The eight-team field at the 2014 Gulf Coast Showcase may not feature the marquee power conference squads that some of the other early-season tournaments do, but you could do worse than scouting some potential NCAA tournament teams in...Show More Summary
How area teams fared in the NCAA men’s and women’s tournaments Sunday … UMBC 1, MARYLAND 0 Hundreds of students streamed onto the University of Maryland’s Ludwig Field at the end of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament match Sunday, lifting players into the air and howling into the night. This, however, was no Terrapin […]
If the college basketball season is just a glorified practice run for the NCAA tournament in March, the Duke Blue Devils will pick up some valuable March Madness-style experience on Friday and Saturday in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. After...Show More Summary
The "Madness" starts up again at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off with two of the teams that made last year's NCAA tournament so exciting. Connecticut followed Shabazz Napier's lead from a No. 7 seed to a national championship. Meanwhile, Dayton also shocked the world by reaching the Elite Eight as a No. Show More Summary
D'Angelo Harrison, Rysheed Jordan and Chris Obekpa may be the big names on this St. John's team. But if the Red Storm is going to get back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011, Sir'Dominic Pointer has to be the kind of difference maker he was on Wednesday night.
Big Ten champion Maryland received the No. 4 seed in the NCAA men’s soccer tournament and will host former ACC rival Wake Forest or in-state foe UMBC in the second round Sunday at Ludwig Field. Unbeaten in 11 straight following a 2-1 victory over Indiana in the conference final Sunday, the Terrapins (13-5-3) are seeking […]
San Diego State men's basketball coach Steve Fisher has built the Aztecs into a perennial NCAA tournament team, and he will have the opportunity improve upon that foundation in the coming years. According to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman,Show More Summary
Georgia State PG Ryan Harrow is on a mission to advance the Panthers to their first NCAA Tournament in over a decade. The post Ryan’s Song appeared first on SLAMonline.
If you're a good team looking to get more attention on the national level, winning an early-season tournament is a great way to do it. The 2K Classic features four teams hoping to play in the NCAA tournament this year, but there are still questions about whether any of these squads can be a legitimate contender in their respective conferences. Show More Summary
ESPN has typically been scheduling a college basketball 30 for 30 film in the 9 PM timeslot following the announcement of the NCAA Tournament field on Selection Sunday. This is the timeslot that has been home to The Fab Five, Survive and Advance, and Requiem for the Big East. Show More Summary
Ohio State only has three opportunities to build its resume in the nonconference portion of its schedule, and Tuesday represents the easiest chance of the three to impress the NCAA tournament selection committee. Marquette comes to Columbus...Show More Summary
After four years of the NCAA trying to convince everyone that the “First Four” was a part of the real men's basketball tournament, common sense has finally prevailed.
CHAMPAIGN — For the first time since John Groce arrived at Illinois, the Illini don't need to wear "Hello, My Name Is ___" stickers.
Kentucky is the No. 1 team in our college basketball countdown. The circumstances surrounding the onset of another incredibly hyped season at Kentucky could have been so different if not for an exceptional run in the NCAA Tournament a year ago. Show More Summary
In his 25 years as the Purdue men’s basketball coach, Gene Keady won seven Big Ten regular season titles and one conference tournament title while advancing to the NCAA tournament 17 times. His 550 career wins rank 41st all-time. But Keady is known for much more than wins and losses. Keady, 78, is now a […]
The 2014-15 NCAA basketball season hasn't even begun yet, but Georgia State is already profiling as the most likely Cinderella team for the tournament. It's never too early to start searching for Cinderella teams. We spend the entire...Show More Summary
As far as preseason college basketball exhibitions go, Michigan State’s 101-46 blowout of St. Cloud State was wholly unsurprising. The Spartans, who have been to 17 straight NCAA Division I tournaments and seven Final Fours under Coach Tom Izzo, outscored the Division II Huskies 60-18 in the paint and 34-7 in fast-break points, and St. […]
Wisconsin goes into the 2014-15 season dealing with an unfamiliar feeling: the pressure to live up to massive expectations. The Badgers have been one of the most consistent teams in the nation, earning an NCAA tournament bid in each of Bo Ryan's 13 seasons with the program. Show More Summary
John Groce's Illinois Fighting Illini squad had a busy offseason after falling just short of making the 2014 NCAA Tournament. A suspension and eventual transfer from Darius Paul, as well as a torn ACL from Tracy Abrams, hurt the depth...Show More Summary
In our second and final 2015 NCAA tournament bracket projection of the preseason, the Kentucky Wildcats remain the No. 1 overall seed. The 2014-15 regular season finally starts this week. After more than seven months away, we are joyfully...Show More Summary