Survival In Seattle: Louisville Avoids Major Upset, Edges No. 13 UC IrvineFreshman Quentin Snider hit the winning free throws and Terry Rozier made the saving steal Friday to help fourth-seeded Louisville top UC Irvine 57-55 and send the tournament's tallest player packing.
CBS Sports: Steve Masiello Leaving Manhattan To Coach USFThe Jaspers are suddenly without a head coach after winning the MAAC title and nearly upsetting Louisville in the NCAA tournament, according to CBSSports.com.
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.
Louisville's Pitino Blasts NCAA For Manhattan MatchupLouisville coach Rick Pitino had no problem with his team's NCAA Tournament seeding. It was the pairing that drew his ire.
Rothstein: 5 Questions Entering The 2013-14 College Basketball SeasonCan Louisville repeat? Without question. The Cardinals lost Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng, but there's still more than enough left over to cut down the nets in Dallas next April.
King, Payton And Pitino Among 2013 Basketball Hall Of Fame ClassKing was slowed by a serious knee injury in 1990. But he averaged 22.5 points in his 15-year career with five teams that ended in 1993. Now, he's a Hall of Famer.
Orb Wins 139th Kentucky Derby, Newest Contender For The Triple CrownMorning-line favorite Orb wins the 139th Kentucky Derby.
Black Onyx Scratched From 139th Kentucky DerbyBlack Onyx has been scratched from the 139th Kentucky Derby. The field is now down to 19.
Rick Pitino Stays True To Word, Gets Tattoo On Back In Honor Of NCAA TitleIn an effort to motivate his team and lift its spirits, the legendary coach promised his players in February that if they won the national championship, he would get a tattoo. He stayed true to his word.
Rothstein: Latest On Rutgers, Jordan; More Notes Around College BasketballRutgers' expected hiring of Eddie Jordan also means that Scarlet Knights associate head coach David Cox will likely remain on the coaching staff, per multiple sources close to the situation.
Rothstein Files: An Early Look At The Top 25 For The 2013-14 SeasonThe empire will bounce back in a major way next season. John Calipari has assembled arguably the greatest recruiting class in the history of college basketball.
Five Things: Missing McGary And Hancock Saves Cardinals...AgainThe preseason No. 2 team finishes 35-5 and wins 16 in a row to close the season, culminating with a national championship. No dominant team in college basketball this year?