Tag Archives: Rhode Island

Mid-Major Tournaments to Watch

As the first full week of March comes to a close, the madness is already upon us. Conference tournaments began Tuesday with well over 200 teams knowing that winning a conference tournament title is their only hope to be recognized and be in the Big Dance. We are well aware of the Big Ten tournament and the ACC tournament. We

Advertisements
Read more

Early season tournament predictions and players to look out for

Starting on Thursday, there are some great early season college basketball tournaments. I’m going to give readers my predictions and what players fans should look out for. Myrtle Beach Invitational I believe the favorite, Villanova, will win this tournament. However, Baylor or Mississippi State could definitely win this tournament as well. Villanova shouldn’t have any problems in the first round

Read more

Expanding The NCAA Basketball Tourney… Is It About The Madness Or The Money?

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.  To the American sports fan this time period known as “March Madness” is equal to Christmas, Thanksgiving and The Fourth of July all wrapped up in one. The only exception?  This holiday last for an entire month!  People all over this nation, basketball fan and non-basketball fan, cast their lots in basketball tourney pools at

Read more

NCAA Tournament Recap: Rhode Island defeats Oklahoma 83-78 behind E.C. Matthews’s late game heroics

In the inaugural game of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, the 7th seeded Rhode Island Rams defeated the 10th seeded Oklahoma Sooners 83-78 in the Midwest Regional. The first half was controlled mostly by the Sooners, as Trae Young shot an efficient 4-4 from the field, scoring 10 points. Oklahoma led 35-31 at half, and Rhode Island stars Jared Terrell and E.C. Matthews

Read more