The VCU Rams will head into the 2015-2016 season without the man that put them on the map—Shaka Smart. Smart, in the biggest news to break after the NCAA tournament, announced he would be leaving Virginia Commonwealth University to become...Show More Summary
Armed with a healthy Isaiah Whitehead, an improving Angelo Delgado and several key new additions like Braeden Anderson and Veer Singh, Seton Hall Kevin Willard says it’s a “realistic goal” for his team to make the NCAA Tournament in 2016 and the ultimate goal is to “do some damage” once there. “I think it’s very important, […]
UAB beat No. 3 seed Iowa State in the NCAA tournament last season. Are they the favorites again this year?
The Chanticleers have made back-to-back NCAA tournaments. Is this the year that High Point and John Brown, the most talented player in the league, breakthrough?
The Texas Longhorns basketball program went through an unprecedented era of success under head coach Rick Barnes, making the NCAA Tournament in 16 of his 17 seasons at the helm, but new upstart coach Shaka Smart is bringing his own brand of success and excitement from VCU with him, as they hope to challenge Kansas […]
Kevin Willard is entering his sixth season as the head coach at Seton Hall and is still seeking his first NCAA Tournament appearance. During his five years in South Orange, Willard is 82-80, 30-60 in the Big East and has one NIT appearance on his résumé. This year is critical for Willard and he understands […]
Bad news for U of L… Katina Powell’s “Breaking Cardinal Rules” Book Released A new book is sparking uproar that claims that a University of Louisville staffer, driven by the desire to win NCAA tournaments, took desperate and illegal
From March 2015, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino speaks during a news conference at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Syracuse, N.Y. Not only did the University of Louisville men's basketball program win the national title in 2013, but for the last four years they have been atop the Forbes rankings of [...]
The UCLA men's basketball team has reached an NCAA tournament regional semifinal in each of Steve Alford's two seasons as coach. As far as tournament results are concerned, a good start. But Alford believes the team, which on Friday held its first practice of the season, remains a work in progress....
Jerian Grant and Pat Connaughton are gone, but No. 20 Notre Dame still has enough talent to build on last season's success. Mike Brey came to Notre Dame in 2000 during a time when the program was mired in a 10-year NCAA Tournament drought. Show More Summary
The NCAA completely missed the mark by applying a postseason ban for 2016, but that doesn't mean SMU shouldn't miss a tournament. Let us explain.
On the heels of their first NCAA tournament appearance in three seasons, Purdue is preparing for a 2015-16 season in which there will be heightened expectations. Of the ten players to average 10.7 minutes or more per contest a season ago nine return, and additions such as grad student Johnny Hill and five-star freshman Caleb […]
After missing the NCAA Tournament in each of the last three seasons, Kevin Stallings and his Commodores are out to prove that reports of their demise have been greatly exaggerated. Vandy is No. 22 in our preseason countdown. After appearing...Show More Summary
For the first time in nearly two decades are we seeing a change in coaching personnel on the sidelines of the University of Texas men’s basketball program. After 17 years of leading the Longhorns to 16 NCAA tournament appearance, a Final...Show More Summary
After a career-threatening injury, Quincy Ford came back to lead Northeastern to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 24 years. The post Just Wait On It appeared first on SLAMonline.
President Barack Obama welcomed the University of Connecticut women's basketball team to the White House on Tuesday, saying the Huskies - NCAA tournament champions three years in a row - have visited so often they are now qualified to give tours of the executive mansion.
America loves an underdog. Florida Gulf Coast reaching the Sweet 16 in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. Or legal clerk Erin Brockovich taking on utility companies on behalf of consumers. The spirit of determination and zeal typically personified by underdogs resonates with a country that prides itself on being the land of opportunity. Show More Summary
The Big 12 hasn't performed too well in the NCAA tournament in recent seasons, but it has been the best men's college basketball conference in the country for the first four months of the past two seasons and should fill that role once...Show More Summary
Jerome Randle goes by many names these days. As Jerome, he’s won NCAA tournament games and knocked on the NBA’s door for half a decade. Jerome is from Chicago. Jerome was, briefly, responsible for setting up Dirk Nowitzki. But ?????? ????? or, phonetically, Dzherom Rendl, isn’t close to California, Dallas, or anywhere else in North America. Show More Summary
The Bulldogs are guaranteed games against five NCAA tournament teams and could play more based upon what happens in the Battle 4 Atlantis.