But Loyola-Chicago's 12.2 turnovers per game during the season came despite the team playing a slow, deliberate pace on offense - and it actually committed a turnover on 17.1 percent of plays, ranking 257th out of 351 teams. But the East Region has been dominated by the favorites thus far. A 23-10 record, an ASUN title and a No. 15 seed in the NCAA tournament is nothing to sneeze at. Haas warmed up before Sunday's win against Butler but an official said shortly before tipoff that the big man's brace hadn't been approved for competition. The Ramblers were joined by the Syracuse Orange as the only double-digit seeds in the Sweet 16, after the Orange pulled off the first major upset of Sunday's games, beating No. 3 seed Michigan State, 55-53. My brother lives in Kansas and his wife attended KU, so that was all she needed to push the Jayhawks to the second weekend. No. 5 West Virginia; No. 2 Purdue vs. The Wildcats beat No. 16 Radford and No. 9 Alabama by more than 20 points.
Despite rolling past the Racers 85-68 and trouncing the Thundering Herd 94-71, West Virginia wasn't able to mask its deficiencies in the foul department. Brunson can score in a variety of ways, but he is the Wildcats' best scorer in the post. Many people have pledged their allegiance to the Retrievers after their team lost and are pulling just as hard for them as they did for their own team.
West Virginia plays a distinct style regardless of their opponent. Other odds are West Virginia (+375), Purdue (+400) and Texas Tech (+450).
The women's basketball team have a strong team this year and could win the NCAA championship. The 11th seeded Syracuse Orangemen had to survive a play in game before knocking off #6 TCU. I have Villanova winning 76-70. No. 3 Texas Tech.
The ACC has four of the 16 teams left, but Duke provides the conference with their best hope for a title.
The Atlantic Coast Conference entered the Round of 64 with several legitimate contenders to emerge as national champions.
"Well, I think in the NCAA Tournament you don't worry as much if you played well or if you played poor", Self said. They followed that up with a win over #3 seed Michigan State. "I believe if he stays focused he could do some special things at this meet". Boilermakers win 72-66. One poor shooting night can end a season's worth of work in a few hours, a thought that Lipscomb fans should keep in mind before clamoring for a Final Four run in 2019. After being placed in the First Four, the Orange have been tested in yet another run to the second weekend.
Three of the four teams to advance to Omaha, Nebraska, are from the ACC: No. 2 Duke, No. 5 Clemson and No. 11 Syracuse.
Midwest: No. 1 Kansas vs.
Against Penn, it was Graham who shouldered the load. His playmaking as both a scorer and passer will be the key for Kansas. And few teams are playing better than the Wildcats right now. Grantham's absence has been replaced by a cast of Marcquise Reed, Shelton Mitchell, and Gabe DeVoe.
All that money helps explain why the American Athletic Conference lured tournament-regular Wichita State from the MVC previous year, despite the Shockers not having a football team, and why the Mountain West is trying to strike a similar deal to pull Gonzaga out of the West Coast Conference (WCC). No. 9 Florida State; No. 3 MI vs.
The units earned (and the money made) are distributed evenly among each team in their conference, whether they played in March or not. "It's an honor, and I'm thankful every time I think about it". What about Marshall? Well, they shocked the Shockers of Wichita State by six points. For the season, they lead the nation in scoring at 3.87 goals per game.
The 6-foot-9 freshman certainly has his moments when instead of using his tools to make things happen offensively he settles, firing up tough shots.
The Red Raiders avoided heartbreak in their second-round matchup after the Gators missed multiple open looks from three in the closing seconds of the game.
"I'll take Villanova, Duke, Gonzaga and Virginia", he said. Allen can hit shots and make plays off the dribble that Syracuse prevented against Michigan State.