Alec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.
Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).
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Norman Powell had 20 points and eight rebounds, Isaac Hamilton scored 18 points and UCLA survived to beat Stanford 69-67 on Thursday night for its third straight win.
Which Pac-12 teams are in a good position to earn a bid? Which have a lot more work to do? With only two teams ranked in the top 25, there might not be much conference representation at the Big Dance.
All five UCLA starters scored in double figures, led by freshman forward Kevon Looney with 15 points, as the Bruins cruised to a 73-54 victory over Cal in Pac-12 action Sunday night.
Gary Payton II had 14 points, nine rebounds and five steals to lead Oregon State past UC Santa Barbara 76-64 Tuesday night.
Fifth-ranked Louisville had nowhere to go but up after a lackluster offensive effort against top-ranked Kentucky.
Coach Jim Boeheim has only taken a handful of transfers in his long tenure at Syracuse. His latest is finally hitting his stride.
Travis Souza hit four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points to lead UC Irvine in a strong second half to get past Bradley 55-47 in the opening round of the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Sunday.
Another slow start had UCLA coach Steve Alford questioning his team’s toughness at halftime. He demanded to know who was going to be a leader and bring energy against an upstart UC Riverside team.
Freshman guard Brooke McCarty scored 20 points off the bench and No. 10 Texas dominated the boards to roll to a 75-65 win over UCLA on Sunday.
Southern California has no seniors, just three juniors and two eligible transfers in coach Andy Enfield’s second season.
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Krzyzewski returned to his alma mater on Monday with the U.S. national team, which toured the campus, ate lunch with cadets in the mess hall and held an open practice for military personnel and families.