Recruiting never stops, East Tennessee State men’s basketball coach Steve Forbes says, especially when the summer is about to begin and he still has a scholarship to offer.
Donte DiVincenzo came off the bench to score 31 points Monday and lift Villanova to another blowout tournament victory, this time 79-62 over Michigan for its second title in three seasons.
In front of 13,007 spectators, the largest crowd ever to see a women’s basketball game at Indiana, the Hoosiers held off Virginia Tech 65-57 to capture the championship of the Women’s NIT on Saturday at Assembly Hall.
Arike Ogunbowale’s jumper from the corner with a second left gave the Irish a 91-89 overtime victory Friday night, one that dealt the Huskies a second straight stunning end to an undefeated season in the Final Four
Virginia Tech advanced to the semifinals of the Women’s NIT with a 74-67 victory over Alabama on Sunday at Cassell Coliseum.
Sixth-seeded Oregon State defeated third-seeded Tennessee 66-59 in the second round Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena, where the Lady Vols had been 57-0 in NCAA tournament games.
Freshman Rennia Davis scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in her NCAA debut, and No. 3 seed Tennessee set postseason offensive records in a 100-60 first-round victory over No. 14 Liberty on Friday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
East Tennessee State will take on James Madison in the Women’s NIT, the postseason basketball tournament announced Monday night.
Virginia-Wise will have its third women’s basketball head coach in as many seasons after the school didn’t renew the interim contract of Elise Clyburn.
“Not bad for a team picked 13th,” Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said after the Vols beat Georgia 66-61 to win a share of the Southeastern Conference regular-season title.
Britney Ezell’s Bucs earned a 54-52 win over the UNC Greensboro in the Southern Conference tournament semifinals on Friday afternoon at the Asheville Civic Center.
Chris Clarke tipped in a missed shot with four seconds remaining Monday night, and the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team stunned No. 5 Duke 64-63.
Tennessee closed out the regular season Sunday with a 65-46 victory over South Carolina, which again was without star center A’ja Wilson.
Admiral Schofield scored 23 points and the Tennessee men’s basketball team got off to a fast start before holding on late for a key road victory on Saturday.
With a chance to ensure at least a share of the Southern Conference regular-season championship, ETSU fell to Wofford on 75-71 Friday night at Freedom Hall.