Captain of the 1955-56 team, Joel Krog averaged 12 points and 9.2 rebounds a game as a senior, when the Mustangs were 26-4 and reached the 1956 Final Four.
The tournament in North Texas set a new weekend attendance mark with 158,682 attending the three NCAA tournament games, 9,006 more than last year in Atlanta.
Jerry Jones owns a suite at AT&T Stadium, so he was both the ‘host’ of Monday night’s NCAA championship game and the host of a party in his suite.
No matter how many times the UConn Huskies were told they couldn’t do something, they wouldn’t listen.
Well, look who’s woofing now.
North Texas is cleaning up after the NCAA Final Four came to a close on Monday night. While the actual games were played in Arlington, there is work to be done all over DFW.
Tuesday looks to be a busy day at DFW International Airport, as fans who were in town for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game start heading back home.
Young 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.
Tony Romo and Jason Witten attended Monday night’s National Championship game at AT&T Stadium. But former Cowboys DL Marcus Spears is asking the question: Was anyone else invited?
Last 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.
Tony Romo is typically the star when appearing at the home of the Cowboys, AT&T Stadium. But for Monday night’s National Championship game, Romo was overshadowed by a presidential presence.
Sundance Square in Fort Worth had been hosting several Final Four festivities. But now, workers have just two days to prepare the space for the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival.
Turn off the lights. The game is over. Connecticut won. But organizers across North Texas hope to do it again and again, already looking ahead to the next big event.