It took until the final hours of Friday night before March Madness started living up to its moniker. #12 Wisconsin came back late to upend #5 Florida St in overtime, and #13 Cleveland State added further misery to the ACC by knocking off Wake Forest. The Vikings pretty much owned Wake Forest from the opening tip, and while Cedric Jackson doesn't make CHN's All-First Round team, he deserves to be mentioned.
CollegeHoops.net's Jon Teitel spent a lot of time Monday on conference calls with some of the biggest coaches & players in college basketball. Here are highlights of what the coaches & players had to say about their team's chances in the 2009 NCAA Tournament
Coach Brian Gregory
Elite Eight: A March Interview Series
Last NCAA Appearance: 2004, First Round loss to DePaul
2009 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship
Boardwalk Hall - Atlantic City, N.J.
Wednesday, March 11
Game 1 - #8 La Salle vs. #9 Saint Louis - 12:00
Game 2 - #5 Saint Joseph's vs. #12 Charlotte - 2:30
Game 3 - #7 Duquesne vs. #10 Massachusetts - 6:30
Game 4 - #6 Richmond vs. #11 St. Bonaventure - 9:00
Preview & Prediction: By Evan Dorey
February 5th, 2009 by Rob Carpentier
December 11th, 2008 by Press Release
OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton hit 13-of-25 three-pointers while handing Dayton its first loss of the year, a 77-59 decision before 15,418 fans at Qwest Center Omaha on Wednesday night.
In the process, Creighton (6-2) became the first team this season to shoot better than 40 percent from the field against Dayton (8-1).