Category: NCAA Tournament

5 Weirdest Looking College Basketball Coaches

5.  Frank Martin, South Carolina:  Frank Martin is either yelling, about to yell, or about to have a heart attack at all moments he is on camera.  I have never seen his forehead unclenched, his face not red, or his players ever feel like their lives are not in danger.
The college basketball coaching world is home of some of the weirdest looking adults on earth.  It’s a world where the likes of the Shermanator, Sloth, Reece Witherspoon, Anne Hathaway’s smile, and Tommy Lee Jones can finally feel like they fit in.  But, in the coaches’ defense, wouldn’t you start to look weird if you... Read more »

5 People Most Likely to Win Your NCAA March Madness Pool

5 People Most Likely to Win Your NCAA March Madness Pool
Listen.  You aren’t going to win your NCAA March Madness Pool.  Just go rip up your bracket now, and save yourself the headache.  Who is going to win?  One of these 5 F-ing people. 5.  The Organizer: I don’t care if Yahoo, ESPN, CBS, or whatever web provider we are using makes it impossible to cheat because... Read more »

Six Great Cinderella Runs to the Elite Eight (post- '94 Boston College)

If Butler's 2011 Final Four run lacked the magic of 2010, it's only because the magic of the school's first Final Four AND reaching a Final Four in their home town was impossible to top one year later. Of course, that team's Cinderella status rose even higher when they chipped past Michigan State and were inches away from a national championship. If Mack/Howard can win two more games, this bunch will be remembered even longer.
Back in 1994, the North Carolina Tar Heels were SERIOUS. The defending champs retained their best player (Eric Montross) and two other starters, and added freshmen Jerry Stackhouse, Rasheed Wallace, and Jeff McInnis. I was entering year 3 of an impressive 17 year sports fan prime, and having just been schooled by LJ&Augmon&UNLV, Laetner&Hurley&Duke, and... Read more »