President Obama Goes Out On A Limb, Predicts Kentucky Will Win NCAA TournamentPresident Barack Obama is predicting that Kentucky will remain undefeated and take home the title in the NCAA Tournament.
No. 4 Villanova Routs Marquette By 35 In Big East QuartersJosh Hart scored 20 points off the bench, and fourth-ranked Villanova ensured it would stick around at the Big East Tournament a bit longer this time with an 84-49 rout of Marquette in the quarterfinals.
Top 5 NCAA Tournament Cinderella Stories Of All Time Everybody loves a Cinderella story. And the NCAA Tournament has had its fair share. Here are the top five.
Upset City! Seton Hall Stuns No. 3 Villanova In Big East Tourney ThrillerSterling Gibbs hit a step-back jumper at the buzzer and Seton Hall stunned No. 3 Villanova 64-63 in a thrilling Big East quarterfinal Thursday, a loss that could cost the Wildcats a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
No. 2 Syracuse Orange Remains Unbeaten, Tops Villanova 78-62Trevor Cooney scored 21 points, Tyler Ennis had 20 and C.J. Fair added 17 Saturday as the undefeated Syracuse topped No. 8 Villanova 78-62.
Rothstein: Monday Morning Notebook; Duke, Dayton, 'Nova And MoreThe Blue Devils have three known commodities in Jabari Parker, Rodney Hood and point guard Quinn Cook, but after that everything is in flux.
Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And MoreIt's safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.
St. John's Thinking NIT Bid Following Loss To Villanova In Big East TournamentMouphtaou Yarou made his first seven shots and scored 18 points, sending Villanova to a 66-53 victory over St. John's in the second round of the Big East tournament Wednesday night.
Villanova Upsets Syracuse 75-71 In OvertimeThe Wildcats defeated Louisville on Tuesday and became the first unranked team to beat two Top 5 teams in the same season since 2011-12.
Seven Schools Splitting From The Big East To Form Basketball-Only ConferenceSeven schools are leaving The Big East to form a new basketball conference.
Rothstein Files: Martelli, St. Joseph's Eyeing Return To NCAAs in 2013Phil Martelli and his St. Joseph's Hawks are looking to return to the NCAA tournament in
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball Kentucky coach John Calipari said earlier this week that he will attempt to schedule more games in football stadiums moving forward to prepare his teams for the NCAA Tournament.