College Basketball Articles

Michael Gbinije
How good is the ACC this year? Consider this: If Syracuse beats Gonzaga on Friday the worst place they could technically finish in the NCAA Tournament is eighth. That would be two spots higher than their 10th-place finish in the ACC this season...
Brad Spielberger
8 months ago
Mike Brey
Through four combined wins so far in the 2016 NCAA Tournament No. 7 Notre Dame and No. 6 Wisconsin have outscored their opponents by a total of 15 points. These programs just have a knack for getting it done in March, as well as a flair for the...
Brad Spielberger
8 months ago
Malcolm Brogdon
In the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, the Iowa State Cyclones had little problem defeating No. 13 Iona and No. 12 Arkansas-Little Rock. Unlike Iowa State, the Virginia Cavaliers had a battle in their second round game against the Butler...
Antwan Staley
8 months ago
Thursday night’s Sweet 16 games feature four matchups full of teams that all have the potential to make the national championship game in Houston on April 4. Here is a breakdown of what to expect on Thursday night.   NCAA Tournament...
Jake Rose
8 months ago
We are down to 16 teams in this year’s NCAA Tournament and the fun has really just begun. Let's be honest, this is exactly what the Selection Committee wanted when the members set up the field. They get their upsets in the first round or...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
Dana Altman
Only Oregon remains to represent the Pac-12 in the NCAA Tournament. The league sent seven schools to the Big Dance and promptly saw five exit in the first round. The Ducks narrowly avoided getting sent home themselves in a 69-64 second round win...
John Coon
8 months ago
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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 months ago

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