College Basketball Articles

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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago
Filling out the perfect bracket is one thing, knowing who to follow on Twitter for all of the March Madness events is another. From the crying to the dancing, you're not going to want to miss a minute of this tournament.  Every team...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
The amazing trio is back on the road again.   Charles Barkley, Samuel L. Jackson, and Spike Lee hit the road for their annual Capital One commercial series for March Madness. It's going to be a long, but enjoyable, trip....
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
The stage is set. The NCAA Tournament is set to be a good one. There hasn't been one breakout team and that always makes for good basketball. Keep an eye on the 5 vs. 12 matchups because some of the best upsets happen in those. ...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
How to Watch March Madness without Cable
With the March Madness/NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament beginning on March 15, thousands of people are already searching for ways to watch their favorite basketball teams. Luckily, it’s 2016 and there are more ways than ever to watch...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
It’s been difficult to put this college basketball season into any specific box so far — and that’s a good thing. We’ve been captivated by one superstar freshman that likely won’t make the Big Dance. We’ve seen...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
A look at the economic and social impact of the NCAA Tournament
The impact of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament can be far reaching, from economic to social. Here are a few stats to consider when thinking about March Madness and how it influences our lives.  $1.9 Billion – Hourly losses...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
If America had a soul mate, it would be Dennis Clifford. The Boston College senior was asked about his favorite memory from his time playing basketball with the team and his answer was a simple, "going out to eat." Obviously Clifford...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
The field of 68 for the 2016 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament will be announced on Sunday, meaning another installment of March Madness is almost here! The action tips off in Dayton, Ohio, for the “First Four” on March...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Well, this isn't going to help the Duke-UNC rivalry. Duke Student Broadcasting trolls North Carolina with its PSA to "Save a Tar Heel", and what would it be without the saddest song in history to accompany it? This is just...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Kevin Stallings
Selection Sunday is only two weeks away. The hysteria of March Madness will be amplified as the tournament kicks off on St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday, March 17th. Between then and now there is plenty of time for teams to fight their way into...
Brad Spielberger
1 year ago
 Fans in East Lansing, Mich., and Norman, Okla., have something in common — they’re spoiled. The last year or so has been a great time to pull for Michigan State or Oklahoma. In football and men’s basketball, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The Pac-12 is generally considered the top all-sports conference in college athletics. Stanford alone has won the NACDA Directors’ Cup every year since 1994-95. The top three schools in the 2014-15 Directors’ Cup all came from the...
David Fox
1 year ago
In some ways, the Big Ten could argue it has become the best combined football-basketball conference in recent years. True, the conference has produced just one football championship since 2002 and no basketball championships since 2000. But...
David Fox
1 year ago
Not long ago, one SEC program could easily claim having the best football-basketball coaching tandem in the nation. From 2006-08, Urban Meyer and Billy Donovan won four national championships for Florida. Eight years later, Meyer and Donovan...
David Fox
1 year ago

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