The 11th-seeded VCU Rams stunned No. 3 seed Purdue with a decisive 94-76 win Sunday night. With a few days off before their Sweet 16 matchup with Florida State, the players are excited to head back to Virginia as newly minted stars.
Lately the much-coveted No. 1 ranking in men's college hoops has been more a curse than a blessing. Ohio State, back on top after getting dethroned in early February, will try to play and stay in first with a win tonight over Penn State.
It was up to hoops to get us through a lazy night at home, and Thursday's slate of games didn't disappoint. Unless, of course, you're a Wizards fan. But you're used to being disappointed by now, right?
For football lovers like me, this weekend's NFL divisional playoff games can't come fast enough. But while we wait it out, counting down the hours, at least there are some good Big Ten hoops battles to help pass the time.