College Basketball Articles

Part of what makes basketball such a fan-friendly sport is the high-flying, eye-popping feats of athleticism witnessed regularly on the hardcourt. And the dunk is the single most exciting, electric and jaw-dropping play in the sport. And as...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
After 52 NCAA Tournament games since Tuesday, the field is down to 16. And what a wild week it was. When the next weekend starts, the players from Gonzaga -- and New Mexico and Georgetown and VCU and more -- will want what Florida Gulf Coast...
David Fox
1 year ago
The athletic director is a little annoyed CBS’s score graphic lists his school as “Florida G.C.” One scoreboard mistakenly listed the team as “Florida Golf Coast.” The New York Times issued a correction for a piece that called the school “Gulf...
David Fox
1 year ago
The Big Ten has four teams in the Sweet 16 (so far), but Dayton has made two of the league’s best sweat. A couple hours after Ohio State’s Aaron Craft hit his game-winning three-pointer against Iowa State, Indiana got its own three-point...
David Fox
1 year ago
When Ohio State’s Sweet 16 bid came down to the last shot, there was seemingly no way Aaron Craft wouldn’t be the one take it. Craft gave the 2013 NCAA Tournament its first game-winning three-pointer in the final second when the Buckeyes point...
David Fox
1 year ago
The NCAA Tournament has moved into the weekend where tickets to the Sweet 16 will be punched. Now that we’re into the Sunday's slate of games, hopefully you don't have to sneak away from work to catch the action. Here’s everything you need to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Wichita State finally has its moment in the spotlight, and it might last a little longer. The Shockers became the first team to dispatch a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament by defeating Mark Few's Gonzaga 76-70 in a game when Wichita rarely...
David Fox
1 year ago
Only Marquette could win a game this dramatic in this Tournament. Only Butler could make the final five seconds this heart-pounding. Two days after Marquette’s Vander Blue ended a two-Tournament drought of game-winning and game-tying shots in...
David Fox
1 year ago
A slow afternoon of NCAA Tournament games means we’re watching the sideshow. Colorado State’s unofficial mascot won’t be making an appearance in the Sweet 16, as his Rams lost 82-56 to Louisville. But, hey, what’s a mid-major without a...
David Fox
1 year ago
Memphis' 6-foot-5 guard D.J. Stephens continued to audition for the NCAA Tournament highlight reel with this athletic block of Michigan State's Adreian Payne in the first half. Stephens' four blocks in the first half, including on back-to-back...
David Fox
1 year ago
The NCAA Tournament has moved into the weekend where tickets to the Sweet 16 will be punched. Now that we’re into the Saturday slate of games, hopefully you don't have to sneak away from work to catch the action. Here’s everything you need to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Andy Enfield has already been living a Cinderella existence. For starters, he convinced a supermodel to go to a St. John's NIT game for a first date. Then he married said supermodel. For at least a day or so, the former Amanda Marcum will...
David Fox
1 year ago
The Sweet 16 will feature either Ole Miss or La Salle. Let that sink in a bit. Ole Miss and La Salle have been also-rans in their leagues for roughly a decade, and now one of them will reach the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Just...
David Fox
1 year ago
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

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