With 64 of the 68 teams in the field eliminated, the NCAA Tournament lived up to its reputation in the first two weekends of play, complete with shocking upsets, heart-pounding finishes, controversies, and a school from Richmond called Virginia Commonwealth. Here’s our top list of wild and crazy finishes from the second third rounds, the Sweet 16, and the Elite Eight.
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.
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.
The NCAA basketball's biggest tournament, aka March Madness, is upon us. The top four seeds announced Sunday: Ohio State, Duke, Pittsburgh, and Kansas. But with 68 teams in the NCAA basketball event, it's anyone's guess who will make it to the Final Four.
NBA draft resulted in an immediate impact player, John Wall of Kentucky, going to the Wizards. After that, most teams drafted projects and role players.
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.
President Barack Obama smiles at a baby after delivering remarks on heathcare reform at the University of Iowa in Iowa City on Thursday.
Top teams in the NCAA mens basketball bracket should generate hundreds of millions for colleges. But almost all March Madness teams lose money. What gives?