Category: NCAA Basketball

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 ...

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 ...

Florida Gulf Coast Head Coach Andy Enfield Jokes that NCAA Selection Committee Should have Put Florida in a Separate Bracket

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Don't feel dumb if you didn't know there was a school called Florida Gulf Coast University until March Madness arrived. But the afterthought basketball program, which is only a decade old, has become the ultimate Cinderella of this year's NCAA tournament. The No. 15 seed didn't even cut it close ...

Tom Izzo: “Florida Gulf Coast is a Little Different than the Others”

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Tom Izzo is used to this. He's brought the Michigan State Spartans to the Sweet 16 11 times since 1998, but to get back to the Final Four for the first time since 2010, his guys will first have to upset Duke. Beyond that, they'd draw Oregon or Louisville but ...

Shane Battier on Duke, Florida Gulf Coast and Miami’s Amazing Winning Streak

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The Miami Heat can make it 28 straight victories tonight with a win over the Chicago Bulls, moving them only five wins back of the record set by the Los Angeles Lakers during the 1971-72 season. But while Shane Battier is fully focused on winning, he's surely keeping his eye ...

Bruce Weber on Having to Wait For an Opponent: Everybody’s Gonna Work a Little Harder Just to Get us Ready

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Kansas State made it back to the NCAA tournament for the fourth straight year without a lot of controversy, but Bruce Weber's team is in an awkward spot this week because they're waiting for La Salle and Boise State to battle it out Wednesday night for the right to play ...

Tim Hardaway Jr. Puts Michigan in His Final Four

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

The Michigan Wolverines hope they aren't cursed by once again possessing a No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament. One year after being upset in their first game as a No. 4, Tim Hardaway Jr.'s squad goes up against South Dakota State in the second round in the South Regional ...

Jim Larranaga: Miami Hurricanes Aren’t Bothered by No. 2 Seed

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

It's been a season for the ages in Miami. The Hurricanes won their first conference title in school history on Sunday and somehow weren't given a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament despite being at the top of the ACC. Jim Larranaga isn't worried about the No. 1 seed snub. ...

Jim Calhoun on the End of the Big East: “We Have Been, in the Last 15 Years, the Dominant League in the Country.”

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

This time of year is special for many northeastern college basketball fans because it marks the week of the Big East tournament. Some of the biggest powerhouses in college basketball duke it out for conference bragging rights. Well, now with most of the major powers in the Big East moving ...

Jim Larranaga On No. 3 Miami Hurricanes: “They are Very, Very Hungry to Get to the Big Dance.”

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Let's be honest here: No one had the University of Miami as a ranked team this season. Well now the Hurricanes are flawless in the ACC with a record of 10-0 and Miami stands at No. 3 in the AP Top 25 poll with an overall record of 19-3. The ...