Smith's Double-Double Leads Butler To 68-56 WinAndrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College HoopsCuonzo Martin has built a culture of toughness and discipline in the short time he's been in Knoxville and it's yet to be determined if Josh Pastner's team can respond well in what's sure to be a hostile environment.
Bucknell Can't Stop UConn's Kemba Walker... Can Anyone?After carrying UConn to the Big East title, Kemba Walker decided to get his teammates involved in the Huskies' NCAA tournament opener against Bucknell. It was a move that earned him a place in the school record book.
UConn Seeking Another NCAA Crown; Bucknell First On Hit ListNext to winning national championships in 1999 and 2004, UConn's Jim Calhoun considers the Big East title he captured last week to be his third-biggest thrill. If all goes as planned over the next few weeks, that crown will fall to No. 4 on his list of accomplishments.