1. Illinois Basketball: Complete Roster, Season Preview for 2014-15 Illini

    John Groce's Illinois Fighting Illini squad had a busy offseason after falling just short of making the 2014 NCAA Tournament ...

    Ryan Curi Written by Ryan Curi about 1 month ago 7,194 reads 2 comments

  2. 2015 NCAA Tournament Bracket: Preseason Projection for the Field

    In our second and final preseason 2015 NCAA tournament bracket projection, the Kentucky Wildcats remain the No. 1 overall team, while Arizona and Wisconsin hold down top seeds...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 44,196 reads 53 comments

  3. Ranking the Most Surprising Final Four Teams in College Basketball History

    In 76 years of NCAA tournament history, 91 teams have combined to make 304 appearances in the Final Four. Some of those were much more surprising than others. Take the 2010-11 VCU Rams, for example...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 35,649 reads 31 comments

  4. Super Early Projection for the 2015 NCAA Tournament Bracket

    After seven weeks of projected standings, the time has finally come for our first projected bracket of the 2014-15 men's college basketball season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 44,430 reads 106 comments

  5. Ranking the Most Unlikely Champions in College Basketball History

    Shabazz Napier and the No. 7 Connecticut Huskies painted a masterpiece to win the 2014 NCAA championship, but where does it rank among the unlikeliest of title runs in men's college ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 months ago 1,221 reads 23 comments

  6. Should the NCAA Tournament Borrow Any Ideas from the World Cup Format?

    Like the vast majority of self-proclaimed sports fans, I have slipped hopelessly into the addictive vortex of World Cup group play...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 months ago 5,362 reads 22 comments

  7. NBA Draft 2014: Big Men Whose Stock Improved Most in March Madness

    This March Madness, some of the largest players on the court made the most substantial improvements as NBA draft prospects...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 10,174 reads 16 comments

  8. UConn-Kentucky Ratings Hurt by Lack of Busted Bracket Viewers

    Monday's NCAA tournament championship game between Connecticut and Kentucky didn't provide a last-second game-winner or any sort of record performance, but it was still a great way to cap one of the most exciting tourneys in recent memory...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 months ago 450 reads 0 comments

  9. Kevin Ollie's Reign at the Top of College Basketball Just Beginning for UConn

    In the words of The Carpenters from back in 1970, "We've only just begun." That's exactly what's happening at UConn, and will continue to ring true after the program won the first national championship ever as a No...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 8 months ago 279 reads 5 comments

  10. NBA Draft 2014: March Madness Stars Who Played Their Way into 1st Round

    March Madness was as wild as ever in 2014, and the guys who made it great will be rewarded in the first round of the upcoming NBA draft. These players proved not only their talent but also their indispensability to their respective teams...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 1,422 reads 0 comments

  11. NCAA Championship Game 2014: Breaking Down Key Matchups for UConn vs. Kentucky

    After needing overtime to survive St. Joe's in the round of 64, the Connecticut Huskies capped a stunning title run by knocking off the fantastic freshmen of Kentucky to claim the national championship by a 60-54 score ...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 8 months ago 337 reads 0 comments

  12. March Madness 2014: NCAA Tournament Stars That Will Shine in NBA

    The 2014 NCAA tournament reached its thrilling conclusion on Monday night, with the UConn Huskies claiming a national title over the Kentucky Wildcats...

    Alex Kay Written by Alex Kay about 8 months ago 1,506 reads 0 comments

  13. National Championship Game 2014: Best and Worst Moments from Each Team in Finale

    Connecticut topped Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win the NCAA tournament and the national championship. But it's not always as simple as one team winning and the other losing...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 8 months ago 296 reads 0 comments

  14. Shabazz Napier Wins Most Outstanding Player of 2014 NCAA Tournament

    When Connecticut came out on top of Kentucky, 60-54, in Monday's NCAA tournament championship, it was clear as day that Shabazz Napier would bring home the tournament's Most Outstanding Player award...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 8 months ago 11,218 reads 10 comments

  15. Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

    For the second time in four years and for the fourth time since 1999, the Connecticut Huskies have been crowned the NCAA men's basketball national champions...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 8 months ago 142,517 reads 92 comments

  16. UConn vs. Kentucky: Score, Twitter Reaction, Post-Game Recap and Analysis

    Experience on the court turned out to be more important than depth on the bench. Senior Shabazz Napier led Connecticut with 22 points, as the Huskies knocked off John Calipari 's young Kentucky squad, 60-54, to capture the national title...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 8 months ago 81,953 reads 282 comments

  17. UConn Fan Who Failed to Pick Winner in Yahoo!'s Billion Dollar Challenge Speaks

    Corey Johnson could have been $100,000 richer tonight, but his billion-dollar bracket doesn't feature a winner, leaving the 28-year-old with heartbreak as well as an unsavory kind of Internet fame...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 8 months ago 569,250 reads 129 comments

  18. NCAA Tournament 2014: Stars Who Need to Shine During UConn vs. Kentucky

    The stage is set and two historic programs will look to claim the top prize in college basketball on Monday night...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 8 months ago 343 reads 0 comments

  19. NCAA Championship Game 2014: Viewing Info and Game Time for UConn vs. Kentucky

    What signifies a great March Madness? Having a No. 7 seed and a No. 8 seed battling it out for the national championship is a pretty good indicator that the 2014 NCAA tournament was one to remember...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 8 months ago 3,477 reads 0 comments

  20. UConn vs. Kentucky Game Time: Viewing Info and Key Storylines for Championship

    It's a battle of non-Cinderellas Monday night despite seeds, as No. 8 Kentucky and No. 7 Connecticut clash in a fateful matchup to crown a champion of the madness...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 689 reads 0 comments

  21. NCAA Championship Game 2014: Updated Game Odds and Finals Prediction

    At the beginning of the 2014 NCAA tournament, if you predicted a No. 7 seed versus a No. 8 seed in the championship game, people may have looked at you like you were nuts. Well, if that truly was your prediction, you are now getting the last laugh...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 8 months ago 1,089 reads 0 comments

  22. Women's Tournament 2014: UConn vs. Notre Dame TV Guide and Predictions

    Two undefeated , historic programs will clash on Tuesday night in the 2014 NCAA women's championship when Connecticut meets Notre Dame...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 4,825 reads 0 comments

  23. UConn vs. Kentucky: Latest Odds for Epic National Title Clash

    A No. 7 seed and a No. 8 seed in the NCAA tournament championship gameā€”just like we all had in our brackets...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 8 months ago 767 reads 0 comments

  24. NCAA Tournament 2014: Offensive Keys for Kentucky and UConn in Championship Game

    The 2014 national championship game may pit a No. 7 and No. 8 seed against each other, but make no mistake, this is far from a Cinderella tussle...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 9 months ago 503 reads 0 comments

  25. UConn vs. Kentucky: Which Team Has Advantage in 2014 Championship Game?

    It all comes down to this. Only two teams remain and are set to face off on Monday for the coveted title of national champion. The 2014 NCAA tournament has been highly unpredictable, and it's only fitting that No...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 9 months ago 396 reads 0 comments