Thursday’s Early Games Previews/Picks: NCAA Tournament Underway


NCAA TOURNAMENT: THURSDAY’S ACTION EARLY GAMES No. 5 West Virginia (20-11) vs No. 12 Clemson (22-11) Time: 12:15 p.m. | Where: St. Pete Times, Forum, Tampa Bay, FL Analysis: Clemson and West Virginia kickoff the NCAA Tournament at 12:15 p.m. this afternoon. Clemson is one of the hottest teams nobody is talking about, winning 5 of their last 7 and knocking off UAB in an opening round game in Dayton, Ohio. Clemson gets a rested West Virginia team that comes into the the tournament not shooting the ball well and have the look of a team that goes out in the second round. West Virginia’s focus will be on shutting down Clemson’s guard combo of Demontez Stitt (14.7 ppg) and Andre Young (team-high 68 3-points). WVU boast one of the best 3-point perimeter defenses in the country and look for Clemson to test WVU inside with a heavy dose ofRead More »