With Xavier needing a quality win to bolster its NCAA Tournament hopes, coach Travis Steele called each player the night before the team's game against No. 13 Creighton. The Musketeers got the message. Paul Scruggs scored 23 points and Zach Freemantle added 17 leading Xavier to aRead More »
Michigan State is going through a challenging stretch in an effort to make a late surge toward an NCAA Tournament berth. After posting upsets over top-five teams Illinois and Ohio State last week, the Spartans took a step back with a 73-55 loss at Maryland on Sunday. "Goals haven't changed," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said.
Duke and Georgia Tech are preparing for a key game and one side is demonstrating considerable late-season confidence. Hello Georgia Tech. "We know that we are a better team compared to Duke so ain't going to sugarcoat that," Yellow Jackets forward Moses Wright said of Tuesday's game.
ATLANTA (AP) On the list of Georgia Tech's droughts targeted by coach Josh Pastner this season, a painful 14-game losing streak against Duke is only a subplot. Pastner's bigger motivation is to end the Yellow Jackets' 11-year NCAA Tournament drought. Georgia Tech has boosted its NCAA hopes with four consecutive wins.