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Two mid-major powerhouses will go head-to-head as 5-seed San Diego State takes on 12-seed College of Charleston in the first round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament.San Diego State headlines a surprisingly large contingent of Mountain West schools in this year's tournament. Four teams from the conference made the field, with the other three being Boise State, Utah State and Nevada.The Aztecs are fresh off a 62-57 victory over Utah State in the conference championship game that punched their ticket to the dance. This is their third st...
Two mid-major powerhouses will go head-to-head as 5-seed San Diego State takes on 12-seed College of Charleston in the first round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament.
San Diego State headlines a surprisingly large contingent of Mountain West schools in this year's tournament. Four teams from the conference made the field, with the other three being Boise State, Utah State and Nevada.
The Aztecs are fresh off a 62-57 victory over Utah State in the conference championship game that punched their ticket to the dance. This is their third straight NCAA Tournament appearance under head coach Brian Dutcher. They haven't made it past the first round in any of their last three appearances overall, however.
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On the other side is the red-hot champion of the Colonial Athletic Association. The Cougars have put together a remarkable season that included taking down UNC-Wilmington 63-58 in the conference championship.
This is the sixth tournament appearance in program history for the squad from South Carolina, but just the second since 1999. Led by second-year head coach Pat Kelsey, the team drew national attention during the season. There's no doubt this is one of the hottest teams in the country right now; it's riding a 10-game winning streak into March Madness.
The Sporting News is breaking down the matchup, including odds, time and TV information.
San Diego State vs. College of Charleston will be the first 5-vs.-12 matchup of the 2023 tournament, with tipoff scheduled for 3:10 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 16. The game will be played at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla.
The game will be broadcast on truTV, with Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner, Stan Van Gundy and Lauren Shehadi on the call.
According to odds from BetMGM, San Diego State opened as the favorite.
This squad has serious dark-horse potential. Punching well above its weight in the NET and KenPom rankings, it can wear down just about anyone with stifling defense and impressive depth.
The Aztecs rank 27th in the country in defensive efficiency and 34th in rebounding, which can be a good formula for grinding out wins in March.
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Their weakness is on the offensive end, where they rank 105th in efficiency. They'll have to make sure their opponents don't get hot, because they aren't especially well-equipped for a high-scoring game.
Matt Bradley, G, Sr. (6-4, 220): 12.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 2.1 apg
Darrion Trammell, G, Sr. (5-10, 175): 9.5 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 3.3 apg
Lamont Butler, G, Jr. (6-2, 195): 8.5 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 3.2 apg
The Cougars will be a trendy pick to pull off upsets this March. One of their three losses was to North Carolina in Chapel Hill. They haven't lost since a 70-69 defeat to Drexel on Feb. 2. Even if they hadn't won their conference tournament, they would have been in consideration for an at-large bid.
This is a team with very few weaknesses on paper. It ranks in the top 20 in the country in both offensive and defensive efficiency, and it features a balanced group of scorers that can hurt its opponent in a variety of ways. It's also a very good rebounding team that tends to stay out of foul trouble.
With the ability to light it up behind the arc — Charleston ranked 10th in Division I in 3-pointers made per game — this is a squad no one will look forward to playing in the dance.
Dalton Bolon, G, Sr. (6-4, 205): 12.3 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 1.3 apg
Ante Brzovic, F, Soph. (6-10, 225): 11.6 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 0.9 apg
Reyne Smith, G, Soph. (6-2, 190): 10.9 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 1.4 apg
This matchup will likely come down to whether San Diego State can keep Charleston quiet from beyond the arc. The Aztecs need to play the game on their terms by slowing the pace down, winning the rebounding battle and playing solid perimeter defense. If they can do all those things, they'll be in good shape to advance to the second round.
Charleston will need to figure out a way to overcome SDSU's stingy defense, but it has the tools to do so. Brzovic is a force in the paint, and plenty of shooters can knock down shots from beyond the arc. At least on paper, this looks like a good matchup for the Cougars.
Go with the upset here. Charleston's dynamic offensive attack will help lead it to the victory and into the second round, where it will face 4-seed Virginia or 13-seed Furman.
The 12-5 upset is always a popular pick in March Madness brackets, and for good reason. In 10 of the last 13 years, at least one 5-seed has upset a 12-seed.
Overall, No. 5 seeds hold a 96-52 head-to-head advantage over No. 12 seeds since the NCAA Tournament bracket expanded to 64 teams in 1985. That means, historically, 12 seeds have pulled off the upset 35.1 percent of the time.
Here's a look at all of the 12-5 upsets in the NCAA Tournament since 2010:
|2022||Richmond 67, Iowa 63|
|2022||New Mexico State 70, UConn 63|
|2021||Oregon State 70, Tennessee 56|
|2019||Murray State 83, Marquette 64|
|2019||Liberty 80, Mississippi State 76|
|2019||Oregon 72, Wisconsin 54|
|2017||Middle Tennessee 81, Minnesota 72|
|2016||Yale 79, Baylor 75|
|2016||Little Rock 85, Purdue 83 (2 OTs)|
|2014||Stephen F. Austin 77, VCU 75 (OT)|
|2014||North Dakota State 80, Oklahoma 75 (OT)|
|2014||Harvard 61, Cincinnati 57|
|2013||Oregon 68, Oklahoma State 55|
|2013||California 64, UNLV 61|
|2013||Ole Miss 57, Wisconsin 46|
|2012||VCU 62, Wichita State 59|
|2012||South Florida 58, Temple 44|
|2011||Richmond 69, Vanderbilt 66|
|2010||Cornell 78, Temple 65|
The D’Allesandro brothers are doing it again. Ben and Nick D’Allesandro opened their popular St. Philip Street pizza joint D’Allesandro’s Pizza 16 years ago, followed by the dive bar Cutty’s across the street just five years later. Now the brothers are opening another bar, Sugey’s, at 638 King Street a few blocks from their St. Philip Street establishments.Just past Barsa Tapas Lounge & Bar at Line and King streets, you’ll find Sugey’s in a small, white building tucked back from the ...
The D’Allesandro brothers are doing it again. Ben and Nick D’Allesandro opened their popular St. Philip Street pizza joint D’Allesandro’s Pizza 16 years ago, followed by the dive bar Cutty’s across the street just five years later. Now the brothers are opening another bar, Sugey’s, at 638 King Street a few blocks from their St. Philip Street establishments.
Just past Barsa Tapas Lounge & Bar at Line and King streets, you’ll find Sugey’s in a small, white building tucked back from the street.
“I just really loved that space,” said Ben D’Allesandro. “If it wasn’t for that particular spot, I don’t know that I really would have had much of a desire to open a bar, but I just thought that that spot had a great curb appeal to it.”
The bar celebrated its soft opening with friends and family Saturday and officially opens to the public today at 5 p.m.
As for the name, it comes from a cute nickname between him and his wife, who’s name in his phone is “Sugey.” When brainstorming a name for the bar, someone from D’Allesandro’s Pizza recommended that name: Sugey’s.
“I was like, ‘Man, that is the perfect name,’” he said.
The new bar is managed by longtime Cutty’s bar manager Sarah Griffith, who returned from a short stint in Philadelphia in January.
“I’m very fortunate to have the bosses that I have,” Griffith said. “I’ve worked for them for almost a decade. They know the work that I do and what it’s like, and they’ve put an awful lot of trust in me, which is really flattering and really cool.”
Because of her experience working alongside the D’Allesandro brothers, she was given her full creative control over designing the new bar.
“They’re like, ‘We don’t know what you’re gonna do with this space, but do what thou wilt, and it will probably do pretty well,’” she said. “At its essence, it’s a metal bar. There’s a lot of different elements in this space and in the culture of this space that are more than just metal music. When you look around, in a way, it’s kind of autobiographical.”
When you walk inside, it’s like looking into the mind of Griffith, a fan of metal music, pulp fantasy and ’80s slasher films. The walls are lined with poster art of bands ranging from punk rock icon Black Flag to flagship metal bands Kiss and Metallica, science fiction pulp fantasy posters and neon Frank Frazetta art straight from the Frank Frazetta museum near Philadelphia. A projector plays classic ’80s VHS films on the left wall and a Godzilla-themed pinball machine is tucked in the corner near the entrance.
“Sarah has done an amazing job with the place,” Ben D’Allesandro said. “It’s oozing with flavors.”
The cocktail menu offered at Sugey’s is handcrafted by Griffith, featuring a twisted take on a Painkiller cocktail made with Pusser’s gunpowder proof rum, Cruzan blackstrap, coconut cream, pineapple, Thai iced tea Demerara simple syrup and lime.
The space has a small kitchen that can be used to make small plates, Griffith said, but like its sister location Cutty’s, Sugey’s plans to introduce weekly food residencies for snacking options.
Sugey’s is located at 638 King St. and open daily from 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
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Tied for the most wins of any team in the country, the College of Charleston Cougars are a trendy first-round upset pick as a No. 12 seed after March Madness odds installed them as 4.5-point underdogs.Their matchup is certainly not the easiest as they face a hungry No. 5 seed in the San Diego State Aztecs, who swept the Mountain West regular season and conference tournament titles.After being sent home in the first round a year ago and...
Tied for the most wins of any team in the country, the College of Charleston Cougars are a trendy first-round upset pick as a No. 12 seed after March Madness odds installed them as 4.5-point underdogs.
Their matchup is certainly not the easiest as they face a hungry No. 5 seed in the San Diego State Aztecs, who swept the Mountain West regular season and conference tournament titles.
After being sent home in the first round a year ago and experiencing limited success in the NCAA Tournament overall as of late, the Aztecs hope that this is finally their year.
Which team will survive and advance in this fantastic matchup? Check out our college basketball picks for Charleston vs. San Diego State on Thursday, March 14 to find out.
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San Diego State hopes this go-around in the NCAA Tournament leads to more success than its other recent ventures. The Aztecs have continued their sustained run of success under Brian Dutcher, notching a 146-46 record across six seasons.
What they haven’t been able to find is success in the big dance. Here are their results in March Madness under Dutcher: Round 1 loss in 2021-22 as a No. 8 seed, Round 1 loss in 2020-21 as a No. 6 seed, and a Round 1 loss in 2017-18 as a No. 11 seed.
Three appearances, zero victories. Dutcher has led his team to three regular season titles and three conference tournament titles, but that level of dominance has not translated to March victories.
The Aztecs check in at 14th overall in KenPom — 64th in offensive efficiency and 10th in defensive efficiency. They rotate in a lot of bodies, as seven players average between 6.5 and 9.5 ppg. Matt Bradley, an expert at getting to the rim, is the only player averaging double figures with 12.9 ppg.
Charleston is similar in many ways to San Diego State. Both are among the oldest teams in the country, both rotate in a lot of bodies by playing a deep lineup, and both were very successful during the regular season. The biggest difference in identity is the Cougars are an offensive juggernaut (80.8 ppg) while San Deigo State is a defensive team (63.6 ppg allowed).
The Cougars went 17-15 in Pat Kelsey’s first year in town a year ago but nearly doubled that record with a sterling 31-3 record this season. They check in at 73rd overall in KenPom, raking 70th in offensive efficiency and 75th in defensive efficiency.
Charleston is a trendy upset pick, which has created a bit of line value on San Diego State. The Cougars’ record may look great, but they faced the 305th most difficult schedule per KenPom and padded their numbers against easy competition.
The only tournament team they played was No. 13 Kent State, who they beat by two points. The only other notable name on the resume is North Carolina, who soundly defeated them 102-86. They played just one Quad 1 game all season and lost.
That’s a stark contrast to San Diego State — a battle-tested team that faced KenPom’s 34th most-difficult schedule. Take away the Aztecs’ non-conference losses to Saint Mary’s (11th in KenPom), Arizona (10th), and Arkansas (20th) and their record looks just as pretty as Charleston's — just with more quality wins.
They are 5-5 in Quad 1 games and 6-1 in Quad 2 games, a great showing hints the Aztecs could be considered underseeded by most metrics as a double champ that ranks as a Top 15 team analytically.
The Cougars shoot a ton of threes, ranking second nationally in attempts per game (30.2) and 10th in makes (10.1). This style of play is nothing new to the Aztecs, who went 3-0 against a Utah State team that ranks fifth in 3-point shooting.
Another one of Charleston’s strengths is rebounding, where it ranks third in both offensive rebounds (13.6) and total rebounds (40.5) per game. Good luck gaining a substantial rebounding edge against a schematically sound and athletically dominant Aztecs team that ranks 34th in rebounding percentage (53.1%).
Give me the Aztecs.
My best bet: San Diego State -5 (-108 at WynnBET)
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This line opened at San Diego State -5.5, crept down to -4.5 for a bit, and went back up to -5 or -5.5 at current. Be sure to shop around as always.
The Covers Consensus is split on this game, as 54% of the public is picking Charleston against the spread while just 45% of the money is headed the Cougars’ way. Charleston has the making of a trendy public underdog and I wouldn’t be surprised to see that public-sharp divide widen in this game in the run-up before tipoff.
Charleston was very impressive ATS this season, notching a 19-13-1 ATS record while vastly exceeding expectations. The Cougars get it done by a committee approach that sees five players average double figures, but none more than Dalton Bolon at 12.3 ppg. No player in the rotation averages more than 28.1 minutes per game while nine see more than 15.4 minutes per game.
The Aztecs, meanwhile, have been very profitable as a favorite in this range. When catching between three and seven points (-3 to -7), they’re 6-0 ATS. Dutcher’s squad was very profitable in Mountain West play, notching a 12-7-2 ATS record.
San Diego State may be viewed as an easy draw for casual fans considering it plays in a non-Power Conference. That’s far from the case, however, as the Aztecs are a tough and physical team that plays defense on par with any in the country. They are one of the most athletic teams in the country and I expect that to pose issues after seeing how Charleston reacted when stepping up in competition against UNC.
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The total is currently set at 141.5 across most books. At that number I side with the Under, so allow me to explain.
Both teams have played toward the Unde this season: Charleston has a 13-19-1 O/U record while San Diego State is 14-18 O/U. When playing on a neutral court, these teams have combined to go 3-6-1 O/U.
The main concern in this matchup is that Charleston likes to push the pace offensively, ranking 29th in adjusted tempo (KenPom). This will be a clash of styles as San Diego State ranks just 252nd in adjusted tempo, preferring to slow that game down offensively to find an easy look while making opponents work very hard on the other end.
If Charleston does look to get out and run, that may be difficult against an athletic San Diego State team that ranks 37th in effective field goal percentage allowed in transition (Hoop-Math).
The Aztecs had two forwards named to the MWC All-Defensive team in Lamont Butler and Nathan Mensah. When Charleston does venture inside the arc, finding open layups will be difficult against one of the nation’s best rim protectors in Mensah.
San Diego State relied on a lot of mid-range looks offensively, ranking 46th in mid-range attempt rate (Haslametrics). This plays right into what Charleston likes to do defensively as the Cougars rank 351st in mid-range attempt rate allowed defensively. The mid-range is the lowest-value spot on the court, so this is not a profile that I love when forecasting points. Hence the Under.
San Diego is State is 11-4-1 ATS in its last 16 games overall. Find more college basketball betting trends for Charleston vs. San Diego State.
|Location:||Amway Center, Orlando, FL|
|Date:||Thursday, March 16, 2023|
|Tip-off:||3:10 p.m. ET|
Game: Charleston Cougars vs San Diego State AztecsLocation: Amway Center in Orlando, FLTV: truTVOdds/Point Spread: Charleston (+5)The Charleston Cougars (31-3) are headed to Amway Center on Thursday where they will try to beat the San Diego State Aztecs (27-6). San Diego State opens this matchup as 5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The total is 141.5. One E-mail A Week Is All You Need! Our weekly newsletter is loaded with exc...
Game: Charleston Cougars vs San Diego State Aztecs
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Charleston (+5)
The Charleston Cougars (31-3) are headed to Amway Center on Thursday where they will try to beat the San Diego State Aztecs (27-6). San Diego State opens this matchup as 5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The total is 141.5.
The Charleston Cougars stepped onto the hardwood against UNC Wilmington and went home with a win by a final score of 63-58 in their last contest. Charleston ended the game having earned a 40.4% FG percentage (21 of 52) and converted 6 of their 26 3-point shots. From the charity stripe, the Cougars buried 15 of 20 shots for a percentage of 75.0%. In regard to grabbing rebounds, they collected 27 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 8 dimes for the matchup while forcing the opposition into 15 turnovers and earning 10 steals. When discussing defense, Charleston allowed their opponent to shoot 40.7% from the floor on 22 out of 54 shooting. UNC Wilmington earned 11 assists and had 5 steals for this contest. Moreover, UNC Wilmington snagged 28 rebounds (9 offensive, 19 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. UNC Wilmington walked away from this one shooting 78.6% at the charity stripe by burying 11 of their 14 tries. They also made 3 of 14 tries from long range. In the matter of personal fouls, the Cougars ended up with 16 and UNC Wilmington totaled 15 personal fouls.
Ryan Larson is a player who was a factor for the matchup. He racked up 23 points on 9 of 16 shooting. He played 34 mins played and snagged 3 boards. He finished the contest at 56.3% from the floor and also dished out 1 assist.
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Charleston comes into this game with a win-loss record of 31-3 for the campaign. They are turning it over 12.0 times per game and as a unit they commit 16.8 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Charleston is pulling in 40.5 boards per contest and has 469 assists this season, which ranks 84th in the nation in terms of passing the ball. The Cougars are shooting 33.4% on shots from 3-point land (343 of 1027) and 74.1% from the charity stripe. They average 80.8 pts per contest (14th in D-1) while shooting 43.8% from the field.
On defense, the Cougars are forcing 13.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.3 fouls. They are 151st in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 398 conceded on the season. The Cougars defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 43.1% (875 of 2,029) and they surrender 33.8 boards per contest as a unit. They relinquish 30.7% on 3-point shots and they are 98th in D-1 in points per game allowed (67.4).
For their last game, the San Diego State Aztecs walked away with a victory by a final of 62-57 when they faced Utah State. In reference to rebounds, San Diego State allowed Utah State to snag 37 in total (10 on the offensive glass). They wrapped up this game 16.7% from beyond the perimeter by going 4 of 24 and finished the contest at 7 of 14 at the free throw line (50.0%). The Aztecs allowed Utah State to bury 23 of 62 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 37.1% for the matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Aztecs finished 20 out of 63 from the floor which gave them a rate of 31.7%. When talking about 3-point attempts, San Diego State converted 2 out of 19 attempts (10.5%). They were able to bury 20 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 76.9%. Utah State had 21 fouls for the matchup which got the Aztecs to the charity stripe for a total of 26 shots. They also gave up possession of the ball 7 times, while recording 4 steals in this matchup. The Aztecs pulled down 29 defensive boards and 13 offensive boards totaling 42 in this game.
Matt Bradley ended up being a factor for the Aztecs for this game. He tallied 16 points in his 26 mins of playing time, but didn't record an assist. He buried 6 of 14 in the matchup giving him a rate of 42.9%, and had 2 rebounds.
San Diego State has a record of 27-6 on the year. The Aztecs are responsible for committing 16.1 personal fouls per contest and they go 73.2% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 13.4 times per game (158th in the country) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 11.8 times per game. San Diego State has totaled 2,378 points so far this season (72.1 per contest) and they collect 35.8 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Aztecs are shooting 44.4% from the field, which ranks 191st in D-1.
The San Diego State defense allows 29.3% on shots from beyond the arc (212 of 724) and opponents are knocking down 73.7% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 10.9 assists and 31.3 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 44th and 34th in college hoops. The Aztecs on defense are ranked 29th in D-1 in PPG allowed with 63.6. They are able to force 13.2 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 41.6% from the field (57th in Division 1).
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – City officials say they are reviewing this improvement project along Savannah Highway because of the constant growth in the area. The Charleston City Council also discussed parking and towing along King Street at Tuesday’s meeting.Charleston city leaders are looking to make upgrades to Savannah Highway through the Savannah Highway Capacity and Intersection Improvement Project.“The purpose of this project is to improve traffic flow,” project manager Sunshine Trakas said, “s...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – City officials say they are reviewing this improvement project along Savannah Highway because of the constant growth in the area. The Charleston City Council also discussed parking and towing along King Street at Tuesday’s meeting.
Charleston city leaders are looking to make upgrades to Savannah Highway through the Savannah Highway Capacity and Intersection Improvement Project.
“The purpose of this project is to improve traffic flow,” project manager Sunshine Trakas said, “safety and pedestrian access at key intersections.”
Those key intersections include DuPont Road and Stinson Drive, Wappoo Road and Magnolia and Avondale Roads.
“We presented those intersections last year through an online public information meeting,” Trakas said, “and that was in August and September of last year.”
And they received overwhelmingly positive feedback from the community.
“There were 94 percent of the public who were in support of the project,” Trakas said, “and no objection to the project.”
Improvements to the intersections would include new traffic lanes, sidewalks and crosswalks, as well as realigning certain roads.
“We wanted to make sure we improve safety for both vehicles and pedestrians,” Trakas said. “We wanted to create more connectivity for pedestrians, all while minimizing our right-of-way impacts.”
Following the presentation, the city’s Parking Services director, Tyrone Lawrence, provided councilmembers with an update on the recently-implemented towing initiative for vehicles parked on King Street Thursday through Saturday, from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.
“Since February 9TH,” Lawrence said, “33 tows, which is very minimal. So, we’re averaging four to five tows per night.”
Lawrence says prior to towing, they received very little compliance from drivers. He says they were writing nearly 100 tickets for illegally parked cars per night. Now, they’re going to continue enforcing towing because it has been effective at keeping King Street clear.
“Out of the 80 spaces,” Lawrence said, “at least 70 to 80 percent at six o’clock are vacant. So, we take advantage of that and place cones in those spaces to prevent anyone from parking once the space has been vacated.”
Lawrence says they have seen an increase in parking violations on side streets, which has resulted in 59 cars being towed since February 9TH.