Badgers Enact Revenge, End Kentucky’s Bid For Perfection

  On a wild Saturday night in Indianapolis, the Wisconsin Badgers earned a victory that’s significance rivals that of any other in program history. The Badgers brought down previously unbeaten Kentucky 71-64 in a Final Four rematch at Lucas Oil Stadium, which not only ended the Wildcats’ quest for perfection, but also sent Wisconsin into […]

Video: SDSU Coach Steve Fisher Rips NCAA for Sending New Mexico State Home Following Late Night OT Loss

Steve Fisher’s fourth-seeded San Diego State Aztecs outlasted New Mexico State last night in overtime. The game ended around 10:30 Pacific Time … at which point NMSU had to pack their things and catch a red-eye out of Spokane. This didn’t sit well with Fisher.

The Billion Dollar Question – Could Bracket Challenge Lead to Scandal?

Warren Buffett’s $1 billion bracket challenge is a dumb idea.

NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections: Final

After a busy Saturday on the hardwood, there’s still a lot to be decided, particularly on the two, three, and four lines of the bracket. Fourteen automatic bids were handed out, which leaves just five more to be awarded on Selection Sunday.

Spitting Out the Seeds – Kurt’s NCAA Bracket Projection

Today is college basketball’s equivalent to Christmas Eve. Most of the shopping has been done, and members of the tournament selection committee quarantined on the 18th floor of an Indianapolis hotel since mid-week now have a good idea of how the brackets for the NCAA Tournament will play out.

National Championship would cement Bo Ryan’s Legacy

All Bo Ryan needs to cap his amazing coaching resume is a national championship.

NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections: February 5

With less than six weeks remaining until Selection Sunday, there were some interesting decisions to be made when putting together this week’s bracket.

NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections: January 21

Believe it or not, we’re now less than eight weeks from Selection Sunday, and things are starting to take shape with conference play in full swing. Three of the four top seeds are no-brainers at this point, with Arizona, Michigan State and Syracuse running away from the pack. But the fourth is another matter entirely. […]

NCAA Tournament Re-Rack: Ranking the Sweet 16 Teams 1-16 Based on Computer Simulation Results

How would the remaining 16 teams in the 2013 NCAA basketball field do in a conference against each other? This ranking gives you an idea.

Duke’s Devils meet Creighton’s Jays on ‘Blue Sunday’ in Philly

For the second consecutive season, Creighton University faces a top ACC team in the Round of 32. Will this time be different?

Butler, Marquette Face Off in Round of 32 … And a Rivalry Becomes Official

Two soon-to-be conference rivals are paired off in the Round of 32 in the East Regional of the NCAA Tournament at Rupp Arena, which fortunately holds a lot higher capacity than the Maui Convention Center. Folks, a new rivalry is being born. Maybe the constant realignment of college sports isn’t all bad.

Bracket Projection: Letting a Computer Objectively Pick All 63 Games

Before the games begin, how about just one more projection? Here is one shot through a computer, which results in programs that you are not expecting in the Final Four.

10 Most Memorable Moments in NCAA Tournament History [Videos]

The beauty of March Madness is its unpredictability. Since the NCAA tournament started in 1939, it has provided fans with monumental upsets, unforgettable buzzer-beaters, dominant teams, and great players. Here are the top 10 moments.

March Madness Lock: Trust Veteran Coaches with Final Four Experience

Of the 26 active NCAA Division I coaches with Final Four experience, 20 of them are bringing teams to this season’s Big Dance. That’s nearly a third of the 64 teams that will be alive starting tomorrow, and it’s something to keep in mind when making your final bracket selections.

March Madness Lock: Two Big Ten Teams Will Reach Final Four

There is at least one B1G team in each region, with three of the four regions having two representatives. For this reason, and because of how good the top Big Ten teams have been this year, I like the odds that two Final Four teams will come from the Big Ten.