The Big East Conference expected to suffer a dramatic drop-off in national success this year. The conference sent nine players to the NBA draft, and nearly every program lost multiple three-year starters. Surprisingly, the power conference lost little of its nationwide dominance. In this edition of the Beast Report, we take a look at the… more »
Senior Writer Andy Force takes a look at the 2007-2008 edition of the Georgetown Hoyas.
Despite two relatively lackluster semifinal games, the battle for the 2007 NCAA Championship has the potential to be an epic. The experience-laden Gators look to claim their second straight national title against a young but explosive Buckeye squad. Semifinal Supremacy: Ohio State kept Georgetown out of synch in its offensive sets all night long, making… more »
Starting Five: G – Jonathan Wallace (11.2 ppg, 49% 3P%) G – Jessie Sapp (9.1 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 3.4 apg) F – DaJuan Summers (9.3 ppg, 3.8 rpg) F – Jeff Green (14.4 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 3.2 apg) C – Roy Hibbert (12.7 ppg, 6.9 rpg, 2.5 bpg) Key Bench Players: Patrick Ewing, Jr. (4.2… more »
The 2007 Final Four is set. Florida, UCLA, Georgetown, and Ohio State combine for the lowest cumulative seed count (6) since 1993, when three #1’s and a #2 made it to the third weekend. It’s a fitting cap for a Tournament in which so many outcomes went to the favorites. If this year’s opening round… more »
EAST No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 5 USC Of Note: Almost everyone figured Texas would cakewalk into this matchup with the Tar Heels (I wasn’t among them, having seen the Trojans on several occasions this year). But Tim Floyd’s crew crashed the party, thanks to a superb defensive effort against D.J. Augustin in a… more »