| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:27 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Only nine minutes remained in the NCAA tournament championship when guard Ryan Boatright rolled his ankle.
His mother, Tanesha, watching from the AT&T Stadium stands, knew her son wouldn't budge. That's not how the Boatrights,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:12 PM
On Tuesday night, Steve Nash overcame Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assist list, dishing a pass to Jodie Meeks for a dunk with 2 minutes 13 seconds left in the first half as the Lakers battled the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.
Nash entered the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:33 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas – Among Kevin Ollie's many notable phrases is "believing in the dark." He expects his players to believe, even when they can't see.
When he took them to the site of the Final Four in January, he expected them to believe. When he...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:38 PM
MEMPHIS — As soon as the American Athletic Conference was assembled, it was apparent that UConn and Memphis would have the best chance of forming a rivalry.
The Huskies have all those Big East banners on their wall, and Memphis was a flagship of...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:46 AM
Following last season's late-game collapse at Kentucky, UF coach Billy Donovan was at a loss for answers, wondering if his team had lost its "fire."
But coming up short in close games was nothing new for Donovan's teams. The Gators, after all,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The young Kentucky Wildcats feel like they have come a long way since they last faced the Florida Gators.
Even though the Gators rolled to an 84-65 win last Saturday in Gainesville, the Wildcats said wins against LSU and Georgia have them ready to...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:32 PM
1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs.
16 Play-in winner 1 (below)
The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:24 PM
The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Tyler Ulis managed to miss the announcement about the announcements.
While the college basketball world was thrown into a tizzy Monday night with word the Young's Jahlil Okafor, like Curie's Cliff Alexander, would make his decision public at 3 p.m....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Jabari Parker has gone national, and he's well on his way to becoming the Chicago area's fourth NBA lottery pick in the last seven years.
There's two more right behind him.
In the not-too-distant future, we might look back at the 2012-13 Tribune All-...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
State Farm Champions Classic 2013 TV schedule: In its third year, the State Farm Champions Classic showcases top college basketball programs Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky. This year’s edition Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30pm ET (ESPN), at the...