Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils makes a speech after defeating the Gonzaga Bulldogs 66-52 in the South Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at NRG Stadium on March 29, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Keidel: Is Coach K Closing In On Wooden As The Greatest Of All Time?

Even if you don’t consider Coach K the equal of Coach Wooden — or even close — there’s no shame in coming in second place. At least in this case.

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Inductee Chris Mullin hugs Lou Carnesecca during the 2011 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony on August 12, 2011 at Symphony Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carnesecca On Mullin Hiring: ‘This Is A Great Day For St. John’s’

“People seem to be worried about his lack of coaching experience, but how many people have had the basketball education he has?”

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Chris Laviano #5 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights looks for a pass during a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at High Point Solutions Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Quarterback Search Is Major Focus For Rutgers In Spring Practice

The job is wide open with Chris Laviano, Hayden Rettig and Giovanni Rescigno in the running. Only Laviano has played in a college game.

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Jeff Neubauer (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Jeff Neubauer ‘Thrilled’ To Lead Fordham Men’s Basketball Program

Neubauer replaces Tom Pecora, who was fired this month after five seasons. He compiled a 44-106 record, including 10-21 this season.

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Morgan Tuck #3 of the Connecticut Huskies looks on during an NCAA women's basketball game against the UCF Knights at the CFE Arena on January 21, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Connecticut won the game 100-45. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

UConn Women Beat Dayton 91-70, Earn 8th Straight Final Four Berth

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the national semifinals for an eighth straight season.

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Chris Mullin (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Reports: Chris Mullin Accepts St. John’s Head Coaching Job

St. John’s hasn’t won an NCAA Tournament game since 2000. Administrators apparently think Chris Mullin, a member of the school’s 1985 Final Four team, is the man to end that drought.

03/30/2015

Chris Mullin watches from the stands as St. John's takes on Marquette during the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 11, 2009. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Keidel: Logic Lacking In Chris Mullin’s Expected Return To St. John’s

Some just don’t know when to quit. Some should know not to even start. Like Chris Mullin, who’s reportedly on the verge of becoming the Red Storm’s new head coach.

03/30/2015

Michigan State's Bryn Forbes (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Duke's Jahlil Okafor  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images), Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) and Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NCAAs Down To Final Four: Michigan State, Duke, Wisconsin, Kentucky

If you liked the look of last year’s Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition. One game — Kentucky vs. Wisconsin — is not only a matchup of two No. 1 seeds, it’s a replay of last year’s semifinal.

03/30/2015

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Boomer & Carton: Should Mullin Take The Job? And Madness On The Mind

Boomer has his reservations about Mullin returning to coach a team he once starred for, citing all that goes into being a big-time college basketball coach.

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Duke v Gonzaga

Duke Back In Final Four After 66-52 Win Over Gonzaga

The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga…

03/29/2015

Bryn Forbes of the Michigan State Spartans reacts to a 3-pointer in the second half of the game against the Louisville Cardinals during the East Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Carrier Dome on March 29, 2015 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Spartans Final Four-Bound After 76-70 OT Win Over Louisville

Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win.

03/29/2015

The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

No. 1 Kentucky Holds Off Notre Dame 68-66

Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional final.

03/28/2015

Traevon Jackson #12 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates from the bench in the second half while taking on the Arizona Wildcats during the West Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Heads To Final Four After 85-78 Win Over Arizona

Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers hung on to make the Final Four again.

03/28/2015

Morgan Tuck #3 of the Connecticut Huskies looks on during an NCAA women's basketball game against the UCF Knights at the CFE Arena on January 21, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Connecticut won the game 100-45. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

UConn Routs Texas In Women’s Sweet 16, Reaches Regional Final

Breanna Stewart had 31 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to help UConn rout Texas 105-54 Saturday in the Sweet 16, earning coach Geno Auriemma his 100th NCAA Tournament win.

03/28/2015

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell reacts during the NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal against North Carolina State at the Carrier Dome on March 27, 2015 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Harrell Shoots Louisville Past NC State, Into East Regional Final

Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points, reserve Anton Gill keyed a late-game surge, and Louisville beat North Carolina State 75-65 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.

03/27/2015

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The Connecticut Huskies pose after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 79 to 58 in the NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at Bridgestone Arena on April 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Photos: UConn Huskies Win Women’s Title

The UConn Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title.

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UConn Wins NCAA Title

Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win, and an NCAA title.

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