Bryce Cotton made the biggest defensive play of the game and then the biggest offensive play. What would you expect from a guy who played 50 minutes and nearly had a triple-double?
There may be other teams that have come to the forefront early in the season like UMass, VCU, or George Washington, but this conference still goes through the Billikens.
The Tigers are no longer in Conference-USA and that’s just what they were reminded of when they were beaten at home on Saturday by Cincinnati. Next up? A date Thursday with Louisville.
Kadeem Jack had 18 points and Junior Etou scored the go-ahead basket with 40 seconds to play to lift Rutgers to a 71-66 win over Temple on Wednesday night.
Justin Martin led a 13-point run that opened the second half and swept Xavier to a 70-60 victory over St. John’s on Tuesday in the tip-off game for the reconfigured Big East.
This year was so packed with gigantic stories that we had to add a whopping 13 honorable mentions. And believe us, those had to be narrowed down, too.
Luckily for the Panthers and Irish, they’re very familiar with Jim Boeheim’s defense from their days in the Big East. For everyone else in the ACC, dealing with the Orange’s vaunted zone is going to be an absolute headache.
Trevor Cooney scored 21 points, Tyler Ennis had 20 and C.J. Fair added 17 Saturday as the undefeated Syracuse topped No. 8 Villanova 78-62.
D’Angelo Harrison scored 15 points to lead St. John’s to a 65-59 victory over Columbia on Saturday at the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival at Barclays Center.
I respect the heck out of Buzz Williams as a coach and have always marveled at how he’s gotten the maximum out of every team he’s coached. But this particular Marquette squad was overrated by many people, including myself.
D’Angelo Harrison broke St. John’s three-point record as the Red Storm won 96-87.
Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson regrets singling out one of his players in a postgame diatribe that has gone viral. And that’s about it.
There is no team more prepared for the long haul than the Wildcats.
Orange duo C.J. Fair and Tyler Ennis both scored 21 points, and No. 2 Syracuse pulled out a 68-63 victory over St. John’s on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
A former Rutgers basketball player claims in a lawsuit that he was subjected to physical and emotional abuse at the hands of fired coach Mike Rice.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 10.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 9.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 4.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 3.