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NCAA Playoffs: Who is Dancing - Mar 13, 2017


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Javier
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Virgin Islanders will be participating in the NCAA Division I Tournament. The basketball Gods decided that all four participants on the men's side play in the Southern bracket. Coach Jerome Tang and Baylor are seeded third in the East.

After a 21-win season and another outstanding performance both in the BIG EAST regular season and tournament, Desi Rodriguez (198-F-96) and the Seton Hall Pirates have earned a spot in the field of 68. They will be the No. 9 seed in the South Region and take on No. 8 seed Arkansas Friday in Greenville, S.C.

John Collins and Wake Forest received an at large bid to the 2017 NCAA Tournament as the field of 68 was announced Sunday evening. The Demon Deacons are a No. 11 seed in the South Region will play Kansas State in Dayton, Ohio in the First Four on Tuesday. Tipoff is approximately 9:10 p.m. and the game will air on TruTV.
The Wake Forest-Kansas State winner will meet Cincinnati in the first round in Sacramento, Calif. on Friday, March 17.

Jordan Murphy (198-F-97) and Minnesota earned the No. 5 seed in the South region and will face 12-seed Middle Tennessee State on Thursday. Tip-off against the Blue Raiders will be at approximately $:00 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast on TNT.
The Gophers (24-9) earned the highest seed in program history after the largest single-season turnaround in school history and the best in the country this season.

Deon Edwin (190-G-92) and the Kent State University men's basketball team has been selected as a 14th seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, facing the third seed UCLA at the 1 Center in Sacramento, California Friday, March 17.

Javier Martinez (201-F-93) and the University of Tennessee at Martin men's basketball team has advanced to the postseason for the third consecutive season to play host to UNC Asheville in the opening round of the 2017 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The game will take place on Thursday, March 16 at 7 p.m. in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center.
Martinez posted 12.7 points, 8.6 rebounds per game and 67.1 field goal percentage.   




John Collins
John Collins is on a mission to prove his worth - 4 days ago
With preseason coming to end, the uncertainty of the regular season is looming overhead. If nothing else, Hawks fans can be certain in one thing: John Collins(208-F-97, college: Wake Forest) is the real deal. Drafted 19th overall in June, Collins has been on a mission ever since to show the NBA that he went too low. As soon as the Atlanta Hawks drafted him, Hawks fans poured over his film from his time at Wake Forest, and that's when the excitement ensued. Then he got his first NBA expe...   [read more]

Royce
O'Neale
Roster cuts ahead for Jazz, with Royce O'Neale, Joel Bolomboy looking for last spot - 4 days ago
For a few players on the Utah Jazz training camp roster, it could be a tough weekend. By Monday, the Jazz must have their roster whittled down to 15, plus two players on two-way contracts. As of Friday, the team had 19 on its roster, with Eric Griffin and Nate Wolters on two-way deals. That means two players will likely be cut over the weekend. It's expected that the Jazz will waive Nazareth Mitrou-Long, a guard out of Iowa State who played light minutes this preseason. The Tribune has le...   [read more]

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Georges-Hunt
Marcus Georges-Hunt appears to have made the Timberwolves - 4 days ago
The Wolves announced they have waived three players: Amile Jefferson, Melo Trimble, and yesterday's signing Shawne Williams. All three are now NBA free agents, but appear likely to start the season with the Wolves G-League affiliate in Iowa. Jefferson and Trimble were both signed this summer as undrafted rookie free agents. Jefferson a power forward from Duke, was on the Wolves summer league team and earned a camp invite. He's gotten a long look, and will have a chance to impress in the...   [read more]


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