Crean, 51, has spent the past year working for ESPN. Crean is replacing Mark Fox, who was sacked after going 163-133 and never advancing past the Round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament in two appearances over nine seasons. Incidentally, Indiana fired Crean practically when first opening-round game of the 2017 tournament tipped off. Thamel's report comes exactly one year later on the basketball calendar.
Senegal's Idrissa Gueye featured from start to finish as he ended on the winning side, alongside DR Congo's Yannick Bolasie who made way for Mason Holgate in the 90th minute. Rooney got in a couple of shots on target, the second from a 30-yard free kick that Jack Butland easily got behind, while substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin's first touch let him down when played through by Rooney.
Marshall, which is coached by Dan D'Antoni - the older brother of Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, will face West Virginia for a chance to reach the Sweet 16. Marshall's players, carrying out the spread NBA-style of coach Dan D'Antoni, a former assistant with three National Basketball Association teams and the older brother of Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, treated the crowd to alley-oop dunks, effective drives that began near mid-court, and uncontested three-point shots.
Fowler moved into a share of the lead at 11 under at one point, but a bogey and double bogey on the final two holes dropped him down to eight under at the end of the day. If not for the tournament, he described this as a day to sit in the clubhouse with hot chocolate and wait for it to get warm. "I'm going to have to play very, very good golf on the weekend to catch him, but I'm in a better position this Friday than I was last Friday, so I'll take anything I can get".
If they win that game, they'll play the victor of the tilt between the South region champion and West region champion in the National Championship. There's handwringing at times , but with a steady lead over LIU-Brooklyn, worries turn to cheers and fans got on their feet high-fiving one another.
And sometimes there's the uplifting, enlightening stuff that manages to seep in, in spite of everything else we've heard this season". "It'll sting. Maybe a No. The Cavaliers' only two losses came on February 10 against Virginia Tech (61-60 in overtime) and December 5 at No. 18 West Virginia (68-61). Unlike 2016, the Cavaliers weren't a step away from college basketball's biggest weekend.