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article March 25, 2017

Buzzworthy! Gators Chomp Wisconsin

Chris Chiozza, welcome to NCAA Tournament lore. Florida's junior guard provided the most memorable moment of this year's tournament, sinking a game-winning three at the buzzer to beat Wisconsin in a wild overtime Sweet 16 game. More»
GettyImages-657479520 article March 25, 2017

Gamecocks Roll To First Elite Eight

Baylor had dreams bigger than a Sweet 16, but South Carolina refused to comply, eliminating the No. 3 seed Bears with a 70-50 win behind suffocating defense to secure the first Elite Eight trip in the history of the Gamecocks. More»
GettyImages-657103986 article March 24, 2017

Error-zona: Xavier Shocks Wildcats

Xavier struggled late in the regular season and entered the NCAA Tournament as a No. 11 seed, but now it's dancing into the Elite Eight, seeking its first Final Four ever after a 73-71 upset win over Arizona on Thursday night. More»
GettyImages-655362076 article March 24, 2017

Baylor Hopes New Path Bears Fruit

With Villanova and Duke eliminated, Baylor's path to the Final Four from the East Region is wide-open. Getting there, no matter how it happens, would be a new height for a program that started in a deep hole when Scott Drew took over. More»
GettyImages-657071778 article March 24, 2017

Bulldogs Zigzag Past Feisty WVU

An ugly, physical, frenzied 40 minutes ended the way it should: an ugly, physical, frenzied final possession. West Virginia failed to get a final shot off as No. 1 Gonzaga held on for a 61-58 win over the Mountaineers in the Sweet 16 on Thursday. More»
GettyImages-628679342 article March 22, 2017

'Cats-Bruins A Showdown To Savor

The winner of Friday's Sweet 16 game between No. 2 seed Kentucky and No. 3 seed UCLA won't get a trophy, but it could be the type of matchup that's remembered for a long time because of future possible NBA stars in Lonzo Ball, Malik Monk and De'Aaron Fox. More»
GettyImages-654966682 article March 21, 2017

Cinderella Misses Madness Ball

The 2017 NCAA Tournament still needs two more weeks to decide its champion, but midnight came early for Cinderella yet again. For the third consecutive year, no mid-majors made it to the Sweet 16, and it may be part of a larger trend. More»
GettyImages-516278640 article March 16, 2017

Picking The Best Bracket Challenge

Starting or joining a March Madness bracket pool is only half the battle. Where will you host it? There are lots of options out there. Somebody has to grade your bracket, but who grades the bracket graders? That's us. Here's how your best options stack up. More»
GettyImages-651939248 article March 14, 2017

KenPom & a Prodigy's Bracket Advice

Two years ago, Sam Holtz won ESPN's NCAA Tournament bracket challenge at 12 years old. So how do his strategies compare to advanced statistics guru Ken Pomeroy? Find out what the bracket prodigy and the college hoops expert have to say. More»
GettyImages-164584518 article March 14, 2017

Don't Ignore The First Four

The First Four in Dayton is often dismissed, a set of games fans often don't think much about when filling out their brackets. As teams like 2011 VCU and 2013 La Salle have proved, though, this can be a springboard to bigger things. More»
GettyImages-652592858 article March 13, 2017

Best Storylines of March Madness

Filling out your NCAA Tournament bracket can be a little overwhelming. Odds are you don't know much about all 68 teams. So we're here to help. Here are some squads worth rooting for if your alma mater didn't make this year's bracket. More»
GettyImages-520251326 article March 12, 2017

11 Tips For Filling Out Your Bracket

The NCAA Tournament bracket has finally been revealed, and now it's time to predict how it plays out. We're not all that blessed, but we can tackle our brackets with guesses that are as educated as possible. Here are some helpful tips to use. More»
GettyImages-652234634 article March 12, 2017

Cyclones Storm To Big 12 Crown

Kansas owns the Big 12's regular season, but Kansas City has become Iowa State country. With Kansas eliminated in the quarterfinals, Iowa State continued its late-season hot streak by beating West Virginia for the Big 12 tournament title. More»
GettyImages-625102092 article March 8, 2017

What Went Wrong At Texas

Despite losing many key players, hopes were high for Texas in coach Shaka Smart's second season after 20 wins and a tourney bid in 2016. High expectations quickly dissolved, though, leaving everybody to wonder what went wrong for the 10-21 Longhorns. More»
SportStreaks article March 7, 2017

Longest Sports Streaks: Then & Now

Let's go streaking! When it comes to team accomplishments, consecutive wins and losses are always intriguing. If they go on long enough, they captivate the entire sports world. Where should you direct your gaze now? More»
GettyImages-646200668 article March 7, 2017

Mason's Growth Fuels KU Title Push

Frank Mason was almost a recruiting afterthought, overshadowed by superstars Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins. As a four-year player, though, Mason has grown into a superstar, the driving force behind Kansas' push for another national championship. More»
uconn-streaks article February 14, 2017

UConn Vs. Best Sports Streaks Ever

Monday night, Geno Auriemma and the Connecticut women's basketball team provided major American sports something it's never seen before: a 100-game winning streak. So how do the Huskies stack up against other great sports streaks? More»
KevinDurantReturn article February 10, 2017

Returner Classics: KD and History

For Kevin Durant, Saturday's game in Oklahoma City (his first one in town since he left) may be dicey. Many others have made it, and the reception is often mixed. Here's a look back at some of the most memorable ones. More»
GettyImages-517067360 article February 7, 2017

Push Back College Basketball Season

College basketball has tried numerous rule changes in recent years to improve the flow of the game and make it more exciting. But the NCAA should think bigger. Or later. To get more attention on the game, the start of the season should be moved back. More»
AP_110202050305 article February 1, 2017

Craziest Recruit Commitment Stories

Wednesday's National Signing Day could be the end of an era, with the possibility of an added December signing day in the future. Still, the craziness of recruiting is not going away. We look back at some of the most memorable recruiting commitments. More»

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