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  • NCAA Tournament: Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

    NCAA Tournament: Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

    Arizona dismissed Duke Thursday night, making the Blue Devils the second No. 1 seed sent home in this year's NCAA Tournament. In tonight's Sweet 16 action, four teams from the bottom half of the seeding try to continue their improbable runs and the two remaining No. 1 seeds try and hang on.

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  • NCAA Tournament: Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

    NCAA Tournament: Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

    Arizona dismissed Duke Thursday night, making the Blue Devils the second No. 1 seed sent home in this year's NCAA Tournament. In tonight's Sweet 16 action, four teams from the bottom half of the seeding try to continue their improbable runs and the two remaining No. 1 seeds try and hang on.

  • NCAA tournament Sweet 16: Who's complaining about VCU now?

    NCAA tournament Sweet 16: Who's complaining about VCU now?

    NCAA tournament Sweet 16 features Virginia Commonwealth taking on Florida State Friday night. Now that the Rams have won three straight tourney games and reached the NCAA tournament Sweet 16, VCU should have to answer to no one.

  • NCAA Tournament: Thursday's Sweet 16 matchups

    NCAA Tournament: Thursday's Sweet 16 matchups

    It’s the nature of the NCAA tournament beast. Of the 11 Big East Conference teams that made the tournament field, two remain (Connecticut and Marquette). That’s the same number of Mountain West Conference teams still competing in the round of 16 (BYU and San Diego State). The field has already lost a No. 1 seed (Pittsburgh), and sees four teams from the bottom half of the seeding still breathing (No. 12 Richmond, two No. 11 seeds: Virginia Commonwealth and Marquette, and No. 10 Florida State). Oh, and Butler’s back. Here’s our rundown of Thursday's Sweet 16 matchups. YOUR PICKS: Who do you have moving into the Elite Eight?

  • In Pictures NCAA fans

    Syracuse fans Denis Hickey (l.) and John Groat wear masks of coach Jim Boeheim before an East regional NCAA college basketball tournament second round game between Syracuse and Indiana State in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 18.

  • NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 coaches have paid their basketball dues

    NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 coaches have paid their basketball dues

    Reaching this point in the NCAA tournament represents a major achievement in careers that began modestly, even for Coach K.

  • NCAA Tournament 2011: Top buzzer-beaters and wild finishes (VIDEO)

    NCAA Tournament 2011: Top buzzer-beaters and wild finishes (VIDEO)

    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.