Friday reminded basketball fans that this is the greatest weekend of the year for hoops. The NCAA Tournament provides fans the opportunity to cheer for their favorite team, cheer against a rival, or just watch really good games for 12 hours. It also affords fans the chance to see some of the biggest names in... Read more »
How busted are your brackets right now? My brackets are struggling for the most part, which isn’t great for me financially (in theory). However, this time of year I find that beyond the (potential) financial impact of perfect brackets, the draw of March Madness is watching countless hours of the best college basketball players in... Read more »
The fun begins this week! Finally, it’s March Madness. If you’re anything like me, you’ve wasted every possible free minute breaking down the match-ups to put your money on the table. So who’s your pick to win it all? My full bracket is below. Tell me what you think!
The United Center proved to be every bit the appropriate home for the Big Ten men’s basketball conference tournament this weekend. Every game on Friday, Saturday and Sunday had more than 20,000 fans in attendance – well over the arena’s basketball capacity. There were NBA scouts and general managers in attendance to watch future lottery picks,... Read more »
Starting Thursday morning, the best group of college basketball teams in the country will begin what should be an incredible weekend tournament. This year’s Big Ten Conference has been, without question, the best in the nation. The final AP poll of the regular season saw the following Big Ten teams ranked: 3. Indiana 6. Michigan... Read more »
Reports are indicating that Shaka Smart has turned down the head coaching job at the University of Illinois. The Chicago Sun-Times was the first media outlet to report the story. Smart, 34, reported turned down big money from the Illini to stay at VCU. VCU, of course, is doing something right now that no college... Read more »
This was tweeted by Chris Mack, the head basketball coach at Xavier. Pretty good stuff.