NCAA Tournament Prep, NKU Norse, Baseball Returns from Austin | 23 Personnel Podcast – 084


  • TTU goes down to WVU 79-74 in the Big 12 Tourney
    • WVU looked tough against OU the night before. OU almost took it to overtime on a last second shot from beyond the arc, but the toe was on the line.
    • Tech trailed by as many as 17 in the first half and didn’t take the lead until two minutes left in the game (the Culver blocked-three, coast-to-coast spectacular)
    • WVU 22-11 advantage in second-chance points.
    • Freshman Emmitt Matthews, Jr. went supernova. Averaging 3.9 pts/game coming into the game, came up with 28 points on 10-14 shooting (2-4 3PT), 6-6 from the line in 30 minutes. 6 ORB-2DRB.
    • Culver with a double-double (26 points, 10 boards) and 1000 career points (0-6 from 3).
    • Rebounds:
    • TTU – 7 ORB – 23 DRB (30 TOTAL)
    • WVU – 19 ORB – 25 DRB (44 TOTAL)
  • “Learn & Burn” Beard on SVP:
  • Headed to Tulsa
    • Picked a 3-seed and will face 14 Northern Kentucky on Friday at 12:30pm
      • BPI 91.8% chance for TTU win; predicted margin of victory 15 points
    • Dan will have a Q&A with Austin Elmore – Producer of ESPN Radio (Cincinnati) and Northern Kentucky alum going up Thursday morning
    • Winner to face 6 Buffalo vs. 11 Arizona State/St. Johns (play-in game is Wed 8:10pm)
    • Interview with Rick Broering!



  • 1-2 in Austin
    • Game 1 (L 4-3): TTU with no hits after 5th inning. Struggled scoring. Two run error in the 6th. Haveman had his first walk of the season, but terrible timing
    • Game 2 (W 3-0): Cutting it close with a potential walk-off to take the lead in the bottom of the 9th. Great pitching – UT with only 1 hit on the day.
    • Game 3 (L 4-3): More trouble at the plate
  • Three game series at Home against Michigan (Thur-Sat) then two game series vs Stetson (Sun & Mon)


Going Yard

What we learned

Lubbock’s Two Docs Brewing Co. makes some fine beer (Red Dirt Red & Steampunk Ale).


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