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.
Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck have UConn back in the championship game for the third straight year. Now the Huskies are one victory away from a third straight title.
The Irish (36-2) advanced to the NCAA championship game for the fourth time in five years, surviving a scoring drought that lasted nearly seven minutes down the stretch.
The Badgers scored eight straight points late to take a four-point lead with 1:06 left, and Kentucky couldn’t overcome the deficit this time.
Justise Winslow scored 19 points and Jahlil Okafor added 18 to lead top-seeded Duke to an 81-61 victory over Michigan State on Saturday and into the national championship game.
Jahlil Okafor has spent the season tuning out huge expectations, beating defenses geared to stop him and showing off offensive moves that leave NBA scouts drooling.
Here are the numbers. John Calipari doesn’t care if you want to hear them or not.
Geno Auriemma turned tons of heads on Wednesday when he called the men’s college game a “joke” and “so far behind the times.” The comments didn’t sit well with Dick Vitale.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.
Nostalgia is in the air!
It was a perfect presser and stroll down the years at St. John’s. Rookie coach Chris Mullin looked great yesterday, but it won’t matter much if he doesn’t produce tomorrow.
Stevens joined Boomer and Craig from Vegas on Thursday morning to talk about his risky wager.
“There’s only like 10 teams, you know, out of 25 that actually play the kind of game of basketball that you’d like to watch.”
The school’s all-time leading scorer was introduced as its new coach Wednesday in front of an adoring audience of several hundred fans at Carnesecca Arena.
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.