Water pooled on a table in the middle of the noisy locker room and soaked in the carpet. The Washington Wizards had just celebrated clinching the Southeast Division for the franchise’s first division title in 38 years.
North Carolina’s Luke Maye can’t go to class without getting a standing ovation nor walk across campus without getting stopped by people requesting to take a photo with him.
Coaches for Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga concede Roy Williams and his North Carolina players have an advantage when it comes to knowing how to deal with the spotlight during Final Four week. They also don’t think it will matter once the games begin.
Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night.
John Wall is determined to play in almost any situation.
Maurice Joseph is sticking around as George Washington’s basketball coach, signing a five-year contract on Monday after one season with an interim title in place of the fired Mike Lonergan.
Luke Maye was on top of the world Sunday night, hitting a game-winning jumper with 0.3 seconds remaining as North Carolina defeated Kentucky 75-73 in the South Regional final in Memphis, Tennessee, to advance to the Final Four for the second straight season.
Add Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley to the chorus of players calling foul on healthy NBA stars sitting out regular season games to rest.
Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels’ second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday’s showdown of college basketball’s elite in the South Regional.
Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday.
Alanna Smith’s layup with 23 seconds left capped Stanford’s rally from a 16-point deficit in the second half, Erica McCall blocked a last-second shot and the Cardinal edged top-seeded Notre Dame 76-75 Sunday to reach its first Final Four since 2014.
Washington’s faster-than-fast star scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Wizards again showed they’ll be a handful in the playoffs by beating James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on Saturday night.