The National Coach of the Year candidate is now one of only 13 head coaches ever to lead four different Division I programs to the NCAA Tournament, as he previously took Providence, Clemson and Texas to The Big Dance. "Especially for a team like us that hasn't been there in a couple of years". So it comes down to Baylor and Louisville in the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight.
"It was a tough loss (Sunday), but we have an opportunity to make a name for ourselves nationally". It's been a wild ride for Tennessee, who sit with a 25-7 record and the chance of winning its first tournament title in almost 40 years.
After making a run to the championship game, the team stayed in the Scottrade Center to watch the selection show, meaning it didn't get back to Knoxville until Sunday night.
Tennessee will play No. 14 Wright State on Thursday at 12:40 p.m. ET in Dallas. "It is what it is". There should be no frustration. His team responded by getting hot at the right time. His biggest play came with just over four minutes left, when he rebounded a missed free throw by Knox and scored the go-ahead put-back.
It's Tennessee's first NCAA Tournament appearance since the 2013-14 season, when Cuonzo Martin led the Vols to the Sweet 16.
Penn 68, Harvard 65: Darnell Foreman scored 19 points, AJ Brodeur had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Penn earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2007 with a win over Harvard in the Ivy League Tournament title game.
"It's another challenge that we have to prepare for", Schofield said.
Wright State gets it done on the defensive end of the court, where it is ranked in the top 55 in basketball statistician Ken Pomeroy's adjusted defensive efficiency rankings.
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Kentuckyhead coachJohn Calipari endured his share of trials throughout this season, including a string of four straight losses from February 3-14.
"I've been fortunate and blessed being in those", Green said. That group, led by freshman Julius Randle, reached the national championship game before losing to CT. "It's been an unbelievable regular season and any team coming out of our league has a chance to do some serious damage".