For a more complete list of today’s games, visit daily schedule at Matt Sarz’s Sports, adjustable by time zone.
All hours are oriental.
In Saturday’s doubles semi-final, Nova had no problem with the Vols, scoring a 71-53 victory, while the Boilermakers used a searing shooting performance – one that produced three more scorers. 20 points – for defeating the Tar Heels, 93-84. Villanova-Purdue is set to be an Elite Eight / Final Four-type contest before Thanksgiving, but the Tennessee-UNC loser will be unhappy to leave the Mohegan Sun with back-to-back losses.
Championship: Utah State (MW, 3-1, 75 KP) vs. Oklahoma (Big 12, 4-0, 40 KP), approx. 3 p.m. (ESPN2)
3rd / 4th place: State of New Mexico (WAC, 3-1, 111 KP) vs. State of Indiana (MVC, 3-2, 157 KP), approx. 8:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
5th / 6th place: Davidson (A 10, 2-2, 86 KP) v East Carolina (American, 4-1, 152 KP), 6 p.m. (ESPNU)
7th / 8th place: Penn (Ivy, 2-4, 214 KP) v Old Dominion (C-USA, 2-3, 171 KP), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN News)
The Porter Moser Sooners had no problem with the Sycamores on Friday in an impromptu Valley reunion in the second semifinal of the day, as Utah State routed the State of New Mexico at the WAC Aggies meeting. Oklahoma is clearly a favorite in the championship game, but Ryan Odom’s Aggies can claim an important win for a Mountain West hungry for more NCAA offers.
Have a thought for Penn in the 7th place game, especially since Utah State needed two OTs to beat the Quakers on Thursday.
Championship: Saint-Bonaventure (A 10, 4-0, 30 KP) vs Marquette (Big East, 5-0, 71 KP), approx. 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
3rd / 4th place: Clemson (ACC, 4-1, 45 KP) v West Virginia (Big 12, 3-1, 50 KP), 5 p.m. (ESPN2)
5th / 6th place: Boise State (MW, 2-2, 66 KP) vs. Ole Miss (SEC, 3-1, 57 KP), approx. 1 p.m. (ESPN2)
7th / 8th place: Temple (American, 1-3, 136 KP) vs. Elon (CAA, 2-3, 218 KP, 10:30 am (ESPNU)
Tonight’s final (and the third-place game for that matter) should be intense, as the Bonnies are used to starting slowly this season and the Golden Eagles are doing all they can to exceed expectations. In Friday’s semifinals, Saint-Bonaventure had to rally late to defeat Clemson, 68-65, while Marquette moved up to 5-0 to dominate West Virginia in the second half to claim an 82-71 victory. Unfortunately for the Tigers and Mountaineers, only one of them will be able to recover from their loss with a breakaway victory.
FloHoops ($) will broadcast all four games.
Championship: Utah (Pac-12, 4-0, 77 KP) vs. Tulsa (American, 3-1, 131 KP), approx. 7:30 p.m.
Consolation: Boston College (ACC, 3-2, 130 KP) vs. Rhode Island (A 10, 3-1, KP 98), 5 p.m.
Championship: Bethune-Cookman (SWAC, 1-3, 355 KP) vs. Air Force (MW, 3-1, 272 KP), approx. 2:30 p.m.
Consolation: Bryant (NEC, 1-3, 248 KP) vs. Holy Cross (Patriot, 1-3, 337 KP). 12h
In Saturday’s semifinals at Daytona Beach, the Utes won a 68-61 victory over the Eagles, while the Golden Hurricane beat the Rams, 77-71. That sets up a third-place game that is an instant rematch of Wednesday’s regular BC-Rhody game, won by the Rams, 57-49. In the final, Craig Smith’s new team can win a championship just hours after his old team, Utah State, do the same.
Championship: Arizona (Pac-12, 4-0, 28 KP) vs. Michigan (Big Ten, 3-1, 3 KP), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Consolation: Wichita State (American, 3-1, 67 KP) vs. UNLV (MW, 3-1, 127 KP), approx. 12h 11/22 (ESPN2)
Friday night, the Wildcats needed overtime to beat the Shockers, 82-78. In the last drink, the Wolverines used a big second half to take out a team of Runnin ‘Rebels who were playing a virtual home game to rebound immediately after Tuesday’s loss at Seton Hall. Tonight’s Championship Game Gives Unnamed ‘UCLA’ Pac-12 Team a Great Opportunity to Boost Their Tournament in good faith, although Michigan want to continue to recover from their first loss of the season.
Duval Support (host)
CBSSN will broadcast both games.
Loyola Marymount (WCC, 2-1, 80 KP) v Florida State (ACC, 2-1, 32 KP), 5:30 p.m.
Missouri (SEC, 2-1, 113 KP) vs. SMU (American, 3-1, 60 KP) approx. 8 p.m.
Jax Bracket (Visitor)
Pass the ball ($) will broadcast both games.
Boston University (Patriot, 2-2, 184 KP) vs. Northern Illinois (MAC, 1-2, 315 KP), 12 p.m.
Little Rock (Sun Belt, 3-1, 291 KP) vs. Sam Houston State (WAC, 1-2, 212 KP), approx. 2:30 p.m.
This is a new event that will take place in the arena on the North Florida campus, not the JU or the much larger downtown Veterans Memorial Arena. Florida State is a big favorite to win this event, especially with Missouri struggling early on and SMU losing to their best opponent so far (Oregon) by 23.
ESPN3 will broadcast both games.
Colorado State (MW, 4-0, 61 KP) vs. Creighton (Big East, 4-0, 56 KP), 7:45 p.m.
Northeast (CAA, 2-2, 165 KP) vs. South Illinois (MVC, 2-1, 121 KP), approx. 10:00 p.m.
As the Salukis beat Colorado in Friday’s quarterfinals, the winner of tonight’s first quarterfinal is expected to take the trophy Monday night in St. Thomas.
Green Bay (Horizon, 0-4, 309 KP) vs. Weber State (Big Sky, 4-0, 105 KP), 12 p.m. (Pluto.tv)
Ball State (MAC, 1-3, 281 KP) vs. UMass (A 10, 3-2, 112 KP), approx. 2:30 p.m. (CBSSN)
UNCG (SoCon, 4-1, 176 KP) vs. CRF (C-USA, 3-1, 295 KP), approx. 5:00 p.m. (Pluto.tv)
On Friday, UMass handed UNCG their first loss of the season (after OT), while the CRF kept Green Bay winless and Weber State stayed perfect in managing Ball State. The Wildcats will end up winning this event if they beat the Phoenix in the early afternoon.
Princeton (3-1, 150 KP) at Oregon State (1-3, 94 KP), 3 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks)
The Beavers will host the Tigers looking to end a three-game losing streak before heading to Florida for the Emerald Coast Classic at the end of next week. Princeton has lost only once this season, to Minnesota in the Asheville Championship Final a week ago, and the Golden Gophers needed two OTs to do so.
Marine (2-2, 168 KP) at Furman (3-1, 101 KP) (Furman MTE), 3 p.m. (ESPN + ($))
The Midshipmen and Paladins both took care of Radford in the first two games of this MTE. Navy beat the Highlanders by a score of 47-33 on Saturday, while Furman won by a count of 81-64 on Friday night.
Morehead State (2-2, 169 KP) at Mississippi State (3-0, 46 KP), 3 p.m. (SECN +/ESPN + ($))
Last season’s OVC champions traveled to Starkville with a two-game winning streak but still looking for their first win over a D1 opponent.
Texas Southern (0-4, 235 KP) at NC State (3-1, 62 KP), 6 p.m. (ACC RSN /ACCNX)
The last time around, the Wolfpack dropped their Hall of Fame Showcase clash with Oklahoma State, 74-68. The Tigers, meanwhile, are in the midst of a 13-game road trip to start the season. Texas Southern has only been beaten in double digits once so far, in Oregon on opening night.
Louisiana (3-0, 161 KP) at Indiana (3-0, 36 KP) (Indiana Classic), 7:30 p.m. (B1G network)
This event will see the Ragin ‘Cajuns – who have only beaten one opponent of D1, Southern Miss – visit Indiana and Marshall in a 48-hour period before returning home to face Jackson State next Saturday. The Hoosiers, meanwhile, host the Tigers on Tuesday and the Thundering Herd on Saturday.