Did you pick Florida Gulf Coast to make the Sweet Sixteen? You also “buy low and sell high” all the time, don’t you?
March Madness is here, however things are anything but mad at the gas pumps so far this spring. Prices continue to ease for motorists as crude oil prices stabilize and refineries come back online following winter maintenance. The national average price of regular grade gasoline dropped a penny this week to $3.69 Friday. This price is eight cents more than one month ago, but it is 19 cents less expensive than the average price one year ago.
Look at your bracket this morning. Well thought out and clean. Such high hopes. Until Thursday afternoon.
Freshman guard Andre Nation (Plant City, Fla./Faith Baptist Christian School) scored 15 points and added seven rebounds, four assists and a career-high five blocks as the James Madison men’s basketball earned its first NCAA Tournament win in over 30 years, Wednesday. JMU defeated LIU Brooklyn 68-55 in the NCAA First Four at the University Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio.
Redshirt senior guard A.J. Davis (Columbus, Ohio/Harmony Community School (Wyoming)) scored a game-high 26 points on his way to being named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player as he led the JMU men’s basketball team to a 70-57 victory over Northeastern to win the 2013 Colonial Athletic Association Championship at the Richmond Coliseum.
Monday night, after the game is won and the nets are cut down, CBS rolls the montage. It’s probably half done now, awaiting a few highlights from the Final Four in New Orleans to honor the new college basketball champions. Before it’s ready, we’ve got to get to a championship game pairing. We know one [...]
Most fans expect two teams from North Carolina to be in the NCAA Sweet 16. Usually it’s North Carolina and Duke. Not this year. North Carolina and their buddies at North Carolina State continue their drive for New Orleans this weekend on CBS and TBS. The action resumes at 7 p.m. on CBS when Syracuse [...]
How’s your productivity at work? Enough studying the brackets, it’s time for the games. After the First Four Tuesday and Wednesday night, the main event tips at noon Thursday on CBS. One-loss Murray State gets the opening slot, playing Colorado State before Marquette takes on BYU. In primetime on CBS, VCU faces Wichita State.
Virginia will play in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years. The ‘Hoos (22-9) earned the #10 seed in the West Regional and will square off with the #7 seed Florida (23-10) in a second-round game in Omaha, Neb., on Friday. The winner of that game gets the winner of the matchup [...]