Coach Tony Bennett has instilled a defense-first mentality that has resonated so effectively with No. 2 Virginia that his team seems to prefer being on that end of the floor with the game on the line.
Brandin Knight joined Starkey and Mueller Friday afternoon to preview Pitt’s game on Saturday against North Carolina.
LIU Brooklyn defeated RMU at the Sewall Center 63-62 in a heated matchup that resulted in the Colonials second loss to the Blackbirds in 7 days.
Martin Hermannsson scored 12 points – all in the second half – and made two free throws for the win, pushing LIU Brooklyn over Robert Morris 63-62 on Thursday night.
Micah Mason lead Duquesne to a 78-62 win at the Palumbo Center over George Washington with a career high 24 points, including 4 three-pointers.
Montrezl Harrell had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and helped spur a 22-2 second half run that helped No. 9 Louisville beat Pittsburgh 69-56 on Wednesday night.
Sam Thompson scored a career-high 22 points and D’Angelo Russell flirted with his second straight triple-double to lead No. 23 Ohio State past Penn State 75-55 on Wednesday night.
Micah Mason scored a career-high 24 points with four 3-pointers and led four into double figures as Duquesne knocked off George Washington 78-62 on Wednesday night, avoiding a season sweep and denying the Colonials a chance at the conference lead.
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is confident his team will bounce back from a couple of blowouts.
As Ohio State moves on for the time being without the nation’s top 3-point shooter, its best overall player continues to do all he can to help the team succeed.
The sports world lost a coaching legend this weekend with the passing of legendary North Carolina men’s basketball coach Dean Smith.