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The deadline for college basketball underclassmen considering entry into the NBA draft passed last month. Barring a handful of transfers – like Pittsburgh guard Cameron Johnson – and straggling 2017 recruits, rosters for the 2017-...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
What’s going on with Bobby Knight? He seems angrier than usual.   Bob Knight, 76, isn’t throwing chairs across gym floors anymore, but he isn’t done with his angry outbursts. The legendary coach was a guest on the Dan...
Nathan Rush
1 month ago
There could be huge ramifications in place if the ACC decides to boycott the state of North Carolina over the HB2 "bathroom bill."    State lawmakers have filed a bill that could lead to two lucrative schools leaving the...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Bill Self
Three-hundred and forty-six Div. I college basketball programs will aim to dethrone North Carolina from atop the national championship landscape in the 2017-18 season. The coming weeks will shape the contenders, as programs await NBA draft...
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
The University of North Carolina's future is up in the air depending on who you ask.   During a state senate meeting, President Wallace Loh of the University of Maryland has stated that it is his belief that the NCAA's current...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
College basketball owns the month of March (and oftentimes spills over into April). The extravaganza as we know it today really emerged in 1985, when the NCAA Tournament expanded from 48 teams to 64.   The 32 years since have provided hoop-...
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
Frank Kaminsky is probably best known for being on the Wisconsin team that came up short of a National Championship against Duke in 2015. Although he's moved on to an NBA career with the Hornets, many still associate him with his...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
It's a pair of No. 1 seeds vying for the national title as Gonzaga and North Carolina play on Monday night. Each team was put to its own tests on Saturday and each overcame them in somewhat the same way. The Tar Heels needed late rebounds to...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
Can North Carolina finish what it started a season ago? Or will Gonzaga cap off a memorable season with its first national championship?   Both teams needed to survive late rallies in the Final Four to reach Monday night's national...
John Coon
3 months ago
North Carolina is going for the ultimate redemption as the Tar Heels make their second straight Final Four appearance and would like a shot at another national title. Oregon, on the other hand, is probably the least likely of the Pac-12 teams to be...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
Gonzaga is no longer an underdog. The Bulldogs built their brand as the mid-major upstart who wrecked brackets in March. Now they are the favorite trying to avoid falling to another team making its own Cinderella run.   Both South Carolina...
John Coon
3 months ago
Who is left in March Madness?
March Madness is nearly over, leaving only four teams left vying to win the NCAA Tournmanent.   Those Final Four college basketball teams are:    South Carolina Gamecocks Gonzaga Bulldogs Oregon Ducks North Carolina Tar...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The NCAA Tournament has an interesting way of defying expectations. Take the Oregon Ducks, playing in their first Final Four since its inaugural installment in 1939.   Playing without center Chris Boucher, Oregon trailed for significant...
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
The 2017 Final Four will feature three programs that have, for all practical purposes, never been on college basketball's biggest stage. While North Carolina is set to play in its record 20th Final Four, the other three teams had combined for...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
Few sports produce as much drama over a three-week period as March Madness as the last two rounds of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament bring us four teams that have proven their mettle and are at the top of their game. That...
Aaron Tallent
3 months ago
South Carolina head basketball coach Frank Martin is an outlier among his Final Four counterparts.   In the 1999-2000 season, Gonzaga's Mark Few was in the first year of the position he holds today. North Carolina's Roy Williams...
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
Kentucky earned a chance to avenge a regular season loss in the NCAA Tournament. Now North Carolina wants to do the same.   The Tar Heels and the Wildcats will engage in a rematch with a Final Four berth on the line in the South Regional...
John Coon
3 months ago
Two SEC East rivals will battle in the Elite Eight on Sunday in New York City for a trip to Glendale, Arizona, for the Final Four. Not many expected the South Carolina Gamecocks and Florida Gators to be in this position, but both teams have been...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months ago

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