What’s Trending: Conference Week Madness is Underway!

Posted by Matt Eisenberg on March 11th, 2019

What’s Trending is a column examining the week that was in college basketball social media. Matthew Eisenberg (@matteise) is your weekly host.

Let the NCAA Tournament ticket punching begin!

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Jon Rothstein eloquently describes the month of March perfectly. It’s time to sit back and enjoy all that college basketball will bring us…

After 14 consecutive years at the top of the Big 12, Kansas‘ reign as the conference’s top team finally came to an end. In an era of college basketball where anything is possible, the longevity of the Jayhawks’ streak was beyond remarkable…

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LSU had a week to both remember and forget. The Tigers had the highest of highs in notching a perfect road record in league play….

…and the lowest of lows as a cloud of uncertainty now floats directly above the team and head coach Will Wade

The news of FBI and court drama also drew the spotlight and speculation following Arizona‘s final home game of the season. Could this be Sean Miller’s final appearance at the McKale Center?

After last weekend’s drama following a court-rushing at Utah State, a Minnesota fan rushed the court and once again brings attention to when fans act stupid….

The agony of defeat reaches new levels in March. For Wake Forest, the Demon Deacons came tantalizingly close to a win at Cameron Indoor Stadium…

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The Atlantic Sun Final between Liberty and Lipscomb was a back and forth affair for much of the second half. While Liberty came out on top and is the team that will go dancing, this flop by Scottie James will be an image that many fans will not soon forget…

Big time players making big time plays, with big time announcers making big time calls — that’s what March is all about. Cue up Seton Hall’s Myles Powell and Fox’s Gus Johnson

And perhaps the biggest news of the week came courtesy of the decision makers at Turner Sports. Last year’s NCAA Tournament Selection Show was as cringeworthy as cringeworthy gets, but this year the broadcast will return to the format fans want…

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