What You Need To Know
Posted on: February 23, 2010 12:50 am
Connecticut worked its way back into the NCAA tournament picture.
Xavier Henry helped Kansas stay perfect in the Big 12.
Here's Tuesday's What You Need To Know:
Notable game from Monday: Kemba Walker made 14 free throws -- two more than West Virginia's entire team -- to help Connecticut to a 73-62 victory over No. 8 West Virginia. The win moved the Huskies to 17-11 overall, 6-8 in the Big East, and back into Jerry Palm's projected bracket heading into Sunday's game against Louisville.
Notable performance from Monday: Xavier Henry scored 18 points in the opening 20 minutes and finished with 23 in top-ranked Kansas' 81-68 win over Oklahoma. Henry was nine of 13 from the field, two of four from 3-point range and three of three from the free throw line. His effort helped the Jayhawks move to 27-1 overall, 13-0 in the Big 12.
Notable game scheduled for Tuesday: Tennessee's two-game winning streak will be on the line when the Vols visit Florida for an SEC East showdown. UT is 20-6 overall, 8-4 in the SEC. Florida is 19-8 overall, 8-4 in the SEC. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. ET.