College Basketball Articles

The Marshall Henderson Experience continues. College basketball’s most divisive player will be mandatory watching for at least one more game as the Oe Miss guard heated up in the second half in the Rebels’ 57-46. Henderson struggled to make...
David Fox
1 year ago
Sometimes a coach inherits a bad team or steps into a program where the university simply does not invest in basketball. In some cases, through recruiting, Xs and Os and inspiration, that coach can turn a bad team into a good or even great one...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for March 22. • Bleacher Report gives us the 60 hottest fanbases of March Madness. I feel sorry for the eight schools that got left out. • We've had our first moment of...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
From eight United States presidents to Mark Zuckerberg, no Harvard student ever watched the Crimson win an NCAA Tournament game until Thursday. Harvard scored the biggest upset of the first day of the 2013 NCAA Tournament by defeating Mountain...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The first win for a No. 16 seed over a No. 1 seed will have to wait. At least until tonight or tomorrow, if not next season. Southern gave Gonzaga a scare keeping its round of 64 game close all the way to to the end in a 64-58 loss Thursday....
David Fox
1 year ago
Marquette busted out of a three-pointer slump just in time against Davidson, but the Golden Eagles didn’t dash the Wildcats’ upset hopes until a layup in the final seconds. Marquette’s Vander Blue picked up the first bona fide game-winning...
David Fox
1 year ago
The whirlwind travel schedule finally caught up to Saint Mary’s. After traveling from Moraga, Calif., to Dayton on Monday to defeat Middle Tennessee in the First Four on Tuesday, the Gaels skipped out of Ohio to go to Auburn Hills, Mich.,...
David Fox
1 year ago
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
Photo courtesy of nmstatesports.com. The breakout star of the early round of NCAA Tournament games was kind of like the pace of the first block of games: Slow and lumbering. The nation got to know New Mexico State’s Sim Bhullar, who...
David Fox
1 year ago
Thursday (March 21) and Friday (March 22) will feature 16 NCAA Tournament games across four networks. An almost-continuous stream of college basketball will be fun, but it could be tiring. Here’s everything you need to know for Friday’s slate...
David Fox
1 year ago
Thursday (March 21) and Friday (March 22) will feature 16 NCAA Tournament games across four networks. An almost-continuous stream of college basketball will be fun, but it could be tiring. Here’s everything you need to know for Thursday’s...
David Fox
1 year ago
This time of year, sports fans and many non-sports fans are thinking about one thing: their NCAA Tournament brackets. For the next few days hoops fans will dissect rebounding margins, three-point shooting percentages, experience of guards and...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
The 75th NCAA Tournament will be played in 2013. Athlon Sports celebrates the 75th edition of March Madness with 75 facts about the Tourney over the years: HISTORY The first NCAA Tournament in 19391 was overshadowed by the NIT at the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
For every upset early in the NCAA Tournament, there’s a team on the other end heading home with unfulfilled expectations. The top four seeds enjoy the most beneficial status in the field -- playing closer to home, playing against weaker...
David Fox
1 year ago
Here comes the most fun task in the run up for the NCAA Tournament: Attempting to predict the unpredictable. Teams from mid-major leagues upsetting heavy hitters, schools tucked away in the middle over nowhere knocking off state schools,...
David Fox
1 year ago
Basketball fans around the country are making their NCAA Tournament picks from early round upsets to the Final Four. Our editorial staff was no execption. Here's a look at their picks in brief. For a full look at our staff picks for the Sweet...
David Fox
1 year ago
March Madness is now upon us. It's that time of year when everyone—even the guy in the cubicle next to you who still plays Dungeons & Dragons—starts caring about college basketball. Most of the excitement comes from NCAA Tournament bracket...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
WEST Los Angeles COMPLETE REGION PREVIEWS East | Midwest | South Top Two (1) Gonzaga Bulldogs (31–2, 16–0 WCC) The Zags locked up the West Coast Conference Tournament title with a 65–51 win over Saint Mary’s, capping a perfect season...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
EAST Washington, D.C. COMPLETE REGION PREVIEWS Midwest | South | West Top Two (1) Indiana Hoosiers (27–6, 14–4 Big Ten) The preseason No. 1 team in the nation desperately wanted to be the top overall seed in this year’s Big Dance. That...
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
MIDWEST Indianapolis COMPLETE REGION PREVIEWS East | South | West Top Two (1) Louisville Cardinals (29–5, 14–4 Big East) The top overall seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament, Louisville earned the Big East Tournament championship with a...
Nathan Rush
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
Every NCAA Tournament field is unique, yet the same. Even with 68 teams, the teams selected for the field -- and those who arrive via automatic bid -- assemble a mix of national powers, regulars on the March Madness scene and newcomers....
David Fox
1 year ago
The NCAA Tournament begins in about 48 hours with the First Four. For now, though, we’ll have plenty of hand-wringing about Selection Sunday. Most of the teams in the field weren’t a shock -- Ole Miss erased any doubt by winning the SEC...
David Fox
1 year ago
With the 2013 NCAA Tournament kicking off next week, it's time for college basketball fans to start filling out their March Madness brackets. For those playing online, it also means coming up with a humorous or ridiculously over-the-top name to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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