Three Stars of the Day: Lopez, Love, McNeal

    
March 23rd, 2008

We handpick the best performances of the day, whether it be stat lines that make you drool, or clutch performances.  Either way, its our way of showing the love:

 

Brook Lopez - Stanford

After halftime, Lopez was unstoppable in the post. He finished with 30 points, including the game-winning shot in OT

 

Kevin Love - UCLA

The Bruins struggled to put away Texas A&M, but Love hit some big shots down the stretch and scored 19 points

 

Jerel McNeal - Marquette

Kept Marquette in the game due to a barrage of outside shots. Finished with a career-best 30 points and added 8 boards

 

Other Top Performers

 

Trevon Hughes - Wisconsin - The Badgers great D and Hughes' 25 points led to an easy win over Kansas State

 

Joe Mazzulla - West Virginia - Did a bit of everything in the upset over Duke, scoring 13, dishing out 8 assists, and hauling in 11 boards

 

Drew Neitzel - Michigan State - Showed flashes of the old clutch Neitzel. Finished with 21 points on 5-8 shooting from three

 

Previous Stars of the Day

March 21st - Gerald Henderson, Duke

March 18th - Cavel Witter, Creighton

March 15th - Joe Alexander, WVU

March 11th - Jeremy Evans, WKU

March 10th - Kevin Kanaskie, MTSU

March 9th - Brandon Johnson, San Diego

March 5th - Marquis Weddle, UTM

March 4th - Joe Alexander, WVU

March 3rd - Kevin Love, UCLA

March 2nd - Tyrese Rice, BC