A.J. Hammons scored 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting, and rugged Purdue wore down Penn State in the second half of a 64-59 victory in the Big Ten Tournament on Friday.
Joe McDonald, Patricio Garino and Yuta Watanbe each scored 12 points to lead George Washington past Duquesne 73-55 in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament Thursday night.
D.J. Newbill scored 18 points, and Penn State shut down Iowa in the second half of a 67-58 victory on Thursday in the Big Ten tournament.
Micah Mason had 19 points and eight rebounds and Duquesne beat Saint Louis 61-55 in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 tournament Wednesday night to end the Billikens’ first-to-worst season.
Anthony “Cat” Barber scored a career-high 34 points to help North Carolina State beat Pitt 81-70 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
D.J. Newbill scored 26 points, Shep Garner added 19 and Penn State hung on to beat Nebraska 68-65 Wednesday in the Big Ten tournament opener.
Rodney Pryor scored 17 points and Robert Morris denied St. Francis, Brooklyn, its first NCAA Tournament bid, beating the Terriers 66-63 in the Northeast Conference tournament championship on Tuesday night.
We’re just days from Selection Sunday and it’s looking more and more like the Wildcats and Badgers will be in the same region in the NCAA Tournament. We discuss that plus Murray State’s heartbreaking loss, Davidson’s rise, in addition to a visit from Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) — Pitt’s chances of making the NCAA Tournament took a huge hit after losing the final three regular season games to Wake Forest, Miami and Florida State. As the Panthers make their way to Greensboro for the ACC Tournament, they know they have to win it all for a guaranteed spot at the Big Dance.
St. John’s University is looking like they will land in the NCAA Tournament with a likely double-digit seed, but they’re just as dangerous as a top seed. One of the reasons is Sophomore guard Rysheed Jordan who is dangerous on both sides of the floor.
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.
Duquesne’s final home game of the season started off as a fast paced, back and forth style contest against Davidson and for the first 16 minutes it looked like it could have been anyone’s game.
Pitt’s NCAA tournament hopes figure to cling to an Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament Championship title.
Sophomore Kavon Stewart put on a show with 19 points, 8 assists and 7 steals in a 66-53 win over Bryant. The victory advances Robert Morris University to the NEC Tournament Championship on March 10.