Road to Atlanta: 79-48 over North Carolina A&T 82-56 over Colorado State 77-69 over Oregon 85-63 over Duke Last Final Four Appearance: 2012 Figurehead: Rick Pitino is the fifth coach with at least 7 Final Four […]
Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.
Two teams have already punched their tickets to Atlanta. Another pair of schools will join them, with the second double header of the Elite Eight taking place today. Here’s a look at what to watch […]
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.
The Sweet Sixteen continues tonight with a second slate of games. Here’s preview of the four matchups on schedule tonight. 7:15pm – CBS – #12 Oregon vs. #1 Louisville On Selection Sunday, Oregon was a […]
During the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the Big Ten once again lived up to its billing as the best conference in college basketball. Seven of its schools made the field of 64 and […]
While deep tournament runs can help shape the legacy of programs and coaches, the crowning achievement that will always define success in March (and April) is cutting down the nets at the Final Four. Six […]
Russ Smith last spoke with his former high school coach, Jack Curran, less than three weeks ago. They talked about how well Smith had been playing for Louisville this season.
It’s a rarity at this level, in any sport, for a head coach to have had no playing experience in college. It hasn’t prevented Williams from guiding Marquette to the Sweet 16 the last two seasons and a 60-30 regular season record in the Big East.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.