ATLANTA (AP) — Louisville and Michigan fans aren’t the only ones left partying in Atlanta.
It’s time for the Division II and Division III national championship games. He will be played Sunday at Philips Arena, a short walk from where those two will play for the Division I title Monday night.
First up is Amherst takes on Mary Hardin-Baylor in the D-3 title game, followed by Drury and Metropolitan State for the D-2 title. The games are being played as part of Final Four weekend for the first time as the NCAA celebrates its 75th anniversary.
And while they may not be as numerous, fans of all four schools are just as vocal.
There was a contingent of about a dozen students who drove from Texas to root on Mary-Hardin Baylor, and they made quite a racket a couple hours before tip as they marched toward the arena dressed in everything from a garish golden toga to a snazzy purple bodysuit.
When one curmudgeon shot them a “keep it quiet” glance, one of the students replied cheerily, “I didn’t drive 16 hours not to yell!”
— Dave Skretta — http://twitter.com/@APdaveskretta
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama kicker Cade Foster received a supportive note from President George W. Bush.
Alabama kicker Cade Foster received a supportive note from former President George W. Bush.
Even though no one has been fired or hired, it seems to be all that college football fan bases across the country are talking about: Saban to Texas.
Homewood held its Christmas parade Tuesday night, and tons of residents took to the streets to get into the holiday spirit.
A judge in Jefferson County has signed an order to dismiss a murder charge against the suspect accused of shooting and killing an 81-year-old in Trussville.
Pete Rose sounded bowled over.
Temperatures dipped down into the twenties Tuesday night in several spots across the Birmingham area.
An upscale Birmingham salon and spa was closed Wednesday after agents with the Internal Revenue Service raided the business a day prior.