The Big Dance is in full swing, and the field of 68 has shrunk to 16. After what felt like forever, the action resumed tonight. Teams are well-rested and eager to compete for a spot in the elite eight. Will we see more upsets?
The NCAA tournament started last Thursday and Murray State point guard Ja Morant stole the show. Morant was the highlight of his team’s 83-64 win over Marquette in the opening round of the tournament.
Morant had a triple-double, his third of the season – 17 points, 16 assists, and 11 rebounds. It was the first triple-double in the NCAA Tournament since Michigan State’s Draymond Green did it in 2012.
TWITTER LANDS MEDIA RIGHTS TO BRAZILIAN TOP-FLIGHT LEAGUE
The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has agreed on a broadcasting deal with the social media giant which will afford it exclusive rights to the 2019 Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino league phase as well as the quarter-finals and semi-finals, with the two-legged final to also possibly feature on the platform. The deal forms part of efforts on the part of the CBF to give the women’s league heightened visibility. The games will be available live and as recaps globally, even for non-Twitter subscribers, via the platform’s Explore function. (Source: SportsPro Media)
The 2019 OHSAA boys basketball state championship weekend has come and gone and four more state champions were crowned on Saturday in the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. I arrived in Columbus on Friday afternoon and saw the Division I semifinal games as well as all of the state championship games. In this article I’m going to break down these games and discuss some of the top performers from these games. If you have any comments about these articles make sure to tweet at me, @mikerothou and let me know what players I need to see during the summer, I will be trying to do some things with AAU season and summer camps and showcases. Continue Reading!
I am predicting the Browns trade for Darron Lee. It has been rumored he is going to be moved with the addition of CJ Mosley. He is a former first-round pick of the Jets. He is athletic, can cover sideline-to-sideline, and had an 84.8 coverage grade last season, per PFF. The Browns must address LB depth. After Joe Schobert and Christian Kirksey, depth is very slim. Genard Avery progressed in coverage but is mostly a situational edge rusher. The rest of the linebacker depth is mostly special teamers. Adding the number 24 ranked LB in football, per PFF, in Darron Lee would certainly help.