Former Pitt and UCLA Head Men’s Basketball Coach Ben Howland joined The Cook and Poni Show on Wednesday. He thinks Pitt can get in to the NCAA Tournament if they can win the final two regular season games.
Frank Mason III capped one of the biggest comebacks in Allen Fieldhouse history by scoring the last eight points in overtime to lead No. 9 Kansas past No. 20 West Virginia 76-69 on Tuesday night for the Jayhawks’ 11th consecutive Big 12 championship.
Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).
Despite one of the worst starts to an overtime that RMU head Coach Andy Toole had ever seen, the Colonials (16-14, 12-6 NEC) fought until the end in to win a 71-70 nail-biter over Saint Francis University.
What to watch for in the lead up to the madness of the next couple weeks.
Rodney Pryor led Robert Morris University to a 91-59 win over Wagner with 25 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds.
Micah Mason led Duquesne to a 79-66 win over Saint Louis with 20 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals.
Jamel Artis added 24 points and Michael Young had 22 points and nine rebounds as Pittsburgh overcame another terrific performance by Boston College’s Olivier Hanlan in a 71-65 win on Tuesday night.
Devin Williams scored 14 points to lead No. 20 West Virginia to a 71-64 win over Texas on Tuesday night.
Duquesne’s stunning 10-point upset victory Saturday against Dayton was supposed to be celebratory.