It's gonna be a little bare-bones today. We're up against it because of all the early tournament games.
(All times Central.)
- Atlantic Sun: Central Florida
- Big South: Winthrop
- Colonial: Old Dominion
- Ivy League: Penn
- Metro Atlantic: Niagara
- Missouri Valley: Creighton
- Ohio Valley: Eastern Kentucky
- SoCon: Chattanooga
- West Coast: Gonzaga
Waiting to hear from the committee
- Southern Illinois(16)
- St. Mary's of California(30)
- Northern Iowa(37)
- Wichita State(47)
- Arkansas-Little Rock(60)
- Western Kentucky (63)
The rest of the conferences
Why the hell do they make Vermont and Northeastern wait so long to play?
In any case, A-East Championship on Saturday
Tournament kicks off tomorrow with Maryland taking on Clemson.
- Richmond vs. Rhode Island - Winner plays St. Joseph's
- UMass vs. LaSalle - Winner plays Xavier
- Fordham vs. Duquesne - Winner plays George Washington
- Dayton vs. St. Bonaventure - Winner gets gooned by Temple
We'll see how many bubbles burst today
- #8 West Virginia vs. #9 Providence (1:00 P.M. ESPN)
- #7 Georgetown vs. #10 Seton Hall (6:00 P.M. ESPN)
- #6 Notre Dame vs #11 Rutgers (8:00 P.M. ESPN)
Two big upsets here, including top seed Portland State(177), but nothing that should impact the overall Picture. Portland State was a projected 16 seed anyway.
#3 seed Montana(168) plays Weber State tonight (8:00 P.M. ESPN2) for the automatic bid.
Tournament kicks off tomorrow at 11 A.M.
Cheap Seats Big XII Tournament Preview:
None of the top seeds are in action until Friday's Semifinals.
But UC-Irvine is playing Idaho and Long Beach State is playing Jim Rome's alma mater, UC-Santa Barbara today.
- TCU-Marquette (Noon ESPN2)
- DePaul-Tulane (2:00, ESPN2)
- Memphis-Saint Louis
- Houston-South Florida
Bubble teams Buffalo, Kent State, Akron, and Ohio all advance. Second round tomorrow.
Top seeds Delaware State plays Bethune-Cookman today
Top seed Utah and Player of the year candidate Andrew Bogut kick the tournament off tomorrow. They take on Colorado State
Championship: Farleigh Dickinson aganst Wagner. (6:00 P.M. ESPN2)
No tournament news until tomorrow, but Arizona State's Ike Diogu was named player of the year.
Championship: Bucknell vs. Holy Cross Friday
South Carolina and Ole Miss tip off the festivities tomorrow.
#5 Lamar upset #4 UT-San Antonio and now face #1 Northwestern State. #3 Sam Houston State takes on #2 Southeast Louisiana, who mercilessly beat #7 Texas State in their opener.
Both semifinals are tomorrow. No TV.
First game: Alabama State and Prarie View A&M
Top seed: Alabama A&M
The opponents are set for top seeds Nevada and UTEP. More Tomorrow.
Tomorrow: Conference Tournament Watch