Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
The NCAA Final Four has given us many amazing moments in its illustrious history. Here are the top 5.
On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.
Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona to advance to the Final Four.
Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half as Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers.
David from Eagan asked: Who picks the 68 teams in the tournament?
The nets could be cut down in Minnesota again. Minneapolis has made the list of finalists for the next round of Final Four bids.
I laughed at the use of “possibly” and “try.” “My goal is to possibly try to get hired at a studio or a video production house,” Carolyn Draayer said. It was a preposterous statement, as the Gustavus junior’s knack for video production should inevitably have studios hustling to try and get her on board.
Construction isn’t even underway on a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium, but a hard push is on by the team and its landlord to lure a Super Bowl, college football championship game and Final Four basketball tournament.
The national semifinals will air on TBS in 2014 and 2015, with the title game remaining on CBS, the companies said Tuesday.
While getting to the Final Four is a big deal, winning it is even bigger. But how much do schools directly benefit from winning the championship game?
Tonight, the No. 1 overall seed takes on a team once ranked No. 1 and now playing its best basketball. On one side is Louisville, the favorite when the field was announced, trying to keep the national championship trophy in the state of Kentucky.
Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team pulled off a gritty win Friday afternoon in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division III tournament, topping Williams 82-79 in Salem, Va.
In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.
Her resume is hard to ignore.
Confidence or tempting fate? That’s the question one has to ponder when considering that Kansas University’s Athletics Department is selling T-shirts boasting a NCAA championship win already, despite the fact that they don’t face off against Kentucky until Monday evening.
The St. Thomas women’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division III Final Four.
Like most basketball fans, University of Minnesota graduate student Luke Stanke is checking the teams and figuring out his brackets. But Stanke has a secret weapon.
Jason DeRusha gets into the Final Four and answers your basketball-related Good Questions.