The college basketball regular season is winding down. Believe it or not, only 11 sleeps separate us from the most magical month of the year for the sport. The upsets, the drama ... it will all be here before you know it. Which means conference races are heating up, winding down and yo-yoing somewhere in between. There are games left on the schedule, of course, so it’s not time to write any team off in conference races yet. But in the Big 12, Kansas secured a massive road win over Baylor to all but seal a 13th straight conference crown for Bill Self, fittingly on the same day he was named a finalist for the Hall of Fame. Elsewhere, No. 1 Villanova Wildcats clinched at least a share of the Big
Things escalated very quickly during a Division III game in Nashua, New Hampshire on Saturday as two members of the Daniel Webster College men’s basketball team were arrested for their part in an on-court brawl. Daniel Webster was playing conference rival Southern Vermont College when Daniel Webster guard Marquise Caudill threw a punch at an opposing player, stomped on him and then incited a brawl with 14:34 left in the second half. A brief YouTube video of the beginnings of the fight was posted by D3Hoops.com Caudill was one of two Daniel Webster players arrested in the fight as the Associated Press reported that it took 25 police officers to restore order after the fight. Southern Vermont was
Coach Avery Johnson applauded Alabama's performance all around even if the New Orleans native wasn't quite prepared to break out in a Mardi Gras-style celebration. Riley Norris and Ar'Mond Davis paced the Crimson Tide to a big halftime lead and 'Bama beat struggling LSU 90-72 without really getting challenged on Saturday. The Tide (16-10, 9-5 Southeastern Conference) matched the team's season-high in points and built a 19-point halftime lead up to 26 after Norris and Davis had already done most of their damage.