The Wildcats are not thinking about extra karma because the 2009 team won the East Region in Boston.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Michigan freshman Jordan Poole drained a long 3-pointer at the buzzer after Houston squandered a chance to lock up a spot in the Sweet 16, giving the third-seeded Wolverines a heart-stopping 64-63 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.
The assistant basketball coach at St. Joseph's Prep did not predict his former team would pull off the biggest upset in NCAA tournament history.
The former St. Joe's star will renew a rivalry with the Wildcats, with a Sweet 16 berth on the line.
The first-round triumph sets up a matchup at 7 p.m. Sunday of Philadelphia-bred coaches with Villanova's Harry Perretta going against Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw.
Frank Nutile is the No. 1 QB entering spring, although he is not complacent, knowing if he lets up, others can take advantage of the chance.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Tony Carr scored 24 points to extend his Penn State sophomore scoring record, Josh Reaves had 18 points and nine rebounds and the Nittany Lions beat Notre Dame 73-63 on Saturday in the second round of the NIT.
Did you notice this in the Wildcats win over the Crimson Tide?
The top-seeded Wildcats struggled in the first half but then took control behind Bridges, who scored 22 of his 23 points in the second half.
Football is king at Alabama, but the basketball team already won its first NCAA tournament game since 2006.
Red-shirt freshman Omari Spellman became the big man in the middle who could rebound and defend the paint.
"It's only on me, I'm the only one that's screwed it up," Jay Wright said. "The guys that are on this team, they don't have anything to do with it."
The senior fell on his arm during the No. 2 seed's 74-48 win over 15-seed Cal State Fullerton. He was clearly in pain, but did return to the game after the fall.