NCAA 2019: MI vs. Texas Tech Recap

Texas Tech guard Jarrett Culver smiles at the end of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State Saturday

The men fell to the No. 3 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders 78-58 in Tulsa, OK and the women fell 84-72 to No. 2 seed UConn in Storrs, CT.

With Texas Tech relying so much on Jarrett Culver, who leads the team in points, rebounds and assists, the more well-rounded team in Gonzaga should win and cover this matchup.

Norense Odiase had 14 points and 15 rebounds, both season highs, for Texas Tech (28-6). When guards Davide Moretti and Matt Mooney are hitting 3-pointers, the Red Raiders have the kind of balance that is tough to beat. If they both return, though, MI will be an immediate contender in the Big Ten once again.

Gonzaga averages 88.2 points per game and shoots 52.8 percent from the field.

"Culver, you having fun?" the coach said. "We made some poor decisions".

"It was a little helpless at times because they're going to control the ball, they're not going to turn it over", Beilein said. "We're not a team that can score one-on-one". The Bulls will hope he can build on his performance against Arizona State, as the MI native has otherwise struggled against power conference opponents this year.

The Red Raiders tried to fight back in the bottom of the fourth as Zoe Jones reached first on an error, but they could not find their footing as Kelcy Leach fouled out, giving Tech its third out. They play at such a high level that head coach Chris Beard admitted to reporters that he has shown his team a lot of Gonzaga film.

"I feel like MI lagged running in transition which is something we're going to want to do tomorrow", he said.

Senior forward Nick Perkins registered 17 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for sixth-seeded Buffalo (32-4), which scored its fewest points of the season. That scoring balance and strong team defense was required because the Zags got nearly nothing from their bench (five points on 2-of-6 shooting in 42 minutes), so the anticipation is that the starting five will have to shoulder most of the load against a Texas Tech defense that has been turning heads and setting records in the tournament by wearing down opponents in a grinding defensive style. Buffalo reached the NCAA second round for the second year in a row. "We worked for it all summer not to have that feeling again". Hachimura leads Gonzaga in scoring with 19.6 points per game while Clarke leads the Bulldogs in rebounding with 8.5 rebounds per game and Perkins leads Gonzaga in assists with 6.2 assists per game this season.

The game was already in hand when Livers sprung free for what looked like a rare clean look from 3.

Читайте также: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Defends Trump Administration’s Elimination of Special Olympics Funding

Texas Tech's defense is elite.

The Elite 8 table is being set, with the victor of this matchup advancing to the Final Four.

"Games like these are why I came here", he said. "The end of the first half was big".

The Zags lead the nation in virtually every offensive category, including efficiency, points per game, and effective field goal percentage.

The third-seeded Texas Tech Red Raiders have had the most efficient defense in the nation this season, while the top-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs bring in the most efficient offense nationally.

Buffalo: The Bulls struggled at the beginning, falling behind 6-0 and 10-2, making just one of their first seven shots.

Hachimura averages 19.6 points.

The Wolverines could never get anything going against the swarming Texas Tech defense, which used a matchup zone to frustrate a MI team that has trouble putting the ball in the basket on a good day.

The loss denied the Bulldogs their second Final Four appearance in three seasons.

"We're not supposed to be here", Beard said. It took the Bulls almost eight minutes to finally hit a field goal in the second half while Texas Tech seemed to hit on every shot they made.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2019 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог


  • Ride-hailing company Lyft rises in Wall Street premier

    Ride-hailing company Lyft rises in Wall Street premier

    Lyft share began trading on Friday morning at $87.24 on the Nasdaq, but later shaved off some of the gains to close at $78.29. The company has filed the paperwork, joining Pinterest , Slack , and other tech companies looking to go public.
    Lyft valued at $34.3b in first ride-hailing IPO

    Lyft valued at $34.3b in first ride-hailing IPO

    Reuters reported the IPO was oversubscribed after just two days. It's the first of several tech IPOs expected this year. That would make Lyft's offering the biggest U.S.
    Cancel Brexit Petition: Over 3 Million Signatures In 48 Hours

    Cancel Brexit Petition: Over 3 Million Signatures In 48 Hours

    Protesters are gathering in central London before what is expected to be a massive march in favor of a second Brexit referendum. Drafting the instrument is complicated by the fact ministers still don't know what day the United Kingdom will leave the EU.
  • Palace: Cut down on plastics use for Earth Hour

    Palace: Cut down on plastics use for Earth Hour

    The last 12 months have seen some of the direst warnings on the impact of climate change on our natural habitat and species. It has grown in stature over the years, as more than 180 countries and territories are now involved.
    Apple makes a service move with News+, TV+, Arcade

    Apple makes a service move with News+, TV+, Arcade

    Apple Card is both a digital service stored in Apple Wallet and an actual physical card for use where Apple Pay isn't accepted. You will need to apply for the card on your iPhone and that's where you will also pay for purchases and see all your bills.
    EU, China commit to preserve multilateralism

    EU, China commit to preserve multilateralism

    As per the catalog, price and as stated by one French official the deal would cost China around 30 billion euros. Meanwhile, Xi stressed that "a united and prosperous Europe fits in with our vision of a multipolar world".
  • 'U.S. will not tolerate' foreign military presence in Venezuela, says Bolton

    'U.S. will not tolerate' foreign military presence in Venezuela, says Bolton

    On Wednesday, Zakharova lashed out at the U.S. call on Russian Federation to withdraw its military personnel, saying that U.S. The outage shuttered businesses, plunged the city's main airport into darkness and left commuters stranded in Caracas.
    Xiaomi teases its two-way foldable phone

    Xiaomi teases its two-way foldable phone

    Another interesting thing is that the folded screens at the back are still lit but only the front display is seen functional. In other news, Let's Go Digital [ translated ] has dug up patent filings by Samsung for a similar double-folding display.
    Championship odds for every Sweet 16 team

    Championship odds for every Sweet 16 team

    They improved their win total by nine games and were second in the Big Ten in scoring in coach Fran McCaffrey's ninth season. They're talking about cooking?! "I think they are a little more perimeter-oriented than they were a year ago", Barnes said.
  • Watson eliminated early in Match Play defense

    Watson eliminated early in Match Play defense

    He made a 6-foot birdie to match Horschel and send it to the 18th, and he lofted a wedge to 2 feet for birdie to win the 18th. I knew I needed to put it up there to at least have a chance at a 3, to force him to have a good pitch from down there.
    EU plans speed-limiting technology in all new cars in 2022

    EU plans speed-limiting technology in all new cars in 2022

    The European Commission points out that 25,300 people died on EU roads in 2017, while another 135,000 were seriously injured. Another feature already standard in many new cars, a lane departure warning system, will become obligatory.
    Spotify Starts Testing New Duo Plan for Couples

    Spotify Starts Testing New Duo Plan for Couples

    But if Premium Duo is a success in the first 5 regions, there is a good chance it will head to more countries later on. The only requirement for Premium Duo is that youre living together with the person that youre sharing the service with.


Latest news

How to Get Nintendo Switch Online for Free with Twitch Prime
Twitch is treating Twitch Prime subscribers by giving them a 12-month Nintendo Switch Online subscription for free . In total, this gives you the chance to claim a year of Nintendo Switch Online without having to pay a dime.

Third vote on May deal exposes splits among Tory Brexiters
She now faces having to explain what happens next, after EU Council President Donald Tusk called a Brussels summit for April 10. To hold another one would represent a big risk, but bookmakers Betfair say an election before Brexit takes place is odds on.

Golden State Warriors Announce Suspension For Jordan Bell
Bell flew with the team to Minneapolis and is expected to be active for Friday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves . While it's unclear what Bell did to earn the suspension, his production with the Warriors has been lackluster, at best.

Russian Federation urges USA to stop interfering in Venezuela
Agency for International Development or the State Department, and perhaps based outside Venezuela. He added that the opposition lied when it said it was not in dialogue with the government.

IDF maintains relative calm on anniversary of Hamas-led Gaza riots
Protest organizers installed tents near the border equipped with electricity and internet connection for demonstrators. This crisis has been driven by over 11 years of an Israeli blockade and an unresolved internal Palestinian divide.

Boeing 737 plane crash: Findings out on Ethiopian Airlines disaster
On Thursday, it was revealed Boeing is being sued by the family of one of the passengers onboard the Ethiopian Airlines crash . Sinnett said making the software updates to each plane will take about an hour and will begin immediately.

Federer downs Anderson to reach Miami semi-finals
Halep only needs to qualify for Saturday's final to knock Japan's Naomi Osaka off the top women's rankings. However, Federer struggled in the following game to hold after he was trailing 0-40.

Eagles add RB, acquire Jordan Howard from Bears
In Philadelphia, Howard joins an Eagles offense that is very similar to the one he leaves in Chicago. The team acquired RB Jordan Howard from Chicago in return for a conditional 2020 6th round pick.

Trump threatens to close USA border with Mexico next week
But the official said they need the manpower elsewhere to babysit the surge of children and families rushing for the US border. Trump has declared a national emergency to justify redirecting money earmarked for the military to pay for its construction.

Democrats push for Mueller report to Congress by next week, Republicans resist
But the probe left unresolved the question of whether Trump engaged in obstruction of justice. But asked on Monday if Mr Mueller had acted honourably, Mr Trump said: "Yes".

Borderlands 3 Finally Revealed with First Trailer
On that front, you'll probably have to wait until next week, as Gearbox say they have more news set to arrive on April 3. Borderlands 3 will be powered by Unreal Engine and seems to be visually similar to Borderlands 2.

Yuvraj Singh: I’m excited to play in front of the Mumbai crowd
Taking to his Twitter handle the Kulgam speedster said that he was nervous while playing his first match for the cash rich league. He is the second Kashmiri to play in IPL , after off-spinner Parvez Rasool, who went on to play for Indian National Team as well.

Trump Says 'Russia Has to Get Out' of Venezuela
Rosales, at the White House. "Venezuela was and is still a country with tremendous potential where people are starving". Venezuela's economy is in tatters with food and medicine in short supply due to years of hyperinflation.

Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department will review the Jussie Smollett case
Glandian then pulled a switcheroo: "The only person who should be apologizing is the mayor and the city of Chicago. Investigators alleged Smollett staged the attack with the hopes of gaining attention and advancing his career.

Media is 'enemy of the people': Donald Trump
Trump said earlier Monday that the release of Mueller's report "wouldn't bother me at all" but that it was up to Barr. No one outside the Justice Department has yet seen the report, including the White House.

Other news