Greg Ward Jr After AAC West Title ClinchShaun and Matt talk to University of Houston quarterback Greg Ward Jr on The Triple Threat following the Cougars win over the #15 Navy Midshipman, earning them a spot in the American Athletic Conference Championship.
Houston Cougars Lose 20-17 At UConn For First LossNoel Thomas caught two touchdown passes, including a 45-yarder on a trick play in the fourth quarter, and UConn beat No. 13 Houston 20-17 on Saturday. The Huskies held the previously unbeaten Cougars to 318 yards of offense, almost 200 below their season average. Houston quarterback Kyle Postma, playing in place of Heisman hopeful Greg Ward Jr., threw for 185 yards and a touchdown.
Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James YoungYoung scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young's ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipLast night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school's fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For TitleThe wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.
The Prediction Machine Says Florida Will Win It AllPaul Bessire of Predictionmachine.com joined Mad Radio and they broke down the Final Four and the percentages for each team and their chances to win it all as well as the odds of the Astros winning more than 62 games this season.
UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays OffThe Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan BoatrightOn Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
Five Things: Miller Brothers Bounced And Florida Is Still The FavoriteKentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
UConn Upsets Michigan St 60-54, Back To Final FourShabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
UConn Holds Off Iowa St 81-76 In Sweet 16 At MSGDeAndre Daniels scored 26 points, 18 in the second half, and UConn held off Iowa State 81-76 on Friday to reach the East Regional final a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre DanielsAmong his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know ItThe Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
Lamb Stylistically Similar To Ray AllenVoice of the UCONN Huskies Joe D'iambrosio joins MaD Radio. We talk about the Rockets first pick Jeremy Lamb.
Astros GM Talks MLB Draft With The Odd CoupleBarry and Shaun talk to Astros' GM Ed Wade about pitcher Jordan Lyles as well as the newest addition to the Astros' organization, George Springer.