College Basketball

Emmy Andujar of the Manhattan Jaspers (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Manhattan Jaspers Back In NCAA Tournament As MAAC Champs

Now, it’s on to bigger things. “Sweet Sixteen, Final Four, that’s what we’re about,” Ashton Pankey said as Jaspers coach Steve Masiello jokingly tried to muffle his microphone.

03/10/2015

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Boomer & Carton: Mateen Cleaves Shares His College Basketball Knowledge

Can anyone beat Kentucky? What is going on up in Syracuse? And of course, what are ya’ benchin’?

WFAN–03/10/2015

LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: Andrew Harrison #5 (left) and Trey Lyles #41 (right) of the Kentucky Wildcats talk to the crowd following the game against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 67-50 to finish the regular 31-0. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Five Things: First Teams Clinch NCAA Tournament Bids

It’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.

03/09/2015

Manhattan coach Steve Masiello (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NCAA Berth On The Line As Manhattan, Iona Meet For MAAC Title

“It’s gonna be a fun game, it’s gonna be a battle,” the Jaspers’ RaShawn Stores said, according to the NY Post. “They’re our biggest rivals and we know what’s on the line — the NCAA Tournament.”

03/09/2015

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19: A basketball sits on the court during a break in the action between the Brooklyn Nets and the Philadelphia 76ers during preseason action at the Barclays Center on October 19, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The 76ers defeated the Nets 106-76. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Valparaiso Forward Alec Peters Shines In Regular Season Finale

Alec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.

03/06/2015

WICHITA, KS - FEBRUARY 28: Guard Fred Van Vleet #23 of the Wichita State Shockers celebrates with teammates after a scoring run against the Northern Iowa Panthers during the first half on February 28, 2015 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Five Things: Wichita, Arizona Win Big Games

Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).

03/02/2015

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5 NCAA Storylines To Watch Heading Into March

What to watch for in the lead up to the madness of the next couple weeks.

02/28/2015

Ryan Arcidiacono of the Villanova Wildcats wrestles for the ball with Sterling Gibbs of the Seton Hall Pirates on February 16, 2015 at the Pavilion in Villanova, Pennsylvania. The Wildcats defeated the Pirates 80-54 (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Sterling Gibbs Sorry For Forearm Smash To ‘Nova Guard’s Face

Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard issued a statement after Monday night’s loss: “I am extremely disappointed in Sterling’s actions tonight.”

02/17/2015

NCAA logo (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Georgetown’s Copeland Scores Career-High 20 In Win Over Seton Hall

Senior D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 23 points, freshman Isaac Copeland had a career-high 20 and Georgetown defeated Seton Hall 86-67 on Tuesday night after blowing an early 20-point lead.

02/11/2015

Geno Auriemma (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

‘We’re No. 1!’: UConn Women Take Down Top-Ranked South Carolina

UConn left no doubt who the best team in the country is. “I think it speaks for itself,” Huskies star Breanna Stewart said after Monday’s win.

02/10/2015

GAINESVILLE, FL - FEBRUARY 07: Karl-Anthony Towns #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots a basket around Chris Walker #23 of the Florida Gators during the first half of the game at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on February 7, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Quick Hits: Kentucky Survives, Arizona Falls

Another exciting college basketball weekend is in the books as we inch closer to March Madness. Here’s a look at some of the key games.

02/09/2015

A general interior view of an empty gym prior to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights hosting the Syracuse Orange at Louis Brown Athletic Center on February 19, 2012 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Michigan State-Rutgers Men’s Basketball Game Rescheduled For Thursday

Michigan State (13-7, 4-3) and Rutgers (10-11, 2-6) will make up their snow-postponed Big Ten Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday night.

01/27/2015

Rashed Anthony of Seton Hall  (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Kentucky Stays Atop AP Poll; Seton Hall Slips To No. 24

With a national-best six ranked teams, the Big 12’s conference race is having an every-week impact on the AP Top 25.

01/20/2015

St. John’s guard Rysheed Jordan (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

St John’s Tops Providence For First Big East Win

Rysheed Jordan added 15 points and Sir’Dominic Pointer had scored 14 and grabbed seven rebounds for St. John’s (12-4, 1-3), which shot 51 percent overall and made a season-high 10 3-pointers.

01/15/2015

Gene Teague #21 of the Seton Hall Pirates celebrates the win with Sterling Gibbs #4 after the win over the Villanova Wildcats during the quarterfinals of the Big East Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2014 in New York City.(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

No. 19 Seton Hall Tops Creighton 68-67 On Gibbs’ Late 3

Sterling Gibbs made a 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left, lifting No. 19 Seton Hall over Creighton 68-67 on Saturday.

01/10/2015

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