As we sit just a few days away from Selection Sunday, teams all across the country are hoping to punch their ticket to the NCAA tournament with a conference tournament win. However, every year, there has been one team that we select that the Committee does not.
Baylor (Last 4 In)- Baylor's first game in the Big 12 Tournament is against West Virginia.
So, while the SEC bubble teams will be trying to win their own games to strengthen their resumes, they'll be rooting for some other power conference squads to lose early in their conference tourneys. Preseason favorite Kentucky (21-10) is the No. 4 seed, its eight league losses its most since 2008-09, the previous year of the short-lived Billy Gillispie era.
The dunk made it 66-48 and brought chants of "Tes-key!" from the MI fans - who showed up in droves for the first Big Ten Tournament played in NY.
The biggest new addition this year is an online streaming feature called Fast Break, which will be a live whip-around show that jumps around all 32 games on the frenetic first Thursday and Friday.
NKU Norse - The Norse lost in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals to Cleveland St. this past weekend. Each of your winning picks will be given points and with each tournament, the points increase with winning.
Junior forward Drew McDonald leads the team in scoring and rebounding with 16.9 points and 9.5 boards.
The Volunteers rallied to beat Georgia 66-61 on Saturday to claim a share of their first Southeastern Conference regular-season title since 2008. "That's what we're going to do this time around. I think their team's consistently getting better on the defensive end and really played hard defensively so we know it's going to be tough to go against them".
Oklahoma (11 seed)- Oklahoma is in trouble, as a game with Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Tournament could eliminate them from the tournament field. It starts with Simpson, the sophomore point guard harassing opponents' best ball-handlers. Those three games will be on TBS. Because of that match-up, this is must-win game for Alabama, or else they will have about a 50/50 shot to make the tournament.
The only remaining question is, where will UM play next week in the NCAA tournament?
Researchers at outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas cite one estimate that the productivity loss to employers totals $2.3 billion an hour in time their employees spend engaged with March Madness.
WKU Hilltoppers - The Hilltoppers are getting ready to play in this week's Conference USA Tournament in Frisco, Tx.
Michigan: The Wolverines will enter the NCAA Tournament on a nine-game winning streak. However, they'll be participating in the NIT this year and should be one of the tournament favorites.
An Army bomb disposal team was scrambled to the scene on the A2 between Belast and Bangor at around 8.30am on Tuesday. MP Ian Paisley initially claimed the incident involved a "suspected under vehicle booby trap device".
The Supreme Court ruled that states could not pre-empt the federal government's exclusive authority over immigration. Last October, California made a decision to fire the first salvo by declaring itself a sanctuary state .
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Gareth Stace, director of UK Steel, said: "Slapping a 25% tax on steel from British companies is going to hit us hard". Meanwhile, other countries seeking exemptions will need to negotiate through offers to enhance USA national security.
Actor Cynthia Nixon is poised to jump into the race for governor, challenging Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary in September. The actress has begun assembling staff, including two veterans of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's election team, NY1 said.
For now, the liquidation will be a big blow for the toy industry, as the chain makes up about 15 percent of US toy revenue. Bloomberg reported that its sources said a shutdown of the USA division has become increasingly likely in recent days .
In exchange, United Nations sanctions were lifted, allowing Iran to resume trading oil and gas on the worldwide market. France has also echoed concerns raised by US President Donald Trump on Iran's regional influence and missile power.
About 1,000 veterans from conflicts spanning from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom are said to call the facility home. But, she says she was able to talk to one of his friends, who is also locked down, and that he told her that her father is safe.
A computer problem has forced airport staff to manually process passengers at the T1 global and T2 Domestic terminals. At around 7:45AM Sydney Airport Tweeted that it was once again processing passengers in the affected terminals.
Uncertainty has surrounded Curry's future in Philadelphia given that he is set to be on the books for $11 million in 2018. Also, ESPN's Dianna Russini adds there were multiple teams in the running for Bennett , including the Patriots.
Senate Advances S.2155 Banking Bill
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Mizzou Basketball: Michael Porter Jr is back on the court
And while Martin said Missouri's offense didn't flow as well, he attributed that to foul trouble, rather than Porter's return . Porter joins current junior Kevin Puryear (Blue Springs, Mo.) as Tigers to have earned SEC All-Freshman Team recognition.
Brutal nor'easter cuts power to 1M homes, businesses
The website said 9,587 flights had been delayed and 3,076 canceled , a lot of them in the north-east, by late afternoon. Wind gusts up to 60 mph were forecast on Cape Cod, 45 mph at the Jersey shore and 30 mph around suburban Philadelphia .
Papua New Guinea hit by latest 6.8 natural disaster
Powi said 39 people died in his province after families were crushed by their collapsing homes or buried by landslides last week. The natural disaster follows a deadly magnitude 7.5 quake which struck the country's Hela province on February 26.
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United star compares Palace comeback to Fergie era
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ER visits for opioid overdose double in Wisconsin
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