Three-year starter Traevon Jackson is graduating, but Wisconsin’s point guard spot is in good hands. When Jackson broke his foot in January, sophomore Bronson Koenig replaced him in the starting lineup and played well.
A thrilling Tournament was capped last night by a fantastic final, as Duke beat Wisconsin 68-63. It was the fifth championship for Duke and Mike Krzyzewski.
The Blue Devils have young talent that’s ready to bolt for the NBA in a year or so, while Wisconsin’s personnel has withstood the test of time.
While Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow, and Tyus Jones have been incredible this season, don’t forget about Grayson Allen.
The Blue Devils and Badgers play for the title tonight at 9:18 p.m. ET on CBS.
Here are the numbers. John Calipari doesn’t care if you want to hear them or not.
Tom Izzo is headed to his seventh Final Four. Only three coaches have been to more: John Wooden, Dean Smith, and Izzo’s opposition on Saturday, Mike Krzyzewski.
Like Wooden and Knight at their best, he has gotten his players to throw out their individual dreams for the good of the team.
Mike Krzyzewski and Tom Izzo are no strangers to each other and have already played once this season.
Kentucky vs. Notre Dame was the highest rated NCAA game to air on cable and the Final Four ratings should be even higher.
The record-setting start to the Tournament—as far as one-point games—gave way to exciting, compelling matchups this past weekend.
Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win.
Kentucky basketball is clearly a dynasty. It’s a hybrid empire, with mutating parts every year plugged in by the program’s only monolith: John Calipari.
Here are the guys who can change the entire course of a game and the season for their team.
CBS Local Sports’ writers Bryan Altman and Ryan Mayer breakdown the best parts of the first weekend of NCAA Tournament action and look ahead to the Sweet 16.