College Basketball Articles

Thanks to its own administration’s decision to shut down football, UAB is a football school. The basketball team made it all that more official. If you’re still looking for a rooting interest in the NCAA Tournament, now you have...
David Fox
1 year ago
The field of 64 hasn’t even started, and already we have a full dose of March Madness. From Albany’s wild shot to get into the NCAA Tournament on Saturday to a 94-90 Ole Miss win in the First Four, we hope college hoops has given...
David Fox
1 year ago
Have you not yet filled out your tournament bracket for the BGS NCAA Pick’em Contest? Need help figuring out who you should pick? David Schmulenson has all the answers. Notice which team Dave picks first through his scientific selection...
Jeremy Simon
1 year ago
The NCAA Tournament will be the moment in the spotlight for previously unknown players and tiny schools across the country. This is also a big moment for coaches. It’s no secret that NCAA Tournament success plays a big role in how...
David Fox
1 year ago
Sorry, Louisville, people in Kentucky love Kentucky. Ticket broker TicketCity released this map detailing what it calls the most popular college basketball team in each state. Most of the revelations aren’t that surprising, for...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Butler dog-shamed its own mascot Tuesday after Butler Blue III vomited on the court of Madison Square Garden before a Big East tournament game last week. Butler Blue represents Butler as the Twitter account to follow for the Bulldogs in our 68...
David Fox
1 year ago
Just as a sprint is different from a marathon, winning in the NCAA Tournament is different from winning during the regular season. Seeding, luck, clock management and style of play all seem to be magnified during March Madness. And all of it...
David Fox
1 year ago
First, our sincere condolences for anyone who isn’t able to sneak away from work on Thursday or Friday to take in one of the greatest days in the sports calendar.With 16 games, 32 teams to follow in one day is tough enough with multiple...
David Fox
1 year ago
Anthony Grant
Moments after Florida dispatched of Alabama in the SEC tournament, Gators coach Billy Donovan launched into a full-fledged defense of Anthony Grant’s job status at Alabama. Grant is a former Donovan assistant, but the Gators coach...
David Fox
1 year ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If Willie Cauley-Stein were not a Kentucky basketball player, he’d try to find a way to the arena where Kentucky is playing its next game. “If I was people in the world, I’d want to see it,...
David Fox
1 year ago
The endgame of the NCAA Tournament is to crown a champion, but let’s face it: The first four days are all about the upsets. The Valpos, Florida Gulf Coasts, Mercers, Lehighs and Bucknells are as much a part of the March Madness fabric as...
David Fox
1 year ago
The day after Selection Sunday is not a great time to get caught up on the college basketball season. As you start to fill out NCAA Tournament brackets for your pools, Athlon Sports did some of the homework for your basketball cram session....
David Fox
1 year ago
Now that Selection Sunday is over, it's time for March Madness to kick into high gear. It's that time of year when everyone —even your IT guy and Midge in accounting — starts caring about college basketball. Most...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kentucky skipped the tradition of cutting down nets after it won the SEC tournament championship Sunday. Instead, team managers cut down nets after Kentucky’s 78-63 win over Arkansas and brought it to the locker...
David Fox
1 year ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ever since Memphis missed critical free throws in the 2008 national championship game against Kansas to send the game to overtime — a game and title the Jayhawks eventually won — free throw shooting has been...
David Fox
1 year ago
Poor, poor Stony Brook. The Seawolves latest attempt to reach their first NCAA Tournament ended in the most cruel way. Albany’s Peter Hooley hit a 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left to give the Great Danes a 51-50 win in the America...
David Fox
1 year ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Auburn may be staring down the most lopsided final score in the SEC tournament. If that’s the way Saturday’s semifinal plays out, it will be the most one of the meaningful blowouts in the history of Auburn...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bob Huggins
The shooting woes of the 2015 West Virginia basketball team are very well documented by anyone that follows the Mountaineers and has left head coach Bob Huggins searching for answers. After the Mountaineers' gut-wrenching loss to Baylor in the...
Jeremy Simon
1 year ago
College basketball, especially this time of year, is all about mismatches. In general, that means a power forward with quickness or a big guy who can step out to take a 3. With 351 teams in college basketball, the sample size leads to...
David Fox
1 year ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Let’s get weird, NCAA selection committee. In one day, the SEC lost probably one and perhaps two teams in consideration for the NCAA Tournament. Texas A&M lost 66-59 to an Auburn team that won four SEC games...
David Fox
1 year ago
March Madness
The NCAA Tournament is almost here. Selection Sunday is around the corner. Only one person will win your office bracket pick ‘em pool. But everyone can have a funny March Madness bracket team name. Here are 68 names that should get a laugh,...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
College basketball seems to be in a state of crisis. The sport is fading into a niche market with only March Madness able to capture widespread national attention. The reasons are many: The sport lacks the stars power it did when players...
David Fox
1 year ago
Tom Crean
Earlier, Athlon Sports looked at the teams that are surging into the NCAA Tournament. This is the flip side. These are teams that are limping their way into the field, provided some of them making at all. For whatever reason — cold...
David Fox
1 year ago
March Madness is upon us, which means a healthy dose of quick channel surfing ... or switching among live streams, if that’s your thing. Either way, you’re counting on a broadcast team to deliver the goods on the moment — the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Sometimes winning in the NCAA Tournament is more about who has the hottest team rather than the best team. Take, for example, last year’s national finalists. UConn and Kentucky did nothing during the regular season to indicate they...
David Fox
1 year ago

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