The surprising win was bad news for teams such as Belmont, UNC Greensboro, Alabama and Ohio State, who are fighting for the same shrinking pool of at-large bids in the team field. Besides Saint Mary's big win, it was a quiet Tuesday for most bubble teams. That's going to change on Wednesday, when several conference tournaments, including the ACC and Big 12, have potentially make-or-break games. Temple closed the regular season with a quality victory over Central Florida. Creighton: The BluejaysBig East are still squarely on the bubble, but their five-game winning streak to close the regular season — including a win at Marquette — means they have plenty to play for this week.
Full championship history Or Mike Holloway Jr. I definitely watched it. I really believe that.
Now they must. UMBC is the beacon. Fairleigh Dickinson, at , makes a fine Cinderella story, with all the required subplots. Holloway, a senior, sat in the locker room afterward and tried to put that in perspective.
For it happen for the first time for myself and the university means everything to me. Three years ago, Fairleigh Dickinson was here and the first team knocked out of the tournament, blown away by Florida Gulf Coast A story of adversity.
Eleven months later I sit here. All he thought about while he was in the hospital was us. Mark Few has no chance in Salt Lake City when it comes to quotes. Herenda is a guy who in one press conference somehow included dating, Mike Krzyzewski and Malcolm X.
We just need to do the simple things. But on that second date, you kind of feel a little better. And this is our second date here.
Mike Krzyzewski can sleep well tonight. High school coaching legend Bob Hurley in New Jersey can sleep well tonight. Do what we do. Have an imagination.
Work on your game. Move it, shoot it, have fun, get excited. God bless us.
The kids that are like the people watching TV, that get better every day. Fairleigh Dickinson has won 15 of It is a balanced team that has put at least four players in double figures in 23 of its 34 games. A real one, only a year old.
Not anymore. He has covered college basketball for 43 years, including 39 Final Fours.
He is so old he covered Bob Knight when he had dark hair and basketball shorts were actually short. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NCAA or its member institutions.
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