GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Richard Howell kept attacking the rim and the boards alongside C.J. Leslie, while Lorenzo Brown was the transition-powering point guard eager to take on a tough defensive assignment against the Atlantic Coast Conference’s player of the year.
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.
Joe Mihalich’s Niagara Purple Eagles have just eliminated Siena in the quarterfinals of the MAAC basketball tournament. Siena senior O.D. Anosike has played his last collegiate game.
The Big dance is right around the corner and teams are making strides towards being part of it. It all started this weekend with a buzzer beater, Kentucky barely holding on and Belmont joining the tourney. A wild weekend indeed!
One more team will join the big dance by the services of a popular tourney! The Metro Atlantic Athletic Tournament got under way and the stand out defense of the Rider stags kick started it in nice way! Along with other teams eliminated, important events you can’t miss!
Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky won its eighth national championship, holding off Kansas for a 67-59 victory Monday night.
The top-seeded Wildcats will face the winner of Ohio State-Kansas on Monday night, after Kentucky beat Louisville 69-61 on Saturday.
Kansas (32-6) plays Kentucky in the final Monday.
If Darius Miller and Doron Lamb find seams and make enough shots from the perimeter, John Calipari should have his team in the National Championship game.
The bad blood between Kentucky and Louisville fans boiled over this week at a Kentucky dialysis center when one patient couldn’t wait to call a winner.