Category: March Madness

March Madness 2021 News & Notes

With the first weekend of play completed in the 2021 NCAA basketball tournament, it’s time for a look back at the madness with March Madness 2021 news and notes. Madness it was. For just the second time in tournament history, a No. 15 seed advanced to the Sweet Sixteen. Oral Roberts pulled two massive upsets


Handicapping March Madness 2021

It’s time to start seriously handicapping March Madness 2021. The NCAA Tournament is the most wagered sporting event in the United States, and it’s right around the corner. This year’s tournament will look a little different than usual. The entire tournament will occur in Indiana, and there will be a limited attendance of fans. The


An Early Look at March Madness 2021

The big news surrounding March Madness 2021 is that the tournament is still a go and that it will be held entirely in one location. Actually, games will be played in one of six venues in or near the city of Indianapolis, the host of this year’s Final Four. Due to the coronavirus, the NCAA


2017-NCAAB-March Madness-Gonzaga defeated in the finals,North Carolina are the new champions

Gonzaga broke through its Final Four ceiling, added to it by reaching the national championship game. The Zags figured while they’re here, might as well win the whole thing. A flurry of whistles and missed shots left them one step short. Plagued by foul trouble and an inability to hit shots in a foul-filled second


2017-NCAAB-March Madness-NC and Gonzaga to battle for the NCAA title

North Carolina and Gonzaga play Monday night at University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals. Tipoff is set for about 6:20 p.m. local time, 9:20 p.m. EDT. The final pits two of the most elite teams in college hoops against one another: both the Tar Heels and the Bulldogs boast top-level coaches,


2017-NCAAB-March Madness- USA expects the final 4 teams to finish the madness

South Regional Final No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels (-2 ½) vs. No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats (159 ½) Venue: FedEx ForumLocation: Memphis, TennesseeTV-Time: CBS, 5:05 p.m. ET In a year when many surprising guests have invaded the Elite Eight, there’s nothing shocking about the schools that’ll square off Sunday in the South Region finals at


2017-NCAAB-March Madness-Sunday night games

The Gamecocks sure picked the right time for their most prolific offensive game of the season. After being held to 53 points by Alabama to flame out in the SEC Tournament, they beat that mark by 40 in a 93-73 rout of Marquette that helped pick up the program’s first NCAA Tournament win since 1973.


2017-NCAAB-March Madness-Full preview before the showtime

The four No. 1 seeds are Gonzaga (West Region), Kansas (Midwest), Villanova (East) and North Carolina (South). The picks of the Bulldogs, Jayhawks and Wildcats were no-brainers, but some felt that Arizona and Duke had cases to be ahead of the Tar Heels, who lost to Duke twice, including Saturday’s setback in the ACC Tournament


2016-NCAAB-March Madness-End of the Madness with a MAD buzzer beater

The Villanova junior answered a double-clutch, game-tying 3-pointer by North Carolina’s Marcus Paige with a buzzer-beating 3 of his own Monday night to lift the Wildcats to a 77-74 victory and the national championship. One good shot deserved another. And Jenkins wasn’t about to be outdone. ”I think every shot’s going in,” he said, ”and


2016-NCAAB-March Madness-Villanova vs North Carolina for the end of the Madness

Villanova and North Carolina cruised to easy victories Saturday in perhaps the most boring set of national-semifinal games in the NCAA Tournament’s storied history. Not boring because of ‘Nova or UNC, however, just uneventful in the way they coasted to blowout wins over Oklahoma and Syracuse, respectively. Jay Wright’s team went five years without playing