The sport of college basketball is a cruel one, especially in the month of March. More than 30 games of blood, sweat and tears can evaporate into thin air within the span of 40 minutes.
When it walks onto the court tomorrow morning, the San Diego State men’s basketball team won’t be taking on just the North Carolina State Wolfpack.
In the past, a loss in the Mountain West Conference Tournament final may have cost the San Diego State men’s basketball team a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
Having won eight straight games in the Mountain West Conference Tournament spanning the last three seasons, Saturday was an unfamiliar feeling for the San Diego State men’s basketball team.
When watching sophomore guard Jamaal Franklin on the court, it’s easy to see he’s an emotional player. It helps make him the player he is.
A little more than 24 hours after one of the most dramatic victories of its season, the San Diego State men’s basketball team decided to take an approach to victory that was easier on the heartbeat.
After a Mountain West Conference regular season in which in seemed like it was out, up seemed like it was down and left seemed like it was right, the San Diego State men’s basketball team is about to embark into more maddening territory.
Basketball is a game of ups and downs, and Saturday’s game certainly confirmed that.
It’s no secret: Wins are hard to come by on the road in the Mountain West Conference.
Apparently, San Diego State sophomore guard Jamaal Franklin forgot that Senior Night is supposed to be a celebration for the seniors in their last home game ever.
Coming into last night’s game against the Wyoming Cowboys, senior center Garrett Green and sophomore guard Jamaal Franklin were nursing ankle injuries and both of their statuses were questionable for the game.