Bill Murray is elated pic.twitter.com/GK5O0BOSKF - Sports Illustrated (@SInow) March 24, 2017 Bill Murray is having one helluva sports year. The actor was seen proudly cheering and celebrating 11-seed Xavier University’s victory over 2-seed University
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you need your one shining moment a week or so early, Kansas’ Lagerald Vick has got you, man. Except that was the problem with Kansas’ latest takedown of an alleged opponent in the NCAA Tournament. There wasn’t just one moment. There were about 100, it seemed. That would be mathematically serendipitous when KU almost reached triple digits with its high-flying exploits in routing Purdue 98-66 on Thursday in a Midwest Region semifinal. But back to Vick, who stole a Purdue pass eight minutes into the second half. The open stretch of hardwood in front of him allowed Vick to think things through in the middle of a 15-2 KU run. “I talked about it before the game,” the sophomore
The 2017 NCAA tournament hasn’t yet given us a memorable buzzer-beater. In many cases, games haven’t come down to final possessions — only a handful in the first and second round did. The latest and perhaps greatest example of this occurred in Thursday’s Sweet 16 matchup between West Virginia and Gonzaga.