Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half, and Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win Saturday night over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers in the South Region final.
Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament’s Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.
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.
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.
Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points and Jordan Sibert hit a key 3-pointer with 47.7 seconds left as Dayton stunned Syracuse 55-53 Saturday night to earn a spot in Sweet 16 for the first time in three decades.
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.
It’s going to take a really good team to beat Virginia in the NCAA Tournament. And that’s because the Cavaliers certainly aren’t going to beat themselves.
The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name schools like Temple, Xavier, and Butler, but everyone else in the league improved since the end of last season.
A New Jersey man warranted a call to police earlier this month, after he refused to take a pasta strainer off his head for a driver’s license photo on the grounds that it was his religious right as a Pastafarian.
Jim Boeheim earned his 900th win earlier in the week and it says here that 901 won’t be far behind.
One of the major keys to San Diego State’s 6-1 start is Utah transfer JJ O’Brien. The 6-7 forward has blended perfectly alongside the Aztecs’ talented perimeter of Xavier Thames, Chase Tapley, and Jamaal Franklin and given Steve Fisher one of the better glue guys in the country.
Of the Atlantic-10′s 14 teams, 10 finished with .500 or better overall records last season, and adding VCU to that mix only enhances the league as a whole.
When Dayton head coach Archie Miller found out that starting power forward Josh Benson was lost for the season a few weeks ago, he didn’t stay composed — he expressed concern.