March Madness podcast with Michelle Richardson: Baylor advances after win over Villanova; Arkansas advances with win over Oral Roberts; Lady Bears hang on to beat Michigan

Baylor Bears guard Davion Mitchell (45) is jubilant and celebrates with Adam Flagler (right) after defeating the Villanova Wildcats at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis (AP News photo)

On the March Madness podcast with Michelle:

#1 The Baylor Bears (25-2) advanced for another round with a 62-51 against the Villanova Wildcats (18-7). The Wildcats had a 30-23 first half lead. The Bears came back in the second half with a 39-21 for the win. The Bears top scorer Adam Flager finished with 16 points.

#2 In a razor close game the Arkansas Razorbacks (21-5) clipped the Oral Robets Eagles (18-11) 72-70 on Saturday. The Eagles had a 35-28 lead after the first half but the Razorbacks came right back with a 44-35 second half. The Razorbacks guard Jalen Tate led all scorers with 22 points.

#3 The No.6 Michigan Wolverines women (16-6) lost a tough one to the No.2 Baylor Lady Bears (28-2) the Bears NaLssya Smith was the top scorer with 24 points. The Lady Bears led in every frame but the Wolverines tried to make a come back in the fourth quarter but fell three points short 78-75.

Michelle’s Final Thoughts

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NCAA March Madness podcast with Michelle Richardson: Ewing, Hoyas get surprise loss to Colorado; FSU 10 pt win over UNCG; Stanford and Utah Valley women tip off tonight

March Madness 2021 is the topic for Michelle’s NCAA basketball podcast (photo from LA Times)

#1 The Georgetown Hoyas (13-13) were expected to big the favorites in their game against the Colorado Buffaloes (20-7) on Saturday but pulled off a convincing 96-73 win to the disappointment of Hoya’s head coach Patrick Ewing.

#2 The Florida State Seminoles (15-5) pulled off a 64-54 victory over the UNC Greensboro Spartans (18-8) The Seminoles RaiQuan Gray led the Seminoles in scoring with 17 points. The Seminoles have had a great season now advancing as they are playing for their sixth first round win.

#3 Women’s first round basketball Stanford Cardinal (25-2) No.1 seed will match up tonight against No.16 Utah Valley Wolverines (13-6). The Cardinal are coming in with a 14 game winning streak. The Cardinal have not lost a game since Jan 22 to UCLA 70-66. The Wolves had a six game win streak going until they lost to Grand Canyon in the WAC Tournament 57-54.

Michelle’s Final Thoughts

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