What's the key for the Tar Heels?
What constitutes the "Upset of the Year? And how on earth would we go about determining that with all the games that are played during any given season?
Some wins really are better than other wins. Beating Connecticut in the NCAA Women's Basketball championship is a lot better than beating Bluebell Girls Academy in an exhibition game. But the question is then "which wins are better than which other wins?"
There’s a tendency to categorize victories as moral wins, or signature victories or statement games. Whatever you called Georgia Tech’s 71-70 victory over the #8 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels on Thursday night – a game decided in the final minute - there was one word you couldn’t leave out. Thrilling.
Although North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell says she likes the pace that Gonzaga plays, Gonzaga and North Carolina differ in almost every other way possible -- from their motivation to coaching style to personnel to program tradition. Ultimately, what this game could come down to is that Gonzaga is a more seasoned team that starts five upperclassmen and has clear leadership, while North Carolina is still trying to figure some things out.
Rutgers earned a #7 seed in the Women's basketball tournament and will play #10 VCU in the opening round.