March 16th, 2017
Selection Sunday has come and gone, brackets are out, the regular season is no more. On to the Big Dance!
At last the field is set and a total of 29 mid major programs making the NCAA Tournament. Here are some intriguing lesser known players to watch for in the tournament, plus a recap who got in and who they will be playing.
Reggie Upshaw, F, Senior, Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders
Rinse, wash, repeat. Kentucky just won its 30th SEC tournament title and its 3rd consecutive as John Calipari joins Tubby Smith and Rick Pitino to tie them for their 5th overall title in their tenures at UK. But, the commonwealth of Kentucky doesn’t settle for SEC tournament titles. Hence, why they only hang banners for national championships. But, Kentucky is not the only SEC school who has a chance to claim a national title. Florida, Arkansas, Vanderbilt, and South Carolina join Kentucky in the big dance.