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Charles Barkley: Brittney Griner “Can’t Play with Men”

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Could the NBA become the first of the major American professional sports leagues to have a female player? Mark Cuban has suggested that could be the case by stating that he'd consider drafting Baylor star Brittney Griner. But Charles Barkley is having none of it. Charles Barkley joined The Dan Patrick ...

Spike Albrecht Stole the Show for the First Half of the National Title Game

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The story for much of the first half of Monday's national championship game was the play of Michigan's Spike Albrecht. Albrecht, who entered the game averaging about a bucket a game, finished with a career-high 17, all in the first half. It didn't end the way Albrecht and the Wolverines ...

Rick Pitino Credits Peyton Siva, Luke Hancock and Gorgui Dieng as the Reasons Why the Cardinals Won the National Championship

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Rick Pitino is a lucky man this week. He was elected to the Hall of Fame, his horse is headed to the Kentucky Derby, his son got a prominent head-coaching job in Minnesota and Pitino is also a national champion once again. The Louisville Cardinals rallied from a 12-point deficit to ...

Jamal Crawford Sees Some Chris Paul in Michigan Point Guard Trey Burke

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Jamal Crawford's had a good year. Not only are his Los Angeles Clippers division champions and en route to the playoffs with big expectations, but Crawford's Michigan Wolverines went on their first Final Four run since the Fab Five era, falling just short of a national title last night in ...

Louisville Comes From Behind Again to Beat Michigan for a National Championship

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Things looked rocky in the national championship game for Louisville on Monday night when they fell behind Michigan by 12 points in the first half. But Luke Hancock helped the Cardinals come from behind again. They beat the Wolverines 82-76 to take a national championship back to Louisville. Luke Hancock, Rick ...

Louisville Comes From Behind to Beat Wichita State, Faces Michigan Tonight

Monday, April 8th, 2013

For most of Saturday's game, it appeared No. 9-seeded Wichita State was heading for the national championship game. Instead, Louisville -- the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament -- stormed back to beat the Shockers. Now the Cardinals get Michigan tonight with a national title on the line. Russ Smith, ...

Michigan Wolverines Look For First National Title in Nearly a Quarter-Century

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Michigan jumped on top of Syracuse early and then held on late, winning 61-56 on Saturday night. Now the Wolverines will play for their first national championship since 1989 tonight against Louisville. Tim Hardaway Jr. and John Beilein joined Dial Global Sports to discuss their victory over Syracuse on Saturday night, ...

Tim Hardaway Does His Best to Play the Role of Parent as Michigan Makes Final Four Run

Friday, April 5th, 2013

With Tim Hardaway and Glenn Robinson sitting in the stands watching their sons play for Michigan, it seems easy to picture the former NBA players critiquing Michigan. But Hardaway says the players simply want them to be parents and it seems like that's exactly how it's played out. The Wolverines are ...

John Beilein Talks about Not being “Real Comfortable” in while Celebrating Big Moments

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

For the sixth time in school history, Michigan's basketball team is in the Final Four. After three early-round exits in a four-year span with the Wolverines, John Beilein has led his team to its biggest accomplishment since the Fab Five era.  It requires some getting used to. John Beilein joined Matt ...

Syracuse, Wichita State, Michigan and Louisville Advance to the Final Four

Monday, April 1st, 2013

What a weekend for college hoops. The Final Four is set in the NCAA tournament and it includes the top overall seed, a great Cinderella story and a pair of No. 4 seeds who had something to prove. Louisville will take on Wichita State and Michigan will face Syracuse in ...