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Oregon won the first NCAA Tournament championship in 1939. The Ducks have not been back to the semifinal round since then, but seek to remedy that drought Saturday in the Midwest Region final. In their way stands arguably the hottest team in the...
Kyle Kensing
17 hours ago
Gonzaga and Xavier have reached this point before. "Zags" became a household word in 1999 when Gonzaga made its Cinderella run to the Elite Eight. The Jesuit school in Spokane, Washington, has not missed an NCAA Tournament since, and the...
Kyle Kensing
20 hours ago
The second of the East Region’s Sweet 16 matchups on Friday is not one many people expected to see. As a No. 4 seed, some projected to see Florida advance to play in Madison Square Garden, but not necessarily No. 8 Wisconsin.   In one...
Antwan Staley
2 days ago
Nineteen national titles. A combined 35 Final Four appearances. Countless March Madness memories. UCLA and Kentucky are the two programs that reign over the rest of college basketball from a historical perspective and truly put the blue into blue...
Bryan Fischer
2 days ago
South Carolina was not supposed to be playing at this point, but instead finds itself in the Sweet 16 for the first time in school history after beating No. 10 Marquette and knocking off No. 2 Duke. The Gamecocks were buoyed by great defense and...
Matt Josephs
2 days ago
Nine ACC teams earned NCAA Tournament bids. Only North Carolina remains after the first weekend.   The top-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels (29-7) earned the regular season ACC championship and have played like champions so far in reaching...
John Coon
2 days ago
By the time we hit Friday, there will be 12 teams left with a chance to win the title. One could almost call this blue blood Friday with North Carolina, Kentucky and UCLA among those taking the court.   We've also got the great stories...
Matt Josephs
2 days ago
Gonzaga faces its toughest hurdle yet in a potential Final Four run. When the top-seeded Bulldogs face fourth-seeded West Virginia in the Sweet 16 on Thursday, they will finally draw an opponent who can stand toe-to-toe both on offense and defense...
John Coon
2 days ago
Perhaps the most unlikely story of this March, including the 2017 NCAA Tournament, is the suddenly inspired play out of John Beilein's Michigan Wolverines. A loss at Northwestern to open the month of Madness dealt a serious blow to Michigan...
Kyle Kensing
2 days ago
Following a legend is no easy task, but Arizona head coach Sean Miller has done so admirably. Hired in 2009 as the indirect replacement for Hall of Famer Lute Olson, Miller's enjoyed a successful tenure in the desert. The 2017 NCAA Tournament...
Kyle Kensing
3 days ago
For the first time since 2010, the Purdue Boilermakers will play on the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament. They advanced after their close victory over No. 5 Iowa State 80-76 this past Saturday. Now, the Boilermakers will look to pull off the...
Antwan Staley
3 days ago
Hard as it is to believe, but we’re about to hit the halfway point of March Madness. While that may evoke a few sad feelings about something coming to a close, the 2017 NCAA Tournament is really about to kick into high gear as a host of blue...
Bryan Fischer
3 days ago
Hard as it is to believe, but 52 games are already in the books in the 2017 NCAA Tournament and it won’t be long before we whittle 16 teams down to four. While there may be no true Cinderella-type team in this year’s Sweet 16, there are...
Bryan Fischer
4 days ago
It took a little longer than recent years, but March Madness finally made an appearance in the 2017 NCAA Tournament this past weekend and no doubt laid waste to many a bracket. But then again the upsets and the unexpected are what make this time...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Sweet 16 Schedule TV channel time site
A rather mundane first round gave way to a thrilling second round as the 2017 NCAA Tournament field has been whittled down from 68 teams to 16. The action will resume in San Jose, California, and Kansas City, Missouri, on Thursday, and then...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
NCAA Tournament appearances are old hat for the Oregon Ducks, since head coach Dana Altman's arrival in 2010. The 2017 Tournament marks five straight for the program, and Friday's win over Iona makes it five consecutive with at least one...
Kyle Kensing
6 days ago
What happens when an explosive offense faces off against an elite defense? UCLA is about to find out if its powerful scoring attack can survive 40 minutes of grinding out one possession after another. The second-seeded Bruins face this test against...
John Coon
6 days ago
Playing angry is Wichita State's basketball trademark. The Shockers have a chance to mix in a dose of revenge when they face Kentucky in a second round NCAA Tournament game on Sunday.   The Wildcats spoiled an undefeated season for...
John Coon
6 days ago
Two of the 2017 NCAA Tournament's most versatile teams, Baylor and USC, meet in an East Region Second Round contest on Sunday.    USC set the stage for the showdown in Tulsa with a dramatic, come-from-behind win Friday over SMU. The...
Kyle Kensing
6 days ago
Sunday’s game between the Michigan State Spartans and the Kansas Jayhawks sort of has a Final Four feel to it despite it being a second round matchup. March is usually Tom Izzo’s time to shine no matter the Spartans’ regular...
Antwan Staley
6 days ago
The last time the Michigan Wolverines met the Louisville Cardinals on a basketball court, it was for the 2013 national championship. Although the stakes won’t be as high when the two teams meet on Sunday, it is for a spot in the Sweet 16....
Antwan Staley
6 days ago
While Friday produced a few more upsets compared to Thursday, the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament saw the majority of the top seeds moving on. So even though there’s a lot of chalk in the bracket, the good news is that means there...
Mark Ross
6 days ago
What NCAA Tournament March Madness Games Are On Today (3/18/17)?
The First Round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament is in the books and all things considered, there weren’t a lot of surprises. With 19 of the top 20 seeds (Nos. 1-5) winning does that mean we are headed towards a loaded Sweet 16? Eight spots will...
Antwan Staley
1 week ago
Arizona has unlocked a whole new level of offensive domination in the postseason. The Wildcat offense is operating with the smooth precision of a brand-new car engine.   For just the third time in its NCAA Division I history, Arizona...
John Coon
1 week ago
Running Big Ten teams out of the arena in March is becoming second nature to Middle Tennessee.   For the second straight season, the Blue Raiders faced a Big Ten opponent in its NCAA Tournament opener and came out on top. Middle Tennessee...
John Coon
1 week ago

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