Jon Wallcah calls the games for the Bryant Bulldogs men’s basketball team and if the team moves on he could be calling an actual NCAA tournament game. In an effort to motivate the team to a win tonight in the NEC Quarterfinals Wallach delivers his best Herb Brooks-esque speech.
Gonzaga has a history of busting brackets but the Bulldogs now find themselves in the role of the hunted as Gonzaga became No. 1 in the AP poll for the first time in history.
It may not have been a particularly memorable weekend, but there were exciting finishes across the country. Some of the teams mentioned below, as well as Gonzaga and Michigan State, continue to impress, while other contenders have looked shaky of late.
The sports talk around the water cooler this morning probably isn’t about college basketball, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t an exciting weekend for the sport.
March Madness kicked off with the second round of games Thursday. CBS Sports’ Greg Gumbel spoke with Toucher & Rich about the big NCAA Tournament and teams that he sees making a big run.
Not only does MIT have a basketball team, but they’re heading to their first Final Four in 112 years this weekend.
Derek Kellogg and the UMass Minutement are moving on in the A-10 Tournament after upsetting top-seeded Temple 77-71 in the quarterfinals.
The Harvard Crimson are tournament bound.
Kyle Casey scored 20 points as Harvard rallied from a 10-point deficit and then outlasted Princeton 67-64 Friday night, avenging its only Ivy League loss of the season and setting a program record for wins in a season
Billy Baron hit a key 3-pointer in the second overtime, nailed four free throws and finished with 25 points to lift Rhode Island to a 78-72 win over Boston College on Monday afternoon.