It’s that time again. Time to say goodbye to the Madness by looking back on how we got to the NCAA National Championship Game, and celebrating all the highs and lows Luther Vandross style.
So here it is, in all its splendor and glory: “One Shining Moment” 2011. I especially enjoy the healthy dose [...]
When two big dogs collide in the NCAA National Championship Game, like the Butler Bulldogs and Connecticut Huskies did on Monday night, you should have known it would be some intense, ugly, junkyard dog basketball, and it was exactly that in the first half.
The UConn Huskies won the game 53-41 to become the 2011 NCAA [...]
The Kentucky Wildcats couldn’t hit a shot from the field, three, or the free throw line on Saturday night against the Connecticut Huskies, but they still had a chance to win the game with 18 seconds to go.
UK coach John Calipari called a time-out to set up a play. Either it was a horrible play [...]
When the history books are written, the 2010-2011 seasons of both football and basketball in the NCAA will likely read like a rogues gallery. It seems like every other day we find someone is either admitting to or getting caught violating NCAA rules. This time it’s former Kentucky Wildcats staffer, Bilal Batley. According to Fox [...]
Fans of the VCU Rams have enjoyed sticking it to ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale the past three weeks as their team has, against all odds, kept winning to advance to the NCAA Final Four.
Vitale, in Dickie V fashion, ranted and raved on Selection Sunday when it was announced that VCU had made the [...]
Things have changed dramatically for VCU coach, Shaka Smart, and his wife Maya since the Rams entered the NCAA Tournament then shocked the world by making it to the Final Four. The young couple is trying to deal with the new-found fame by keeping things in perspective. According to CBS:
Shaka Smart had beaten Southern California, [...]
A picture is worth a thousand words, they say. If so, the good folks at the Kansas City Star should probably get some grief counseling. That, or someone in the advertising department is a Missouri fan.
Check out the scene at a packed Lexington, KY airport as fans await the return of their Final Four – bound Kentucky Wildcats. The floodlighting and ubiquitous fans make the photo look like a shot of the Second Coming. But hey, that’s basketball fans for you.
Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari became the first NCAA Division I men’s basketball coach to coach three different teams into the Final Four when the Wildcats beat the #2 seed North Carolina Tarheels 76-69 on Sunday afternoon.
Last year the Wildcats were beat in the Elite 8 by West Virginia because they were a horrible 3-point [...]
ROCK CHOKE CHICKEN-HAWKS!
It wasn’t Bucknell or Butler or Richmond who choked the Kansas Jayhawks this time. However, it was another “little team that could” that caused the #1 team in the land to fall apart…again.
For the first time EVER, the Virginia Commonwealth Rams are going to the Final Four by beating the presumed unbeatable Kansas [...]