NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES LEBRON JAMES, STEPH CURRY, JAYSON TATUM

CBS has ordered a competition series from NBA superstar LeBron James, the network announced Tuesday. Million Dollar Mile will be a 10-episode high-stakes series that gives everyday athletes an opportunity to win big money ($1 million every time they run the Million Dollar Mile), according to CBS. James will executive produce. The series comes from Big Brother executive producers Allison … Read moreNATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES LEBRON JAMES, STEPH CURRY, JAYSON TATUM

FLORIDA STATE SENDS XAVIER HOME – WVU WINS THE BACKYARD FUED

Rob Dauster writes No. 9-seed Florida State erased a 12-point deficit in the final 10 minutes and a seven-point deficit in the final five minutes, closing the game on an 18-4 run as they toppled No. 1-seed Xavier, 75-70. NBCSports. Jevon Carter scored 28 points, Lamont West added 18 off the bench and West Virginia overwhelmed … Read moreFLORIDA STATE SENDS XAVIER HOME – WVU WINS THE BACKYARD FUED

K-STATE-BUTLER-ARKANSAS-WVU-XAVIER-MICHIGAN STATE-NEVADA-AUBURN ADVANCE

Ninth-seeded Kansas State’s defense stymie Marcus Foster and No. 8 Creighton’s high-powered offense in a 69-59 wire-to-wire victory. 10th-seeded Butler Bulldogs pulled away again at the start of the second half, they stayed out in front, dispatching seventh-seeded Arkansas 79-62 in the NCAA Tournament’s East Region on Friday. Jevon Carter scored 21 points, had eight assists and six … Read moreK-STATE-BUTLER-ARKANSAS-WVU-XAVIER-MICHIGAN STATE-NEVADA-AUBURN ADVANCE

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY MOUNTAINEERS GAINING MOMENTUM

West Virginia is building momentum at the right time. The Mountaineers have won three straight and move up to #11 in the polls. West Virginia took care of business on Monday night, defeating #12 Texas Tech, 84-74, in the penultimate game of the season. “I think people realize how much they love this place,” said Huggins. … Read moreWEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY MOUNTAINEERS GAINING MOMENTUM