Frank Beamer may not have been on the sideline for Virginia Tech's bowl win, but the longtime coach was still there in the locker room to celebrate and boy did he.
Saddled with early foul trouble, Georgetown center Joshua Smith took control in the second half against Indiana and after seemingly taking control of his college career this summer.
Dez Wells was only asked to do so much in his return to the court on Saturday. He had a funny way of saying that that's just fine with him.
2wMaryland got its bowl assignment on Sunday. They'll be headed west to face a Pac-12 foe. Details here.
2wPatricio Garino scored 21 points and the Colonials opened an important six-game stretch with a 78-70 win over Charlotte.
2wInjured Maryland guard Dez Wells says he will take the next step in his recovery from surgery on Monday. Details here.
2wD'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 16 points and Georgetown set season-highs in 3-point baskets and shooting percentage in a 78-46 romp over Towson in the BB&T Classic.
3wThe four-team college football playoff is set and one Big Ten team snuck into the tournament. Details here.
3wIt was the last chance for teams to prove they deserve to be in the playoff and several impressive performances will leave the selection committee with some tough decisions to make.
3wAs players in the frontcourt struggled, one Maryland sophomore gave the Terrapins the 'best game of his career' in a win over Winthrop.