I think this line is based more upon the fact the Skins are really doing it with smoke and mirrors. Louisville started slowly, but has been the Big East’s hottest team over the last month. News factors faculty resources in determining rankings.
BOSTON, MA. – Pitt is no stranger to tight basketball games. Take its first three games of the NCAA Tourney as prime examples. Each went down to the wire, and each was an instant classic.
“I’d describe him as having an NBA body; a kid who will play both ends of the floor. When you play for Ben Howland at UCLA you know you’re gonna play defense.
We’re doing something a little different here at Examiner.com for the Final Four, so instead of my usual game preview, I’ll be looking at the top five keys to UNC winning today’s matchup against Villanova. Without further ado.
South Florida’s front four – Augustus Gilchrist, Jarrid Famous, Ron Anderson Jr. and Toarlyn Fizpatrick – combine for 49.9 percent of the Bulls’ points, scoring 456 of the team’s total 914. Those four big men have also grabbed 340 of the team’s 583 rebounds, which is 58.3 percent of USF’s total output.
Winners of three straight and 12 of their past 13, Pitts has lost just twice – a Dec. 11 setback against the then-No. 13 Tennessee Volunteers, and a loss against the then-14th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Jan. 24.The loss against Tennessee is starting to look like an outright fluke considering the Vols’ steep fall right out of the College Basketball rankings since then, and the Fighting Irish are a legitimate contender, who have moved all the way up to No. 7 after entering the season unranked.
While Harangody earned his second First Team All-Big East selection upon the conclusion of the 2008-09 season, Butler was named to league’s second team, Vaughn a third-team selection and Reynolds an honorable mention selection.
Here’s a look at the teams who have passed into the 2010 Sweet Sixteen, along with all match-ups and times of play. Sweet Sixteen NCAA tournament action will take place March 25-26.