Maryland womens basketball hasnt been given many favors this NCAA Tournament. The Terps received a No. 3 seed on Selection Monday despite a 30-2 record and a Big Ten title. This weekends regional is in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where tickets sold out before the selection show even took place.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State point guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes is entering the NBA draft. The 6-foot-4 junior made his announcement on Instagram on Thursday and also informed the school of his decision. He did not say whether he intends to hire an agent, a move that prevent him from returning to school. Rathan-Mayes averaged 10.6 points per game this season and averaged 4.8 assists, which was sixth in the conference. His assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.6-to-1 was third in the ACC. The All-ACC defensive team selection helped Florida State (26-9) reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012. The Seminoles advanced to the second round before a 91-66 loss to Xavier. Rathan-Mayes averaged
Outside Jerry Krause’s suburban Chicago home seven weeks ago, the snow blanketed the backyard and patio. Inside, Krause had been going for an hour and a half at the kitchen table now, an old scout telling the story of a lifetime chase. At 77 years old, his body crumbling because of an excruciating bone disease, Krause could see the end.