Found March 15, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
Norfolk State will have quite the introduction. The No. 15 seed Spartans make their first NCAA tournament appearance against No. 2 seed Missouri, the Big 12 tournament champions led by surprising first-year coach Frank Haith. The Tigers will try to continue momentum from their success in Kansas City as they face a squad that has won seven consecutive games. Many around the program consider this to be Missouri's best chance to reach a Final Four for the first time, and a versatile backcourt led by guards Marcus Denmon (17.6 point per game) and Kim English (14.9) figures to carry the Tigers far. "I would say this is a senior-laden team, and they have been focused all year," Haith said. "They stayed in the process, and with that said, I feel good about us being focused. We have had opportunities to lose that focus throughout the year, but this team has been determined and resilient throughout the year." Any chance Norfolk State has of ending Missouri's...
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