1. Omari Spellman Shed 50 Pounds to Transform into Villanova's Title Run X-Factor

    SAN ANTONIO — They convened once a week during the offseason, a dedicated coach and determined player, putting in extra time after practice as they dreamed of reaching the Final Four...

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  2. Notre Dame's Relentless Swagger Sparks Biggest NCAA Championship Comeback Ever

    Easter Sunday and April Fools' were on the same day. In the space of three seconds, one team, Notre Dame, was resurrected and another, Mississippi State, fell victim to what may ...

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  3. John Beilein Says Michigan Will Eventually Honor Fab Five

    While the University of Michigan officially disavowed one of the most successful eras of Michigan Wolverines basketball, head coach John Beilein said the team has been working to get the members of the "Fab Five" back together...

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  4. Former Kentucky Castoff Charles Matthews Is All About Now as Michigan's Main Man

    SAN ANTONIO — It's Friday afternoon, two days after Charles Matthews and the Michigan Wolverines landed here to prepare for the Final Four and one day before Michigan will ...

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  5. Jacob Evans Declares for 2018 NBA Draft, Will Not Hire Agent

    Cincinnati Bearcats junior guard Jacob Evans announced Sunday that he would declare for the NBA draft. "I decided to enter the NBA draft after weighing my options with my family and coaches," he said, per Jonathan Givony of ESPN...

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  6. Lawrence Police's Best Live Tweets During Kansas' Blowout Loss to Villanova

    The Kansas Jayhawks were steamrolled 95-79 by the Villanova Wildcats in Saturday's Final Four loss, but at least their fans looking for an escape from the game had an amusing Twitter profile to turn toward...

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  7. Sister Jean Will Be Given 'Extended Break' After Loyola's Cinderella Run Ends

    Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt became a national celebrity as the team chaplain for the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers during their Cinderella run to the Final Four in the 2018 NCAA men's basketball ...

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  8. Villanova's Unbelievable Firepower Keys Run to Title Game

    SAN ANTONIO — Ever since Kris Jenkins swished a last-second three-pointer to beat North Carolina in the 2016 NCAA title game, Villanova fans have buzzed about "The Shot...

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  9. Grant Hill Looks Terrified as Mo Wagner Crashes into Commentator's Booth

    Grant Hill played in the NBA from 1994 through 2013 and surely drew his fair share of charges during his Hall of Fame career, but that didn't stop him from looking terrified during Saturday's Final Four contest between Michigan and Loyola-Chicago...

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  10. Villanova Breaks NCAA Record for Most 3s in Season vs. Kansas in Final Four

    No team in college basketball history has made more three-pointers than the 2017-18 Villanova Wildcats. The team tweeted the following during its 95-79 victory over the Kansas ...

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  11. Rick Pitino Won't Attend Kentucky Oaks Derby Because of Louisville Firing

    Former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino said he will not attend the Kentucky Oaks on May 4 to watch his filly, Coach Rocks, following his dismissal as the Cardinals' head coach ...

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  12. Moe Wagner Does It All to Power Michigan to 2018 NCAA Championship Game

    SAN ANTONIO — A few seconds earlier, Moe Wagner had watched his teammate Charles Matthews hammer in a dunk that increased Michigan's lead over Loyola-Chicago to 10 and all but locked in the Wolverines' Final Four win...

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  13. Kansas' Udoka Azubuike Posterizes Villanova F with Monster NCAA Tournament Dunk

    In a first half the Villanova Wildcats dominated, Kansas Jayhawks sophomore center Udoka Azubuike still managed to provide a memorable highlight during Saturday's Final Four clash at the Alamodome ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Villanova Ties Final Four Record, Torches Kansas with 13 1st-Half 3-Pointers

    The Villanova Wildcats were scalding hot in the first half of their Final Four showdown against the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday night at the Alamodome. In fact, that may be an understatement...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Loyola-Chicago Players in Tears After Michigan Ends Tournament Cinderella Run

    The 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago Ramblers' Cinderella run in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship came to an end in the Final Four on Saturday night, and with it came the heartbreak that is March Madness...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Twitter Erupts as Loyola-Chicago, Sister Jean Exit NCAA Tournament vs. Michigan

    On Saturday night, the 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago Ramblers' incredible tournament run came to an end with a 69-57 loss to the Michigan Wolverines in the men's Final Four at the Alamodome ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Moe Wagner Torches Loyola-Chicago with Dominant Final Four Performance

    The Michigan Wolverines are headed back to the NCAA men's championship game for the second time in five years, and it's all thanks to Moritz Wagner ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Charles Matthews Throws Down Epic Dunk in Loyola-Chicago March Madness Matchup

    Michigan Wolverines junior guard Charles Matthews helped seal Big Blue's Final Four victory over the No. 11 Loyola-Chicago Ramblers on Saturday with an emphatic dunk...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Duncan Robinson Drains Clutch 3-Pointer vs. Loyola-Chicago in Final Four Clash

    Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year Duncan Robinson helped spur a comeback by the No. 3 Michigan Wolverines against the No. 11 Loyola-Chicago Ramblers with a clutch three-pointer in the second half of Saturday's Final Four clash at the Alamodome ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Mark Emmert: Paying Men's Basketball, Football Would Eliminate Other Sports

    NCAA president Mark Emmert believes paying men's basketball and football players would result in schools eliminating other sports. "If you were going to move into a model where you are just paying football and basketball athletes...

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  21. Travis Steele Named Xavier HC After Chris Mack Leaves for Louisville

    Xavier University announced Saturday that Travis Steele has been hired as the Musketeers' new men's basketball head coach to replace Chris Mack, who left to accept the same position at the University of Louisville...

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  22. 'They're a Great Team—but We're Better': How Notre Dame Shocked Goliath UConn

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The world may have been shocked, but Notre Dame knew. The Fighting Irish knew before they took a 13-point lead near the end of the first quarter over a ...

    Natalie Weiner Written by Natalie Weiner about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. Baylor Paid Art Briles $15.1M, Ken Starr $4.5M After Sexual Assault Scandal

    Baylor University paid former Bears head football coach Art Briles $15.1 million as part of his 2016 departure following the school's sexual assault scandal...

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  24. Karl-Anthony Towns to HS Teammate Marques Townes on Final 4: 'Finish It for Me'

    SAN ANTONIO — Late Thursday evening in San Antonio—less than 48 hours before the Final Four—the scramble was on at Loyola of Chicago's team hotel...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. North Texas, Roosevelt Smart Beat San Francisco to Claim 2018 CBI Championship

    North Texas captured the 2018 College Basketball Invitational title Friday with a 88-77 victory over San Francisco in Game 3 of the championship series at UNT Coliseum in Denton, Texas...

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