The Madness is truly getting underway in Las Vegas as the Mountain West, Western Athletic and Pac-12 conference tournaments have started. Review-Journal reporters are on-scene for all of it.
A’Shanti Coleman’s putback at the buzzer gave Boise State a 62-60 victory over UNR in the Mountain West women’s basketball championship and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Florida has owned its series with Arkansas, winning the last eight meetings and 13 of 14 while covering the last four.
Friday’s tournament basketball schedule in Las Vegas.
The madness was evident on Thursday as schools from the Mountain West, Pac-12 and Western Athletic Conference took to the hardwood in Las Vegas with one goal in mind: securing an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Zach Lofton scored a team-high 21 points Thursday in the top-seeded Aggies’ 97-70 victory over No. 8 seed Chicago State in the WAC men’s tournament quarterfinals at Orleans Arena.
The final horn sounded Thursday and an admirable UNLV effort had been squelched by a better opponent, meaning it was again time to assess another basketball season.
Troy Brown is a projected NBA first-round pick for June’s draft.
As embattled Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller shook hands with myriad Colorado Buffaloes after the Wildcats’ 83-67 victory in the Pac-12 Tournament, leather-lunged fans at T-Mobile Arena let him have it.