UConn Outlasts St. Joseph's In 89-81 OT WinShabazz Napier shook off a miss at the second-half buzzer to score nine of his 24 points in overtime and lead seventh-seeded Connecticut to a 89-81 win over Saint Joseph's in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
Saint Joseph's Holds On, Beats VCU To Win Atlantic 10 TitleLangston Galloway scored 19 points and hit yet another huge 3-pointer, and Saint Joseph's beat No. 23 VCU 65-61 on Sunday to win its first Atlantic 10 tournament title since 1997.
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College BasketballWe're hearing that Kentucky's starting five will be Ryan Harrow, Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress, Kyle Wiltjer, and Nerlens Noel.
Rothstein Files: Five Observations From St. Joseph'sThe biggest thing for this group? Something they've never dealt with before -- expectations.
Rothstein Files: Atlantic 10 Offseason NotebookUMass boasts one of the Atlantic 10's best back courts with do-everything floor general Chaz Williams and Jesse Morgan, a burgeoning off guard who could be one of the league's best defenders.
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 BasketballFlorida State may have lost six seniors from last year's team that won the ACC Tournament, but don't discount the Seminoles from being a contender for the conference title for the second consecutive season.
Rothstein Files: A Smart Move To The Atlantic 10It seemed like VCU was primed to remain on their perch atop the CAA standings for years to come. That all changed in May when VCU along with Butler joined the Atlantic-10 for the upcoming season.
Rothstein Files: 10 Reasons To Be Excited About The Atlantic-10Chaz Williams took the conference by storm in his first season in the Atlantic-10 and only figures to be more of a menace in 2012-13.
Rothstein Files: Five Instant Effects Of VCU Joining The Atlantic-10 Of the Atlantic-10's 14 teams, 10 finished with .500 or better overall records last season, and adding VCU to that mix only enhances the league as a whole.
Rothstein Files: 5 Teams That Will Rise Next Season In College Basketball Don't be surprised if the Razorbacks finish among the SEC's top four teams.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookKris Joseph may be leading the Orange in scoring and rebounding but Dion Waiters' intangibles are a major reason why Jim Boeheim's team is starting to resemble a runaway train.
Rothstein Files: A College Hoops Junkie's Guide To Thanksgiving WeekendThere's plenty to keep track of this weekend if you're a nut for NCAA basketball. Jon Rothstein breaks down who and what to watch.