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College Hoops Saturday Recap: Three Tickets Punched

March 6th, 2011
Kenneth Faried and Morehead State will be in the field of 68By this time next Sunday there will be more than 20 teams guaranteed inclusion in the 2011 NCAA Tournament and the first three tickets were punched on Saturday. UNC Asheville (Big South), Belmont (Atlantic Sun) and Morehead State (Ohio Valley) all won their conference tournament finals while Princeton (Ivy) missed out on a chance to join the fun with their loss at Harvard. Now the Tigers need to beat rival Penn at the Palestra to forge a tie atop the standings, forcing a one-game playoff with Harvard for the Ancient Eight's automatic bid.

College Hoops Saturday: Your Commentary

March 5th, 2011
David Jeune and North Florida look to complete their miraculous runWith three NCAA Tournament tickets assured of being punched (that number becomes four if Princeton wins at Harvard in a crucial Ivy League tilt), it makes sense to touch on each of those games as opposed to the usual daily preview. The title game in the Atlantic Sun provides a matchup of the prohibitive favorite taking on the underdog, a storyline that usually doesn't come into play for another two weeks.

College Hoops Saturday Recap: Tar Heels Beat Kentucky

December 5th, 2010
Tyler Zeller's double-double led UNC to a needed winWhile you never want to say that a game is a "must-win", make no mistake about the importance of North Carolina getting a win over Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. While Roy Williams' team had wins over UNC Asheville and College of Charleston before losing at Illinois, UNC's play will be measured by its performance in the games against elite competition.

College Hoops Thursday: Your Commentary

February 24th, 2010
Tulsa guard Ben Uzoh

Does Thursday represent Conference USA's "last stand" in regards to possibly avoiding the fate of being a one-bid league? Probably not but an upset by Tulsa at Duke would go a long way in giving the conference at least two bids. The Golden Hurricane can give the Blue Devils some trouble inside due to the presence of an NBA-caliber big man in senior Jerome Jordan.

College Basketball: Preseason Mid-Major All-Americans

November 12th, 2009
CollegeHoops.net AwardsCollegeHoops.net's Preseason Mid-Major All-America Team is led by one of the few underclassmen on the list, Butler's Gordon Hayward. Hayward is joined on the First Team by teammate Matt Howard. Boston U, Butler, Cornell, Gonzaga are the only teams with multiple players.

 

Poll: Who Will Win the OVC?

October 19th, 2009
Austin Peay

Opening Round Preview: Alabama St vs Morehead St

March 16th, 2009
Alabama St
Mar 17 2009 - 7:30pm


Opening Round Game Preview
Winner takes on top seed Louisville Friday

Seven Day Stretch: Mocs, Mocks, Wild Big Ten, and More Billy G

March 12th, 2009
Tyler Hansbrough

Rob Carpentier's "Seven Day Stretch" is a whirlwind tour around every corner of college basketball nation:

 

Morehead St: 2009 NCAA Tournament Capsule

March 12th, 2009
 

Morehead State Eagles

Ohio Valley (19-15, 12-6)

 

Sam Young: CollegeHoops.net Player of the Week

March 8th, 2009
Sam Young - PittsburghPlayer of the Week: Sam Young, Pittsburgh

 

The first week of March is always one of college basketball's best seven-day stretches. There is the end of the regular season in many conferences, including all the major conferences, and plenty of conference tournament action. Furthermore, five bids were handed out for the NCAA Tournament. With a week that jam-packed, there is bound to be an abundance of top-notch performances from around the country. Of course, this week certainly fit that bill.