Latest Tournament News

Final Four Host Committee Touts Success, By The NumbersMore than 72,000 fans attended both the Final Four and National Championship games.
Departing Final Four Fans Say Minneapolis Scores BigThe Final Four is over, but the effect the tournament had on the city of Minneapolis is just beginning.
What Is The Economic Impact Of The Final Four?Now that the games are over, it'll take a little time to calculate all the money visitors spent, but the host committee has an idea of what to expect.
Virginia Beats Texas Tech, 85-77, In School's First National Title In BasketballThe NCAA men's basketball season came to an end Monday night after Virginia Cavaliers defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders, 85-77, in overtime at the Championship Game of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
'Didn't Think I'd See It In My Lifetime': Virginia, Texas Tech Fans Enjoying Every Minute Of Tournament If you've spent anytime downtown, you'll know that Virginia and Texas Tech fans have traveled well.
Minneapolis Gets Top Marks For Final Four, Longtime NCAA Commentator SaysFran Fraschilla is a veteran of many Final Fours who also was in Minneapolis in 1992 and 2001.
Tournament Buzz: Guess Defense Does Win ChampionshipsThis year's NCAA Tournament championship between Texas Tech and Virginia will be a more defensive affair than last year's shooting match.
5 Things To Know For The Final Four Championship GameThe NCAA Tournament will take an ugly turn in its final or, depending on your perspective, be a masterpiece in defensive basketball.
'Just Incredible': Virginia, Texas Tech Fans Ready For NCAA ChampionshipThe parties at the Texas Tech and UVA hotels went until the wee hours of the morning, and now fans are spending the day getting ready for the showdown.
Final Four Dribble Moved To Convention CenterSunday's Final Four Dribble event has been moved indoors due to weather, according to Minneapolis police.
Jonas Brothers Take Over Armory For 2nd of 3 Final Four ConcertsThrough the cold and the rain, some people waited since 12 a.m. to see the three brothers play.
This Is Minneapolis's 4th Time Hosting Final FourThe Final Four has come to Minneapolis three times previously before -- in 1951, 1992 and 2001.
4 Things To Know For The NCAA Final FourVirginia, the only No. 1 seed left in the bracket, is in Minneapolis to make a new kind of history after its momentous first-round fail against No. 16 seed UMBC a year ago.
Car Accident Can't Keep Player From Basketball TournamentIt isn't just the NCAA Final Four in town this weekend. The 3X3U Championship is also here, at the Mall of America.
The Chainsmokers Play 1st Of 3 Free Final Four Mpls Armory ConcertsThe free March Madness Music Series tipped off on Friday night at the Minneapolis Armory.
Final Four Tip-Off Tailgate Delights FansThe NCAA Tip-Off Tailgate is similar to what visitors experienced during the Super Bowl, only a touch smaller, fewer people and several degrees warmer!
'There's Nothing Like It': Michigan State Fans Join Final Four Fun In MinneapolisThey've been to 10 Final Fours in school history, and it shows by the way their fans travel.
'Mpls. Knows How To Do An Event Like This': CBS Sports' Jim Nantz Ready For Final FourYou know his legendary voice. CBS Sports commentator Jim Nantz will call his 29th Final Four this weekend.
De'Andre Hunter: NCAA Tournament Player To WatchDe'Andre Hunter, the Virginia Cavaliers' small forward, has helped lead his team to the Final Four, and could be an NBA Draft lottery pick.
Behind-The-Scenes With CBS At The Final FourIt's a mobile operation that includes a crew of 650, and nearly 100 cameras on and around the court.
'I've Got To Eat Whenever I Have The Chance': Nutrition Plays A Small But Vital Role At Final FourBraden Burke sat at his stall finishing off the last remnants of his lunch as reporters filled the Michigan State locker room.
U.S. Bank Stadium Serving Up Final Four Team-Themed Foods U.S. Bank Stadium is serving up food this weekend inspired by the teams who will take the court in downtown Minneapolis.
Finishing Touches Are Put On Final Four FunAs basketball fans begin to land in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, crews are hard at work making sure attractions on Nicollet Mall like concert stages, news sets and a gigantic Ferris Wheel are ready.
How Has Minneapolis Changed Since The Last Final Four?For some basketball fans, this weekend could be their first trip back to Minneapolis in 18 years. So how has the city changed?
'We're Giving Them Something To Rally Around': Devastating Tornado On Minds Of Auburn PlayersIt's fair to say Auburn University is an underdog in the Final Four tournament.  But the team with few expectations is part of a community that's overcome the most devastation.
Flood Of Free Final Four Festivities For FridayFriday kicks off a weekend of hoops and fun. Downtown Minneapolis is all dressed up to party.
NCAA Tournament Picks: What Team Will Win It All?With the NCAA Tournament down to Final Four teams Auburn, Virginia, Texas Tech and Michigan State, CBS Local sports anchors pick winners.
What It Takes To Be A Final Four RefereeThere are 900 Division-I men’s basketball referees. A team analyses each of them and eventually 100 get picked for the NCAA tournament.
Jim Nantz Says Final Four Hasn't Lost Any 'Ambience' With Move To Play In Football StadiumsJim Nantz, veteran CBS play-by-play man calling the Final Four in Minneapolis, weighs in on playing NCAA Tournament games in stadiums.