• Sweet 16 Predictions, And Beyond
Sweet 16 Predictions, And Beyond

Staying in the East Regional, it was an incredible weekend for SC, which got the benefit of a home state crowd on the way to beating Marquette and Duke for its first NCAA Tournament wins and first trip to the Sweet 16 since 1973. Last Sunday we all said UNC needs Joel Berry and Justin Jackson to shoot well to make a run deep into the tournament...

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  • Michigan's charmed run continues into Sweet 16 with upset of Louisville
Michigan's charmed run continues into Sweet 16 with upset of Louisville

Once it became clear that SC was in this thing, the fans wearing Garnet and Black were joined by those in Carolina Blue in rooting for the Blue Devils to bow out early. SC (24-10): Kotsar 0-3 0-0 0, Silva 6-12 5-5 17, Notice 6-8 3-3 17, Thornwell 6-14 9-12 24, Dozier 5-12 1-1 11, Keita 0-2 0-1 0, Felder 2-5 9-10 15, Gravett 0-3 0-0 0, McKie 2-4 0-0...

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  • Gamecocks Chop Down Duke — FT Roundup
Gamecocks Chop Down Duke — FT Roundup

The Gamecocks rushed to their fans when things were over, celebrating one of the biggest wins in program history. SC has been a No. 1 seed four years in a row, winning its openers by an average of 34 points. For the 13th game in a row, Kentucky's fabulous freshmen had their hands all over another win. Even when SC found open space, its inability ...

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  • Arkansas hurt by controversial calls against North Carolina
Arkansas hurt by controversial calls against North Carolina

A 17-point lead evaporated as Roy Williams ran out of offensive options - until assistant C.B. McGrath suggested a play out of a late timeout, and Jackson fed Hicks on a slipscreen for an easy dunk that brought the Tar Heels within one. He made sure it wasn't something that hung over his game for long. UNC's Brett Daniels (1-0) earned the win i...

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  • No. 2 seed Louisville faces MI in coaching rematch
No. 2 seed Louisville faces MI in coaching rematch

MI opened the action on Saturday by upsetting No. 2 Louisville to advance to the Sweet 16. The Michigan Wolverines advanced to the Sweet 16 on Sunday afternoon with a 73-69 win over the Louisville Cardinals. Joe White: On Thursday, Michigan basketball answered my biggest question, which was "did they have anything left in the tank?" "He's not afr...

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  • Villanova Played Slowly-and Lost Quickly
Villanova Played Slowly-and Lost Quickly

They had no interest in souvenirs. "I appreciated it all", Jenkins said. March can be just as cruel as it can be exhilarating. Much has been made about that seeding, as well as the seeding of many others in this tournament field. In a tense, tightly contested game throughout, Wisconsin went on a 15-5 run to close out the matchup, scoring key buck...

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  • Penn State Faces Pivotal Matchup in Opening Round of Big Ten Tournament
Penn State Faces Pivotal Matchup in Opening Round of Big Ten Tournament

It took 10 more minutes for their freshmen to flip it entirely. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind . - In an offensive slugfest Friday (March 17), the No. 23-ranked University of MI men's basketball team held off Oklahoma State, 92-91, in an NCAA Tournament first-round game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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  • Golovkin vs Jacobs full fight video preview
Golovkin vs Jacobs full fight video preview

TWO WORLDS COLLIDE When is Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs , what TV channel is it on and what are the latest odds? Obviously, we would have to see Canelo win his fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Jacobs kept his hands busy as Golovkin tried to land a knockout punch. He's an indestructible force and has faced better competition than Jacobs...

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  • Ireland stand in way of England beating world record
Ireland stand in way of England beating world record

Eddie Jones ( England): "Any team that beats the All Blacks is a very good team , so we know that and most teams in the Six Nations have one big performance". We haven't won the Six Nations for a long time and it means an very bad amount to all of the girls. Ireland weren't helped by the absence of their talismanic half-backs.

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  • Prep star Vasturia helps spark Notre Dame's win over Princeton
Prep star Vasturia helps spark Notre Dame's win over Princeton

Elijah Macon, Esa Ahmad and Lamont West all played well in the paint in the opener, and Philip was able to drive to the hoop all game. The team Notre Dame has faced this season that is most similar to West Virginia was Florida State , Brey said.

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  • Dwayne Bacon gives Dunk City a taste of their own medicine
Dwayne Bacon gives Dunk City a taste of their own medicine

SOMETHING TO PROVE: South Florida is making its fourth NCAA appearance in the past five seasons and was a sixth seed the past two years. "A lot of changing the perception is on us", Hamilton said. Bacon finished just one rebound shy (9) of a double-double on a night when Florida State outrebounded the Eagles, 46-26. FGCU is best known for its " D...

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  • Barcelona fans react to drawing Juventus in Champions League on social media
Barcelona fans react to drawing Juventus in Champions League on social media

Atletico Madrid are in some ways the most menacing. We aren't favourites and against a team of their quality we shouldn't be. Let's take a quick look at how all four QF ties size up. Facing Ancelotti: "Carlo's a fantastic coach with vast experience". Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was against the notion that they have an easy tie, say...

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  • Here's Evidence That March Madness Really Is a Popular Time for Vasectomies
Here's Evidence That March Madness Really Is a Popular Time for Vasectomies

What makes this accomplishment even more special is that Nowitzki is only the third player ever in history to score 30,000 points with a single team, the other players being Malone and Bryant. Geographically anyway. The Jayhawks will be in Tulsa for the opening rounds, 217 miles from their homecourt, and if they win, they'll only have to go 47 mi...

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  • Charlie's Choices: Dive into the NCAA madness!
Charlie's Choices: Dive into the NCAA madness!

Mar 5, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Kansas State Wildcats guard Kindred Wesemann (24) drives to the basket in front of West Virginia Mountaineers guard Jessica Morton (21) in the first quarter during the women's Big 12 conference tournament at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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  • Let the Madness Begin!… NCAA Tourney is Here
Let the Madness Begin!… NCAA Tourney is Here

Here is a guide to the "madness" that will unfold over the next-three weekends. The East Region also features No. 2 seed Duke, a controversial decision considering some analysts believed the Blue Devils belonged on the top line ahead of North Carolina.

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  • Duke has upper hand in battle of the blues
Duke has upper hand in battle of the blues

Overall, the Blue Devils lost three of their last four regular-season games, costing themselves a double-bye in Brooklyn . They hit some great catch-and-shoot shots that were exceptional. "It's obvious we have a lot of fun playing here", said junior guard Matt Farrell , a New Jersey native. We were fortunate enough to play in the semis in the Gar...

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  • UM Receives No. 7 Seed, Draws Oklahoma State for NCAA Opener
UM Receives No. 7 Seed, Draws Oklahoma State for NCAA Opener

With a middle-of-the pack seed, there will be no heavy expectations. Never quite with so much inexperience. Make it 20 in a row. He's not something we've had in the past. Wednesday's frightening situation involving the team plane sliding off a runway in Ann Arbor has been the story of the week, but surely MI was playing well enough already to mak...

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  • Liverpool's Burnley nightmare is the change Klopp needs to make
Liverpool's Burnley nightmare is the change Klopp needs to make

Liverpool v Burnley was originally scheduled to be the first game at Anfield with the new Main Stand - however due to a delay in completion the clubs switched the games around so that the reds travelled to Turf Moor back in August. They have built their entire Premier League survival strategy on their home form which has been pretty impressive....

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  • New England Patriots land WR Brandin Cooks in trade
New England Patriots land WR Brandin Cooks in trade

Brown Convention Center in Houston. Cooks, 23, posted 78 receptions for a team-high 1,173 yards and eight touchdowns. Although adding Jenkins plus two draft picks would seem like a quick way to upgrade the defense, it's possible that the Saints didn't want to see Cooks go to an NFC rival.

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  • Three teams have big shot to end Pac-12 Final Four drought
Three teams have big shot to end Pac-12 Final Four drought

OR crushed Arizona State 80-57 as a 15.5-point favorite in the team's opening game of the Pac-12 tournament and then came back last night to beat Cal 73-65 as an 8.5-point favorite. Ahmad was fouled during a mad scramble for a rebound moments later, and he clanked his first free throw before making his second. UCLA was dismissed in delightful fas...

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  • Timberwolves Upset Struggling Golden State 103-102
Timberwolves Upset Struggling Golden State 103-102

Golden State gave up 62 first-half points on 50 percent shooting. The fact that Golden State hasn't registered a double-digit win since Durant's injury has to be a concern as this team has struggled to adjust without the former MVP. Yes, Curry & C0. need to find some semblance of rhythm with Kevin Durant out of the lineup, but there's still plenty...

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  • Buffs drop quarterfinal decision to Arizona in Pac-12 tournament
Buffs drop quarterfinal decision to Arizona in Pac-12 tournament

At one point, an Arizona fan sitting behind me said, "keep shooting Steph!" in regards to his father's comments claiming Ball is better than Stephen Curry. Arizona has had a 15-game winning streak. The Ducks built their lead to 49-37 after going on a 9-0 run that included four points by Ennis. The Trojans only lost eight games in the regular s...

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  • North Carolina to face Miami in ACC tourney
North Carolina to face Miami in ACC tourney

Luke Kennard had 20 points and Grayson Allen added 18 off the bench for the Blue Devils (26-8), who will play for the title Saturday night in Brooklyn against No. He helped Duke to pull away in the second half and win 93-83. North Carolina can be a monster on the boards, but the last time these teams met Miami out-rebounded UNC 36-31.

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  • Cris Carter: Why Tony Romo to the Texans could threaten the Patriots
Cris Carter: Why Tony Romo to the Texans could threaten the Patriots

There are reports they are already shopping Osweiler , and there is talk they might simply cut him and move on. The Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson reported that the Texans cleared $ 10 million of cap space, pushing up their money available to $31.4 million.

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  • Faith the key to Barcelona's stunning comeback, says Luis Enrique
Faith the key to Barcelona's stunning comeback, says Luis Enrique

Requiring three goals to progress with two minutes left of normal time, Barcelona found inspiration in attacker Neymar, combined with PSG players in the middle of one of professional sport's all time great meltdowns. PSG have won three times and drawn once since the first leg but could scrape only a 1-0 win over struggling Nancy on Saturday,...

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