College Basketball Articles

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter broke down during his team’s postgame news conference after his team lost 75-67 to Xavier. Who can blame the guy? His son’s game-winning shot against Baylor and Ron Hunter’s memorable...
David Fox
1 year ago
Reporters and bloggers, don’t forget to tip your stenographers. The NCAA Tournament is full of under-the-radar folks who don’t get the attention they deserve. Among those are the stenographers hired to transcribe every word from...
David Fox
1 year ago
If you were rooting for underdogs to advance through the NCAA Tournament, sorry, folks, you’re out of luck on Sunday. Higher-seeded teams went 15-1 on Friday — the exception being No. 11 Dayton over No. 6 seed Providence...
David Fox
1 year ago
Cincinnati probably felt pretty good about itself after a close first half against Kentucky. Then came Willie Cauley-Stein’s posterizing, demoralizing, roof-shattering dunk on Quadri Moore. Kentucky started slow from the field in...
David Fox
1 year ago
No matter what happens in the Sweet 16, UCLA is in for a juicy matchup. If UCLA faces Gonzaga, it will be a rematch of a 2006 Sweet 16 game. That game ended in an emotional Adam Morrison and a UCLA team headed to the national title game. ...
David Fox
1 year ago
Officiating took center stage in the final minutes of yet another NCAA Tournament game when Maryland was not called for a foul on the final shot attempt in a 65-62 win over Valparaiso. Up 3 in the final moments, Mark Turgeon inserted...
David Fox
1 year ago
The field has been whittled by half. And thanks to the first Thursday of the NCAA Tournament, the round of 32 on Saturday is full of some of the most unlikely teams. The day that probably killed your bracket gives us four double-digit seeds...
David Fox
1 year ago
A day after upsetting Baylor in the NCAA Tournament, Georgia State coach Ron Hunter can’t even get a celebratory breakfast.  Right now, Hunter is probably the most famous person in the country with a torn Achilles, sustained during...
David Fox
1 year ago
How is the NCAA Tournament going to top the first day of play for the field of 64? Certainly, that’s going to be tough after two 14 seeds won early in the day and Ohio State beat VCU in overtime. The fireworks might not be quite as...
David Fox
1 year ago
Forget UAB, now Georgia State is our favorite moment of March Madness so far. The Panthers defeated Baylor 57-56 on a 30-foot 3-point shot from R.J. Hunter with four seconds remaining, giving the NCAA Tournament its second win for a No. 14...
David Fox
1 year ago
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

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