College Hoops: NIT, Georgia Tech faces CS Bakersfield and TCU meets UCF in the semifinals tonight at Madison Square Garden. Catch the action live on the OVSN, pregame at 6:45.
Jerrod Calhoun, coach of NCAA Division II runner up Fairmont State, has accepted the head coaching job at Youngstown State. An official announcement is expected this week.
The Final Four is set after South Carolina beat Florida 77-70 and North Carolina downed Kentucky 75-73. The Gamecocks face Gonzaga in the first national semifinal Saturday, while Carolina battles Oregon.
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.