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: Butler On Normal March Progression Be afraid America -- be very afraid.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookThey might feel like the 1990s Buffalo Bills to some, but if you watch the Bulldogs play, you'll have a greater appreciation for what they do on the basketball court.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookSome people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky's win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch "MKG" play, it's tough not to see why he's more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
UConn's Jim Calhoun Wins 3rd NCAA Title; Joins Knight The old guy can still teach. After winning his third NCAA championship, Jim Calhoun was as gracious as could be, especially for a guy crossing the threshold into greatness.
Keidel: NCAA Final: Big Dog Vs. UnderdogSimply, it’s easy to root for Butler. At least it is for me. UConn is not NYC-North, but rather Boston-Lite. If you’re a native New Yorker then you’re born with the mean, territorial gene, predisposed to hate all things New England.
Kemba Time: UConn, Butler Cap Crazy NCAA TournamentButler and Connecticut will meet Monday night — the eighth-seeded Bulldogs trying to finish the deal after coming oh-so-close last season and the third-seeded Huskies, led by Kemba Walker, going for their 11th straight victory after a regular season that foreshadowed none of this.
Butler's NCAA Title Game Task? Slowing Down UConn's WalkerKemba Walker provides the Bulldogs with a challenge they have yet to face during their two-year run through the bracket — a superstar. Shutting him down is almost an impossible task. Slowing him down isn't much easier.
Could UConn's Jim Calhoun Walk Away After NCAA Championship?When Jim Calhoun was 28 and just gaining a foothold in coaching, he figured he already had all the answers. "Now I'm 68," Calhoun said Sunday, "and I have a lot of questions."
Final Four Ties Highest TV Ratings Since 2005Saturday night's Final Four broadcast on CBS posted an 8.9 rating and a 17 share. That's tied for the highest since 2005.
Stevens, Butler Not Focusing Too Much On Kemba WalkerCoach Brad Stevens says his team respects Walker but can't focus too much attention on him because it could leave room for other UConn players to get loose.