(Special Article from Michigan’s Media Relations – Kurt Svoboda)
What You Need to Know » Michigan erased a nine-point second half deficit on the strength of 63 percent shooting in the decisive half
» Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting.
» D.J. Wilson’s four free throws with under 30 seconds to play sealed the win
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fourth-seeded Kentucky rallied from a 19-point second half deficit to within one point of the lead, but the Wildcats could not overcome fifth-seeded Ohio State’s advantage, as the Buckeyes won 82-68 on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Coliseum.
MOREHEAD, Ky. – Preston Spradlin, who spent the majority of the 2016-17 season as interim head coach and just concluded his third season with the program, has been named the 14th head men’s basketball coach at Morehead State.
Michigan’s shooting performance against Oklahoma State in the second half of their 92 – 91 victory Friday was the talk of the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Wolverines shot an impressive 16 – 25 (64%) from the field, including 11 – 15 (73.3%) from 3-point range. They were not to be outdone in their second round matchup against the No. 2 seed Louisville Cardinals. Continue reading Louisville season ends as Cards fall to Wolverines 73 – 69→
Indianapolis – The NCAA Basketball Committee may do a lousy job sometimes with picking the brackets and the teams that make up the field of 68 teams. But one thing you can say for sure about them and CBS Sports is they go out of their way to set up made for TV storylines. Continue reading Kentucky “Shocks” Wichita State with a 65-62 Win→
UK Offense is Stagnant Late, Keeping the Norse in the Game. UK Advances to the NCAA second round, where they’ll play Wichita State. David Leveridge Bluegrass Sports Nation coverage team Indianapolis, Indiana.
Basketball hysteria is a common theme during the month of March in Kentucky. People from all over the country get involved in the NCAA Tournament and Kentucky is one of the higher seeds in the Tourney, with the fans not only expecting final fours but National Championships. Kentucky has a rich tradition and has a rabid fan base that packs arena’s and is always one of the top ranked teams in the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading Kentucky wins opening round of South Region→
By David Leveridge – Bluegrass Sports Nation coverage team. Indianapolis, Indiana South Region Game 1 Wichita State and Dayton Flyers. March Madness is the most exciting month of the year for any one that is a college basketball fan. The game between Wichita State and Dayton was no exception. The Shockers took part in the third of 4 games Played @ Bankers Life Field House. The game featured the Wichita State Shockers against the Dayton Flyers.