By Gabby Watson, producer of March To Madness
Zach Berman, Washington Post: Virginia Tech just needs one more win this season to make an impression on the NCAA Tournament selection committee. "We got to find something in the pit of your stomach that just makes losing not an option," coach Seth Greenberg said.
Lindsey Willhite, Chicago Daily Herald: With seven wins over teams in the RPI Top 50, does this Northwestern team deserve to be in the tournament?
Todd Golden, Terre Haute Tribune Star: Indiana State University's players are loving their chances to win it all at the MVC Tournament. "I'm pretty sure [the league] is thinking, 'These guys are playing hard, we have to have some sort of scheme,'" ISU guard Rashad Reed said.
John Berkowitz, Examiner.com: With Washington having currently having the intensity of a Velociraptor this team can go very deep in the NCAA tournament.
Jeff Washburn, IndyStar: Purdue players say they lost to Northwestern because they were outhustled and outworked."They played harder than us in Evanston, and they played harder than us here," Boilers coach Matt Painter said. "We are fortunate that we are 1-1 against them."
Matt Moran, Times-Delphic: Do you want to know the secrets of how Drake can win the Missouri Valley Conference tournament? A lot of the strategy has to do with rebounding and defense.
Tommy Braswell, Charleston Post Courier: Charleston forward Jermaine Johnson has some choice words for The Citadel who has beaten them twice so far: "If we meet up with them in the tournament, it's on. It is on. It is on. It is on. I guarantee we won't lose..."