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Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, Napier Named MOP

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, Napier Named MOP

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Completing one of the more memorable NCAA Tournament runs in recent history, the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies defeated eighth-seeded Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win the national championship. I…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/7/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/7/14

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAA Men’s National Title Game: (7) Connecticut 60 (32-8) – (8) Kentucky 54 (29-11)
MLB: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 9 (3-4) – Houston Astros 1 (3-4)
New York Yankees 4 (4-3) – Baltimore Orioles 2 (2-5)
Oakla…

Willie Cauley-Stein Officially Ruled Out of Title Game

Willie Cauley-Stein Officially Ruled Out of Title Game

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein, who has been dealing with an ankle injury, was officially ruled out of Monday’s national championship game against Connecticut. The 7-foot, 244 pound sophomore injur…

Harrison Does it Again, Kentucky Advances to Championship

Harrison Does it Again, Kentucky Advances to Championship

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Aaron Harrison may be a freshman but he continues to prove he’s not afraid of taking the big shot. 
With Kentucky down by two with 5.7 seconds left, Harrison nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer. Wisconsin had…

UConn is Championship Bound

UConn is Championship Bound

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Top-Ranked Florida hadn’t lost a game since UConn beat them on Dec. 2 and now the Huskies did it again by downing the Gators in the National Championship Semifinal 63-53 Saturday, sending UConn to its four…

Creighton’s McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Creighton’s McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Eric Francis/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott won the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the player of the year, Friday.
McDermott led the nation in scoring this season with 26.7 points per game while makin…

Danny Manning Joins Wake Forest

Danny Manning Joins Wake Forest

Donald Miralle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Danny Manning has agreed to become the new head men’s basketball coach at Wake Forest, the school announced Friday.
“We are very pleased to welcome Danny Manning to Wake Forest,” Wake Forest athletic director Ro…

James Michael McAdoo Declares for the NBA Draft

James Michael McAdoo Declares for the NBA Draft

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo is headed to the NBA Draft come June.
After averaging 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds this season, McAdoo announced on Thursday that he’d be declaring for the d…

Minnesota Wins NIT Championship

Minnesota Wins NIT Championship

Mike Stobe/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In 2013, Rick Pitino hoisted the NCAA Championship trophy with his Louisville Cardinals. On Thursday, he watched his son, Richard, hoist up the NIT title after leading Minnesota to a 65-63 win over Southern Methodis…

Houston to Hire Sampson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Houston to Hire Sampson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Scott Halleran/Getty Images (HOUSTON, Tex.) — Kelvin Sampson won’t have to travel very far for his new job. The current Houston Rocket assistant has been hired by the University of Houston as the school’s new men’s basketball coach. Sampson will be in…

Marquette Hires Wojciechowski

Marquette Hires Wojciechowski

Lance King/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Marquette introduced Duke associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski as its new head men’s basketball coach Tuesday.
The 37-year-old Wojciechowski had been part of coach Mike Krzyzewski’s staff at Duke since 1999, …

Andrew Wiggins Declares for the NBA Draft

Andrew Wiggins Declares for the NBA Draft

John Weast/Getty Images Sport(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — Andrew Wiggins officially declared for this year’s NBA Draft on Monday after spending only one season with the Jayhawks.
Wiggins is expected by many experts to be selected in the top three picks come Jun…

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/30/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/30/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament – Elite Eight: East Region: (7) Connecticut 60 (30-8) – (4) Michigan State 54 (29-9)
Midwest Region: (8) Kentucky 75 (28-10) – (2) Michigan 72 (28-9)
MLB: San Diego Padres 3 (1-0) – Los…

Harrison’s Three Stuns Michigan, Kentucky Headed to Final Four

Harrison’s Three Stuns Michigan, Kentucky Headed to Final Four

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — Aaron Harrison’s long distance three-pointer with 2.3 seconds left punched the young Kentucky Wildcats ticket to the Final Four on Sunday. 
No. 8 Kentucky (28-10) defeated second-seeded Michigan (28-9)…

Connecticut Knocks Off Michigan State, 60-54, Headed to Final Four

Connecticut Knocks Off Michigan State, 60-54, Headed to Final Four

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The seventh-ranked Connecticut Huskies (30-8) are headed to the Final Four after beating the fourth-ranked Michigan State Spartans (29-9), 60-54 on Sunday.
The Huskies will now meet the top-seeded Florida Gators at AT&…

(2) Wisconsin Topples (1) Arizona in Overtime

(2) Wisconsin Topples (1) Arizona in Overtime

Harry How/Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — It would have been Butch Ryan’s 90th birthday on Saturday. His son, Bo, always took him to the Final Four as a gift to his dad. This year, the Wisconsin coach is going for the first time as a head coach follow…

(1) Florida Reaches First Final Four Since 2007

(1) Florida Reaches First Final Four Since 2007

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — The number one team in the land has punched its ticket to Dallas. Top seed Florida edged out 11th-seeded Dayton to win the South region crown, 62-52, on Saturday night.
Scottie Wilbekin scored 23 points f…

(8) Kentucky Ousts Defending Champ (4) Louisville

(8) Kentucky Ousts Defending Champ (4) Louisville

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) — In a battle of in-state rivals, and the last two national champions, eighth-seeded Kentucky made sure a repeat title would not be in the cards for number four Louisville. The Wildcats came back from a…

(4) Michigan State Upends (1) Virginia

(4) Michigan State Upends (1) Virginia

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tom Izzo is back where he seems to always be, the Elite Eight. For the eighth time since 1999, Izzo has led his Michigan State Spartans into the regional finals following a 61-59 win over Virginia on Friday night.
Michig…

(7) UCONN Upsets (3) Iowa State in Sweet 16

(7) UCONN Upsets (3) Iowa State in Sweet 16

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In 2012, the Connecticut Huskies lost in the BIG EAST quarterfinals to Syracuse at Madison Square Garden. In 2013, UCONN was ineligible for postseason play, their final year before jumping conferences. On Friday, the…

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