In this way-too-early look at the 2016 NCAA Tournament, I’ll be giving my guess at which teams that made it this year will be missing out in the next. Whether due to graduating seniors, freshman superstars going to the NBA, or just plain not being very good, I don’t think they’ll make it to March.
With the Sweet 16 on the line, neither team was willing to give in. No. 1 seed Wisconsin wasn’t able to pull away from the Ducks until late in this one, 72-65. The Ducks gave the Badgers and Bo Ryan all they could handle. Frank Kaminsky did not steal the show, but he was able to tally 16 points.
In one of the higher scoring games of the day, No. 8 Oregon knocked off No. 9 Oklahoma State, 79-73, with elite play from Joseph Young.
OK, we’ll be honest. The slate this weekend isn’t spectacular. But there are three key games that you’re going to want to pay attention to, including a Saturday afternoon matchup between two teams in the Big 12 that are going to get to know each other quite well – they play twice in the final two weeks of the season.
There has been a new wave of designing basketball courts across the nation. Many have ditched their look for new ones that will make them stand out, but some have gone the extra mile to do that. Some new courts are awesome, while some make you wonder what the logic was behind the design. Many are redesigning their basketball courts to distance themselves from the rest of the competition. It has to be big tool for use in recruiting. Here’s a look at some the best designs out there.