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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/06/2014

NCAA tournament: Previewing the 2014 national championship between Connecticut and Kentucky

For only the second time in NCAA tournament history, a No. 7 seed will play a No. 8 seed. And it’s happening for the national title.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/05/2014

Final Four: A viewer’s guide to Saturday’s NCAA tournament games

Florida vs. UConn and Kentucky vs. Wisconsin will settle the matter of who will play for the national title.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/31/2014

NCAA Tournament: Final Four Preview

Florida-UConn, Wisconsin-Kentucky will play in semifinals Saturday as March Madness comes to a close.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Final Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/30/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: An Elite Eight viewer’s guide to Sunday’s games

Red-hot Connecticut takes on Michigan State while Michigan looks to stymie battle-tested Kentucky.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/29/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: An Elite Eight viewer’s guide to Saturday’s games

Dayton, Florida, Arizona and Wisconsin look to advance to Final Four.

By Tariq Lee  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/29/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Elite Eight Preview

It should be an exciting weekend of college basketball.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elite Eight, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:13 PM ET, 03/28/2014

NCAA tournament: Cast as favorites, top-seeded Florida continues to roll

Gators have not lost since early December. Only Cinderella stands between them and the Final Four

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:13 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 03/28/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A Sweet 16 viewer’s guide to Friday’s games

Virginia-Michigan State, Louisville-Kentucky are the highlights with Rick Pitino and John Calipari in starring roles.

By Mark Giannotto  |  08:23 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/27/2014

NCAA tournament: Stanford cowbell player keeps rocking out

Alex Chang becomes an instant March Madness celebrity

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/27/2014

NCAA tournament: At the end, UCLA twins David and Travis Wear are still together

“That’s been your identity your whole life; you don’t really know anything else,” Travis Wear said.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A Sweet 16 viewer’s guide to Thursday’s games

Can Florida keep it going? Which Cinderella wil advance to the Elite Eight?

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 03/24/2014

NCAA tournament: Sweet 16 Preview

Time to stop mourning your bracket and to start looking ahead to what should be a tremendous Sweet 16 weekend.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:23 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Sweet 16

Posted at 12:05 AM ET, 03/24/2014

NCAA tournament: Sunday’s scores

The Sweet 16 is set and here’s how it happened.

By Chelsea Janes  |  12:05 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 03/24/2014

NCAA Tournament: Sunday evening slate full of snoozers

After an exciting afternoon of close games, none of Sunday’s games provided much incentive to stay tuned til the final buzzer.

By Chelsea Janes  |  12:02 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:18 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Baylor shuts down Doug McDermott, cruises to Sweet 16

Bears slow nation’s leading scorer, speed into Sweet 16

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:18 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, Creighton, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:36 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: UCLA back in Sweet 16 for first time since 2008

Bruins roll past Stephen F. Austin.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:36 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:44 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA Tournament: Tennessee ends Mercer’s Cinderella run

Mercer couldn’t extend its magical run as Volunteers roll

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:44 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mercer, NCAA tournament, Tennessee

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: DeAndre Kane’s late layup propels Iowa State

Kane led the Cyclones in points, rebounds and assists in the win.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:00 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iowa State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Kentucky ends Wichita State’s unbeaten season

Andrew Harrison scores 20 points, twin brother Aaron has 19 and Kentucky halts Wichita State.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:05 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: At halftime, Kentucky-Wichita State already filled with highlights

Dunks! Great passes!

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:17 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Star freshmen dealt early exits

Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid, Jabari Parker and Tyler Ennis combined to win two NCAA tournament games.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Stanford upsets Kansas to reach Sweet 16

Another high seed falls as No. 10 seed Stanford reaches the round of 16 after bouncing No. 2 seed Kansas.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:53 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Greg Gumbel’s interview with Archie Miller ended poorly

Then the interview went to commercial. It was awkward.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:09 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Report retracted about Stanford band smuggling alcohol in tubas

Tubas make fine places to hide alcohol, unless you get caught.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:53 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament: Kansas center Joel Embiid warms up, still out vs. Stanford

The star freshman won’t play against Stanford, but could return if his team advances.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:57 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Saturday’s scores

In case you missed the day’s action, check out a complete list of game stories and box scores.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:12 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Florida, Louisville, Michigan, NCAA tournament, North Dakota State, Pittsburgh, Saint Louis, San Diego State, Texas

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A March Madness viewer’s guide to Sunday’s third-round games

Here’s hoping for a repeat of Friday’s games.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:57 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:53 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Connecticut knocks off former Big East foe to reach Sweet 16

Shabazz Nappier leads UConn to Sweet 16

By Tariq Lee  |  12:53 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 03/23/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: No. 4 Michigan State ends Harvard’s run

Michigan State reaches 12th Sweet 16 in last 17 years

By Tariq Lee  |  12:11 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harvard, Michigan State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Wisconsin reaches third Sweet 16 in four years

Wisconsin advances to third Sweet 16 in last four years

By Tariq Lee  |  11:00 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Oregon, Wisconsin

Posted at 09:55 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Dayton upsets Syracuse, reaches first Sweet 16 since 1984

Orange now has six all-time losses to teams seeded 11th or worse, tied for the most in NCAA tournament history

By Tariq Lee  |  09:55 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dayton, NCAA tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: San Diego State is back in the Sweet 16

Aztecs return to region semifinals for first time since 2011

By Tariq Lee  |  08:43 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, North Dakota State, San Diego State

Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Michigan sets program record with 14 three-pointers

Wolverines back in the Sweet 16 for the second straight season

By Tariq Lee  |  07:54 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michigan, NCAA tournament, Texas

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Michigan’s Glenn Robinson III with big first-half alley-oop

Michigan forward Glenn Robinson III with big alley-oop

By Tariq Lee  |  06:34 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Louisville reaches third straight Sweet 16 with win against Saint Louis

The defending champion Cardinals overcome cold shooting to advance to Sweet 16, where Coach Rick Pitino is 11-0 all-time.

By Brandon Parker  |  06:04 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Louisville, NCAA tournament, St. Louis

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Louisville, Saint Louis combine for lowest first-half point total (so far)

The Cardinals and Billikens totaled just 41 points and 21 turnovers in the first half of their second-round matchup.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:16 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Louisville, NCAA tournament, St. Louis

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Bill Belichick watches top-seeded Florida run past Pittsburgh

New England Patriots coach watches as good friend Billy Donovan leads Gators into Sweet 16.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:07 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Florida, Mercer, NCAA tournament, Pittsburgh

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: CBS Sports announcer apologizes for ethnic slur

Andrew Catalon directed a derogatory Polish term toward Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski during Friday’s telecast.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:50 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A March Madness viewer’s guide to Saturday’s second-round games

Saturday’s second-round game look to be an exciting slate of games

By Tariq Lee  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:33 AM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament: Friday’s scores

Here’s a list of all the scores from Friday’s NCAA Tournament action.

By Chelsea Janes  |  01:33 AM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:56 AM ET, 03/22/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Iowa State’s Georges Niang out for season

Cyclones will move forward without third-leading scorer.

By Chelsea Janes  |  12:56 AM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iowa State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:05 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Last-second foul dooms VCU

Four-point play sends game to overtime, where the Lumberjacks marched on

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:05 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Stephen F. Austin

Posted at 10:14 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: Kansas State called for technical foul before tipoff with Kentucky

The Wildcats led 1-0 before the game even tipped off.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:14 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:07 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: North Carolina survives 36-point performance from Providence junior Bryce Cotton

Tar Heels save face for the state of North Carolina.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:07 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Providence College

Posted at 09:49 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: No shock to the system -- No. 1 Witchita State rolls over No. 16 Cal-Poly

Wichita State cruises to 35th straight win, into second round

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:49 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Wichita State

Posted at 09:06 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: Mercer celebrates upset win in style

The Bears are still dancing

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:06 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: Marcus Smart’s tulmultous extra year comes to early end

Oklahoma State sophomore likely has played his last college game

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:20 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Kansas avoids early exit, holds off Eastern Kentucky

Kansas guard Andrew Wiggins scores a team-high 19 points to avoid earlier fate of fellow freshman Jabari Parker.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:38 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eastern Kentucky, Kansas, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament: Coach K goes to Mercer locker room to congratulate Bears after upset

Duke coach pays his respects

By Chelsea Janes  |  06:31 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Mercer, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: In billion-dollar bracket challenge, 16 brackets still perfect (UPDATE: Now it’s zero)

No one will take home the big jackpot.

By Chelsea Janes  |  05:58 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Warren Buffett bracket challenge

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: Brackets bust following Mercer’s upset of Duke

Less than 2,200 perfect brackets remain in ESPN’s tournament challenge.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Mercer, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: America celebrates Mercer’s upset of Duke

Social media explodes as Duke goes down yet again to a double-digit seed in the NCAA Tournament.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:23 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: A March Madness viewer’s guide to Friday’s first-round games

There are strong matchups all over the place.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:52 AM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Meet 7-foot-5 New Mexico State C Sim Bhullar

New Mexico State 7-foot-5 sophomore Sim Bhullar scores 14 points in first-round loss to No. 4 San Diego State

By Tariq Lee  |  01:52 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Texas’s Cameron Ridley beats buzzer, Arizona State

Texas sophomore Cameron Ridley hits buzzer beating layup to hold off Arizona State

By Tariq Lee  |  12:27 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: No. 12 North Dakota State upsets Oklahoma; No. 5 Saint Louis survives

No. 12 North Dakota State upsets Oklahoma, No. 5 Saint Louis outlasts NC State

By Tariq Lee  |  11:01 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:33 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA Tournament 2014: U-Conn. picks up OT win over Saint Joseph’s

Huskies back in second round after one-year hiatus from tournament

By Tariq Lee  |  09:33 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Saint Joseph’s Coach Phil Martelli’s grandson steals the show, again

Hawks battling Connecticut with their No. 1 fan in attendance

By Tariq Lee  |  08:01 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Adreian Payne of Michigan State has record day

Payne scores 41 points, sets NCAA tournament record by going 17 of 17 from the free throw line

By Tariq Lee  |  07:21 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michigan State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA Tournament: Florida forward Patric Young with a wide-open missed dunk

Gators in a battle with Great Danes

By Tariq Lee  |  06:14 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Florida, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Wake Forest students toilet-papered the quad after Coach Jeff Bzdelik’s resignation

There’s toilet paper everywhere.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:50 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA Tournament: Syracuse’s Jerami Grant dunks all over Western Michigan

Sophomore forward seems to be back to full health.

By Tariq Lee  |  04:56 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  March Madness, NCAA tournament, Syracuse, Syracuse Orange

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Harvard scores upset for second straight season

No Ivy League team had won games in consecutive NCAA tournaments since the early 1980s.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:41 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Pittsburgh nearly scored the most lopsided 8-9 win in history

A buzzer-beating three-pointer helped the Buffaloes avoid the wrong side of history.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:51 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Harvard’s Kyle Casey dunks a big dunk

Dunks!

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Dayton upsets Ohio State in Thursday’s first game

Aaron Craft missed the potential game-winner at the buzzer.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Thad Matta and Archie Miller compare ties

Yeah, there’s a blog about this.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:16 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/20/2014

NCAA tournament: Tony Wroblicky’s free throws take center stage

The Eagles center shoots free throws one-handed. It’s a big deal.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery’s son ‘in good shape’ after surgery

Patrick McCaffery had surgery to remove a tumor, so Wednesday was a long day for the Iowa coach.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:46 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014

A March Madness viewer’s guide to Thursday’s NCAA tournament first-round games

Breaking down the must-see games, upset alerts and players to watch for the opening day of the round of 68.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 03/16/2014

2014 NCAA tournament schedule: Analyzing the 68

Analysis of the NCAA tournament field, plus dark horses and upset alerts.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:41 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Johnny Manziel questioned by NCAA, denies signing for money, reports say

Aggies impose gag order with Heisman Trophy winner expected to play Saturday.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:12 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Johnny Manziel, NCAA, Texas A&M

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Rick Pitino gets his very own Maker's Mark bottle (photo)

Win an NCAA title, get your face on a bottle of bourbon.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:37 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Louisville, NCAA basketball, Rick Pitino

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Rick Pitino will get tattoo of a cardinal on his shoulder

Louisville coach will make good on promise to get inked if his players won the national championship.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Louisville, NCAA tournament, Rick Pitino

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Luke Hancock leads Louisville win with his ailing father watching

Louisville junior's big night is made more special by the presence of his father, who is battling and undisclosed ailment.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Louisville, Luke Hancock, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 04/08/2013

National championship game: Louisville vs. Michigan

Join Alex Prewitt and Cindy Boren for tonight's NCAA championship game. They'll provide live coverage and analysis throughout game.

By Alex Prewitt and Cindy Boren  |  05:01 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Louisville vs. Michigan: Viewer's guide to NCAA championship game

March Madness 2013 will come to an end as the Cardinals and Wolverines tip off.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:13 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Louisville, Michigan, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 04/07/2013

Rick Pitino almost became Michigan's head coach, until his wife called him a lamb

Rick Pitino says he agreed to become the Michigan coach years ago, until his wife said something that forced him to think family first.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:05 PM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Final Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:09 AM ET, 04/07/2013

The best and worst from Saturday's Final Four action

Check out some highlights from the national semifinals.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:09 AM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 04/07/2013

Michigan escapes Syracuse in Final Four to advance to national title game

Michigan holds off Syracuse to clinch a spot in Monday's national title game opposite Louisville.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:23 AM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:55 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Christian Laettner still draws jeers

Laettner drew boos during a halftime ceremony at the Final Four.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:55 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:49 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Michigan's Mitch McGary continues breakout tournament

Michigan's Mitch McGary has continued his breakout NCAA tournament against Syracuse.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:49 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Final Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:09 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Louisville rallies into national title game with win over Wichita State

Louisville survived a scare from Wichita State to make its first national final since 1986.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:09 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Final Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:04 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Reaction shots: Louisville advances to championship game

Cardinals, helped by some late calls, outlast Wichita State

By Cindy Boren  |  09:04 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:33 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Wichita State turnover-less streak spans more than 26 minutes

The Shockers were careful with the ball against the Cardinals.

By Eric Detweiler  |  08:33 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Final Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:14 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Rick Pitino's horse wins Santa Anita Derby

Louisville coach has an ownership stake in Goldencents.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:14 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Louisville, NCAA tournament, Rick Pitino

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Let's check in with Kevin Ware as Wichita State continues to lead Louisville

Wichita State opens the second half strong, much to the injured Louisville player's dismay.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:42 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Kevin Ware, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:33 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Wichita State starts strong vs. Louisville in Final Four

Shockers have a slim halftime lead on the Cardinals.

By Eric Detweiler  |  07:33 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Louisville turns to walk-on Tim Henderson in Final Four

Walk-on is seeing action in place of the injured Kevin Ware.

By Eric Detweiler  |  07:12 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Final Four, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:08 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Phil Jackson calls the game on Twitter

Mr. 11 Rings shares his thoughts about Louisville-Wichita State. More, Phil, more.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:08 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Phil Jackson

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 04/06/2013

It's Will Ferrell. (Using Ron Burgundy's press pass?)

Comedian takes in Louisville game against Wichita State.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:31 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Will Ferrell

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Kevin Ware is in the house

Broken leg and all, Louisville guard gets a front-row seat. And has plans for cutting down the nets.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:18 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Kevin Ware, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Jim Boeheim is asked about the "r" word. Again.

Syracuse coach reiterates that he isn't going to retire after the NCAA tournament.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:51 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Jim Boeheim, NCAA tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Wichita State fan sports a Wushock look. All righty then.

One fan is shocking with the shockers against Louisville all right.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:38 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Wichita State

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Kevin Ware heads for Louisville's bench

Cardinals' injured star joins teammates in Atlanta for Final Four

By Cindy Boren  |  05:04 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Kevin Ware, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 04/06/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: A viewer's guide to the Final Four

A viewer's guide for Saturday's Final Four games

By Mark Giannotto  |  01:50 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, College basketball; NCAA tournament 2013

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Final Four: Wichita State's players didn't know much about Wichita

"When I first heard the word 'Wichita,' I'm thinking a small country town, people walking around with cowboy boots on, things like that," forward Carl Hall said Friday.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:59 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Final Four, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Wichita State

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Kevin Ware released from hospital, heads back to "my brothers"

Guard goes back to Louisville with Final Four weekend in mind.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:31 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Kevin Ware, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Andy Enfield named USC coach; will success follow him?

Coach leaves Florida Gulf Coast after its Dunk City run in the NCAA tournament.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:39 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Enfield, College basketball, NCAA tournament, USC

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Kevin Ware says: "I've never had this much support in my life"

Injured Louisville star Kevin Ware hears from sports stars and celebrities after breaking his leg.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Kevin Ware, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Kevin Ware is up on crutches in hospital (photo)

Louisville player will remain in the hospital until at least Tuesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:13 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Ware, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Kevin Ware injury: Joe Theismann says, "My heart goes out to him"

Former Redskins quarterback knows a thing or two about compound fractures suffered on national TV.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:21 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Joe Theismann, Kevin Ware, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Kevin Ware recovers from surgery as Louisville marches on

Louisville rallys after sophomore guard suffers gruesome broken leg in Elite Eight victory.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Kevin Ware, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Kevin Ware awaiting surgery as Louisville teammates rally for big win over Duke

Ware said to be resting comfortably at a hospital as Cardinals win one for him.

By Mark Giannotto  |  07:50 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Ware, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Louisville's Kevin Ware suffers gruesome leg injury

Louisville's Kevin Ware suffers gruesome leg injury, players and coaches shattered.

By Mark Giannotto  |  06:01 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Weird photos highlight Michigan's Elite Eight win over Florida

Michigan's Elite Eight win over Florida was cause for some photographic strangeness.

By Mark Giannotto  |  05:12 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Michigan routs Florida to earn Final Four trip

Wolverines back in the Final Four for the first time in 20 years.

By Mark Giannotto  |  04:46 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Michigan's Nik Stauskas can't miss

The Canadian hasn't missed a field goal attempt, and the Wolverines are rolling against Florida.

By Mark Giannotto  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 03/31/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Viewer's Guide to Sunday's Elite Eight action

A viewer's guide to Sunday's Elite Eight action

By Mark Giannotto  |  07:02 AM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 NCAA tournament, College basketball, March Madness

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 03/30/2013

2013 NCAA tournament: Wichita State earns a trip to the Final Four

Wichita State is headed to the Final Four after upsetting Ohio State Saturday night.

By Mark Giannotto  |  10:03 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 NCAA tournament, College basketball, March Madness

Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Wichita State just 20 minutes away from pulling off biggest shocker yet

Wichita State leads Ohio State at halftime in the Elite Eight.

By Mark Giannotto  |  08:23 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Ten years later, Syracuse is back in the Final Four

The Orange is headed to Atlanta after win over Marquette.

By Mark Giannotto  |  06:55 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Marquette had trouble against Syracuse's 2-3 zone in the first half

By Mark Giannotto  |  05:53 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/30/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Viewer's guide to Saturday's Elite Eight games

Preview Saturday's two region finals with a quick primer.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:03 AM ET, 03/30/2013

The best and worst from Friday's NCAA tournament action

Breaking down the night, mostly in GIF and embedded tweet form.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:03 AM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:29 AM ET, 03/30/2013

Florida Gulf Coast's miracle run ends against Florida in Sweet 16

Florida's defense has forced 13 Eagles turnovers by intermission.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:29 AM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 03/30/2013

Hot-shooting Seth Curry sends Duke past Michigan State, into Elite Eight

Krzyzewski bests Izzo as the Blue Devils move onto the Elite Eight.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:23 AM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:25 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Trey Burke's clutch three-pointer powers Michigan past Kansas in instant classic

Burke's shot sent the game into overtime, before the Wolverines clinched an Elite Eight berth.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:25 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:40 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Russ Smith, Louisville sprint past Oregon and into Elite Eight

The enigmatic yet electric guard paced top-seeded Louisville with 31 points.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:40 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:12 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Kansas PG Elijah Johnson called for flagrant foul after hitting Mitch McGary below the belt

Ouch.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:12 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:10 PM ET, 03/29/2013

'Worldwide Wes' barred from credentialed areas in Indianapolis

Security guards stood at the ready, armed with pictures of the influential basketball power broker areas.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:10 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Worldwide Wes

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 03/29/2013

NCAA Tournament 2013: Viewer's guide to Friday's Sweet 16 games

A quick primer for the second and final day before the Elite Eight.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:31 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:51 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Wichita State wraps up night with rout over La Salle, Elite Eight berth

The No. 9 Shockers advanced to their first-ever Elite Eight, while La Salle's brilliant run struck midnight.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:51 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:44 AM ET, 03/29/2013

The best and worst from Thursday's NCAA tournament action

Recap all the action, mostly in GIF form.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:44 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:23 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Doug Gottlieb had a rough start to Thursday's NCAA tournament coverage

Gottlieb said he was there to bring "the white man's perspective," which didn't go over well.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:23 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 03/28/2013

LaQuinton Ross's late three-pointer powers Ohio State past Arizona

The sophomore didn't hesitate in launching the game-winner with two seconds left.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:17 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Marquette crushes Miami, earns first Elite Eight berth since 2003

The Hurricanes struggled from the field and saw their NCAA tournament end at Verizon Center.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:35 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:17 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Miami had a pretty rough first half against Marquette

The Hurricanes can't shoot the ball into any body of water.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:17 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Ex-Syracuse assistant Bernie Fine suing ESPN for defamation

Fine and his wife have both filed suit against the major sports network.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:03 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bernie Fine, College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Marquette center Chris Outle starts for Golden Eagles with glass eye

Otule's has overcome much hardship at Marquette.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:54 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Marquette, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 03/28/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Viewer's guide to Thursday's Sweet 16 games

The NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 kicks off Thursday night. Here's a preview of what to expect.

By Mark Giannotto  |  01:48 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament 2013; March Madness; college basketball

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Indiana basketball gets Washington area boost from assistant Kenny Johnson

Oxon Hill native boosts Hoosiers' recruiting, in-game coaching.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  11:31 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indiana, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Brittney Griner has three dunks as Baylor rolls (video)

Baylor star finished with 33 points, 22 rebounds in final home game in Waco.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:09 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, Britney Griner, College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Indiana's Victor Oladipo has come a long way, shoots up NBA draft board

Indiana guard is "one of the most improved players in the last four or five drafts," an NBA executive says.

By Rick Maese  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Victor Oladipo

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/25/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: A viewer's guide to the Sweet 16

How and when to watch when play resumes Thursday night in the men's tournament.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:35 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:05 AM ET, 03/25/2013

The best and worst from Sunday's NCAA tournament action

Relive all the action from the second round, mostly in GIF form.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:05 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:49 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Miami's Jim Larranaga heading back to Washington D.C.

Seven years after George Mason's miraculous run, Miami's coach returns back to the District.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:49 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Jim Larranaga, March Madness, Miami, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:44 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Ty Garland's shot brings La Salle into Sweet 16

Garland hit a runner, sending the SEC champs packing.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:44 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:21 PM ET, 03/24/2013

UCLA officially fires Ben Howland after early NCAA tournament exit

It's official. Howland is out.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:21 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, UCLA

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Florida 'Golf' Coast's miracle run continues into Sweet 16

The Eagles are the first No. 15 seed ever to advance past the first weekend.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:38 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:46 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Minnesota exits NCAA tournament, Tubby Smith speculation begins anew

The hot seat buzz has begun again for the Gophers' coach.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:46 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Tim Tebow refuels plane, congratulates Wichita State

What a swell guy he is. Seriously.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:05 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Tim Tebow

Posted at 07:53 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Florida Gulf Coast won't stop dunking

Eagles are at it again vs. San Diego State.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:53 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 03/24/2013

North Carolina vs. Kansas: Roy Williams falls to former team in NCAA tournament

The Tar Heels started strong, faded fast.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:43 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Roy Williams

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Victor Oladipo helps Indiana beat upset-minded Temple

Indiana's all-American hit a game-clinching three-pointer late.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:21 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/24/2013

"Chico, please." Charles Barkley, like everyone, knows refs blew call in Iowa State-Ohio State game

NCAA official admits the call that helped Ohio State beat Iowa State was wrong.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Barkley, College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Aaron Craft's late shot sends Ohio State to Sweet 16

Atoning for his late-game errors, Craft made it count at the buzzer.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:12 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Iowa State's Chris Babb rolls his ankle (GIF)

Ankles don't bend the way the guard's did in the Cyclones' game against Ohio State.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:33 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Babb, College basketball, Iowa State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Behind-the-scenes video after Oregon's second-round win

The Ducks are still dancing.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:25 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Oregon

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Syracuse star Michael Carter-Williams's house caught fire last night

The Orange guard's family thankfully suffered no injuries.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/24/2013

There's a Florida Gulf Coast University 'Dunk City' rap now

"Dunkin' on the beat..."

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, FGCU, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/24/2013

Marquette coach Buzz Williams had quite the postgame press conference

Williams rants about the current state of journalism, and really just wants a hamburger.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Wichita State's mascot is interesting

Say this for Wushock: It isn't one of those cuddly, furry mascots.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:43 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Wichita State

Posted at 11:26 PM ET, 03/23/2013

The best and worst from Saturday's NCAA tournament action

Relive the performances, the plays and the GIFs all in one place.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:26 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:16 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Gonzaga is first No. 1 seed to fall after losing to Wichita State

The Shockers advance to the Sweet 16, while the Zags leave empty-handed.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:16 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:56 PM ET, 03/23/2013

No more last-second magic for Brad Stevens and Butler in loss to Marquette

Golden Eagles are headed to Verizon Center.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:56 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:12 PM ET, 03/23/2013

UCLA fires Ben Howland, report says

Bruins lost to Minnesota on Friday night in an NCAA tournament game.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:12 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Howland, College basketball, NCAA tournament, UCLA

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Brad Stevens gets an edge for Butler from stats guru

Butler coach uses Drew Cannon's expertise with numbers invaluable analysis.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:38 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brad Stevens, Butler, College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Arizona pep band member has those moves like Jagger

Enthused Wildcats fan wins the day.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:07 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Harvard guard Siyani Chambers chips tooth against Arizona

The Harvard point guard chipped his tooth during a collision.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:45 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Sad Ram Fan isn't enjoying the Colorado State game

With loss to Louisville, the NCAA tournament bids this fan adieu.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:32 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Colorado State, Louisville, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 03/23/2013

James Brown played some basketball at Harvard

CBS broadcaster focuses on football and "The NFL Today" now.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:57 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Harvard, James Brown, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Louisville sitting pretty against Colorado State after first-half buzzer-beater

Montrezl Harrell canned a baseline jumper with 0.1 of a second left in the first half.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:31 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Louisville's Montrezl Harrell appears to be growing

Louisville's talented freshman draws attention.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:05 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Louisville, Montrezl Harrel, NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Michigan State teammates have a towel-snapping fight

Keith Appling and Derrick Nix, former high-school teammates, snap at each other during game against Memphis.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:31 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Michigan State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 03/23/2013

D.J. Stephens and Adreian Payne trade blocked shots

The senior is making quick work of Michigan State shots today.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:28 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Charles Barkley: "Where the hell is Florida Gulf Coast at?"

Andy Enfield and Sherwood Brown educate Sir Charles about their Fort Myers school.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:19 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Florida Gulf Coast, NCAA tournament, Sherwood Brown

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Memphis Coach Josh Pastner jumps higher than his players

Jumpin' Josh has got some ups.

By Alex Prewitt  |  03:50 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Memphis, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Adreian Payne has a special fan in Lacey Holsworth

CBS tells story of Michigan State forward's special bond with a little girl who's battling cancer.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:28 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adreian Payne, College basketball, Michigan State, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 03/23/2013

VCU stifled by Michigan, Wolverines advance to Sweet 16

The Maize and Blue will play in a region semifinal for the first time since 1994.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:50 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Michigan's Mitch McGary becomes a household name

The true freshman broke out in a starting role against VCU.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:45 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Mitch McGary, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Marshall Henderson interviews with Charles Barkley and the CBS/Turner crew

The outspoken Ole Miss guard has plenty to say.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:43 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, Marshall Henderson, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Ali Farokhmanesh approves of Florida Gulf Coast's alley-oop

The former Northern Iowa standout, whose gutsy three-pointer sank Kansas, tweeted about Brett Comer's equally bold play.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:44 AM ET, 03/23/2013

Minnesota rolls past troubled UCLA and into second round

Tubby Smith might have saved his job with a first-round win. Ben Howland might not be so lucky.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:44 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:31 AM ET, 03/23/2013

The best and worst from Friday's NCAA tournament action

Breaking down the performances, plays, upsets and miscellaneous from the second day.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:31 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:17 AM ET, 03/23/2013

Notre Dame continues to struggle in NCAA tournament, falls to Iowa State

Another early exit for the Fighting Irish.

By Alex Prewitt  |  12:17 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Charles Barkley calls Kansas center "Jeff Whitey"

Calling college hoops is an adventure for Sir Charles. A splendid adventure.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:40 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Barkley, College basketball, Kansas, NCAA tournament

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 03/22/2013

North Carolina tops Villanova, sets up possible matchup with Kansas

Roy Williams is back home, and now he'll likely face his old team.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:17 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 09:50 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Florida Gulf Coast makes history with win over Georgetown

Eagles become just the seventh No. 15 seed ever to beat the No. 2 seed. Here's a look back at history.

By Alex Prewitt  |  09:50 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:36 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Florida Gulf Coast? Florida Dunk Coast is more like it.

Chase Fieler and Eddie Murray help Eagles crush Georgetown.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:36 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Florida Gulf Coast, Georgetown, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:59 PM ET, 03/22/2013

It's thumbs down on Reggie Miller on Florida Gulf Coast-Georgetown

Florida Gulf Coast-Georgetown commentary falls flat.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:59 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Reggie Miller

Posted at 08:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013

FGCU's Eddie Murray crushes put-back dunk vs. Georgetown: video

Can the Eagles pull off the stunning upset?

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Andy Enfield's wife was a supermodel. You may be seeing a lot more of her.

Amanda Enfield married the Florida Gulf Coast coach because he made her laugh.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Enfield, College basketball, Florida Gulf Coast, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Atlantic-10 finishes first round with perfect record

The mid-major conference enters the second round undefeated in six tournament games so far.

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:41 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlantic 10, College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 07:29 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Indiana destroyed James Madison, but at least there were dunks

Quick, everyone look at the pretty dunks!

By Alex Prewitt  |  07:29 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013

La Salle upsets Kansas State when potential buzzer-beater misses everything

The Wildcats were down 18 points at halftime, but not until a botched buzzer-beater could La Salle feel safe.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Kansas State, LaSalle, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Video: Cincinnati's Shaq Thomas throws down vicious put-back dunk

Tim Thomas's kid has ups.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:48 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Doug McDermott's Flagrant 1 foul reignites criticism of rule

The referees are calling it by the book, but folks are miffed at the existing rule.

By Alex Prewitt  |  05:38 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Everyone thinks Temple guard Khalif Wyatt plays like an old man

Wyatt, who just dropped 31 points in Temple's first-round win over North Carolina State, is seen to have mature skills by the Twitterati.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:21 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Temple

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 03/22/2013

North Carolina State's disappointing season ends with first-round loss to Temple

The Wolfpack mercifully had its underachieving year ended at the hands of the Owls.

By Alex Prewitt  |  04:08 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Marshall Henderson: Love him or hate him?

Ole Miss guard isn't shy about taking shots, verbally and otherwise.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Marshall Henderson, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Born four months apart, Miami's Jim Larranaga and Pacific's Bob Thomason square off in first round

Both coaches have carved a legacy in their own ways.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:57 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Jim Larranaga, March Madness, Miami, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Can Temple Coach Fran Dunphy finally win another NCAA tournament game?

Owls coach doesn't have the best NCAA tournament track record.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Fran Dunphy, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Jim Boeheim says he's sticking around at Syracuse

Orange coach will give it another year, until the speculation starts inevitably swirling again.

By Alex Prewitt  |  02:06 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Jim Boeheim, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Video: Mississippi's Marshall Henderson also passes the basketball

No, really, he did!

By Cindy Boren  |  01:34 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Duke's Coach K honors deceased Albany fans with bracelet

Mike Krzyzewski is wearing a bracelet to honor the tragic deaths of two fans who rooted for his first-round opponent.

By Alex Prewitt  |  01:18 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Duke, March Madness, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Albany coach has some inspiring words before Duke game

A No. 15 seed vs. a No. 2 seed requires special us-against-the-world motivation.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:57 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Albany, College basketball, Duke, NCAA tournament

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Obama picks Baylor over Notre Dame in NCAA women's final

President sticks with his 2012 pick, going with the Bears over Notre Dame in the title game.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, NCAA tournament, Notre Dame

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 03/22/2013

UCLA star freshman Shabazz Muhammad is actually 20 years old

According to a Los Angeles Times report, Muhammad's birth certificate shows he's a year older than previously thought.

By Alex Prewitt  |  11:14 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, March Madness, NCAA tournament, Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Locals Tommy Amaker, Christian Webster guide Harvard to first-round upset

Harvard's coach is a Falls Church native. Its only senior went to the Landon School. Both were instrumental in Thursday night's huge upset over New Mexico.

By Alex Prewitt  |  10:28 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Harvard, March Madness, NCAA tournament