No. 3 Seed Notre Dame Blitzes Shockers In 2nd Half, Irish Take Elite 8 Spot With 81-70 Win Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder.
Shockers Beat Jayhawks 78-65 In NCAA Tournament ShowdownBehind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65 on Sunday, earning a trip to the Sweet 16 at the expense of the school that has caused them so much chagrin.
Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella StoryWe're being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona - Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening WeekendBy far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.
Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of MarchMarch Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball.
Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection SundayA great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday's selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
Manhattan In At 13, Virginia, Florida, Wichita State, Arizona Grab Top Seeds In NCAA TourneyVirginia joined Florida, Wichita State and Arizona as a No. 1 seed Sunday when the selection committee announced the pairings for the NCAA tournament.
Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s PerfectionIn the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.
Rising Star: Wichita State Guard Fred VanVleetA back-up to Malcolm Armstead on last year’s Final Four team, VanVleet has helped lead Wichita to a 25-0 record and No. 4 ranking.
Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Parity Dominating & MoreThere's not one squad in college basketball that's playing even remotely close to the way Kentucky was in 2012 or even the way Louisville was a year ago.
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.
Michigan's McGary Plans To Wake Up Today And 'Get Back At It'But he sidestepped one big question -- Will he return to Michigan next season?