2013 March Madness Articles

2013 March Madness
Legacies are made in March. Or in this case, unmade. For all the accomplishments for coaches, players and teams through the 2012-13 season, so much of the perception and reputations are built on the stage of the NCAA Tournament. Through the...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Only one true winner will be happy at the end of the NCAA Tournament, so the cliche goes. That much may be true. All but one locker room at the end of the tournament will have its share of sad faces and tears. We disagree that only one...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
That was ... fun. Louisville’s 82-76 win over Michigan was simply one of the best national title games in several years. Stars Trey Burke and Peyton Siva played at a high level with Burke hitting deep three-pointers and Siva stuffing the stat...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Shortly before CBS cut to Trey Burke receiving the Naismith Award as the top player in the country, the Michigan point guard wasn’t even the best point guard on his own team in first half of the title game. With Burke on the bench with two...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Despite the wild ride of the Final Four, the national championship game feels like a heavyweight bout. On Saturday, Louisville walk-on Tim Henderson and Michigan’s little-used freshman Caris LeVert combined for 14 points. In a national...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
For two athletic programs that are among the most successful in the country, the 2013 national title game will end droughts for both. Louisville is playing in the national championship game for the first time since winning the title in 1986, a...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Louisville and Wichita State endured gut-checks in the form of three-game losing streaks earlier this season. Until the Final Four, that’s one of the few things the Cardinals and Shockers have had in common. Louisville lost to Syracuse,...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The cast of characters in this year’s Final Four covers a wide range of careers and personalities, and pretty much all are at the top of their games. Michigan’s Trey Burke is the only Associated Press All-American still left competing for a...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Being a Missouri Valley team and a No. 9 seed isn't the only way Wichita State is an outlier in the Final Four. Gregg Marshall’s roster is an anomaly in this year's national semifinals. Unlike the the other three Final Four teams, Wichita...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The field is set for the 2013 Final Four, and three quarters of it managed to surprise us. Michigan and Syracuse struggled near the end of the regular season, but the Wolverines’ freshmen and the Orange’s defense carried the way to the...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The second day of the Elite Eight may feel more like a Final Four or national championship weekend. The South and Midwest regional finals feature four teams that were ranked No. 1 for stretches this season (Louisville, Duke and Michigan)...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
We’re one step closer to the Final Four, and the final days before the national championship could wind up as unexpected as the entire season. For the four teams playing for the national semifinals Saturday, defense has led the way. Syracuse...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The Sweet 16, as always, finds a way to capture the imagination. The NCAA Tournament moves into the second weekend with its share of storylines, even if the biggest one from Dunk City seems to overshadow all. Few people saw Wichita State,...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Like everyone's brackets, some of Athlon Sports' NCAA Tournament picks did not fare so well (Thanks, West region). That's not going to stop us from giving it another try. Our editorial staff picked every game in the Sweet 16, hopefully with...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament has caused us to rethink some things, specifically all those brackets with Gonzaga, New Mexico and Georgetown making deep runs. We’ve learned a little bit -- we know where Florida Gulf Coast actually is...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
After 52 NCAA Tournament games since Tuesday, the field is down to 16. And what a wild week it was. When the next weekend starts, the players from Gonzaga -- and New Mexico and Georgetown and VCU and more -- will want what Florida Gulf Coast...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The athletic director is a little annoyed CBS’s score graphic lists his school as “Florida G.C.” One scoreboard mistakenly listed the team as “Florida Golf Coast.” The New York Times issued a correction for a piece that called the school “Gulf...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The Big Ten has four teams in the Sweet 16 (so far), but Dayton has made two of the league’s best sweat. A couple hours after Ohio State’s Aaron Craft hit his game-winning three-pointer against Iowa State, Indiana got its own three-point...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
When Ohio State’s Sweet 16 bid came down to the last shot, there was seemingly no way Aaron Craft wouldn’t be the one take it. Craft gave the 2013 NCAA Tournament its first game-winning three-pointer in the final second when the Buckeyes point...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The NCAA Tournament has moved into the weekend where tickets to the Sweet 16 will be punched. Now that we’re into the Sunday's slate of games, hopefully you don't have to sneak away from work to catch the action. Here’s everything you need to...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Only Marquette could win a game this dramatic in this Tournament. Only Butler could make the final five seconds this heart-pounding. Two days after Marquette’s Vander Blue ended a two-Tournament drought of game-winning and game-tying shots in...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
A slow afternoon of NCAA Tournament games means we’re watching the sideshow. Colorado State’s unofficial mascot won’t be making an appearance in the Sweet 16, as his Rams lost 82-56 to Louisville. But, hey, what’s a mid-major without a...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Memphis' 6-foot-5 guard D.J. Stephens continued to audition for the NCAA Tournament highlight reel with this athletic block of Michigan State's Adreian Payne in the first half. Stephens' four blocks in the first half, including on back-to-back...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
The NCAA Tournament has moved into the weekend where tickets to the Sweet 16 will be punched. Now that we’re into the Saturday slate of games, hopefully you don't have to sneak away from work to catch the action. Here’s everything you need to...
David Fox
1 year ago
2013 March Madness
Andy Enfield has already been living a Cinderella existence. For starters, he convinced a supermodel to go to a St. John's NIT game for a first date. Then he married said supermodel. For at least a day or so, the former Amanda Marcum will...
David Fox
1 year ago

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