Florida State cold from deep, outlasts UNCG in NCAA tourney
Florida State defeated UNC-Greensboro 64-54. We didn’t want to settle for jump shots.”The Spartans closed within 51-50 with 4:52 remaining, but Florida State held them scoreless for nearly four minutes after that. Socially distanced Florida State fans saluted players with the tomahawk chop as they left the court. AdLangley's 3-pointer in the opening seconds of the second half tied the game at 29, but Florida State responded with a 12-0 run. STAT LINESGreensboro wasn’t much better than Florida State from 3-point range.
NCAA Tournament 2021 East Region Preview: Michigan Won’t Have Isaiah Livers, Can They Still Make A Final Four Run?
2 AlabamaThe Crimson Tide completed the double winning both the regular season and conference tournament titles in the SEC. 3 TexasThe Longhorns finished third in the Big 12 in the regular season before winning the conference tournament. 8 LSUThe Tigers finished third in the SEC and fell just short against Alabama in the conference tournament championship game. 12 GeorgetownThe Hoyas stunned the Big East, finishing eighth in the regular season before running through the conference tournament to win the automatic bid. 16 Mount St. Mary’s/Texas SouthernMount St. Mary’s won the Northeast Conference tournament after finishing third in the regular season.detroit.cbslocal.com
Pick Six: Veterans to watch as NCAA Tournament begins
(AP Photo/Chase Stevens)INDIANAPOLIS – There has never been a better time to have senior leadership in the NCAA Tournament than this season. AdVirginia intends to play after withdrawing from the ACC Tournament because of COVID-19 protocols, which means fans will get to say Sam Hauser running the show. Dru Smith is their leading scorer and Jeremiah Tilmon finally reached his potential this season, and both aim to help Missouri snap a four-game NCAA Tournament skid. Herb Jones is an All-American candidate and Jaden Shackelford is Alabama's leading scorer, but John Petty Jr. makes the SEC Tournament champs go. Then there's Tennessee forward John Fulkerson, who sustained facial fractures in an SEC Tournament win over Florida and underwent surgery Sunday.