It's March Madness time again, and that means college basketball fans everywhere have begun filling out their brackets. With first-round play beginning tomorrow, people are looking for any method to pick the big bracket-busting upsets.
We took an unusual...
Porter Moser stood in front of the scarf-clad
cheering section, a bit dazed but beaming from ear to ear.
"Are you kidding me! Are you kidding me," the Ramblers coach screamed over and over.
Loyola is headed to the Final...
-Chicago's stirring run through the
has inspired memories of the Ramblers' championship 55 years ago.
The graying reminders of that history are hanging on every win.
Sitting in front-row seats, four members of that 1963...
In a wild
full of upsets, it's somehow appropriate that the first ticket to the Final Four will go to a No. 9 or No. 11 seed.
And the second could go to another 9-seed.
Welcome to the madder half of the March Madness bracket. The...
Barry Brown Jr. darted into the lane, blowing by everybody in blue, and delivered a rare burst of offense just in the nick of time.
He wasn't done, either.
As Kansas State celebrated yet another upset in the bracket-busting South, knocking out...
Back to the madness of March and the Sweet 16, starring
and whatever other underdog you might want to throw in there — maybe
For drama, look no further than the South...
's 3-point party rolled past the intense pressure of
to bring the Wildcats to the doorstep of another Final Four two seasons after winning a national championship.
The top-seeded Wildcats continued their outside feast in the...
Chris Beard did it to
coach knocked the Boilermakers out of the
for the second time in three years, this time leading the third-seeded Red Raiders to a 78-65 victory to advance past the Sweet 16...
Leonard Hamilton is well aware of the perception that
is a football school. The coach also knows that the moniker is often applied to
, the Seminoles' opponent Saturday night in a most unlikely
has been an afterthought through the
— until now.
Even in the South Region, where the top four seeds were bounced out on the first weekend — a first for the NCAA Tournament — no one was really talking about these...
Earlier this week, the police escort didn’t show up at Loyola Chicago’s team hotel in Atlanta.
Coach Porter Moser had no idea how to get to Philips Arena. Neither did the team’s bus driver.
Loyola eventually found its way to the arena for practice the...
took all the drama out of this
under a barrage of 3-point shots.
After reaching the round of 16 with an improbable buzzer-beater, the Wolverines shot 62 percent from the floor and routed the...
Sporting the No. 1 seed in the
's chalkiest region doesn't give
coach Jay Wright any special confidence heading into Friday night's game against
The Wildcats were together in a
With two wins built on last-moment heroics and a 98-year-old nun turned international celebrity,
-Chicago is the Cinderella of the Sweet 16, back making a run for a championship 55 years after winning the
Its 1963 title...
are viewed as the masters of the one-and-done era, winning championships with extraordinarily young rosters.
Both programs have a chance to do it again.
After several potential one-and-done phenoms were bounced from the
When the NCAA basketball tournament games tipped off last Thursday, Rick Pitino was sitting in a lounge chair on the patio of his palatial, waterfront home on a tiny island dubbed the "billionaire bunker." He'd just finished a round of golf. His son,...
Quinnipiac senior Carly Fabbri turned to Quinnipiac coach Tricia Fabbri at a press conference following a loss to UConn Monday night at Gampel Pavilion and referred to her as “Coach.”
Later, while discussing the end of a unique and rewarding chapter...
's opponents in this
have tried to speed up the Huskies and they've tried to slow them down.
Neither approach has worked.
Two days after running up and down the court in an 88-point win over Saint Francis (Pa), UConn beat...
One word succinctly describes what's transpired so far in the
But even that's probably underselling it.
A comeback for the ages by
. An entire region left without a Top 4 seed in the Sweet 16 for the first...