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Spartans Hold Off (12) Harvard to Reach Sweet 16

Spartans Hold Off (12) Harvard to Reach Sweet 16

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(SPOKANE, Wash.) — Even with a 16 point lead in the second half, Tom Izzo knew that his Michigan State squad could not let up against Harvard. He was right. The 12th-seeded Crimson made a furios rally, taking a late lead,…

Napier Lifts (7) UCONN Past (2) Villanova

Napier Lifts (7) UCONN Past (2) Villanova

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(BUFALLO, N.Y.) — Despite foul trouble in the first half, and an apparent leg injury in the second, Shabazz Napier scored 25 points in leading No. 7 Connecticut to a 77-65 win over two-seed Villanova in the East Region. The…

(2) Wisconsin Rallies to Defeat (7) Oregon

(2) Wisconsin Rallies to Defeat (7) Oregon

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE, Wisc.) — The Wisconsin Badgers needed to overcome a 12-point halftime deficit but ultimately advanced to the Sweet 16 with an 85-77 win over Oregon in the NCAA Tournament. It is the first time the Badgers (28-7) r…

(11) Dayton Reaches Sweet 16 with Win Over (3) Syracuse

(11) Dayton Reaches Sweet 16 with Win Over (3) Syracuse

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(BUFFALO, N.Y.) — It was nearly 30 years ago that the Dayton Flyers had reached the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. On Saturday, the 11th-seed in the South region stunned third-seeded Syracuse, 55-53, to earn a trip to th…

Michigan Routs Texas 79-65 to Reach Sweet 16

Michigan Routs Texas 79-65 to Reach Sweet 16

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Sport (MILWAUKEE) — Nik Stauskas scored 17 points as the Michigan Wolverines throttled Texas 79-65 on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row.
Jordan Morgan added 15 points …

(14) Mercer Stuns (3) Duke in NCAA Opener

(14) Mercer Stuns (3) Duke in NCAA Opener

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(RALEIGH, N.C.) — For the second time in three years the Duke Blue Devils were upset by a double-digit team in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. On Friday the 14th-seeded Mercer Bears knocked off (3) Duke by a final o…

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/21/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/21/14

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — March Madness: South Region: (2) Kansas 80 (25-9) – (15) Eastern Kentucky 69 (24-10)
(4) UCLA 76 (27-8) – (13) Tulsa 59 (21-13)
(10) Stanford 58 (22-12) – (7) New Mexico 53 (27-7)
(12) Stephen F. Austin 77 (32-2) -…

NCAA Men’s Basketball Brackets Announced

NCAA Men’s Basketball Brackets Announced

G Fiume/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball bracket has been revealed by the Selection Committee on Sunday afternoon. The field of 68 includes seven teams from the Big 10 conference, the most of any league. Florida, Wichita State, …

Albany Earns NCAA Tournament Bid

Albany Earns NCAA Tournament Bid

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(STONY BROOK, N.Y.) –  DJ Evans scored 16 points to lead Albany to a 69-60 win over Stony Brook on Saturday in the America East championship.
With the win, Albany (18-14) earned its second consecutive NCAA tournament berth…

(7) Syracuse Upset at Home

(7) Syracuse Upset at Home

Rich Barnes/Getty Images(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — It happened again. After starting the season 25-0, No. 7 Syracuse (26-4, 13-4 ACC) has lost four of its last five including a 67-62 home loss to Georgia Tech on Tuesday night.
The Yellow&n…

(12) Michigan Rolls Illinois to Capture Big Ten Title

(12) Michigan Rolls Illinois to Capture Big Ten Title

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(CHAMPAIGN, Ill.) — For the first time since 1986, Michigan (22-7, 14-3) can claim the Big Ten title as theirs and only theirs. The twelfth-ranked Wolverines rolled to an 84-53 win over Illinois (17-13, 6-11) on Tuesd…

No. 1 UConn Completes 31-0 Regular Season

No. 1 UConn Completes 31-0 Regular Season

Lance King/Getty Images Sport (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) –  It was just another day in the office for the defending NCAA champions.
Brenna Stewart had 22 points and 14 rebounds as top-ranked Connecticut throttled No. 3 Louisville 68-48 to cap off an unbea…

(5) Kansas Wins 10th Straight Big 12 Title

(5) Kansas Wins 10th Straight Big 12 Title

Ed Zurga/Getty Images(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — For the tenth consecutive year the Kansas University men’s basketball team will have at least a share of the Big 12 Championship. On Monday, the fifth-ranked Jayhawks (22-6, 13-2 Big 12) defeated Oklahoma 8…

(15) Iowa – Indiana Postponed Due to Ceiling Damage

(15) Iowa – Indiana Postponed Due to Ceiling Damage

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(BLOOMINGTON, Ind.) — Tuesday’s college basketball game between the 15th ranked Iowa Hawkeyes and Big Ten rival Indiana was postponed after a piece of the ceiling from Assembly Hall fell into the stands damaging seats. No one …

Wiggins Helps (8) Jayhawks Escape at Texas Tech

Wiggins Helps (8) Jayhawks Escape at Texas Tech

John Weast Getty Images Sport (LUBBOCK, Texas) — Freshman Andrew Wiggins hit a layup with two seconds left to give eighth-ranked Kansas a 64-63 win at Texas Tech on Tuesday night. The win moved the Jayhawks’ record to 20-6 and 11-2 in Big 12 play, mar…

Roy Williams Gets 300th Win at UNC

Roy Williams Gets 300th Win at UNC

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Roy Williams had to rally his troops as North Carolina came back from down 15 to defeat Florida State 81-75 on Monday night. It was the 300th win at UNC for Williams.
The Tarheels (18-7, 8-4 ACC) fell…

Napier’s 34 Leads Connecticut over Memphis in Overtime

Napier’s 34 Leads Connecticut over Memphis in Overtime

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(HARTFORD, Conn.) –  Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points as No. 24 Connecticut outlasted 20th-ranked Memphis 86-81 in overtime.
Ryan Boatright added 21 points for the Huskies, (20-5, 8-4 AAC) who defeated the Tig…

Wyoming Ends (5) San Diego State Win Streak

Wyoming Ends (5) San Diego State Win Streak

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(LARAMIE, Wyo.) — For the second time in his career, Wyoming head coach Larry Shyatt has knocked off the fifth-ranked team in the country. On Tuesday night, the Cowboys defeated No. 5 San Diego State 68-62 at home, snapping th…

(4) Wichita State Remains Unbeaten

(4) Wichita State Remains Unbeaten

Harry How/Getty Images(WICHITA, Kan.) — It wasn’t easy, but the fourth-ranked team in the nation ran its record to 26-0 with a 78-67 win over Southern Illinois on Tuesday. Wichita State, one of only two remaining unbeaten teams in college basketb…

(7) Kansas Knocked Off by Wildcats in OT

(7) Kansas Knocked Off by Wildcats in OT

G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images(MANHATTAN, Kan.) — Despite blowing a late lead, the Kansas State Wildcats pulled off the upset over (7) Kansas 85-82 on Monday night. It was the first home win for K-State against their in-state rival since Feb….

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