Vietnamese American Jaylin Williams drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder 34th overall
Last night, University of Arkansas star Jaylin Williams held back tears as the Oklahoma City Thunder selected him with the 34th overall pick of this year’s NBA Draft. “This is just the beginning,” Williams told supporters at Bud Walton Stadium after his selection was announced. This past season, the 6-foot-10-inch and 240-pound power forward was a critical piece to a Razorbacks squad that reached the Elite Eight during the NCAA Men’s Division 1 basketball tournament.news.yahoo.com
NCAA Tournament 2021 South Region Preview: Baylor’s First Time As A No. 1 Seed, Will They Finally Break Through To The Final Four?
Their region is filled with some tough opponents however so the road to a spot in the Final Four won’t be easy. 2 Ohio StateThe Buckeyes took the Illini to overtime in the Big Ten title game before finally running out of gas. The question is on the other side of the floor where the Buckeyes have given up 71 points per game this season. An 8 seed matches the lowest seed line for the Tar Heels since seeding began. 15 Oral RobertsThe Golden Eagles return to the tournament for the first time since making three straight appearances from 2006-2008.detroit.cbslocal.com
No. 20 Arkansas’ big run flusters No. 6 Alabama
– It had been nearly a quarter-century since Arkansas had played a ranked team at home, let alone beaten one there. 20 Arkansas ended both those droughts Wednesday night, beating sixth-ranked Alabama, 81-66. Arkansas hasn’t lost an SEC game since. Arkansas’ big run clearly flustered Alabama, resulting in Petty picking up a technical foul after arguing a no-call with 6:55 left. AdBIG PICTUREAlabama still sits comfortably atop the SEC standings with a two-game lead over the next closest team, Arkansas.
No. 2 Baylor still undefeated after 84-72 win over Auburn
(AP Photo/Chuck Burton)WACO, Texas – This Baylor win was for Davion Mitchell, and the junior guard did his part against his former team. Mitchell swished a 3-pointer after losing a shoe and finished with 13 points and seven assists, helping the Bears stay undefeated with an 84-72 win over Auburn in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday. “And that’s OK, because Butler, and Teague and Davion Mitchell and Flagler are all really good,” Pearl said. "That conversation down the court, that was pretty cool.”AHEAD TO STAYButler made two free throws with 4:50 left in the first half for a 23-22 Baylor lead. Baylor: Baylor is 7-1 in Big 12/SEC Challenge games, the best record by any team in either league in the annual showdown.