command base, it posed the threat of tens of millions of dollars in remediation and possible future health issues for the area’s residents.
A 24-year-old man wanted in connection with his ex-girlfriend’s murder has been arrested at the Detroit-Windsor border.
Trey Burke scored all 23 of his points after halftime, including a long, tying 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and Michigan rallied to beat Kansas 87-85 in the South Regional semifinals Friday night.
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.
Bill Self didn’t have much to say to his team at halftime, not with Kansas playing as poorly as it had all season and North Carolina just 20 minutes away from an NCAA tournament win.
Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.
Kansas State and Kansas tied for the regular-season Big 12 title, but that doesn’t mean they feel very good about themselves entering the league tournament.
The fact that the Michigan-Wisconsin game was not the wildest of the weekend tells you something – in this case, that there was a five-overtime game. In a week full of upsets, this weekend was no different. In addition to some of the surprises mentioned below, California won at No. 7 Arizona on Sunday.