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And Then There Were Two

And There Were Two! The NCAA Championship is set. The number nine ranked Michigan Wolverines and the number one ranked Louisville Cardinals will play on Monday, April 8 at 9pm inside the Georgia Dome. The Cardinals awaited their opponent after making a late comeback win and defeating Wichita State. The Cardinals went into the second half down by one (26-25). They continued their unfamiliar play by giving the Shockers a 12-point lead early in the second half. Leaders Russ Smith and Peyton Siva looked and acted differently on the floor. Smith finished 5-12 in free throws with five turnovers. Siva […]

by · April 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
The Final Four Showdown

The Final Four Showdown

The men’s NCAA Final Four is set. The show goes down Saturday April 6, and the tip-off for the first game is at 6:09 pm between Wichita State and Louisville. The second game between Syracuse Orange and Michigan Wolverines takes off at 8:49 pm. We will see the number nine ranked Wichita State Shockers go up against number one seed Louisville State Cardinals. Both teams come in the game with high hopes and dreams of defeating the opposing team. The Shockers have been somewhat of the “Cinderella Story”  of the tournament, but have been been overshadowed by the Florida Golf […]

by · April 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
The Bears Fall Short in MEAC Tournament

The Bears Fall Short in MEAC Tournament

The Morgan State Bears fell short on punching their ticket to the NCAA Tournament and becoming MEAC champs. The team battled all night against the North Carolina A&T Aggies, but the game outcome was 57-54. This was the second time the Bears saw the Aggies this year- their first encounter of a regular season conference game in late January ended in a Bears win 55-52. This time the game came down to a last minute shot, and there was more on the line other than bragging rights.

by · March 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS

NCAA Bracketology

The NCAA will officially announce the teams selected for the 2013 men’s basketball tournament on March 17th, but that hasn’t stopped analysts, amateur or professional, from making predictions for March madness. With clear frontrunners like Duke, disappointments in Kentucky and surprises in Miami, college basketball fans begin to think about the tournament in late March. Based on current records and advanced statistics like Basketball Power Index (BPI), the teams that compete well against elite talent have been established. Using this knowledge, fans and analysts practice Bracketology-the science of predicting who will go to and eventually win the 2013 NCAA Men’s […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS