A United States Basketball Writers Association First Team All American, Russell will lead Ohio State into this week’s NCAA Tournament.
We will not have a repeat champion this year. While expected for much of the season, it became official yesterday, when Connecticut lost in the American Conference finals and was denied an at-large bid.
On the court, the 6’3” shooting guard has stepped up his game following injuries to Staten and Browne. Miles is averaging 7.2 points per game while shooting 40 percent from the field and 34 percent from deep.
The Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament begins Wednesday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
It’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.
Alec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.
It was the final regular season game for the four Pac-12 teams that played last night. The rest have two remaining and take the court tonight and Saturday.
Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).
The hype that existed for the first match-up between Arizona and Utah, on Jan. 17, has only grown for Saturday’s showdown.
The Pac-12 teams with NCAA Tournament aspirations won last night, and others are in action tonight.
With all the talent on the floor for last Saturday’s Arizona-Utah game, it was a freshman reserve who made the difference.
College basketball fans are likely familiar with the Bob Cousy Award, which has been given to the country’s top collegiate point guard for the past 11 years.