Division II, Fairmont State topped Bellarmine 79-68 in the National Semifinals. The Falcons face Northwest Missouri State tomorrow afternoon in the finals. Listen live on the OVSN, pregame 2:45.
11th-seeded Xavier knocked off 2nd-seeded Arizona 73-71 to advance to the Elite 8.
Jordan Mathews hit a late three, and top-seeded Gonzaga held off 4th-seeded West Virginia 61-58 in the NCAA Sweet 16. Javon Carter scored 21 points for the Mountaineers, who finished the season (29-8).
11th-seeded, (23-13) Xavier takes on 2nd-seeded (32-4) Arizona tonight at 10:10.
(28-8) 4th-seeded West Virginia faces (34-1) top-seeded Gonzaga tonight at 7:40 in the Sweet 16. Join the Ohio Valley Sports Network (94.9 FM) at 7 for the WVU pregame show.
Jim Crutchfield has stepped down as men’s basketball coach at West Liberty University. Crutchfield has accepted the head coaching job at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He leaves West Lib with a (359-61) record. Winning percentage of .855.
The 4th-seeded West Virginia Mountaineers are gearing up to face top-seeded Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 Thursday night. WVU forward Esa Ahmad says the team regained its focus in tournament wins over Bucknell and Notre Dame.
Men’s NCAA Tournament, WVU faces Gonzaga Thursday night at 7:40 and Xavier battles Arizona at 10 o’clock in the Sweet 16.
Women’s College Basketball, Maryland eliminated West Virginia from the NCAA Tournament, 83-56.
Mountaineers advanced to the Sweet 16 with an 83-71 victory over Notre Dame.