Frisco: Conference USA tournament got off to hot start tonight with several great games at the Star in Frisco. Today saw huge wins by Southern Miss, UTSA, Louisiana Tech, and UAB.
Southern Miss beat the FIU panthers 69-68 to advance to play number one seed and Tournament favor Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders Friday night at 6p.
UTSA handled UTEP 71-58 to earn a spot in the Quarterfinal round to face the four seed Marshall at 6:30. This game will likely go down to wire and is bound for an instant March classic.
Louisiana Tech and North Texas tipped off in the 7/10 match up on Thursday night this game was filled with a lot of tension as both schools are fierce Conference foes. The Bulldogs got the best of the Mean Green to advance to play Old Dominion at 8:30 on Friday night.
UAB pulled out a victory over Florida Atlantic 83-72 in the late cap of Thursday night. The Blazers advance to play Western Kentucky at 9:00 on Friday night. The Hilltoppers will look to avenge last weeks embarrassing 101-73 loss to the Blazers.
If day two in the Conference USA tournament is anything like the first round we will be for sure in for a major treat of March Madness basketball. This tournament has the potential of being one of instant classics and memories that will last a lifetime.