Daily Archives: April 1, 2024

Why Indiana State reminds the Runnin’ Utes of BYU

[ad_1] Drake’s Darnell Brodie (51), left, defends against Indiana State’s Robbie Avila during championship game in the Missouri Valley Conference NCAA basketball tournament Sunday, March 10, 2024, in St. Louis. | Joe Puetz INDIANAPOLIS — If there’s one team that most closely resembles Utah’s NIT semifinal opponent, Indiana State, among programs the Runnin’ Utes have played this season, it’s one …

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No. 4 seed Illinois rolls into WBIT championships game with 81-58 rout over Washington State

[ad_1] INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Makira Cook scored 16 of her 20 points in the first half and Genesis Bryant finished with 18 points as fourth-seeded Illinois beat top-seeded Washington State 81-58 in the Women’s Basketball Invitation Tournament semifinals Monday night. Cook and Bryant combined to make 15 of 24 shots from the field and four 3-pointers. Adalia McKenzie added 14 …

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Alabama Basketball reaches out to Bowling Green transfer guard Marcus Hill

[ad_1] The Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball team is still competing in the NCAA Tournament. However, it has not stopped the coaching staff from reaching out to some of the most promising transfers available via the transfer portal. Recently, Alabama reached out to Bowling Green transfer guard Marcus Hill. Hill began his college career at Southern Union State Community College …

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Mussatto: Why new Oklahoma State coach Steve Lutz checks the right boxes for Cowboys

[ad_1] New OSU coach Steve Lutz comes to Stillwater after one season at Western Kentucky, where he led the Hilltoppers to the NCAA Tournament. In Steve Lutz, Oklahoma State is hiring a basketball coach who checks the right boxes. A deal between Lutz, the former Western Kentucky coach, and OSU is expected to be finalized Monday. Regional ties: Check. Lutz is from San Antonio. …

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Final OT Spurs vs Pistons – 2005 NBA Finals 🚨🔥

[ad_1] Take a look back to Game 5 of the 2005 NBA Finals, when the Spurs and Pistons battled in an OT thriller highlighted by another … [ad_2] Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgN8M8kbip8 Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Knicks’ Josh Hart explains why Julius Randle, OG Anunoby injury returns would be pleasant ‘surprise’

[ad_1] The New York Knicks have dropped back-to-back heartbreaking games over the last couple days, serving as the best example of how poorly they miss OG Anunoby and Julius Randle, who have all been out with injury. And while Shams Charania reports that Anunoby is more likely to return to the court earlier than Randle, Knicks forward Josh Hart said the team …

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Jaylen Brown’s commitment to defense is a game-changer for Celtics

[ad_1] Jaylen Brown’s commitment to defense is a game-changer for Celtics originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Jaylen Brown’s season-long quest to earn All-Defense consideration got thrust back into the spotlight over the weekend. After watching Pelicans big man Zion Williamson dominate the opening frame Saturday, Brown took on the challenge of making him work for his points the rest …

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NBA DFS: Top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for Monday, April 1 include Zion Williamson

[ad_1] Half of Monday’s NBA schedule features contests expected to be decided by double-digits, according to the spreads, which could lead to some lopsided contests and games already decided early in the fourth quarter. The Pacers (vs. Nets), Magic (vs. Trail Blazers) and Celtics (vs. Hornets) are all favorites by at least 10 points. How should potential blowouts affect your …

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Kentucky’s 5-star recruits recognize pressure on program next year: ‘We’re not losing in the first round’

[ad_1] HOUSTON — Each year, John Calipari and Kentucky land five-star, one-and-done prospects. Kentucky has become a springboard to the NBA since 2012, when Anthony Davis helped lead Kentucky to a national championship and was the No. 1 pick in the draft. Since then, Kentucky has had 11 top-3 recruiting classes led by elite high school prospects who have gone …

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Embiid’s return, the future of the Bulls + playoff outlooks for Mavs & Clippers | Good Word with Goodwill

[ad_1] Subscribe to Ball Don’t Lie Vincent Goodwill is joined by Jason Goff from NBC Sports Chicago to discuss Joel Embiid’s return to the 76ers, the playoff outlooks for the Mavericks & Clippers, and a deep-dive on the Chicago Bulls. This embedded content is not available in your region. On this episode of the Good Word with Goodwill, Yahoo Sports …

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Oklahoma State hires Steve Lutz: Western Kentucky coach led his teams to three straight NCAA Tournaments

[ad_1] USATSI After a search that lasted more than two weeks, Oklahoma State has hired Steve Lutz as its next men’s head basketball coach, sources told CBS Sports. Lutz will head to Oklahoma State after just one season with Western Kentucky, where he took the Hilltoppers to the NCAA Tournament with a 22-12 record this past season. Lutz, 51, has three years …

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College basketball transfer portal 2024: Ranking top 50 players as ex-Florida G Riley Kugel commit to Kansas

[ad_1] Instead of playing basketball, as it is often doing on the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament, Kansas was busy getting work done on its 2024-25 roster. The Jayhawks landed a commitment from Florida transfer Riley Kugel on Sunday. In addition to KU, Kugel also considered Arizona, UConn and Houston.  The 6-foot-5 guard earned SEC All-Freshman honors in the …

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Jazz general manager Justin Zanik to undergo kidney transplant

[ad_1] Los Angeles Clippers v Utah Jazz Utah Jazz general manager Justin Zanik will undergo a kidney transplant this week, saving his life from a case of polycystic kidney disease (PKD). The team announced this Monday, and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN has a fantastic story of Zanik and his family history with the disease (and other rare diseases). “The Utah …

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March Madness 2024 picks: Expert predictions for NCAA Tournament Final Four, national champion

[ad_1] The final weekend of the 2023-24 college basketball season is approaching. Saturday, the Final Four emanates from Glendale, Arizona, with a national champion to be crowned next Monday. No. 1 overall seed UConn looks to become the first team in nearly two decades to repeat as champions. The Huskies could become the eighth different school — and first since …

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What’s at stake for Monday’s Bulls-Hawks matchup

[ad_1] What’s at stake for Monday’s Bulls-Hawks matchup originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Presented by Nationwide Insurance Agent Jeff Vukovich The Chicago Bulls created some semblance of breathing room with Sunday night’s road victory over the Western Conference powerhouse Minnesota Timberwolves, but that doesn’t mean Monday night’s showdown against the Atlanta Hawks doesn’t remain a big game. The Bulls …

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Three-point lines will be properly marked for USC-Connecticut — unlike last five NCAA games in Portland

[ad_1] Texas and North Carolina State play during the Elite Eight round of the women’s NCAA tournament March 31 at Moda Center in Portland, Ore. The teams were informed before the game of a discrepancy in distance between the two three-point arcs and their respective baskets. (Tim Booth / Associated Press) When USC and Connecticut play Monday night for a …

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