Three Big Ten teams saw their run in the NCAA women's tournament come to an end Sunday night. Maryland, Michigan and Minnesota all fell in Round of 32 action, leaving Big Ten regular season and postseason champ Ohio State as the lone Big Ten team remaining.
Forget about March Madness. For Michigan State, it’s March Sadness. For the third year in a row, the Spartans haven't advanced past the second round of the NCAA tourney.
No Isaac Haas, no problem for Purdue, which gritted out a 76-73 win vs. Butler in the second round of the NCAA tourney. Purdue is in the Sweet 16 for the second season in a row, losing to Kansas last year.
If a team is going to have a magical March run, it is going to need some luck. And Michigan got just that on this night, as freshman Jordan Poole hit a bomb 3-pointer as the clock expired to ease past No. 6 Houston, 64-63.
Ohio State’s magic ride is over, ending with a 90-84 loss to No. 4 Gonzaga in the second round.
Tony Carr scored 24 points to extend his Penn State sophomore scoring record, Josh Reaves had 18 points and nine rebounds and the Nittany Lions beat Notre Dame 73-63 on Saturday in the second round of the NIT.
The NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships resumed Friday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Big Ten continued to dominate the leaderboard with two days now in the books.
So far in the Big Dance, the Spartans are living up to that hype, taking their first step toward Izzo’s eighth Final Four as Michigan State (30-4) dumped scrappy No. 14 Bucknell (25-10) of the Patriot League in the first round of the NCAA tourney, 82-78.
Purdue suffered a big loss today when it was announced senior center Isaac Haas will miss the rest of the season with a fractured elbow suffered in today’s win vs. No. 15 Cal State Fullerton in the opening round of the NCAA tourney.
Purdue head coach Matt Painter has announced that senior center Isaac Haas will miss the remainder of the NCAA Tournament with a fractured right elbow suffered in Purdue’s 74-48 first-round win over Cal State Fullerton.