Travis Trice learned it’s far less nerve-wracking playing with a Final Four berth on the line than it is getting basketball score updates by phone.
Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals.
“We weren’t prepared the way they were, didn’t handle the press, didn’t handle their intensity at all,” coach Larry Brown said after SMU’s 84-71 loss to Louisville on Wednesday night.
The Cardinals, who beat the Mustangs earlier this season, are tied with No. 15 Cincinnati atop the league standings, while SMU is a game back in third place.
Antonita Slaughter had 17 points with four 3-pointers, two in a game-turning run, and the Cardinals stretched their winning streak to 11 games with an 81-66 win at SMU on Sunday.
New Texas football coach Charlie Strong says he’s excited to lead one of the premier programs in the country, calling the Longhorns job a dream.
The Texas Longhorns coaching search, as expected, is heating up. And most of the current heat seems to be focused on Louisville Cardinals coach Charlie Strong.
Two universities are ramping up efforts to avoid problems when it comes to football players signing autographs.
Anthony Spencer’s “mild” knee injury has been diagnosed as a “bone bruise”. If it seems like the Cowboys are being unusually cautious here, they are – and one of the reasons should be named “Kevin Ware.’’
Connecticut put an end to Louisville’s unlikely run in the women’s NCAA Tournament with a 93-60 drubbing for the program’s eighth national championship.
Here’s hoping next year’s title game is half as good as the one Monday night when the Final Four comes to Cowboys Stadium in 363 days.
Their best player was struggling and their main backup was on the bench with a broken leg.