Archive for the ‘College Basketball’ Category

Shaka Smart rebuffs UCLA and Minnesota, will stay at VCU

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Shaka Smart has been one of the most sought-after young college basketball coaches over the past few years and when any job opens up, his name is always among the first mentioned as a potential replacement. This year has been no exception, but we can now confirm that Smart will ...

NCAA Tourney’s biggest winners and losers

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Sixteen teams remain in this year's NCAA tournament, which means we've had plenty of winners and losers over the course of the first two rounds. But who has won or lost the most? Here's a region-by-region look at the best and worst the tournament has had to offer so far.

Big Ten rules drunken bracket

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

There's plenty of people out there who don't know what the hell they're doing when filling out a bracket, but worry not -- Yahoo Sports has been waiting for you to arrive. Providing insight from the opposite end of the scientific spectrum as Nate Silver's projections, Yahoo lets you auto-fill a ...

Report: Butler, Creighton, Xavier to officially join new Big East

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

On Wednesday the newly reconfigured Big East will announce its expansion plans according to an AP report. The seven Catholic schools that will split off from the old Big East will keep the name and have been looking to add schools since last week. The conference will officially announce its ...

Jim Delany threatens to take Big Ten to D-III

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

In one of the most amusing bluffs in the history of anything, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany says his league will go to Division III before it pays one of its athletes a dime. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Delany claimed that is the route the conference will take if ...

Video: Jordan McRae 360 dunk

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

The Tennessee Volunteers cruised to a 69-53 win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Thursday in the second round of the SEC tournament. It was a ho-hum win over a terrible team, but junior guard Jordan McRae tried to liven things up with a spectacular 360 dunk off a breakaway ...

Which winning streak will end first?

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Streaking hasn't been this in vogue since the '70s. This weekend saw the Chicago Blackhawks start the season with a 22nd straight game without a regulation loss and the Miami Heat win their 14th straight. And they aren't the only ones who are red-hot right now. Louisiana Tech is the hottest ...

Tom Izzo questions Michigan State team’s toughness after loss

Monday, February 25th, 2013

After a 68-60 loss to No. 18 Ohio State on Sunday, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo apparently has had enough of his team's recent lapses. The veteran coach questioned the Spartans' toughness following Sunday's loss. Just a week ago the Michigan State was the No. 4 team in college basketball, and was ...