Topic: Vermont Catamounts
Shaka Smart coached his VCU Rams to an impressive victory over Wichita State Thursday night in Portland, Oregon. Second round NCAA men's basketball tournament action continues tonight on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.
Both BYU and Western Kentucky overcame large second half deficits to down Iona and Mississippi Valley State, respectively, in Tuesday night's 'First Four' NCAA tournament games in Dayton, Ohio.
There's been much debate ever since the NCAA expanded the field of the men's Division 1 Basketball Tournament to 64 teams in 1985. This, paired with the NCAA's decision (also that year) to introduce the shot clock, has helped make it possible for the mid-major and smaller conferences to better compete with the power conferences.
03/23/2011 06:36 pm
A movie like "The Blind Side," with Sandra Bullock and depicting a real scholar-athlete, has a lesson for the NCAA in this March Madness: Get the graduation rates up for players, especially blacks. Otherwise, Uncle Sam may be on your case.
03/18/2010 04:59 pm