President Barack Obama has congratulated the Duke men’s and University of Connecticut women’s teams on winning the NCAA basketball championships.
If they can pull it off, Breanna Stewart would accomplish her goal of winning four championships at UConn — and coach Geno Auriemma would pass the legendary John Wooden with 11 NCAA titles.
The college basketball season is over, and the very top of most NBA draft boards should look the same in 77 days as they did five month ago: Karl-Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor, and then everyone else.
“I’ll let the people who write the history decide where I fit in,” Geno Auriemma said after leading UConn’s women to a third straight championship Tuesday night.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each scored 15 points and UConn beat Notre Dame 63-53 on Tuesday night to win the Huskies third straight championship.
Even without an undefeated team, the NCAA title game has earned its highest preliminary television rating in 18 years.
Chris Mullin’s job just got a whole lot easier. St. John’s rookie head coach will have his big man on the court next season, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.
Nothing much changes for Duke except the star players Mike Krzyzewski recruits. It’s a program of consistency. It’s a program that has become the model for others.
Jahlil Okafor scored two big buckets late and his freshman buddy Tyus Jones hit a key 3-pointer to lift Duke to its fifth national title Monday night in a 68-63 comeback win over Wisconsin.
John Wooden is somewhat of the ‘Gold Standard’ when it comes to coaching college basketball — or any sport for that matter.
With a lot going on Tuesday morning, Boomer and Craig were in their comfort zone while occupying the Allstate Studio.
Kentucky coach John Calipari and Spencer Haywood are among 11 new inductees going into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this year.
It certainly wasn’t a total shock that Wisconsin was able to beat Kentucky the national semifinals on Saturday. But, an upset? Absolutely.
While the white-hot drama of a Duke-Kentucky, Coach K vs. Coach Cal matchup would have been irresistible, the long-term impact trumps the ephemeral thrill.
Duke languished in the shadows of Kentucky all season, the big blue juggernaut that nobody seemed to be talking about.
Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win, and an NCAA title.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 10.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 9.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 4.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 3.