College Basketball Articles

The North Carolina Central Eagles and UC Davis Aggies will start Wednesday’s First Four games at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio. Both the Eagles and Aggies will be going for their first NCAA Tournament victory.   The winner of this game will...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
The departures of Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson led many to believe that North Carolina would take a step backwards in 2016-17. Fortunately, that has not been the case. The Tar Heels won their second consecutive outright ACC regular season...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
The NCAA Tournament always features some teams that have a great story and go farther than they are projected to. The key is to find out which double-digit seeds are going to be the ones that either bust your bracket or make things a whole lot...
Matt Josephs
1 month ago
Tom Izzo
March Madness is here and as much as the next few weeks is about crowning a new men’s basketball champion, NCAA Tournament upsets are what we live for this time of year. This year’s Tournament may be ripe for a ton of bracket turnover...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Some must-see March Madness moments are off the court.    Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee, and Charles Barkley are back with another round of their famous Capital One "Road to the Final Four" commercials and they do not...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
The 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket is almost set in stone but before the field is made into a tidy 64-team affair, the First Four must whittle eight March hopefuls into four. Among a host of interesting matchups, Tuesday’s second game in Dayton...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Since 2001, Dayton serves as the launch point for every NCAA Tournament. The opening round became the "First Four" games of the Big Dance with the field's expansion to 68 teams in 2011, but in the previous decade, Dayton hosted the...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
The 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket is out and instantly everyone wants to pick upsets. For the common college basketball fan, this is the first time you've heard of East Tennessee State or Winthrop so I'm here to educate you on which of the...
Matt Josephs
1 month ago
Once the 68-team field for the 2017 NCAA Tournament was announced on Sunday night, there were millions of people filling out brackets for office pools, web sites or just for fun. Each year there is a favorite to cut down the nets in April, but that...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
Getting every pick right in your NCAA Tournament bracket offers much worse odds than successfully navigating an asteroid field in a galaxy far far away. Underdogs always rise up and leave countless brackets in tatters by the tournament's second...
John Coon
1 month ago
Sometimes it's hard to bury the hatchet.   Former Indiana University basketball coach Bob Knight recently called into The Dan Patrick Show and was asked about a possible return. His answer is probably not what some fans were hoping....
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Josh Hart
Nothing compares to the drama that unfolds inside basketball arenas each March. From underdogs shredding brackets to insane buzzer beaters, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament delivers thrilling moments in liberal doses.  ...
John Coon
1 month ago
Jim Boeheim
Jim Boeheim is an acquired taste even to hardcore college basketball fans.    The Syracuse coach was asked about the ACC Tournament being moved to the Barclays Center as opposed to Greensboro, N.C., where it usually takes place. Boeheim...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
On Selection Sunday, the 68 teams that will participate in the 2017 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament will be announced, which means March Madness is almost upon us! The NCAA Tournament tips off with the “First Four”...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Uniforms are a point of pride for teams. Although Nike runs the majority of the field, adidas is also a major brand in the game.   Arizona State rocks adidas, which makes the most sense considering alum James Harden is signed with the...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
College basketball conference tournament time is upon us, which means almost every team gets a chance to make it to the Big Dance. Regardless of their record going into the conference tournament, we have seen plenty of teams make some crazy runs to...
Matt Josephs
1 month ago
Everyone makes jokes about how Ted Cruz looks like Duke star Grayson Allen, but who knew he could get in on the joke as well?    Deadspin wanted someone to send them some kind of proof that Cruz played basketball before... and that'...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
If you ever needed a reason to play until the final seconds, this is it. New Mexico was up on Nevada 90-76 in the final minute of their game on Saturday and everyone thought it was over ... except the Wolf Pack that is.   They began an...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Not that Jim Larranaga isn’t smart enough to figure all this out, but he enters the 2016-17 season facing questions he’s never had before.   The Hurricanes coach, coming off his second Sweet 16 appearance in four seasons, has a...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Pittsburgh coach Kevin Stallings ... wait ... who? What about Jamie Dixon, the man who led Pittsburgh to 11 NCAA Tournaments in 13 years and was the cornerstone of the program?   In an intriguing twist, Dixon exited in the offseason, after...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
For the second straight season, Notre Dame has lost two vital pieces of an Elite Eight team. But the Fighting Irish — as they have done so often in the Mike Brey era — will identify new leading men.   “Outside, the...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Is 2016-17 the season in which everything for Clemson comes together and lands the Tigers back in the NCAA Tournament? Brad Brownell and the Tigers certainly hope so. Five seasons have passed since Brownell took Clemson to the NCAAs in his debut,...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
So much changed for Syracuse in the span of three weeks last March. After a much-debated invitation to the NCAA Tournament, the 10th-seeded Orange took advantage of every opportunity extended to them and roared into the Final Four.   The...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
The depth of the ACC was nearly on full display in 2016-17. The league produced seven NCAA Tournament teams, six of which ended up in the Sweet 16 and two in the Final Four.   The final AP poll, before the start of the NCAA Tournament,...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
The Florida Gators had been an NCAA Tournament fixture and reached the Final Four as recently as 2014 but enter this season having missed the NCAAs in consecutive seasons for just the second time since the 1990s. Mike White, Billy Donovan’s...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago

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