So Friday got good. And all that came after De’Aaron Fox took out what felt like a season’s worth of frustration out on Lonzo Ball. What is on tap for tonight? No. 1 GONZAGA (-8) vs. No. 11 XAVIER, 6:09 p.m., TBS: Someone is going to be making their way to the Final Four for the first time on Saturday night, as Xavier’s Chris Mack and Gonzaga’s Mark Few square off for the right to play on the final weekend of the season. And in a way, this is the perfect Final Four game. Both the Zags and the Musketeers are basketball schools in basketball leagues. They come from outside the power structure and have head coaches that have spurned jobs from within the power structure to remain there. They are
The SEC is the conference that has produced basketball superstars such as “Pistol” Pete Maravich, Shaquille O’Neil, Charles Barkley, Anthony Davis, and John Wall. The No. 7 South Carolina Gamecocks will take on the No. 4 Florida Gators in the Elite Eight East Regional final at Madison Square Garden Sunday, March 26, at 2:20 p.m. ET.
So you didn’t think the NCAA Tournament had enough excitement this year? Wisconsin and Florida solved that problem for you. The Badgers started things, as they erased a 12-point deficit in the final 4:15 to force overtime, a stretch that included an 8-0 run at the end of regulation that was capped by a Zak Showalter running three with 2.5 seconds left on the clock to tie the game at 72.