SOURCE: GEORGIA SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS The University of Georgia men’s tennis team makes the drive to Chapel Hill, North Carolina this week to begin play in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. Georgia, which is ranked No. 18 nationally and the No. 2 seed in Chapel Hill, takes on the three-seed Elon Phoenix. The Bulldogs and Phoenix square off at 1 p.m. ET Friday at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The two teams are battling to see who will advance to Saturday’s second-round matchup against either No. 10-ranked North Carolina or Navy. Saturday’s match time is slated for 4 p.m. ET. … [Read more...] about Georgia Heads to Chapel Hill for NCAA First and Second Rounds
“I wanted to go somewhere where we could win and I’d have an opportunity to play,” he said. “I felt like that after they lost some of their guys, the opportunity was there for me. Then the next thing was, how good can we be? I saw they had other guys coming back. They were bringing in Owens. They were bringing in (junior-college) transfers and some talented freshmen. So I felt like it was a good fit and I believed in coach Beard. … [Read more...] about NCAA Tournament title game: Grad transfers Matt Mooney, Tariq Owens contribute to Texas Tech’s run
“I think he’s hard on himself. If he’s missing shots or not helping his team, he puts a lot on himself. We talk about it – ‘be free, man, go after this, we need you, be a player.’ If the shot’s not going in or whatever, impact the game in other ways. That’s kind of what we talked about, and I thought he took a step for sure in [Saturday’s] game. We’re going to need it, obviously" on Monday. … [Read more...] about NCAA Tournament title game: Virginia needs Pa. native De’Andre Hunter to step up against Texas Tech
The unidentified bettor put his ticket up for sale on PropSwap.com for $65,000 prior to Saturday’s national semifinals. He declined the highest bid of $57,500, as well as a $50,000 offer from former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. As of late Sunday afternoon, he was sitting tight ahead of Monday’s championship game. … [Read more...] about So what’s the guy with $300,000 riding on Texas Tech going to do now?
Lubbock, Texas, erupted in what the local newspaper called “fandemonium” on Saturday night after the hometown Texas Tech Red Raiders advanced to the championship final of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. No. 3-seeded Texas Tech upset the top-seeded Michigan State Spartans, 61-51, to earn a shot at playing Virginia for the crown in men’s college basketball. In earlier March Madness action on Saturday, Virginia ousted Auburn, 63-62, in a game that some say was marred by controversial referee decisions. Both games were played in Minneapolis, where Monday night’s final also will be held. In Lubbock, a huge crowd soon gathered at the Texas Tech campus to celebrate the Red Raiders’ win. “I’ve never seen anything like this in Lubbock,” Tim Hays, a senior at Texas Tech, told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. “I’ve been to other rallies like this, but nothing compares to the electricity here.” But what started with … [Read more...] about Cops fire tear gas as Texas Tech breaks out into ‘fandemonium’