Bill Self Articles

The NCAA Tournament is a results-based business for coaches. Having the best players or fanbase or reputation isn’t enough. Dean Smith couldn’t even make the Final Four with a team that had Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, Brad Daugherty and Kenny...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
SOUTH North Texas COMPLETE REGION PREVIEWS East | Midwest | West Top Two (1) Kansas Jayhawks (29–5, 14–4 Big 12) After losing three straight games to start February, the Jayhawks won 10 of their next 11 contests to cap their regular...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
The one-and-done format of the NCAA Tournament often leads to the best team going home without a title. Amazing seasons tend to crash and burn in the maelstrom that is March Madness. From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, we look at the best...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
2012 NCAA Tournament MIDWEST REGION St. Louis Top Two – North Carolina (1), Kansas (2) The North Carolina Tar Heels (29–5, 14–2 ACC) were the preseason No. 1 team in the country in nearly every poll, including Athlon Sports’ preseason top...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago