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Chris Obekpa #12 of the St. John's Red Storm (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Shot-Blocker Chris Obekpa To Return To St. John’s

On April 3, St. John’s announced it had granted the 6-foot-9 sophomore a release to pursue transfer options. On Friday, the school announced Obekpa will return for the 2014-15 season.

04/18/2014

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Boomer & Carton: UMass’ Derrick Gordon Follows Example Set By Jason Collins

Boomer and Craig talked about Gordon’s courage, while looking forward to a day when this type story is commonplace…

WFAN–04/10/2014

James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts against the Connecticut Huskies during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James Young

Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.

04/08/2014

Corey Johnson says he could have won $100,000 with this bracket -- if only his final UConn pick had saved. (Yahoo! Sports)

UConn Fan Says He Lost Chance At $100,000 Over Bracket Blunder

Corey Johnson thought he had a shot to win $100,000 in Yahoo! Sports’ Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge. There was only one problem — and it was a doozy.

04/08/2014

UConn's Shabazz Napier celebrates on the court after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA championship game on April 7, 2014. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Shabazz Napier Earns Spot Among UConn Greats With 2nd NCAA Title

Napier turned in one final masterpiece as a college player Monday night, lifting the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky and bringing home a championship hardly anyone not wearing a UConn uniform thought was possible.

04/08/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

Kentucky's Aaron Harrison (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images), UConn's Shabazz Napier (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

UConn, Kentucky Ready To Battle It Out In Improbable NCAA Title Game

Neither was around in last year’s tourney — Connecticut because of a tournament ban over academic issues; Kentucky because it didn’t make the field. And neither looked like title contenders at times this season.

04/07/2014

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Aaron Harrison #2, Alex Poythress #22 and Andrew Harrison #5. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of Age

Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.

04/04/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 and the Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays Off

The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.

04/03/2014

Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.

04/01/2014

Shabazz Napier and the UConn Huskies (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

UConn Ready For Home Cooking Against Iowa State In Sweet 16

The Huskies are back at MSG, where they won seven Big East tourney titles. But head coach Kevin Ollie warned that being the local favorite doesn’t guarantee anything.

03/28/2014

NCAA logo (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: The NFL? No, I’m Rooting For The NCAA’s Implosion

It might take some time — hopefully not the 10 years that Cuban predicted for the NFL — but enough people in the right places have come to realize what’s under the NCAA’s hood: a bunch of greedy elitists who never learned how to share.

03/27/2014

Donovan Kates of the Manhattan Jaspers walks past head coach Steve Masiello. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

CBS Sports: Steve Masiello Leaving Manhattan To Coach USF

The Jaspers are suddenly without a head coach after winning the MAAC title and nearly upsetting Louisville in the NCAA tournament, according to CBSSports.com.

03/25/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Chasson Randle of the Stanford Cardinal (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images), Devin Oliver of the Dayton Flyers (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Jordan McRae of the Tennessee Volunteers (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Underdogs Stanford, Dayton, Tennessee Set For Sweet 16

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16.

03/24/2014

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