College Basketball

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

The Dayton Flyers mascot, Rudy Flyer, performs during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament against the Ohio State Buckeyes at the First Niagara Center on March 20, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NCAA Bracket Busters: Why Warren Buffett Is Still Rich And You’re Not

I’m upset. You’re upset. And because misery never lacks company, so are all the other geniuses who penciled Cincinnati, Ohio State and Oklahoma into the third round.

03/21/2014

RaShawn Stores of the Manhattan Jaspers reacts after being eliminated by the Louisville Cardinals during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at Amway Center on March 20, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Manhattan’s Masiello After Near Upset: ‘I’m Proud To Coach These Men’

The 13th-seeded Jaspers looked entirely capable of pulling off the biggest upset on the first full day of the NCAA tournament. Until Louisville’s two most reliable players took over.

03/21/2014

Jeremy Stetler timed his vasectomy with a previous NCAA college basketball tournament. (credit: CBS 2)

March Madness Is Prime Time For Vasectomies

The timing is all about having an excuse to recover while watching a lot of basketball.

03/20/2014

DJ Evans #3 celebrates with John Puk #44 and Sam Rowley #14 of the Albany Great Danes during their 71-64 win over the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at at University of Dayton Arena on March 18, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Upstate Underdogs: Albany Insists ‘Anything Can Happen’ In NCAA Tourney

No. 1 seeds are 116-0 in opening games since the NCAA tournament field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. The Great Danes are hoping to break that streak against Florida.

03/20/2014

Jahenns Manigat of the Creighton Bluejays is surrounded by teammates before their game against the Xavier Musketeersat the CenturyLink Center on January 12, 2014 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

6 Subplots To Watch During The 2014 NCAA Tournament

The start of the NCAA tournament is arguably the best week on the sports calendar, filled with great teams, exciting games, star players and, usually, plenty of upsets.

03/20/2014

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Best Bars To Watch College Basketball In New York

As March Madness takes hold of New Yorkers, the age-old question persists: where can a die-hard college basketball fan get a drink around here? These are four of the Big Apple’s best watering holes to watch the game.

03/20/2014

Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orangemen speaks with Trevor Cooney #10 (credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Which Local Teams Are Driving Highest Prices For NCAA Tournament Tickets?

Despite being placed in the South Region, Syracuse will open up at the First Niagara Center (formerly HSBC Arena) in Buffalo, N.Y.—the draw closest to campus that they could have possibly gotten.

03/19/2014

Beejay Anya #21 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack celebrates in their 74-59 win over the Xavier Musketeers during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at University of Dayton Arena on March 18, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Is Mystery And Intrigue Missing From The NCAA Tournament?

Has some of the mystery that made the NCAA tournament so intriguing over the years been slowly stripped away?

03/19/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

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