With a few days to go before basketball resumes, the only thing we can do to quench our March Madness thirst is talk about what was and what is still to come in this year’s NCAA Tournament.
Breanna Stewart had 31 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to help UConn rout Texas 105-54 Saturday in the Sweet 16, earning coach Geno Auriemma his 100th NCAA Tournament win.
Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia’s press look pathetic.
Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder.
OK, 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.
Here are the guys who can change the entire course of a game and the season for their team.
Villanova went from a top seed to No. 1-and-done.
Exuberant UConn fans descended on Madison Square Garden Friday evening to watch their team beat Iowa State and reach the East Regional finals.
The Huskies are back at MSG, where they won seven Big East tourney titles. But head coach Kevin Ollie warned that being the local favorite doesn’t guarantee anything.
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.
This year, the NCAA Tournament finally returns to the ‘Mecca of Basketball’ for the East Regionals, and there is perhaps no better example of the demand for March Madness than prices for NCAA Tournament tickets to these sessions.
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.
Wolverines beat the Longhorns to reach the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 for the second straight year.
Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.