College Basketball Articles

Kevin Willard
Can Seton Hall keep things rolling? Kevin Willard's Pirates earned their first NCAA Tournament bid since 2006 after claiming their first Big East Tournament title since ‘93. Armed with a favorable seed, Seton Hall looks to win its...
John Coon
8 months ago
Tyler Ulis
The American East Conference Champion Stony Brook Seawolves are set to take on the SEC Champion Kentucky Wildcats in a showdown of two teams in the stacked East Region. This will not be the first SEC team Stony Brook has played this season, as...
Brad Spielberger
8 months ago
Kaleb Tarczewski
With Tuesday’s First Four victory over Vanderbilt, Wichita State is now 8-3 in the NCAA Tournament since 2013. The Shockers are now the No. 9 team in the country according to Ken Pomeroy, which makes them a terrifying No. 11 seed. Arizona...
Brad Spielberger
8 months ago
Former WAC rivals reunite when Mountain West Conference Tournament champion Fresno State tangles with Utah. The Bulldogs earned their first NCAA bid since 2001. Utah is back in the Big Dance for a second consecutive season after finishing second...
John Coon
8 months ago
Brice Johnson
On Thursday, the North Carolina Tar Heels will begin their quest for their first national championship since the 2008-09 season. The first team standing in their way of this goal is the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles.   On Tuesday night, in the...
Antwan Staley
8 months ago
Yogi Ferrell
Chattanooga, winners of the Southern Conference, is no stranger to the Big Ten this season. The Mocs took down Illinois in late November, so their upcoming matchup with Big Ten regular season champion Indiana will be their second game against the...
Brad Spielberger
8 months ago
Wayne Selden Jr.
No. 1 overall seed Kansas looks to kick off a deep NCAA Tournament run with a rout of Austin Peay in the round of 64. A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1, and that isn’t about to change with this matchup. Austin Peay had a miracle...
Brad Spielberger
8 months ago
Tony Bennett
For the second time in three seasons, the Virginia Cavaliers will enter the NCAA Tournament as a No. 1 seed. Virginia, top seed in the Midwest Region, will take on the Hampton Pirates in the first round in Raleigh, N.C., on Thursday.  ...
Antwan Staley
8 months ago
Yale has designs on being the latest Ivy League champion to act as a first round nuisance to a higher seed. The Bulldogs earned their first NCAA Tournament bid since 1962. To put it in perspective, that occurred in the same year as the Cuban...
John Coon
8 months ago
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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 months ago

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