Russ Smith last spoke with his former high school coach, Jack Curran, less than three weeks ago. They talked about how well Smith had been playing for Louisville this season.
It’s a rarity at this level, in any sport, for a head coach to have had no playing experience in college. It hasn’t prevented Williams from guiding Marquette to the Sweet 16 the last two seasons and a 60-30 regular season record in the Big East.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
It’s that time again! See which teams hoops expert Jon Rothstein has moving on from each region in this year’s NCAA Tournament.
The All-American at Kentucky and NBA All-Star revisits his favorite Final Four memories and gives his predictions on who will win this year.
Watch some of the incredible finishes from the first full round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
One good rule to follow in sports: if you’re at a game and you’re not a player, don’t touch the ball! Always crucial to follow, especially if you’re sitting around the basket. Watch as a […]