Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self (C) celebrates with his team after beating the Kansas State Wildcats 70-54 to win the championship game of the Big 12 tournament at the Sprint Center. (Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports)
Yet again, the Big-12 conference was dominated by the Kansas Jayhawks, who have tied or outright won the conference title in every year of coach Bill Self’s tenure, except for his first.
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However, that doesn’t mean it was easy. Several teams played well enough to earn a berth in the Dance and several look like they can make a deep run in the coming weeks.
One team that could surprise is a team that has been doing so all year long. Kansas State put together a great year in just the first of coach Bruce Weber’s tenure.
In all, five teams from the Big-12 are in the NCAA Tournament.
1-seed, South region: Kansas Jayhawks
4-seed, West region: Kansas State Wildcats
4-seed, Midwest region: Oklahoma State Cowboys
10-seed, West region: Iowa State Cyclones
10-seed, South region: Oklahoma Sooners
5-seed, Midwest region: Oklahoma State Cowboys
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In a shocking development, starting Fighting Irish quarterback Everett Golson is no longer enrolled at Notre Dame, obviously clouding his future as a football player.
Yeah, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich is not exactly the most verbose guy when it comes to in-game interviews. Turnovers, anyone?
The Washington Nationals have begun selling cupcakes featuring the beard of outfielder Jayson Werth, because why not?
John Tortorella’s New York Rangers lost to the Boston Bruins, 3-1 on Saturday, prompting the team’s coach to drop an f-bomb on the sidelines.
San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan hit an inside-the-park, walk-off home run to beat the Colorado Rockies in the 10th inning.