Saturday, Pitt, Virginia Tech, UVa, UNC, and JMU will be fighting for the top three seeds in the Mason-Dixon playoffs in a format that is going to test two teams especially hard.
Pitt and Virginia Tech kick off a play-in game at 11AM, and after that difficult encounter, the winner will have only a couple of hours before facing Virginia.
The women's DII college fall playoffs are drawing closer, and many conferences are just a weekend away from naming their representatives to the Round of 32. Only a handful of teams (bolded) are certain that they’ll be playing on Nov. 14, while a good portion know they’re advancing but must still play for place.
Orem was the undisputed favorite heading into the girls high school Utah state championship. The Lady Stallions had posted intimidating scores, and until yesterday, had not surrendered a point-against during league or post-season. But Herriman did not enter the title match with the intention of being bullied, and the Mustangs took it to the reigning champ.
The stage is set. Oregon will replay last year’s girls high school state final, pitting Grant and Beaverton against each other. The reigning champ defeated North Clackamas 90-10 in yesterday’s semifinal, while the Lady Barbarians eliminated Valley Panthers 50-22 for a final’s berth.