Carlik Jones had a substantial and loud cheering section at University of Dayton Arena, a lot of folks traveling about an hour up Interstate 75 from his Cincinnati hometown to see him play for Radford in a First Four game.
Top seeds Villanova and Virginia lead a pack of 10 teams with odds of 15-1 or less to win the NCAA Tournament. But MGM Resorts sports book director Jay Rood said there are better futures bets on the board.
The three winningest college basketball programs in the last five seasons are Villanova, Gonzaga and Wichita State, all of which have made financial commitments to be elite.
The school announced Tuesday that Hunter, a 6-foot-7 swingman who can also play guard, suffered the injury during the ACC Tournament, but did not say how.
March Madness will provide a three-week break from the troubling headlines that have consumed college basketball.
A prominent Iowa boys basketball coach was arrested on a federal pornography charge Tuesday after he confessed to secretly recording adolescent players disrobing in a hotel bathroom, investigators said.
The Pac-12 announced the recommendations from its task force on Tuesday , and its report has been sent to the NCAA’s commission on college basketball.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Tuesday extended its sponsorship of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament through 2020 by unanimously authorizing $500,000 to fund the four-day event.