March 16, 2012 - Since learning Sunday their opponent in this year's NCAA Championship would be Belmont, everything they have done centers around today, when they tip at 3:10p EST against the Bears. This includes attending the announcement ceremony, practice/preparation, and traveling to Columbus, OH, game site.
Those unable to see the game, where the Hoyas are a third seed, Belmont is slotted 14th, live at Nationwide Arena, may do so on cable outlet TruTV. Fans of radio can listen to the ever present Rich Chvotkin's broadcast on ESPN 980 AM.
HoyaReport.com has provided multiple reports on the Hoyas' since Sunday, including interviews - some exclusive - with program members. In essence, the website is the source for Hoya Hoops news.
Now we offer an assortment of various media, including interview and photos. Many can be found nowhere else. These include coach John Thompson III's brief remarks to a crowd of students and fans at the NCAA Tournament announcement celebration, as well as photos documenting that event, which included a pair of high school student athletes; Class of 2012 center Nerlens Noel and Class of 2013 guard Josh Hart.
There are also pictures of Thompson, senior center Henry Sims, junior swingman Hollis Thompson and senior guard Jason Clark addressing the media at various times.
The Premium Court message board has more audio, specifically Clark, Sims and their coach addressing media members before boarding for the team's trip to Columbus, Wednesday. Also there is a chant from students, directed towards Nerlens.
Be sure to follow the game real-time, on Premium Court, where our in-game chat thread will be surely hot!