Most known for his time coaching Oklahoma State, he finished his coaching career with 806 wins, 25 NCAA Tournament appearances an three Final Fours.
Who would have cut down the nets Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta?
Anthony Mathis and Payton Pritchard keyed an 11-0 run to close the game and lead Oregon to an 84-78 win in the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament.
Udoka Azubuike’s early fouls prove costly for the Jayhawks in the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament.
Here are some of the shining moments that stood out to this columnist over two-plus decades of covering the Final Four.
The women’s Final Four was supposed to begin Friday in New Orleans. Aces players combined 14 times to reach the Final Four and won two national titles.
The Final Four semifinal matchups in the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament appear to be competitive on paper. Oddsmaker Vinny Magliulo set numbers on the hypothetical games.
There’s no Final Four this year, but William Hill has posted odds for next year’s champion. Duke, Gonzaga, Kansas and Kentucky are co-favorites.
Freshman Justin Moore provided the heroics as third-seeded Villanova knocked off No. 1 Baylor 83-82 to win the South Region of the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament.
Veteran coach Tom Izzo once again has his team peaking at the right time, as the Spartans continued their run through the East Region in the R-J’s What If Tournament.