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  1. The Morning Mix

    Apr 9, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    titlegame

    What a game. What a season. The 2012-2013 college basketball season is officially in the books and we were sent off into the sunset with arguably the best game of the season. Last night’s National Championship game between Louisville and Michigan was better than anything we could have asked for. Let’s hit the links. Read…

  2. Highlight-reel dunks from Harrell and Hardaway Jr. shook Atlanta

    Apr 9, 2013, 12:45 AM EDT

    APTOPIX NCAA Final Four Michigan Louisville Basketball

    What. A. Game. What we witnessed on Monday night in the Georgia Dome may go down as one of the best, most entertaining National Championship games in the 75 year history of the NCAA Tournament. Louisville’s 82-76 victory over Michigan was not only the best game of the NCAA tournament, but also the best game…

  3. CBT Podcast: The Final Four and more

    Apr 4, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

    Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

    The CBT Podcast is here to finish off the 2012-2013 NCAA college basketball season in style. Raphielle Johnson joins Troy Machir (Me) to discuss a busy week of news and notes from the college basketball world. The release of the video tapes documenting Mike Rice’s disturbing practice behavior and his subsequent firing from Rutgers is…

  4. The Morning Mix

    Apr 4, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Izzo 2chains

    Mike Rice was fired at Rutgers. Richard Pitino is the new head coach at Minnesota. The best high school players in the country played very little defense last night at the McDonald’s All-American game in Chicago. That and more in today’s T.M.M. let’s hit the links. Read of the Day: Kevin Ware has become a…

  5. The Morning Mix

    Apr 3, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Iowa State v Kansas

    The N.I.T. Finals are set as Baylor and Iowa won their semifinals and advanced to the championship game. In other news, Rutgers head coach Mike Rice is on the brink of being fired, thanks to the public release of video footage revealing the coach’s appalling behavior towards his team at practice. Also, I should point…

  6. The Morning Mix

    Apr 2, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Monday was a busy news day. Kevin Ware began his recovery, West Virginia lost a trio of players, NC-State lost two, Tubby didn’t stay fired for long, and the maestro of #DunKCity is moving to SoCal. let’s hit the links. Read of the Day: This is the best story on Kevin Ware yet. His team…

  7. VIDEO: Seth Davis, Dan Patrick discuss coverage of Kevin Ware’s injury

    Apr 1, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT

    ware

    Deciding how to handle a traumatic event on live television is one of the most difficult and sensitive decisions in all of broadcast production. There is no handbook on how to handle the immediate aftermath of a traumatic event on live television. On Sunday, CBS did a masterful job navigating the through the aftermath of…

  8. Marquette had enough talent to win in March, but not enough to play to April

    Mar 30, 2013, 9:10 PM EDT

    Syracuse Orange Keita blocks Marquette Golden Eagles Mayo during the first half in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Washington

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marquette has seen the Syracuse 2-3 zone before. They’ve seen it a lot, both in-person and on film. In fact, they’ve beaten the zone this year, a 74-71 win back on February 25th. But the teams that survive and advance late into March are usually equipped with a handful future NBA players,…

  9. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Best of the Sweet 16

    Mar 30, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Wichita St. v La Salle

    We are in the heart of March Madness. We’ve had two tremendous weekends of exciting basketball that feature great games, outstanding plays and entertaining finishes. As the Madness continues to unfold throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 – Day 2 – Day 3 -…

  10. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Sweet 16

    Mar 30, 2013, 3:30 AM EDT

    Adreian Payne, Keith Appling

    We are in the heart of March Madness. We’ve had two tremendous weekends of exciting basketball that feature great games, outstanding plays and entertaining finishes. As the Madness continues to unfold throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 – Day 2 – Day 3 -…

  11. The Morning Mix

    Mar 29, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Aaron Craft

    Four spots in the Elite Eight were handed out last night. Ohio State won on yet another game-winning 3-pointer. Wichita State looked like a legitimate Final Four team against La Salle. Marquette made Miami look like, well, Miami and Syracuse roughed up Indiana worse than any team had done this season. Four more games are…

  12. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Sweet 16

    Mar 29, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

    Indiana v Syracuse

    The first weekend of March Madness has come and gone. It was a tremendous weekend of exciting basketball that feature great games, outstanding plays and entertaining finishes. As the Madness unfolds throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 – Day 2 – Day 3 -…

  13. Syracuse shuts downs Indiana at both ends of the floor

    Mar 29, 2013, 4:00 AM EDT

    Indiana v Syracuse

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Syracuse was not supposed to be in the Elite Eight. Not with No. 1-seed Indiana, not on a court in which they were blown out by 22 points less than a month ago. But thanks to a career-high 24 points from Michael Carter-Williams, the Syracuse Orange advanced to the Elite Eight with…

  14. Hurricanes go ice cold, miss 41 shots in Sweet 16 loss to Marquette

    Mar 28, 2013, 10:40 PM EDT

    Marquette v Miami

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Never has MIA been a more fitting nickname for Miami. The Miami Hurricanes entered Thursday night’s NCAA tournament East regional semifinal with Marquette as one of the nation’s top field-goal shooting teams and were ranked in the top-50 in effective field-goal percentage. But after 20 minutes of play, the No. 2-seed Hurricanes…

  15. The Morning Mix

    Mar 28, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Peeps bracket

    It’s game day folks. We’ve been sitting and waiting all week for some real basketball (Sorry N.I.T.) and it’s finally here. But before the games tip-off we got some pressing news and notes we need to discuss. Let’s hit the links.     Read of the Day: More questionable NCAA behavior has been unearth regarding…

  16. The Morning Mix

    Mar 27, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Illinois v Miami

    Good news everyone. We’re only 36 hours away from another installment of meaningful postseason basketball. There’s some half-decent N.I.T. games tonight if you’re really scratching at the itch tonight. Let’s hit the links.     Read of the Day: Here’s an interesting stat: Arizona’s Kaleb Tarczewski is the only top-10 recruit in this season’s freshman…

  17. The Morning Mix

    Mar 26, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Duke creigh

    We haven’t had a day like this in some time. No games yesterday, no games today, no games tomorrow. From now until Thursday (Unless something absolutely bonkers happens in the N.I.T) it’s going to be nothing but chatter: News, opinion, insight, analysis, etc. It’s going to be “Media Day” from now til Thursday. Oh, and…

  18. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Best of the First Weekend

    Mar 25, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

    Marshall Henderson

    The first weekend of March Madness has come and gone. It was a tremendous weekend of exciting basketball that feature great games, outstanding plays and entertaining finishes. As the Madness unfolds throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 – Day 2 – Day 3 -…

  19. The Morning Mix

    Mar 25, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Sherwood Brown, Chase Fieler

    What a weekend. The first weekend is finally in the books, and it’s pretty clear that the craziness we saw during the regular season carried over into March Madness. We were introduced to Dunk City, Florida (Coined by yours truely. Yes I was the first to use it, no I did not receive any credit…

  20. Is Florida Gulf Coast the most surprising Cinderella of all time?

    Mar 25, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

    Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Bernard Thompson celebrates the Eagles win over the Georgetown Hoyas in their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    Every tournament needs a Cinderella. It’s one of the great recurring subplots that March Madness supplies and it usually helps shape the tournament’s identity. No. 15-seed Florida Gulf Coast is in the midst of what could be the greatest Cinderella story in NCAA tournament history. The University was founded just 16 years ago in 1997. The men’s…

  21. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Best of Day 4

    Mar 25, 2013, 4:30 AM EDT

    Florida Gulf Coast v San Diego State

    As the Madness unfolds throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 – Day 2 – Day 3 Here are the best pictures from Sunday’s third round games. You can contact Troy Machir on Twitter at @TroyMachir

  22. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Best of Day 3

    Mar 24, 2013, 1:45 AM EDT

    Wichita State forward Chadrack Lufile celebrates with his teammates after the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game against Gonzaga in Salt Lake City, Utah

    The final day of the first weekend is here. As the Madness unfolds throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 – Day 2 Before the final day of third round games gets underway, take a look back at the best pictures from Saturday. You can…

  23. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Best of Day 2

    Mar 23, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Florida Gulf Coast v Georgetown

    The third of March Madness is here. As the Madness unfolds throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 Day 2: Pt. 1, Pt. 2 Before the third round gets underway, take a look back at the best pictures from Friday. You can contact Troy Machir…

  24. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Day 2

    Mar 23, 2013, 3:15 AM EDT

    Sherwood Brown

    The second day of March Madness is here. As the Madness unfolds throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 Day 2: Pt. 1, Pt. 2 Here are some of the best pictures from day two of the 2013 NCAA Tournament. You can contact Troy Machir…

  25. 2013 NCAA Tournament in Pictures: Day 2

    Mar 22, 2013, 10:05 PM EDT

    Creighton v Cincinnati

    The second day of March Madness is here. As the Madness unfolds throughout the country, we’ll be monitoring the great moments, spectacular plays and exciting finishes. – Day 1 – Day 2, Pt. 1 Here are some of the best pictures from day two of the 2013 NCAA Tournament. You can contact Troy Machir on…

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