College Basketball Articles

This will arguably be the best game of the week as Kansas takes on Maryland Thursday in Louisville. The Jayhawks are the No. 1 overall seed and have pretty much had no problems with their first two opponents. The Terrapins, meanwhile, picked up a...
Matt Josephs
5 months ago
Alex Caruso
At first glance it may seem as if the West Region has been the least exciting corner of the bracket so far in the NCAA Tournament. But oh how wrong that assessment would be, as the West is the only region in which each of the top four seeds...
Brad Spielberger
5 months ago
Daniel Ochefu
The No. 2-seeded Villanova Wildcats cruised to easy victories over UNC Asheville and the Iowa Hawkeyes in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. On Thursday, the Wildcats will face a much tougher opponent in No. 3 Miami.   Despite...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Well, that was fun. Buzzer beaters, blown leads, upsets and blowouts dominated the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. As always, very little of it went according to plan.   Now that all of our brackets — just like I told you they...
J.P. Scott
5 months ago
Marshall Plumlee
The West Region of this year’s Sweet 16 definitely isn’t hurting for storylines. Duke is college basketball royalty with a king for a coach looking another Final Four appearance. Oregon, the No. 1 seed, is still fighting for respect...
Jake Rose
5 months ago
Malcolm Brogdon
The Elite Eight for the Midwest Region is already assured of having a double-digit seed, as No. 11 Gonzaga and No. 10 Syracuse are set to square off in the Sweet 16 on Friday. This feat has only been accomplished nine times, with two No. 11 seeds...
Brad Spielberger
5 months ago
Jim Larranaga
No. 1 overall seed Kansas’ bid for a fourth national championship will begin again on Thursday when the Jayhawks take on No. 5 Maryland at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.   In the other South Region Sweet 16 matchup No. 3 Miami...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Roy Williams
There won't be a lot of brotherly love in Philadelphia this weekend as we hit the Sweet 16. North Carolina arguably has the most talent in the country, but Indiana has been mighty impressive in its two NCAA Tournament games.   The other...
Matt Josephs
5 months ago
In many ways, this has been an unpredictable first weekend — Middle Tennessee’s historic upset of Michigan State, Northern Iowa’s one-of-a-kind collapse, rare NCAA tournament wins for Yale and Hawaii.   At the same...
David Fox
5 months ago
If you think you have the coolest coach, think again.   An assistant coach for Whitman College, Stephen Garnett, is able to have an awesome handshake with every member of the basketball team. There are 15 guys. That's a lot of...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
Wayne Selden Jr.
The first week of the NCAA Tournament has come and gone, and we have cut down the field to the Sweet 16. Northern Iowa, Stephen F. Austin and Middle Tennessee tried their best to  play the role of Cinderella, but the clock has struck midnight...
Jake Rose
5 months ago
TruTV is a channel many sports fans may not know until March Madness comes around, but don't tell them that.   When Pick Six tried to come after the channel for being "popular" for one month of the year, they weren't having...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
Let’s face it, chances are pretty good that your NCAA Tournament bracket is busted. Take heart, you’re not alone in this after all the chaos, fantastic finishes and unexpected outcomes that took place in the first and second rounds. But...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
They don't call it March Madness for nothing.   The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament lived up to the hype. Upsets, buzzer-beaters, and more all left us crying and cheering like never before. Here are some of the more memorable...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
The 2016 NCAA Tournament field has been narrowed from 68 teams down to 16. By Sunday evening, there will be just four teams left standing that have earned the right to advance to Houston and play for the national championship. If the first week...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
The only person I know who called No. 15 Middle Tennessee’s win over No. 2 Michigan State on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament was my five-year-old nephew and his prediction was not based on thorough research.  ...
Aaron Tallent
5 months ago
Elgin Cook
Unlike Thursday, Friday’s NCAA Tournament matchups featured plenty of upsets and great finishes. Sunday should offer more of the same as there are some Cinderella teams looking for their Sweet 16 glass slipper.   Here's a...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors caught No. 4 California at the perfect time on Friday. Cal’s leading scorer Tyrone Wallace broke his shooting hand during practice on Wednesday and was unable to go, but at least the Golden Bears could prepare...
Brad Spielberger
5 months ago
Jim Boeheim
What can Middle Tennessee do for an encore? The Blue Raiders put themselves on the college basketball map with one of the greatest upsets in NCAA Tournament history. Middle Tennessee never trailed for 40 minutes en route to knocking off No. 2...
John Coon
5 months ago
After being on the other end of first-round upsets for two consecutive seasons, VCU got to deliver a knockout blow as a double-digit seed this time around. The Rams helped kick off a second day of opening round upsets with a 75-67 victory over...
John Coon
5 months ago
Ryan Arcidiacono
Fran McCaffrey and Iowa were one of the most popular picks to get upset in the first round, but despite an OT scare the Hawkeyes were able to scrape out a win against No. 10 Temple. Iowa did let a double-digit lead in the second half slip away...
Brad Spielberger
5 months ago
Perry Ellis
The Connecticut Huskies and the Kansas Jayhawks is a matchup that would be fitting for the Final Four. But on Saturday, the two teams will meet in the second round looking to advance to play in the Sweet 16 next week in Louisville, Ky.  ...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Denzel Valentine has played his last game for Michigan State.   The Spartans' star had an amazing season, but it ended with an unexpected upset to Middle Tennessee State. After the game head coach Tom Izzo found it hard to put into words...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
Down goes Sparty.   One of the more unlikely upsets happened. The No. 15 seed, Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders, took down a tourney favorite in No. 2 Michigan State.   It was tense for a moment there.   Michigan...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
Marcus Paige
On Thursday, both the Providence Friars and the North Carolina Tar Heels advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Providence scored a last-second bucket to defeat the USC Trojans 70-69 while North Carolina rolled over Florida Gulf...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago

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