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.
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.
After Wednesday night’s 67-63 loss at the hands of Miami that has just about killed the Pitt basketball teams chances of making the NCAA Tournament, the Panthers could use some good news.
Derrick Colter was one of four Duquesne players with 16 points as the Dukes beat Fordham 81-66 on Wednesday night.
Sheldon McClellan scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half and Davon Reed tied a career-high with 19 as Miami kept its slim hopes of an at-large berth to the NCAA Tournament alive with a 67-63 win over Pitt on Wednesday night.
Lucky Jones led RMU with a career high 27 points in a 91-68 win over Wagner in the first round of the NEC Tournament.