College Basketball Articles

T.J. Warren
NC State isn’t where it wants to be this season, but at least with T.J. Warren, the Wolfpack are appointment viewing.The sophomore showed why NC State could be considered a sleeper in the ACC Tournament with a pair of 40-point games this week...
David Fox
1 year ago
Doug McDermott
Whether the achievements were fully expected, almost routine, or a true surprise, college basketball gave us some of the best of the sport during the weekend.Even though Doug McDermott hit a career milestone, Wichita State continued its unbeaten...
David Fox
1 year ago
From the NCAA conference touranments to Selection Sunday to the Championship game, here are the key dates for 2014 March Madness:Conference championship gamesSaturday, March 8: Ohio ValleySunday, March 9: Atlantic Sun, Big South, Missouri...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tim Miles
Fifteen Senior Nights have come and gone in Lincoln without a group of veterans continuing their seasons in the NCAA Tournament.That could change Sunday against Wisconsin.The Cornhuskers have been one of the surprise teams in the country, assured...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jabari Brown
By the end of the weekend, at least three automatic bids will be sealed with championship games in the Missouri Valley, Ohio Valley and Atlantic Sun.Elsewhere, at-large teams are trying to make their final statements before their own conference...
David Fox
1 year ago
Marcus Paige
The ACC Tournament starts next week, and the league seems to have fewer questions than ever at the top.Will Syracuse pull out of its scoring slump in time? Should we believe in Virginia to make a run? Can North Carolina be trusted in a bracket? And...
David Fox
1 year ago
Casey Prather
Billy Donovan doesn’t want his team to get too caught up in the past. Meanwhile, John Calipari wants his team to spend plenty of time thinking about the past.As Florida chases perfection in the SEC, Donovan doesn’t want his team to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Nick Johnson
First off, congratulations to all the teams on the following list. Each of the 13 teams on the list below looks like a team that could win the national title.Now that we're finished with the formalities, Athlon Sports is going pick out each...
David Fox
1 year ago
Spike Albrecht
Becoming a March Madness hero has its perks.For example, can you pronounce Farokhmanesh? Have you ever had such a hot hand you thought you might try courting Kate Upton in front of the entire world?That's what it's like for three weeks...
David Fox
1 year ago
Marshall Henderson
Beware of bid thieves.For weeks, basketball fans been watching the NCAA Tournament bubble, hoping their teams can win the games they should and maybe score an upset or two.But an NCAA Tournament bid isn’t always in the hands of the bubble...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ray Gallegos
Crunch time is here.Conference tournaments are starting this week in 13 league. But with most of those tournaments featuring a winner-take-all for an NCAA bid, the bubble watch is taking place in the final week of the regular season for the major...
David Fox
1 year ago
John Calipari
Kentucky entered the season hoping to be in rare company. The idea of the top recruiting class in the history of college basketball challenging 40-0 always seemed far fetched.But at the start of the season Kentucky certainly appeared much closer to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Billy Donovan
While many teams are fighting for a spot in the NCAA Tournament from the bubble, another key part of the bracket is still being determined.A No. 1 seed carries with it not just prestige, but also a decisive advantage history wise to advance to the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Mike Moser
When Oregon’s season hit a critical point, the Ducks leaned on a fifth-year senior who has been around the block.Mike Moser, a veteran who has played for UCLA and UNLV, kept the Ducks in NCAA Tournament contention with back-to-back double...
David Fox
1 year ago
Gregg Marshall
The first weekend in March was not a bad way to start the greatest five weeks in the college basketball season.Wichita State wrapped up an undefeated regular season. Virginia came a little closer to winning the ACC. Louisville, Michigan State and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Cleanthony Early
When Wichita State reached the Final Four last season, the Shockers were a part of a trend, a team outside of the power structure reaching the final weekend of the college basketball season.George Mason did it. VCU did it. Butler did it twice.What...
David Fox
1 year ago
Marcus Smart
Expectations have changed drastically in Stillwater in the last two months.What looked like a team that would challenge Kansas’ reign atop the Big 12 at the start of the season is now fighting for an NCAA Tournament spot.Drawing a first-round...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bill Self
The NCAA Tournament field is ever-evolving at this time of year.A week or so ago, Arkansas was barely on the NCAA Tournament radar. After Thursday’s win over Kentucky, the Razorbacks can claim a spot in the field barring a major loss....
David Fox
1 year ago
Joe Harris
Virginia wasn’t one of the first major stories of the season in the ACC, but it may be the last.The Jabari Parker Watch was alive at Duke for most of the early part of the year, and Syracuse started 25-0 with a series of wild finishes.The...
David Fox
1 year ago
Joe Jackson
If Louisville is truly rounding into postseason form, Memphis will be the key test Saturday.The Cardinals flopped at home against the Tigers in the first meeting back on Jan. 9, losing 73-67. Memphis’ entire starting five scored in double...
David Fox
1 year ago
Coty Clarke
For several seasons, Arkansas has been close to the NCAA Tournament but not quite in the field.The culprit primarily has been any game away from Fayetteville. The Razorbacks are near-unbeatable at home. During the last three seasons, Arkansas is 50...
David Fox
1 year ago
Dana Altman
Oregon began the season as one of the nation’s surprise teams. Dana Altman’s mishmash of transfers, including players from Houston, UNLV, Detroit and a few junior colleges.After a 13-0 start, Oregon lost five in a row once the Ducks...
David Fox
1 year ago
Markel Starks
Simply being in NCAA Tournament contention in the final days of February has to be a pleasant surprise for Georgetown.The Hoyas have been out of sorts ever since losing to 15th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast in the NCAA Tournament last season. The...
David Fox
1 year ago
Roy Williams
One of the main storylines early in the season was the unpredictability of North Carolina. The Tar Heels defeated Louisville, Michigan State and Kentucky early in the year but also lost to UAB and Belmont — all before conference play started....
David Fox
1 year ago
Gregg Marshall
Wichita State is one game away from doing something that hasn’t been done in a decade and an Missouri Valley Tournament away from doing something that hasn’t been done since Jerry Tarkanian’s heyday at UNLV.Yet for some reason,...
David Fox
1 year ago

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