Virginia beats North Carolina to win ACC title on Saturday
Virginia beats North Carolina to win ACC title on Saturday
March Madness Bracket Revealed: UMBC Earns No. 16 seed, Plays Top Seed UVA
12 March, 2018, 21:37
But before the handicapping, complaining and wagering commence, let's pause to acknowledge and, if you're so inclined, applaud what the University of Virginia has accomplished. The competition was fierce, the crowd electric, the champion richly deserving.
Ryan Odom, who is in his second season leading the Retrievers, grew up in Charlottesville when his father, Dave Odom, was an assistant coach at UVa from 1982-89.
1 in the country, outscored the Tar Heels in both halves to win both the ACC Tournament and regular-season titles. This came after they lost two-straight to end the ACC regular season.
Twelve times this season, the Cavaliers encountered a conference rival away from John Paul Jones Arena. However, with 400 meters to go, Villanova took the lead and went on to win in 11:13.65. North Carolina snapped the drought with a 3-pointer by Luke Maye, who scored 20, but Jerome nailed a 3 out of a timeout to restore the nine-point lead.UNC, playing in its record 35th ACC championship game, never got closer than five as Virginia closed it out from the free throw line.
Virginia is not exactly a team that would topple over like a busted Jenga tower should one of its pieces be hastily removed.
The Hilltoppers, with 10 wins against teams who have won at least 20 games, missed a chance to get back to first NCAA Tournament since 2013. UNC advanced to the Final Four in 1981 and 1995 as a No. 2 seed.
Those Maryland and Duke experiences confirm the magnitude not only of Virginia's feats but also the challenge ahead.
For the third time in the last five seasons, the University of Virginia will enter the NCAA Tournament as a number one seed. The top-seeded Jayhawks (26-7) will play No. 18 West Virginia for the title.
It's like golf's majors. Adding a neutral-court victory over Virginia to that list would only improve what is already the strongest collection of marquee wins of any team in the country.
"If you leave anything NCAA Tournament in the committee's hands, you're in trouble".
Boeheim also complimented Tyus Battle and Frank Howard for the continued commitment over a taxing season. "But in the moment, that's over with. It's a fight you have to have inside of you or you're not going to be successful at this level". They proved they can do more than just hold the other side. "He's really good and averaging a ton of points".
Jamal Johnson led Memphis with 17 points but didn't score in the second half, when the Tigers squandered a 13-point lead. Former L.C. Bird standout Kenny Williams had 12 for the Tar Heels. "I think we showed some interior scoring".
"But I really like what he does". "Any little trip he does, if he puts a finger on somebody, you know they're going to react. Marshall won. They took it out of anybody's hands", WKU coach Rick Stansbury said. Guy is able to guard multiple positions, play man or zone defense, and he is a supreme ball handler, which helps him create his own shot. I believe it was at Vermont... But more often than not, North Carolina is a two-headed attack hoping one of the other options steps up.
In short, he knows exceptional coaching when he sees it. "I'm serious. ... You realize they weren't even picked in the (preseason) top 25?"
"Any foul in the game is not. you don't want any foul", Coach K said. It became clear before conference play, and then dreadfully so during most of February and March, that the Orange did not possess enough offensive talent to compete against the best teams in the nation's best conference.
Bennett quoted Psalm 133 from the bible before and after the game to his team that he felt summed up their efforts. It's like a fine oil poured upon your head, ' " Bennett said. The result is college basketball's slowest and most smothering team - a tank facing foot soldiers.
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