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.

College Hoops Games Onboard Navy Flight Decks Done In By Dew…Should Novel Idea Continue?

Sadly, the verdict on the novel idea of college basketball on flight decks may be in. Although the pre-game weather forecast seemed optimal with forecasted temps in the low-mid 50’s with very little wind, it was those exact conditions that ultimately led to both events being scrapped.

Video: Buzz Williams Is Celebrating Again

Here is video of Buzz Williams nailing a half court shot yesterday after practice and then doing a rather…interesting…celebration afterwards.

Sweet 16 Primer: Marquette-Florida and Michigan State-Louisville Preview, Prediction, Poll, Spreads, and TV Info

Are we on a crash course to see Tom Izzo against Buzz Williams in the Elite 8? Or can red hot Florida and/or surging Louisville become an upset entrant in to the regional final round? This Sweet 16 Primer for the West Region takes a look at both of tonight’s games.

Marquette-Florida Sweet 16 Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

In this post, we preview the West Region Sweet 16 matchup between Buzz Williams’ 3rd-seeded Marquette Golden Eagles and Billy Donovan’s 7th-seeded Florida Gators.

March Madness: Viewer’s Guide for Thursday Games of 2012 NCAA Tournament

Here’s a rundown of Thursday’s games, complete with tip times, the TV channel, and even the announcers, plus Andy’s guidance on which games and players you should pay special attention to.

2012 Big East Tournament Preview, Prediction, Bracket, and TV Schedule

The Big East Tournament tips off at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday afternoon, and while Syracuse won the regular season title by three games, the road to a tournament championship will not be an easy one.

College Basketball Coach of the Year: The Final Five Candidates and Reader Poll

As we motor forward during March Madness 2012, here are the leading candidates, in no particular order (alphabetical actually), for the top college basketball coach in 2011-2012, then an opportunity for you to chime in with your vote.

Sweet 16: North Carolina v Marquette Analysis and Prediction

The buzz is that North Carolina and Duke are on a crash course for the Final 4, but don’t tell Buzz Williams and Marquette that. The 11th-seeding Golden Eagles are looking to pull off the upset Friday night. Can they? The Sports Muse analyzes.