Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball: 2023 NCAA MBK West Regional Semifinals-Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. UCLA Bruins
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball’. Tonight, it is a NCAA Men’s Basketball West Regional Semifinal game, between Gonzaga Bulldogs and UCLA Bruins.
The last time these two teams faced each other in the Tournament. It was a couple of years ago, where Jalen Suggs hit the buzzer-beater to give Gonzaga the 93-90 overtime victory against UCLA.
This year, Suggs and Johnny Juzang are gone. But Drew Timme, Tyger Campbell, and Jaime Jaquez, Junior are from that matchup. And the quest for both teams are still the same. The Zags are looking for their first National Championship. While the Bruins are going for their 12th in Program History.
Bulldogs are led by Drew Timme in scoring, rebounding, and assists.
While the Bruins are led by Jaime Jaquez in scoring and rebounding. While Tyger Campbell leads UCLA in assists.
It is the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the UCLA Bruins, in the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament-West Regional Semifinal. The Game will begin shortly.
Possible Starting Lineups:
G: #0-Julian Strawther
G: #45-Rasir Bolton
G: #11-Nolan Hickman
F: #22-Anton Watson
F: #2-Drew Timme
G: #10-Tyger Campbell
G: #5-Amari Bailey
G/F: #24-Jaime Jaquez, Jr.
F: #3-Adem Bona
F: #34-David Singleton
Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball-2023 Summit League Men’s Basketball Semifinals-St. Thomas Tommies vs. Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball’. Tonight, it is a Summit League Men’s Basketball Semifinal game, between the Saint Thomas of Minnesota Tommies and The Golden Eagles of Oral Roberts University.
Basically, I am doing this post because Oral Roberts is favored to win this tournament. They are also capable of making a deep run. They made it to the Sweet 16, back in 2021 NCAA Tournament.
Who they have this year, who led them to that 2nd Weekend run, is Senior Guard Max Abmas. This year, Abmas leads the Golden Eagles in scoring and assists. Abmas has a couple of starting teammates, who returned from last season. And they are Kareem Thompson and Carlos Jürgens.
For the Tommies, they are looking to make waves in the Summit League. They are led by Freshman Andrew Rohde in scoring and assists. While Parker Bjorklund leads the St. Paul-Based Catholic University in rebounding.
It is St. Thomas of Minnesota Tommies taking on the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles, in the 2023 Summit League Men’s Basketball Semifinals. The Game will begin shortly.
Possible Starting Lineups:
Saint Thomas (MN) Tommies:
G: #3-Andrew Rohde
G: #10-Riley Miller
G: #1-Kendall Blue
F: #5-Parker Bjorklund
F: #14-Brooks Allen
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles:
G: #3-Max Abmas
G: #2-Kareem Thompson
G: #10-Isaac McBride
F: #11-Carlos Jürgens
F: #35-Connor Vanover
Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball: Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball-Drake Bulldogs at Bradley Braves 02/26/2023
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball’. This Afternoon, it is a Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Showdown, between the Drake Bulldogs and the Bradley Braves.
This is the last game of the regular season for both teams. The winner of this game is the regular season champion and the #1 Seed in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. As mentioned in the Infographic, both teams lost loss came back in January.
Drake is led by Tucker DeVries in scoring. Darnell Brodie leads the Bulldogs in rebounding. While Roman Penn leads the Des Moines-Based University in assists.
For the Braves, they are led by Rienk Mast in scoring and rebounding. While Duke Deen leads Bradley in assists.
It is the Drake Bulldogs and Bradley Braves. The winner gets the MVC Regular Season and #1 Seed in the Valley’s Tournament. The game will begin shortly.
G: #12-Tucker DeVries
G: #1-Roman Penn
G: #3-Garrett Sturtz
G: #0-D.J. Wilkins
F: #51-Darnell Brodie
G: #3-Zek Montgomery
G: #10-Connor Hickman
G: #21-Duke Deen
F: #14-Malevy Leons
F: #51-Rienk Mast
Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball-Mountain West Men’s Basketball-San Diego State Aztecs at Utah State Aggies 02/08/2023
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball’. Tonight, it is a Mountain West Men’s Basketball game, between San Diego State Aztecs and Utah State Aggies.
Aggies trying to avenge a loss by San Diego State, earlier this season. It was the last loss Utah State had, before winning 3 straight. Now, they have a chance to tie San Diego State for the Top Spot of the Mountain West.
For the Aztecs, they are trying to go for a sweep of Utah State.
The Aztecs are led by Matt Bradley in scoring. While Nathan Mensah leads San Diego State in rebounding. And Darrion Trammell leads the Southern California State University in assists.
As for the Aggies, they are led by Steven Ashworth in scoring and assists. And Dan Akin leads Utah State in rebounding.
It is San Diego State Aztecs and Utah State Aggies, coming up shortly.
San Diego State Aztecs:
G: M. Bradley
G: L. Butler
G: D. Trammell
F: K. Johnson
F: N. Mensah
Utah State Aggies:
G: #2-Sean Bairstow
G: #3-Steven Ashworth
G: #11-Max Shulga
F: #23-Taylor Funk
C: #32-Trevin Dorius
Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball-Big Ten Men’s Basketball-Indiana Hoosiers at Maryland Terrapins 01/31/2023
Hello, and welcome to another edition of 'Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball'. Tonight, it is a Big Ten Men's Basketball game, between Indiana Hoosiers and Maryland Terrapins.
Both teams are chasing Purdue and Rutgers for the top spot in the Big Ten Standings.
Hoosiers are led by Trayce Jackson-Davis in scoring and rebounding. While Jalen Hood-Schifino leads Indiana in assists.
For the Terrapins, they are led by Jahmir Young in scoring & assists. While Julian Reese leads Maryland in rebounds.
It is Indiana Hoosiers and Maryland Terrapins, coming up shortly.
Possible Starting Lineups:
G: #1-J. Hood-Schifino
G: #32-Trey Galloway
F: #12-Miller Kopp
F: #25-Race Thompson
F: #23-T. Jackson-Davis
G: #0-Don Carey
G: #13-Hakim Hart
G: #1-J. Young
F: #24-Donta Scott
F: #10-Julian Reese
Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball-Mountain West Men’s Basketball-Nevada Wolf Pack at Boise State Broncos 01/17/2023
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball’. Tonight, it is a Mountain West Men’s Basketball game, between Nevada Wolf Pack and Boise State Broncos.
These two squads are currently the paramount of the Mountain West in 2022-23. This game will determine who will stay on the peak of this conference.
For the Wolf Pack, they would like to earn a trip back to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Their last visit to the NCAA Tournament was back in 2019.
As for the Broncos, they are playing on a hot streak. As mentioned in the infographic, they won 4-game winning streak. They only loss in Mountain West play was against these Wolf Pack. They would like to avenge that loss, before their showdown in Albuquerque against New Mexico.
Nevada is led by Guard Jarod Lucas in scoring. Wolf Pack is led by Forward Darrion Williams in rebounding. And Guard Kenan Blackshear leads the Reno Program in assists.
For the Broncos, they are led by Guard Marcus Shaver, Junior in scoring, rebounding, and assists.
It is Nevada Wolf Pack and Boise State Broncos, coming up shortly.
Possible Starting Lineups:
Nevada Wolf Pack:
G: J. Lucas
G: K. Blackshear
F: T. Coleman
F: D. Williams
C: W. Baker
Boise State Broncos:
G: M. Shaver, Junior
G: M. Rice
G: C. Agbo
F: N. Smith
Classic Live Blogs: A Quacky Weekend
University of Oregon Ducks had a busy weekend in Football & Men’s Basketball. The Football Team holding onto their Pac-12 Championship Game chances, by defeating Utah on Saturday.
Sunday was a different story for the Quack Attack Men’s Basketball. As Marcus Sasser & Houston defeated Oregon by double digits.
Live-Blogging Shish on College Football: American Athletic Football-Navy Midshipmen at SMU Mustangs 10/13/2022
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on College Football’. Tonight, it is an American Athletic Conference battle, between Navy Midshipmen and SMU Mustangs.
Midshipmen are off to a good start in conference play. They get a big test tonight, by the Pony Express of SMU.
The Mustangs are coming off a loss to Central Florida. They got dominated in the 2nd Half of the Hurricane Ian-delayed game. But Tonight, they get a challenge by the triple option of the Naval Academy.
Midshipmen are led by Tai Lavatai in passing. While Daba Fofana leads the Naval Academy in rushing. And Vincent Terrell, Junior leads the Annapolis based Naval Academy in receiving.
For the Mustangs, they are led by Tanner Mordeci in passing. While Velton Gardner leads Southern Methodist in rushing. And Rashee Rice leads the Dallas-Based University in receiving.
It is Navy Midshipmen and SMU Mustangs, coming up shortly.
Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball: 2022 NCAA MBK Midwest Regional Semifinal-Iowa State Cyclones vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball’. Tonight, it is 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Midwest Regional, between Iowa State Cyclones and Miami (FL) Hurricanes.
The talk about this matchup is that not too many people have this matchup. But I did. And here is how I picked this matchup and how they got here.
Cyclones have taken advantage of LSU and Wisconsin’s downfall, in this tournament. Having LSU replacing head coaches before the tournament and Badgers Johnny Davis not at 100%, the Cyclones found themselves in the Midwest Regional Semifinal (aka Sweet 16) in Chicago.
Hurricanes shouldn’t surprise college basketball fans either. They have knocked off Duke in Cameron and beat North Carolina and Notre Dame in Conference Play, This Season. They were able to beat underachieving programs like USC and Auburn to get to Chicago.
Cyclones are led by Izaiah Brockington in scoring and rebounding. While Tyrese Hunter leads Iowa State in assists.
For the Hurricanes, they are led by Kameron McGusty in scoring. Jordan Miller leads University of Miami in rebounding. And Charlie Moore leads the Coral Gables School in assists.
It is Iowa State Cyclones and Miami (FL) Hurricanes, in the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Midwest Region. The winner takes on Kansas/Providence, coming up shortly.
Iowa State Cyclones:
G: Izaiah Brockington
G: Tyrese Hunter
G: Gabe Kelscheur
F: Aljaz Kunc
F: Robert Jones
Miami (FL) Hurricanes:
G: Isaiah Wong
G: Charlie Moore
G: Jordan Miller
F: Sam Waardenburg
F: Kameron McGusty
Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball-2022 Big East Semifinals-U Conn Huskies vs. Villanova Wildcats
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on College Basketball’. Tonight, it is a 2022 Big East Men’s Basketball Semifinal, between UConn Huskies and Villanova Wildcats.
The last time U Conn and Villanova faced each other in the Big East Tournament. Emeka Okafor and Ben Gordon led that Husky Team to a National Championship in 2004.
Since then, UConn won a couple more national championships before going to the American Athletic Conference in 2013-14 and then returning back to the Big East in 2020-21.
What happened during U Conn tour in the AAC, is that Villanova won a couple of national championships. And now these two will face each other, for the right to play Creighton in the Big East Championship.
Huskies are led by R.J. Cole in scoring and assists. While Adama Sanogo leads University of Connecticut in rebounding.
As for the Wildcats, they are led by Collin Gillespie in scoring and assists. While Eric Dixon leads rebounding.
It is U Conn Huskies and Villanova Wildcats, coming up shortly.
Possible Starting Lineups:
U Conn Huskies:
G: RJ Cole
G: T. Martin
G: A. Jackson
F: I. Whaley
F: A. Sanogo
G: C. Gillespie
G: C. Daniels
G: J. Moore
F: B. Slater
F: E. Dixon
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