Shabazz Napier: Breaking down point guard’s draft stock

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Shabazz Napier was the story of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. He threw his Connecticut team on his back and led the seventh-seeded Huskies to a championship with a 60-54 win over a heavily-favored Kentucky team. After a fantastic four-year career, now Napier will be looking forward to the 2014 NBA ...

Why a Girl Will Win Your NCAA March Madness Pool

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Friend of the site and StyleCaster founder Ari S. Goldberg emailed me on Friday to tell me he had an NCAA Tournament-related story he had to tell. What follows is his fantastic post about an NCAA Tournament picks theory. Enjoy: For the past 10 years Mikey, Dave and I have had ...

Video: Adreian Payne makes dunking fun

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Recent NBA dunk contests have been... well, I can't even remember. Blake Griffin jumped over a car, and I feel like it was the only interesting thing to happen in the post-Vince Carter dunk machine era. The college dunk contest, on the other hand, still has a degree of awesome in ...

Shaka Smart officially turns down Marquette

Friday, March 28th, 2014

On Thursday night, Marquette finally got its answer from Shaka Smart, and it wasn't the one the school was hoping for. Smart called Marquette Thursday to officially turn down the school's head basketball coaching job and he will return to Virginia Commonwealth next season. Former Marquette coach Buzz Williams bolted for ...

NCAA Tournament East Regional ticket prices skyrocket

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

New York is going crazy for March Madness. Madison Square Garden will host the East Regional of the NCAA Tournament on Friday and Sunday, and as of Wednesday night ticket prices were going through the roof. The median price paid on StubHub for a full set of Sweet 16 and Elite ...

The best and worst of March Madness, Week 1

Monday, March 24th, 2014

It is joy. It is pain. And we cannot get enough. Every NCAA tournament opening weekend is memorable, but 2014 was particularly hellbent on taking the cake with its mix of upsets, overtime games and improbable buzzer beaters. Yet for all that brilliance, there is an equal amount of sorrow. Sure, no ...

68 facts for the 68 teams in the 2014 NCAA Tournament

Monday, March 17th, 2014

With $1 billion potentially on the line, filling out an NCAA tournament bracket takes on more meaning this year than ever before. And thus you will be looking up obscure numbers such as RPI and BPI and offensive and defensive efficiency as you try to fill out that perfect bracket. Well, ...