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  • Kentucky and UCLA separated by more than brackets in NCAA tournament

    Kentucky and UCLA separated by more than brackets in NCAA tournament
    It was two different Selection Sundays for the two greatest men's college basketball programs in the history of the NCAA tournament. First off, one of the teams was anointed, not selected. Kentucky, winner of eight national titles, earned the top...
  • Former Duke star Grant Hill says it won't be easy for Kentucky to stay perfect

    Former Duke star Grant Hill says it won't be easy for Kentucky to stay perfect
    Even at 11 years old, Grant Hill knew he was watching something special. Sitting there, next to his father, watching as Georgetown, Louisville, North Carolina and Houston battled it out in the national semifinals of the 1982 NCAA Tournament, Hill knew...
  • Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process

    Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process
    INDIANAPOLIS — At NCAA headquarters, the basketball enthusiasts view Selection Sunday as Christmas morning. This mock selection exercise would be akin to Thanksgiving. "So let's eat," says David Worlock, the NCAA point man for this event....
  • Bruins hope their NCAA tournament bubble doesn't burst Sunday

    Bruins hope their NCAA tournament bubble doesn't burst Sunday
    The weekend was a numbers-lovers paradise that took us from Friday the 13th horror (ask Virginia and Duke) to the celebration of Pi Day (3.14159 …), where it was hard to differentiate the conferences from the circumferences. From there, all...
  • Notre Dame men seek first NCAA men's lacrosse title

     Notre Dame men seek first NCAA men's lacrosse title
    Only one school has made the Division I men's lacrosse tournament quarterfinals the last six years. It's not Duke, which has won three of the past five titles, including the last two. Unseeded Ohio State routed the No. 5 seed Blue Devils last weekend....
  • UCLA men's basketball team will now play waiting game

    UCLA men's basketball team will now play waiting game
    One moment, they were in, the UCLA basketball team dancing all over the MGM Grand Garden Arena in leading mighty Arizona by a lucky seven with a dozen minutes remaining. The next moment, they were out, as in, outscored, 15-0, amid a roaring sea of red....
  • Virginia's No. 2 NCAA seed neither outrageous nor daunting

     Virginia's No. 2 NCAA seed neither outrageous nor daunting
    Many Virginia basketball faithful are unhappy — thank you, Twitter and email — with the NCAA tournament bracket unveiled Sunday. Two reasons. One is rooted in conference rivalry — loathing seems too strong a word for Lent — the...
  • Nobody's perfect, and Wisconsin makes sure of it, stunning Kentucky

    Nobody's perfect, and Wisconsin makes sure of it, stunning Kentucky
    History was not made Saturday night, it was denied. Wisconsin wrecked Kentucky's quest for a perfect season with a 71-64 victory in the Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium. It was an oil slick for fans from Lexington who wanted to see the Wildcats achieve...
  • This Final Four will be where elite meet—only blue bloods need apply

    This Final Four will be where elite meet—only blue bloods need apply
    It turned out this wasn't the year for something different, fresh, shiny or new. The world wasn't ready for Notre Dame advancing to its first Final Four since 1978, or Gonzaga marching on to the backdrop of Bing Crosby's "Swinging on a Star." The...
  • Bruce Pearl trying to rehab his scandal-tainted image — again — at Auburn

    Bruce Pearl trying to rehab his scandal-tainted image — again — at Auburn
    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bruce Pearl is sitting on the bench at Rupp Arena, watching his Auburn players launch shots on the morning of the Kentucky game. “Basketball,” he says in a voice that harkens to Sammy Sosa and a “Saturday Night...
  • Indiana's undefeated season would surpass Kentucky's

     Indiana's undefeated season would surpass Kentucky's
    They made up the first basketball starting lineup I memorized as a 7-year-old boy growing up in small-town Indiana: forwards Scott May and Tom Abernethy, guards Quinn Buckner and Bobby Wilkerson and center Kent Benson. They played the game the way...