College Basketball Articles

Kevin Ollie
No team played its way off the bubble in more dramatic fashion than Connecticut. Now the Huskies are back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since winning the national championship in 2014. Can they do it again? UConn has reached the Final...
John Coon
4 months ago
For the Duke Blue Devils, playing games in March has become a regular routine. After all, they are the defending national champions and Mike Krzyzewski's team has played in the NCAA Tournament 21 years in a row.   For the UNC...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Bill Self
It's time once again for the annual routine of pretending to know what you are doing when it comes to filling out your NCAA Tournament bracket. Do you go chalk? Do you try and predict the Cinderella team that will inevitably crash the Elite...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Malcolm Brogdon
When it comes to this exercise, the NCAA Tournament is a different animal completely. Before we get to the picks, here are a few tips. The biggest thing you have to do is throw out the seeds when considering a play because they mean nothing to...
Matt Josephs
4 months ago
Like it or not, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (20-11) and the Michigan Wolverines (22-12) are in the NCAA Tournament and will face one another in the last of the First Four matchups. Michigan’s 203rd-ranked non-conference strength of schedule...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Holy Cross versus Southern isn’t the sexy First Four game that is going to force a lot of casual college basketball fans to turn on their TVs on Wednesday night. That being said, it is still March Madness and that’s good enough for us...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Mike Krzyzewski
This season has been arguably the most competitive in NCAA basketball history. The playing field was as level as it has ever been. The four No. 1 seeds have a combined 23 losses on the year, an NCAA Tournament record. With all of this parity during...
Brad Spielberger
4 months ago
Every year there are teams that capture the heart of America after making an unexpected run. VCU was just another school in terms of popularity before they went from the First Four all the way to the Final Four in 2011. Now, the Rams are always on...
Matt Josephs
4 months ago
Gregg Marshall
Coming into the 2016 season if you had asked Wichita State and Vanderbilt if they would be happy playing in a First Four matchup each team would have said “heck no.” If you were to ask them now? They’re just happy to be here....
Brad Spielberger
4 months ago
The opening game of the 2016 NCAA Tournament pits Florida Gulf Coast, the Atlantic Sun champion, against Fairleigh Dickinson, the recipient of the automatic bid out of the Northeast Conference. The winner claims the No. 16 seed in the East Region...
Brad Spielberger
4 months ago
Marcus Paige
The North Carolina Tar Heels have endured their fair share of struggles and criticisms throughout the 2015-’16 regular season. The preseason No. 1-ranked team in the AP poll, everything about this team,from toughness to cohesiveness, has been...
Rob McVey
4 months ago
Mark Few
The 2016 NCAA Tournament bracket is out and now it's time to find out those higher seeds that are going to make you regret not watching that late-night game out of the Midwest. Every year there are mid-majors that the common fan knows nothing...
Matt Josephs
4 months ago
Tom Izzo
Last year the Kentucky Wildcats were considered the favorites entering the NCAA Tournament. While Kentucky didn't win the national championship (Duke Blue Devils), the Wildcats advanced to their 17th Final Four. Unlike last year, the 2016...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
CBS caught a lot of flack on social media for having a two-hour selection show. It doesn't take long to reveal a bracket and, believe or not, there was a time when the show would only be 30 minutes. It wasn't until a few years ago...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
Everyone wants to be that person who wins their NCAA Tournament office pool. Picking a bracket isn't an exact science. Underdogs rise up out of nowhere and pull off upsets nearly every season, winning legions of fans even as they destroy a sea...
John Coon
4 months ago
NCAA Tournament 2016: March Madness Bracket Cheat Sheets
Selection Sunday is over. Now the real fun begins. It's time to fill out your bracket for the NCAA Tournament and crush your co-workers and buddies in this year's pick-'em game. But who do you pick? We're here to help with...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Filling out the perfect bracket is one thing, knowing who to follow on Twitter for all of the March Madness events is another. From the crying to the dancing, you're not going to want to miss a minute of this tournament.  Every team...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
The amazing trio is back on the road again.   Charles Barkley, Samuel L. Jackson, and Spike Lee hit the road for their annual Capital One commercial series for March Madness. It's going to be a long, but enjoyable, trip....
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
The stage is set. The NCAA Tournament is set to be a good one. There hasn't been one breakout team and that always makes for good basketball. Keep an eye on the 5 vs. 12 matchups because some of the best upsets happen in those. ...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
How to Watch March Madness without Cable
With the March Madness/NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament beginning on March 15, thousands of people are already searching for ways to watch their favorite basketball teams. Luckily, it’s 2016 and there are more ways than ever to watch...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
It’s been difficult to put this college basketball season into any specific box so far — and that’s a good thing. We’ve been captivated by one superstar freshman that likely won’t make the Big Dance. We’ve seen...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
A look at the economic and social impact of the NCAA Tournament
The impact of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament can be far reaching, from economic to social. Here are a few stats to consider when thinking about March Madness and how it influences our lives.  $1.9 Billion – Hourly losses...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
If America had a soul mate, it would be Dennis Clifford. The Boston College senior was asked about his favorite memory from his time playing basketball with the team and his answer was a simple, "going out to eat." Obviously Clifford...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
The field of 68 for the 2016 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament will be announced on Sunday, meaning another installment of March Madness is almost here! The action tips off in Dayton, Ohio, for the “First Four” on March...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
68 Funny March Madness Bracket Team Names for 2016
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is almost here. Only one person will win your office bracket pick ‘em pool. But everyone can have a funny, silly, or crazy March Madness bracket team or group name. Here are 68 names that should...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago

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