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  • Looking Ahead To The Sweet 16

    A few storylines before the Sweet 16 games begin later this week: Kentucky (36-0) needs four wins to become the first undefeated champion since Indiana in 1976. Next up in the Midwest Regional semifinal is West Virginia, another team that will come right...
  • Kentucky becomes first team to reach 36-0 mark after 64-51 win over Cincinnati

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Karl-Anthony Towns remembered to the second when the final television timeout of the first half came Saturday. "I think 2:44 left," he correctly said. What made this particular timeout memorable was what was said and not said...
  • March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops

    March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops
    Who knew? For months, we've heard all about the sorry state of college basketball. The sport was in trouble. It was unwatchable thanks to a combination of low scoring and painfully slow play. Most of the sport's recognizable stars were leaving after just...
  • College basketball is in crisis and needs a change of pace

    College basketball is in crisis and needs a change of pace
    Kentucky Coach John Calipari may have summed it up best when he said recently: "I just want the regular season over with." Amen. The NCAA tournament, which began Tuesday with play-in games, has arrived to rescue us from months of a different kind of...
  • Enjoy Hampton's short stay in the NCAA tournament

    Enjoy Hampton's short stay in the NCAA tournament
    Praise to the Hampton Pirates for winning Tuesday's opening NCAA game against Manhattan, which was a really good Woody Allen movie. It set the stage for Thursday, the first full day of tournament that will feature the single biggest mismatch in the...
  • Larry Brown, vagabond coach, faces UCLA, one of his many former teams

    Larry Brown, vagabond coach, faces UCLA, one of his many former teams
    By the time Larry Brown reached his final season guiding UCLA's basketball team, he was just 10 years into a 41-year (and counting) coaching career. And already, he was becoming a star. Nigel Miguel, an all-conference player for the Bruins, remembers...
  • SMU's Larry Brown says Kentucky could be an NBA playoff team in East

    SMU's Larry Brown says Kentucky could be an NBA playoff team in East
    Stop me if you've heard this one before: The NBA's Eastern Conference is so bad that college basketball's Kentucky Wildcats could make the playoffs. Every year, there's much talk about whether the best team in college football or basketball would be...
  • Unlike Nuggets, tanking in Magic's past

    Unlike Nuggets, tanking in Magic's past
    A pro basketball team run by an interim coach will take the floor at Amway Center on Sunday with tanking in mind. And it's not – ta da! – your Orlando Magic. It's the Denver Nuggets, who will play any available ball boys if it might help...
  • No. 1 Kentucky eases past 16th-seeded but spirited Hampton, stays unbeaten

    No. 1 Kentucky eases past 16th-seeded but spirited Hampton, stays unbeaten
    Let it be known that the 16th-seeded Hampton Pirates led the best team in the country for 29 intoxicating seconds Thursday. Not three minutes into this second-round NCAA tournament game, Kentucky, the No. 1 overall seed and prohibitive tournament...
  • No telling how your NCAA bracket will do, I mean it, don't tell me

    No telling how your NCAA bracket will do, I mean it, don't tell me
    And now, a public service announcement from your friends at Dude, Save Your Breath: Other than you, nobody really wants to hear how you're doing in your bracket. If anyone asks how you're doing in your bracket, be warned. They're doing it merely as a...
  • U.Va., Kentucky, Duke part of historically dominant top of NCAA bracket

    U.Va., Kentucky, Duke part of historically dominant top of NCAA bracket
    Virginia entered last year’s NCAA basketball tournament with a 28-6 record. The Cavaliers were 3-3 versus the top 25 on the Rating Percentage Index, 5-4 against the top 50. Their worst loss was at No. 75 Maryland in overtime. Virginia’s...