Is Seth Greenberg the winner of the Uncle Fester Look-A-Like-Contest, or what?
Wisconsin is playing the best defense in the Big Ten and the third-best in the country on a per-possession basis.
Virginia Tech’s Erick Green leads the nation in ppg with 25.3…and by a wide margin. You have to go back to Purdue’s Glenn Robinson in 1994 to find a player from a power conference to lead everyone in points.
Murray State’s Isaiah Canaan scored 12 points in the second overtime in the win over Morehead State 106-100. Just as impressive is the fact that he didn’t commit a foul in 49 minutes of action.
Gonzaga produced more NBA players in the past 10 years than such major-conference powers as Pitt, Oklahoma, Cal and Indiana.
Bad loss: Maryland’s loss at BC.
Good win: UConn over Cincinnati in OT. Shabazz Napier scored 11 points in OT. Wow!
Bad Loss: Ole Miss losing to South Carolina.
Davidson has won ten in a row.
Providence guard Vincent Council just broke the Big East record for assists with 431.
Eleven Gonzaga players scored in the victory of Santa Clara.
Belmont has six RPI-Top-100 victories. The Bruins have not lost back-to-back games since 2011.
VCU has 16 double-digit wins…ten by at least 20. All four losses are by single digits.
Top three road teams over the past three seasons: Kansas (22-5) Murray State (29-8) and Wichita State (25-7).
Long Beach State is 13-2 since all their players got healthy.
Just 17 teams are left with four or fewer losses.
Towson is 15-13 (second place in CAA)---after just a single victory last year.
UConn has won four overtime games this season.
Middle Tennessee State has a 12 game winning streak…15-1 in conference.
All five Villanova starters scored in double figures in the victory over Rutgers.
Notre Dame missed 18 of their first 19 shots Monday night…yet still managed to defeat Pitt.
Memphis could enter the Tournament without having beaten another team in the field during the regular season.
Louisiana Tech is 23-3. Most wins ever for Tech was 29 by the Karl Malone-led 1984-’85 team.
St. Louis has won eight in a row…they play at Butler this weekend.
Undefeated in conference play: Gonzaga, Memphis, Akron, Miami, Norfolk State and Louisiana Tech.
Winless in conference play: Grambling and Penn State.
Not so fast: Just four players have hit the 40-point mark so far…Longwood’s Tristan Carey being the latest during 102-101 win over Liberty. That’s the first time since 11/11/11 that two teams cracked the century mark in regulation.
One more thing: Four Indiana players have 1,000 or more points so far in their college time. Indiana has a lot of weapons.