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When One Shining Moment happened following Monday’s national title game — won by North Carolina — there, about midway through (1:09 mark), was Tyler Self stroking a jumper and landing a prominent place in many college basketball fans’ favorite moment of the season.
Taylor credits Self with preparing to start as a freshman at Kansas by "making me feel super relaxed, didn’t make me feel like there was any pressure on me." Taylor said he appreciates Self even more now.
Shareef told Rivals.com he is being recruited by Kansas, UCLA, Arizona, USC, LSU and others. He also listed Texas Tech, Arizona State, Cal, UNLV, Georgetown and Loyola Marymount on March 4 on Twitter.
Kansas volleyball rising senior outside hitter Madison Rigdon has been named to USA Volleyball's 12-player U.S. Women's Collegiate National Team Thailand Tour (CNT-Thailand) roster comprised of current collegiate players who will train and compete in Bangkok from May 19-30.
- COLLEGE SPORTS -
The North Carolina Tar Heels are college basketball’s national champions. They beat the Gonzaga Bulldogs in a thrilling title game on Monday, 71-65, in Glendale, Ariz. It’s the sixth title in the history of the program. The game was tight until the last few seconds.
The Tar Heels were involved in a thrilling ending for a second straight year.
"Let me think on it," Roy Williams told a reporter.
Right now, in the aftermath of North Carolina’s 71-65 win against Gonzaga in the NCAA championship game, there should only be this: In an era and in a field brimming with coaching brilliance, Roy Williams has become one of the greatest men’s basketball coaches of all time.
After years as an NBA assistant, Ewing faces the tough task of making his alma mater relevant again.
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The 6-foot-10 backup big man scored in double figures for the third straight game on Sunday, in L.A.’s victory over Memphis. Robinson told reporters afterward — as seen in a video posted by LakersNation.com — he’s thankful coach Luke Walton has given him more chances of late.
I knew the wrestlers played characters, but how much of it was acting? I knew they wore sparkly tights, lots of makeup, and beat each other up before someone tapped out and the victor won a belt. But was he or she truly the victor? Wasn’t it all decided beforehand? Did they actually hurt each other? What — to put it more simply — on God’s green earth is wrestling all about?