So, while teams with mascots everyone knows have punched their tickets, there are still some great programs with committed coaches and hard working athletes looking to put on their dancing shoes.
Finals: The Mountain West features one that started hot, then stumbled v. another team that stumbled and then got hot.
Broncos (Boise State) v Bulldogs (Fresno State), 3PM EST… and no TV coverage?!!?
Finals: America East teams are staring at each other and saying, “So we meet again.”
Black Bears (Maine) v Great Danes (Albany), 4:30PM ESPNY
Interim coach builds on Barron’s foundation, guides UMaine women’s basketball team to title game
UMaine women will rely on defense if they’re to dethrone Albany
UAlbany women remembered they are Great Danes
Upstarts in the MAC semis:
Broncos (Western Michigan) v. Huskies (Northern Illinois), 11AM, ESPN3
Rockets (Toledo) v Bulls (Buffalo), 1:30PM, ESPN3
Yes, the path looks clear to the MEAC title for Bethune-Cookman, but let’s not make any assumptions, shall we?
Rattlers (Florida A&T) v Wildcats (Bethune-Cookman), 12PM, ESPN3
Aggies (North Carolina A&T) v Pirates (Hampton), 2PM, ESPN3
SWAC features some old friends:
Jaguars (Southern) v. Tigers (Grambling), 1PM
Hornets (Alabama) State v Tigers (Texas Southern), 7PM EST
WAC Semis feature a little David v. Goliath.
Talk about upstarts, it’s 9-21/3-11) Wolverines (Utah Valley) v. Redhawks (Seattle), 5:30PM ESPN3
Undefeated in conference play, it’s the Aggies (New Mexico State) v the ‘Roos (UMKC, 4-10), 3PM ESPN3
Big West semis features an old friend…
Gauchos (UC Santa Barbara) v (Aggies) UC Davis, 3PM ESPN3
CSU Northridge v Long Beach State, 5:30ESPN3
Vikings (Portland State) (8-10) v Bengals (Idaho State) (10-8), 2:30PM, ESPN3
(Eagles) Eastern Washington v Bobcats (Montana State), 3:30 ESPN3
Tribe (William & Mary v. Phoenix (Elon), 4:30PM
Dragons (Drexel) v Dukes (James Madison), 7PM
Eagles (American) v (Bison) Bucknell, 5:ooPM
Black Knights (Army) v Middies (Navy), 7:30PM
Lookee here, it’s the Techsters (La Tech) v. the Hilltoppers (Western Kentucky), 5:30PM
Southern Mississippi v Blue Raider (Middle Tennessee State), 8:00PM