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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.   




Javier
Martinez
Javier Martinez agreed terms with Olimpi - 2 days ago
Olimpi Tbilisi (Superleague) strengthened their roster with addition of 24-year old Virgin Islander international forward Javier Martinez (201-95kg-93). He just graduated from Tenn-Martin (NCAA). Martinez has played there for the last four years. In 30 games he recorded 12.5ppg, 8.5rpg and 1.5apg last season. Martinez helped them to win the regular season and make it to the OVC Tournament final. Great season indeed as he was voted to All-OVC 2nd Team. He has been also a member of U.S. Vir...   [read more]

Frank Elegar
Frank Elegar selected the top Virgin Islander playing abroad in last week's games - 5 days ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Virgin Islanders who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is former international center Frank Elegar (208-86). He contributed to Lokomotiv's victory against the third-ranked Dolomiti En. TR in the Eurocup in Wednesday night's game.    [read more]

Royce
O'Neale
Royce O'Neale shows off his offense and helps lead Jazz to hard-fought win over Suns - 5 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY - Everyone has been raving about Royce O'Neale(198-SF-93, college: Baylor)< and his defense, particularly his D at the end of Monday's game, which helped preserve a big Jazz victory. In Wednesday night's 107-97 victory over Phoenix, O'Neale showed off his offense, scoring a career-high 19 points and helping the Jazz to their 11th straight victory, sending the Jazz off to the All-Star break on a happy note. The harder-than-expected win over the team with the worst record i...   [read more]


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