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Who are the Potential Candidates to Replace Anthony Grant at Alabama?

The Crimson Tide could look at a number of interesting candidates
Who are the Potential Candidates to Replace Anthony Grant at Alabama?

Moments after Florida dispatched of Alabama in the SEC tournament, Gators coach Billy Donovan launched into a full-fledged defense of Anthony Grant’s job status at Alabama.

 

Grant is a former Donovan assistant, but the Gators coach claimed he wasn’t biased in his blunt assessment that Alabama letting go of Grant would be the “biggest mistake.”

 

“Let’s put it this way: Alabama better hope he comes back,” Donovan said.

 

The Big March Madness Question: Who Will Beat Kentucky?

The Wildcats' march to 40-0 continues unimpeded
The Big March Madness Question: Who Will Beat Kentucky?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If Willie Cauley-Stein were not a Kentucky basketball player, he’d try to find a way to the arena where Kentucky is playing its next game.

 

“If I was people in the world, I’d want to see it,” Cauley-Stein said. “Be in the presence of history.”

 

After Kentucky’s 78-63 win over Arkansas in the SEC tournament championship game, every game is history. At least in a way Kentucky is comfortable acknowledging.

 

Washington and Chris Petersen's Offseason Uncertainty Grows With Cyler Miles' Absence

Petersen could start a true freshman QB in 2015.
Washington and Chris Petersen's Offseason Uncertainty Grows With Cyler Miles' Absence

Washington coach Chris Petersen was already planning on a quarterback battle this spring, but the outlook for the Huskies’ starting job was slightly altered with the announcement Cyler Miles would not participate in spring practice.

12 Upsets to Watch in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament

Will these dozen double-digit seeds wreck your bracket?
12 Upsets to Watch in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament

The endgame of the NCAA Tournament is to crown a champion, but let’s face it: The first four days are all about the upsets.

 

The Valpos, Florida Gulf Coasts, Mercers, Lehighs and Bucknells are as much a part of the March Madness fabric as title-winning greatness.

 

If you’re picking a bracket or just trying to figure out the powers that will topple on Thursday and Friday, here’s our guide to the best potential upsets.

 

Tulane Unveils New Black Jerseys and Helmets for 2015

The Green Wave has some new uniforms for next season.
Tulane Unveils New Black Jerseys and Helmets for 2015

Tulane is adding a new jersey and helmet to its uniform rotation for 2015. While the new gear hasn’t been officially announced by the school, images are already circulating of the Green Wave’s new jerseys and helmets.

 

The black jerseys aren’t new for coach Curtis Johnson’s team, but the uniform now features blue numbers. And the helmet appears to feature a new matte look for the team.

 

Here’s a look at Tulane’s new black jerseys and helmets for 2015: 

 

 

Our Best Advice for Picking your 2015 NCAA Tournament Brackets

These tried and true rules might help you win during March Madness
Our Best Advice to Picking your 2015 NCAA Tournament Brackets

The day after Selection Sunday is not a great time to get caught up on the college basketball season.

 

As you start to fill out NCAA Tournament brackets for your pools, Athlon Sports did some of the homework for your basketball cram session. March Madness is unpredictable, and we expect it to be again.

 

But there are some tried and true trends in the Tournament, and we’ll break them down here.

 

These are our favorite rules for picking our brackets, along with some of the examples from this year’s field.

 

NCAA Tournament 2015: March Madness Bracket Cheat Sheets

Need help? Athlon editors give their picks to help you win big
NCAA Tournament 2015: March Madness Bracket Cheat Sheets

Now that Selection Sunday is over, it's time for March Madness to kick into high gear. It's that time of year when everyone —even your IT guy and Midge in accounting — starts caring about college basketball. Most of the excitement comes from NCAA Tournament bracket games, where anyone can fill out a March Madness bracket in hopes winning cash and bragging rights among friends and co-workers. Of course, the majority of people have no clue which teams to pick.

 

Kentucky Wildcats Skip Cutting Down Nets After SEC Tournament Championship

Big Blue Nation expects more chances to cut down nets
Kentucky Wildcats Skip Net Cutting After SEC Tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kentucky skipped the tradition of cutting down nets after it won the SEC tournament championship Sunday.

 

Instead, team managers cut down nets after Kentucky’s 78-63 win over Arkansas and brought it to the locker room — in one piece.

 

Surprise, surprise: The Kentucky Wildcats Can Shoot Free Throws

Big men Karl-Anthony Towns and Willie Cauley-Stein make free throws a strength
Surprise, surprise: The Kentucky Wildcats Can Shoot Free Throws

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ever since Memphis missed critical free throws in the 2008 national championship game against Kansas to send the game to overtime — a game and title the Jayhawks eventually won — free throw shooting has been under the microscope for every John Calipari team.

 

All that talent and the great equalizer often has been the free throw line.

 

On this year’s team, the line may be Kentucky’s secret weapon.

 

Watch: Albany Stuns Stony Brook with Late 3 to Clinch NCAA Bid

March is cruel again to the Seawolves
Watch: Albany Stuns Stony Brook with Late 3 to Clinch NCAA Bid

Poor, poor Stony Brook.

 

The Seawolves latest attempt to reach their first NCAA Tournament ended in the most cruel way.

 

Albany’s Peter Hooley hit a 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left to give the Great Danes a 51-50 win in the America East championship game to clinch and NCAA bid.

 

The shot may be the wildest of March Madness regardless of what happens in the NCAA tournament. A jumper from Ray Sanders hit the top of the backboard, and Albany tipped the ball out to the perimeter where Hooley could make the game-winning shot.

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