Duke Back In Final Four After 66-52 Win Over GonzagaThe Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga...
Sweet 16: Top Teams, Players And Games To Watch As March Madness ResumesOK, so maybe we won't get to see another celebratory fall by Georgia State's Ron Hunter, but the regional rounds of the NCAA Tournament are filled with some fantastic storylines.
Wichita State Shocks Mighty Ohio State in West Regional FinalMalcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66 victory over Ohio State on Saturday.
Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its SeedsTo measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.
Rothstein: 10 Things I Learned During The First Weekend Of The NCAA TournamentFlorida Gulf Coast head coach Andy Enfield has won at life. There isn't much more to say than that.
Wichita St.'s 3-Pointers Boot No. 1 Gonzaga 76-70Gonzaga is out of the NCAA tournament thanks to Wichita State, a No. 9 seed that made five straight shots from behind the arc Saturday for a 76-70 victory that sent the West Region's top seed back home.
Prediction Machine: Pitt One Of The Favorites To Make Final FourPaul Bessire, better known by the name of his simulation program, "The Prediction Machine," joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to offer the machine's advice for filling out brackets this year.
Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast BluesYesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.
Louisville Top Overall; Kansas, Indiana, Gonzaga Also No. 1 SeedsLouisville earned the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament Sunday, while Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga also received No. 1s after a topsy-turvy regular season and another round of weekend upsets.
Rising Star: Gonzaga Junior Kelly OlynykGonzaga has a history of busting brackets but the Bulldogs now find themselves in the role of the hunted as Gonzaga became No. 1 in the AP poll for the first time in history.
Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; New Mexico, UCLA & MoreIf there's a squad that should be rewarded outside the power six conferences with a No. 1 seed, it's New Mexico.
Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College HoopsThis is a major opportunity for UCLA. The Bruins have yet to earn a marquee victory in the non-conference portion of their schedule and the Tigers will enter Pauley Pavilion as the seventh-ranked team in the country.