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For Kansas’ sake, the Jayhawks should beg to schedule Wichita State soon. In eight years, Gregg Marshall took a program that was already a solid mid-major and built it into a national power. That much was already established before...
David Fox
1 year ago
On Friday, Oregon looked like highlighters in the Ducks’ round of 64 win over Oklahoma State. On Sunday, the Ducks looked like their former national championship team. Oregon broke out throwback jerseys for the round of 32 game against...
David Fox
1 year ago
This year’s East region isn’t the craziest bracket in NCAA Tournament history, but it’s pretty darn close to the top. In a matter of hours, the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the region, Villanova and Virginia, lost their round of...
David Fox
1 year ago
After No. 1 seed Villanova lost 71-68 to NC State in one of the biggest upsets of the NCAA Tournament, one piccolo player in Nova’s band briefly spoke for every Villanova fan out there. Her perseverance to play on, to do her job, in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jay Wright
If your bracket wasn’t already toast, it might be now. Villanova became the first No. 1 seed to lose in the NCAA Tournament, losing to an eight-seeded NC State 71-68. The Wildcats are the 17th No. 1 seed since 1985 to fail to reach...
David Fox
1 year ago
Georgia State coach Ron Hunter broke down during his team’s postgame news conference after his team lost 75-67 to Xavier. Who can blame the guy? His son’s game-winning shot against Baylor and Ron Hunter’s memorable...
David Fox
1 year ago
Reporters and bloggers, don’t forget to tip your stenographers. The NCAA Tournament is full of under-the-radar folks who don’t get the attention they deserve. Among those are the stenographers hired to transcribe every word from...
David Fox
1 year ago
If you were rooting for underdogs to advance through the NCAA Tournament, sorry, folks, you’re out of luck on Sunday. Higher-seeded teams went 15-1 on Friday — the exception being No. 11 Dayton over No. 6 seed Providence...
David Fox
1 year ago
Cincinnati probably felt pretty good about itself after a close first half against Kentucky. Then came Willie Cauley-Stein’s posterizing, demoralizing, roof-shattering dunk on Quadri Moore. Kentucky started slow from the field in...
David Fox
1 year ago
No matter what happens in the Sweet 16, UCLA is in for a juicy matchup. If UCLA faces Gonzaga, it will be a rematch of a 2006 Sweet 16 game. That game ended in an emotional Adam Morrison and a UCLA team headed to the national title game. ...
David Fox
1 year ago
Officiating took center stage in the final minutes of yet another NCAA Tournament game when Maryland was not called for a foul on the final shot attempt in a 65-62 win over Valparaiso. Up 3 in the final moments, Mark Turgeon inserted...
David Fox
1 year ago
The field has been whittled by half. And thanks to the first Thursday of the NCAA Tournament, the round of 32 on Saturday is full of some of the most unlikely teams. The day that probably killed your bracket gives us four double-digit seeds...
David Fox
1 year ago
A day after upsetting Baylor in the NCAA Tournament, Georgia State coach Ron Hunter can’t even get a celebratory breakfast.  Right now, Hunter is probably the most famous person in the country with a torn Achilles, sustained during...
David Fox
1 year ago
The NCAA Tournament never ceases to amaze. In the first half of Arkansas’ game against Wofford, Razorbacks’ guard Rashad Madden lost a shoe, kicking it into the stands. Play never stopped, so one of Madden’s teammates...
David Fox
1 year ago
How is the NCAA Tournament going to top the first day of play for the field of 64? Certainly, that’s going to be tough after two 14 seeds won early in the day and Ohio State beat VCU in overtime. The fireworks might not be quite as...
David Fox
1 year ago
Forget UAB, now Georgia State is our favorite moment of March Madness so far. The Panthers defeated Baylor 57-56 on a 30-foot 3-point shot from R.J. Hunter with four seconds remaining, giving the NCAA Tournament its second win for a No. 14...
David Fox
1 year ago
Thanks to its own administration’s decision to shut down football, UAB is a football school. The basketball team made it all that more official. If you’re still looking for a rooting interest in the NCAA Tournament, now you have...
David Fox
1 year ago
Louisville Cardinals
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan go in-depth with an early 2015 ACC conference preview. Has the ACC elevated itself into national prominence with the likes of the SEC and Pac-12? Who are the best quarterbacks in the league and...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama enters 2015 with high expectations, as coach Nick Saban’s team has the best roster in college football and has won 10 games in seven consecutive seasons. Last year ended on a down note with a loss to Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, but...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Sean Maguire
Florida State’s three-year run from 2012-14 was one of the best in college football. The Seminoles won 39 games during that stretch, claimed the national championship after the 2013 season and made the playoffs last year. It’s hard to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Victor Martinez
Derek Jeter has retired, but MLB still has plenty of elder statesmen who are proving that age is just a number. While the crop of younger superstars and impact players continues to grow, there are more than enough “old” guys still...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Anthony Rizzo
The tide could finally be turning in the National League Central division. The St. Louis Cardinals have long been the class of the division, as they have appeared in the last four NL Championship Series. The Pirates and the Cubs have other ideas,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The field of 64 hasn’t even started, and already we have a full dose of March Madness. From Albany’s wild shot to get into the NCAA Tournament on Saturday to a 94-90 Ole Miss win in the First Four, we hope college hoops has given...
David Fox
1 year ago
Have you not yet filled out your tournament bracket for the BGS NCAA Pick’em Contest? Need help figuring out who you should pick? David Schmulenson has all the answers. Notice which team Dave picks first through his scientific selection...
Jeremy Simon
1 year ago
Brandon Allen
Arkansas opens its third set of spring practices under coach Bret Bielema hoping to improve off last year’s 7-6 record. This team showed considerable progress in 2014 and is poised to take another step forward with 14 starters back in the mix...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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