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Harvard just shot 5 percent in the first half against Virginia

Harvard is not a bad team. Not even close. The Crimson have won an NCAA Tournament game each of the last two seasons, and entered this year in our preseason top 25 for a reason. Wesley Saunders and Siyani Chambers are one of the better backcourts in the country, and that isn't just limited to the Ivy League. Show More Summary

5 Ways Connecticut Basketball Can Upset Duke

The defending national champion Connecticut Huskies will take on the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils on Thursday evening from the neutral-site IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. After last season’s magical NCAA tournament run ended with them cutting down the nets, this year has been a bit of a difficulty for the Huskies. Show More Summary

Odds on the Last Undefeated Team in College Basketball: Handicapping the Field

Could we be headed for a second straight college basketball season with an undefeated team at the start of the NCAA tournament? Perhaps a better question: Are we more likely to have two 34-0 teams or zero? After a little more than one month of play, only nine undefeated teams are left in the country. Show More Summary

Chris Obekpa's rim protection is the key to St. John's stifling defense

The center almost transferred this summer after a frustrating sophomore year. St. John's is glad he didn't. Steve Lavin headed into this season knowing he had the backcourt to make his second NCAA Tournament run at St. John's. Sophomore...Show More Summary

North Florida loses to Tennessee Tech by 2 after pregame dunking technical

Reminder: The NCAA hates fun. If you dunk in the 20 minutes before the game starts, you will get assessed a technical foul. We wrote about this when it happened during the NCAA Tournament. North Florida dunked in the warmups before their...Show More Summary

UCLA seeks NCAA men's soccer championship

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A season ago, the UCLA men's soccer team was the Pac-12 champion, the top seed in the NCAA tournament and, it hoped, headed for the College Cup and a fifth national championship.

Incarnate Word Cardinals Shock the Nebraska Cornhuskers with Clutch Last-Second Shot (Video)

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are not a top-25 team right now. But they were supposed to be. With a couple of all-Big 10 players on the roster, just a year after reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time in over a decade, they were expected to compete for a conference title. Last night those expectations […]

10 NCAA Tournament Teams from Last Year Already 'On the Bubble' in 2014-15

Do you think it's too early to be thinking about brackets? Hah, think again! We're just about a month into the college basketball season, and already we've seen plenty of last March's powerhouses take big hits to their hopes of making...Show More Summary

Michigan loses to Eastern Michigan. Scowling Wolverines fan does not approve.

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Michigan was expected to right its ship against Eastern Michigan on Tuesday night, four days after its baffling loss to the New Jersey Institute of Technology, a team that can’t even qualify for the NCAA tournament this year because it currently doesn’t have a conference. The Wolverines entered the game 26-2 all-time against the Eagles, […]

Purdue and Michigan share Twitter sadness over upset losses

It's better to cry together than alone. Today was a sad day for two of the Big Ten's NCAA Tournament hopefuls. Michigan lost to lowly NJIT in possibly the upset of the year so far, while Purdue lost to North Florida. After such a sad...Show More Summary

How to watch Gonzaga vs. Arizona: Game guide, TV schedule, streaming, odds

Gonzaga visits Arizona after falling to the Wildcats in March's NCAA Tournament. Arizona knows the formula to defeat the Gonzaga Bulldogs. It's just a matter of whether they can execute the gameplan eight months after surgically taking...Show More Summary

All the stakes in college football's Championship Weekend, plus win projections

College football's final weekend will play out like the opening rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament. Who survives conference title games, and who makes the Playoff? Thursday UCF at East Carolina (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) Stakes : Memphis...Show More Summary

Michigan interim AD Jim Hackett says ‘Michigan Man’ won’t be prerequisite in coaching search

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

On the eve of the 1989 NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Michigan Athletic Director Bo Schembechler announced that he was firing Coach Bill Frieder after he had signed a secret deal to become Arizona State’s coach after the season. “A Michigan Man will coach Michigan,” Schembechler said, and since then, the school has sought out Michigan […]

2015 NCAA Tournament Bracket: Updated Projection for the Field Entering December

Selection Sunday is still three-and-a-half months away, but we're welcoming in the month of December with an updated projection for the 2015 NCAA tournament bracket. Can you believe that many teams have already played more than 20 percent...Show More Summary

Kansas vs. Michigan State final score: Jayhawks take down Spartans in Orlando Classic final

Twelve days after both teams were handed double-digit losses in the Champions Classic, Kansas defeated Michigan State in a highly competitive Orlando Classic championship game. In a game that had the feel of an NCAA Tournament regional...Show More Summary

Barclays Center Classic 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Virginia came into the season as a legitimate national title contender, and it will try to show what it can do on a big stage. The Cavaliers won the ACC last season and earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, although they still didn't get the respect they felt they deserved. Show More Summary

Orlando Classic 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

There might not be an early-season tournament with more uncertainty and intrigue than the 2014 Orlando Classic. In most years, you can pencil Kansas and Michigan State to a high seed in the NCAA tournament and assume they will win most...Show More Summary

Las Vegas Invitational 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Despite the trip likely being more fun for the fans than the players, the Las Vegas Invitational is set to feature some exciting basketball. Each of the four main teams involved has dreams of making the NCAA tournament. While there is...Show More Summary

Gulf Coast Showcase 2014: Teams, Schedule, Bracket and Predictions

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

NCAA: UMBC stuns Maryland, while Virginia teams and Georgetown advance

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 […]

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