St. Bonaventure is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012 after securing its first at-large bid since 2000. "It will be a game-time decision, but hopefully he'll be out there and he'll be 100 percent and he can help us". Someone else would have to arrange the travel plans. All the games will be broadcast live on either TruTV, CBS, TBS or TNT, and will also be streaming live on March Madness Live. Adams has been sensational this season since returning from an injury that sidelined him for most of nonconference play, dropping 40-plus point outings in back-to-back games earlier this season.
"It's the best time of the year", the center from Redondo Beach said.
Schmidt, who told fans in St. Bonaventure's gym that his team is "going to Dayton to beat UCLA", has coached the Bonnies to three consecutive 20-win seasons.
The tired Bruins didn't practice Saturday after returning from Las Vegas and didn't take the court Sunday, either. "I think if we go and take care of what we have to take care of, playing defense and getting the ball moving, we'll be alright". Four came from the 2011 VCU team that danced into the Final Four.
The Bonnies are 25-7 coming into the NCAA Tournament, while the Bruins enter with a 21-11 season record. UCLA's 9.4 three-pointers made per game rank second in the Pac-12.
UCLA gained its footing after its early challenges and got in position for the NCAA Tournament - though just barely - by closing with eight wins in 12 games. "You'll get rest tomorrow if you can get past this week". We don't control anything past that.
He scored 26.1 points per game over the last four contests to lead the Bonnies before he left the game. He is the highest-scoring guard in school history with 1,893 points. 14 Rhode Island last month - before falling to Davidson in an Atlantic 10 Conference tournament semifinal on Saturday. UCLA lost a close game to Arizona taking the eventual champions to overtime before losing.