What a run in the Big 12 Tournament by these girls!
Tynice Martin is on fire and I think that the Mountaineers have the potential to go as far as the Elite Eight if this run can continue.
I did a bracket on the Women’s Tournament Challenge, and here’s what I have:
Elon. Maryland. Duke.
No doubt that the Mountaineers can win those three games.
Just not UConn.
Ain’t nobody beating UConn, right?
Date: Friday, March 17th
Tip-Off Time: 2:30 PM ET
Where: XFINITY Center, College Park, MD
Tickets: General Public (includes the Maryland-Bucknell game at Noon ET)
TV: ESPN2 (West Virginia, North Carolina, western Pennsylvania, Garrett County MD)
Streaming Video: WatchESPN (or the ESPN app for smartphones)
Radio: WZST Variety 101 (100.9 FM in Morgantown) and the Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates)
Streaming Audio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG on TuneIn Radio (or the TuneIn Radio app for smartphones)
Where are they from? Elon, North Carolina
Series History: WVU leads the series 4-0
Last Time: West Virginia 67, Elon 57 on December 28, 2015 in Morgantown
Record: 27-6 (16-2 CAA)
Head Coach: Charlotte Smith
KEYS TO THE GAME
- Let Tynice Martin keep doing Tynice Martin things. This should be self explanatory.
- Don’t doubt the Phoenix. Elon played North Carolina and Duke tough and cruised through the CAA conference schedule (losing only to James Madison twice, another 20+ win team). They’ll be ready to play, so should West Virginia.
HOW AFRAID SHOULD WE BE (ON A SCALE OF 1-10)?
Seven. I’m as afraid of Elon as I am of thinking about thinking of the WVU-Oklahoma football game.
PREDICTION THAT WILL BE WRONG
It will be a battle throughout, but I think WVU will come through at the end with some free throw shooting heroics. On to play Maryland/Bucknell (probably Maryland)!!
West Virginia 71, Elon 63