This weekend, the NCAA Lacrosse Championship Tournament heats up with the quarterfinals at University of Maryland’s Byrd Field and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Owing to the growth and dynamism of the sport, we’re now seeing a trending parity amongst colleges. Show More Summary
Can Duke advance past the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament next season? Will Jabari Parker outplay Andrew Wiggins when Duke and Kansas face off in November? Does Alex Murphy have what it takes to earn a regular spot in the rotation? Duke fans are pondering all these questions over the painful period that is the offseason in college basketball. Show More Summary
Vander Blue waited for his wave and rode the first one out of Marquette. After generating little-to-no NBA buzz his first two-and-a-half years in college, Blue had a monster NCAA tournament he'll use to bait scouts and executives. Despite...Show More Summary
While we learned in April that NCAA Football 14 will include its own Ultimate Team mode this year, EA Sports announced details on how it will operate today. The mode will include more than 1,400 former college football players at the game's launch, as well as both solo and special head-to-head challenges. Show More Summary
Finlandia, in Northern Michigan, was eliminated from its first NCAA tournament last week. The softball team was representing the once-Southern Great South Athletic Conference despite holding a 0-0 record in conference play. Back in January we tackled how a well-intentioned NCAA rule might lead to this madness. Read more...
The NCAA tournament gives fans the opportunity to see which players NBA teams will select in the draft the following June. However, it does not give us a chance to see all the talent that will be in play for the 30 teams to select from. Show More Summary
The High School “hotness tournament” at Issaquah High School in Washington is kind of like the NCAA’s March Madness tournament. Except that it happens in May, it involves teenage girls, and has absolutely nothing to do with talent. Every May, the boy’s at Issaquah High School host a “hotness tournament” called May Madness. The boys [...]Show More Summary
After three years of sharing the rights to the NCAA Men’s Division I National Basketball Tournament, CBS and Turner Sports have agreed to accelerate their transition game. Beginning in March 2014, TBS will begin carrying the two national semi-final games, better known as the Final Four. Show More Summary
The migration of big sports events to cable TV continues.
College basketball's marquee event - the Final Four and the title game - are headed to cable sooner than later.
The Big Ten was the toughest conference in college basketball this past season. For most of the year, there were five or six teams in the Top 15. While that type of dominance may be hard to duplicate in 2013-14, the Big Ten will again be one of the best collections of college hoops teams in the nation. Show More Summary
The Marquette Golden Eagles lost two players to transfer, two players to graduation and one to the NBA following an Elite Eight appearance in the 2013 NCAA tournament. Two others flirted with leaving the school, as Jake Thomas originally stated his intent to transfer, while Chris Otule was granted a sixth season for his collegiate career. Show More Summary
Five weeks removed from an NCAA tournament loss, Kansas' offseason has already been littered with national storylines. As the college hoops world continues to await Andrew Wiggins' decision, a decision that has dominated the early months...Show More Summary
According to ESPN Men’s Basketball Tournament statistics, over the last decade, nearly 75 percent of teams that made the Final Four had a lower shooting percentage in their late round games than their overall tournament average. While this has not gone unnoticed by college coaches, it has not really been widely discussed in the sports media, either. Show More Summary
There are several Wisconsin basketball players who saw their college basketball careers come to an abrupt halt in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64 against the Ole Miss Rebels. Most notably, three starting forwards won't be walking through that door ever again. Show More Summary
The inscrutable Atlanta Hawks, the offense-starved Boston Celtics, and more on the NBA playoffs.
After a weekend of epic conference tournament matches, it is clear that this year's field of men's volleyball teams is intensely competitive. No. 1 BYU was the clear favorite and last week I said there was a decent chance they'd get upset in the MPSF Conference tournament. Show More Summary
March of the year 2014 is approximately 10 months away, so naturally now is as good a time as any to predict the No. 1 seeds in the 2014 NCAA tournament. After all, it’s going to be a long basketball-less summer and it’s never too early to do a little foreshadowing. Show More Summary
After a dismal finish to the 2011-12 basketball season, Illinois surprised many under first-year head coach John Groce with a strong 2012-13 season. The Fighting Illini lost in the third round of the NCAA tournament to second-seededShow More Summary
Well, here’s a actual newsmaker headed to the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner: Kevin Ware. The 20-year-old Louisville sophomore, who spectacularly shattered his leg on live TV during the NCAA Tournament game against Duke last month, will be a guest … Continue reading ?