One of the most enjoyable things about the NCAA tournament – for basketball fanatics and casual observers alike – is the Cinderella story. On Thursday, Morehead State chalked up the first upset of the tournament by vanquishing No. 4 Louisville. There’s just something appealing about watching the triumph of the little guy - the team no one ever paid any attention to, never gave a chance. Or maybe it's watching the titan, the sure-thing, the team that everyone knows will win, well, not win. Here is our Top 10, plus one.
The NCAA men's basketball tournament gives teams that haven't been playing well – Purdue, Villanova, Georgetown – a second chance to fulfill some of the bracket predictions going into the NCAA tournament.
March Madness, the annual college hoops extravaganza, is upon us once again. For those interested observers, making their March Madness picks can be all consuming.
Yes, Butler is the sentimental favorite heading into tonight's NCAA championship game against Duke. But as an Indiana school, it has a long basketball history.
Coach Brad Stevens has earned his pay for Butler's Cinderella run into the Final Four.
The men's Final Four begins Saturday in Indianapolis. Will Butler have a home-court advantage? Will Michigan State be blown out again? The Monitor's master of trivia knows all.
Last year, only one record was broken in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Here are six records that you may not have heard of but are feats not likely to be duplicated anytime soon.
Big money, recruiting power, and selection committees mean the era of Cinderella teams is all but over.