Russ Smith, nicknamed ‘Russdiculous’ for his frenetic style of play, has been simply wonderful in the tournament.
While Ware got hashtags and coverage from almost every news organization, where was the same sympathy for Jahvid Best?
“We want to one-up everybody,” Shockers coach Gregg Marshall told me late Saturday, and now he’s just two wins from doing it.
After a season of uncertainty, there’s a clear favorite heading to the Final Four.
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.
The Buckeyes had a toughy against hot shooting Iowa State in the round of 32, but Aaron Kraft simply refused to let OSU lose and hit one of the great end-of-game buzzer-beating shots in recent memory.
In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.
Louisville’s pressure. Jim Boeheim’s postgame press conferences. HAVOC. Coach K’s drive for five. Get pumped, people — it’s tourney time!
Russ Smith last spoke with his former high school coach, Jack Curran, less than three weeks ago. They talked about how well Smith had been playing for Louisville this season.
It’s a rarity at this level, in any sport, for a head coach to have had no playing experience in college. It hasn’t prevented Williams from guiding Marquette to the Sweet 16 the last two seasons and a 60-30 regular season record in the Big East.