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 [...]
The Butler Bulldogs are returning to the Final Four next week in Houston after beating the Florida Gators 73-70 in overtime on Saturday afternoon in New Orleans.
Florida led 33-32 at halftime behind senior center Vernon Macklin who had 15 first half points.
The Gators came out strong in the second half to push the lead to [...]
The North Carolina Tar Heels came out on fire and smothered the Marquette Golden Eagles 81-63 on Friday night.
Marquette did it’s best impression of the Wisconsin Badgers by just scoring 15 points in the first half. North Carolina was North Carolina in scoring 40 points before the intermission.
The UNC defense held Marquette to 36% shooting [...]
The Syracuse Orange were consistent throughout both halves on Friday in putting away the Indiana State Sycamores 77-60.
The Orange were led by Rick Jackson who scored 23 points. Syracuse hit the boards hard and played solid defense throughout in the victory.
Indiana State was led in scoring by Jake Kelly with 12.
Syracuse – Indiana State Box [...]
The Washington Huskies will be advancing to the next round of the NCAA Tournament after holding off a late surge from the Georgia Bulldogs to win 68-65 late Friday night in Charlotte.
The game was tied at 28 at half time but the Huskies build a nice lead with 10 minutes to go before Georgia made [...]
In a big surprise on Friday the Virginia Commonwealth (VCU) Rams upset the #6 seeded Georgetown Hoyas in a blowout win 74-56 on Friday night.
The Rams became the first team in the 2011 NCAA Tournament to win two games after winning a play-in game earlier in the week. Some experts had doubted all along if [...]
20 years ago it was the UNLV Rebels running all over their opponents in massive blowouts during the NCAA Tournament. Of course back then their payroll was a lot higher than it is these days.
Earlier tonight the #9 Illinois Fighting Illini beat the Rebels 73-62 after pinning them on the mat at half time 46-24.
If you bet the ‘under’ on the North Carolina Tar Heels and Long Island Blackbirds game then you lost. UNC beat the Blackbirds by a final score of 102-87.
North Carolina was led by their big man Tyler Zeller who racked up 32 points and 9 rebounds. Zeller attempted 19 free throws, making 14 of them. [...]
Boston University played perhaps the best of any #16 seed the first two days of the tournament…at least in the first half against the top seeded Kansas Jayhawks on Friday.
The Terriers were only 33-29 at the half, but the depth of the Jayhawks along with poor 2nd half shooting by Boston led to a final [...]
The #1 Ohio State Buckeyes had little trouble in their opening tournament game against #16 UT-San Antonio Roadrunners on Friday.
Ohio State rolled 75-46 behind 18 points from William Buford. Jon Diebler, Deshaun Thomas, and Jared Sullinger also scored in double figures.
OSU made 12 3-pointers and dominated in almost every aspect of the game.
UT-SA was led [...]