(AP) The court at Madison Square Garden got quite a workout over the weekend with the East Regional of the NCAA tournament held there.
To encourage students to engage with science in their daily lives, there was a public demonstration on campus at the University of Iowa recently.
Richard Pitino didn’t seem to want to any part of his chair during a timeout in Tuesday night’s NIT quarterfinal game vs. Southern Miss. With his players gathered around him, the five on the floor sitting in their respective stools, the first-year Minnesota coach picked up his seat and spiked it to the Williams Arena court. Watch Pitino in this post.
(AP) Austin Hollins scored a career-high 32 points to lead Minnesota to an 81-73 win Tuesday night over Southern Mississippi and a spot in the NIT semifinals. Hollins, playing in his school-record 139th game, scored 12 straight points in a span of 1:42 to erase an eight-point first-half deficit. He made all 10 of his foul shots, including six straight in the final 48.1 to hold off the Golden Eagles, who had closed to within 78-73.
Joey King scored 18 points and top-seeded Minnesota spotted St. Mary’s a big early lead before surging to a 63-55 win in the second round of the NIT on Sunday.