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  1. Did Tubby Smith do enough in the tournament to save his job?

    Mar 24, 2013, 8:44 PM EDT

    Minnesota v UCLA

    No. 11 seed Minnesota dug themselves to deep of a hole in their 78-64 loss to No. 3 Florida on Sunday evening. The Gophers were on the wrong end of a Florida blitzkrieg in the first half, helpless as the Gators drilled three-ball after three-ball and stymied the Minnesota offensive attack to open up a…

  2. Report: UNLV freshman forward Anthony Bennett to enter NBA Draft

    Mar 24, 2013, 8:42 PM EDT

    Anthony Bennett

    (CLICK HERE to follow along with who is turning pro and who is returning to school.) According to a report from Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com, UNLV freshman forward Anthony Bennett has played his last game as a Runnin’ Rebel. The Brampton, Ontario native will announce within the next week that he’s entering the 2013 NBA Draft, and…

  3. Who will develop as a post presence for UNC next season?

    Mar 24, 2013, 7:52 PM EDT

    Roy Williams

    Kansas’ Jeff Withey had his way with the North Carolina front line in a dominating second half that helped the Jayhawks to a 70-58 win Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16. He had 16 points, 16 rebounds, and five blocks and looked like a player at times with little to no resistance against him at the…

  4. VIDEO: #DunkCity is back in full effect

    Mar 24, 2013, 7:46 PM EDT

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

    Real-time highlight: FGCU with a monster dunk to take a two point lead.#marchmadness – snpy.tv/15IScCG — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 24, 2013 Oh, and they weren’t done: Real-time highlight: FGCU slams it home and has a chance for a three point play. #marchmadness – snpy.tv/YBt0uM — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 24, 2013 (GIF…

  5. Veterans spark second-half revival in Kansas’ win over North Carolina

    Mar 24, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

    North Carolina v Kansas

    With Ben McLemore playing as he did for the first few months of the season, it seemed as if the freshman wing would be the one expected to lead the Kansas Jayhawks back to the Final Four. But if the second half of Sunday’s 70-58 win over South Region 9-seed North Carolina reveals anything, it’s…

  6. Report: George Mason to announce move to Atlantic 10 Monday

    Mar 24, 2013, 7:38 PM EDT

    George Mason

    George Mason and the Atlantic 10 sent out simultaneous and cryptic releases on Sunday night, with both scheduling a press conference for a “major announcement” by both the conference and the school. It didn’t take a genius to do the math, and since there have been multiple reports that the announcement will, in fact, be…

  7. Four Naismith Award finalists announced

    Mar 24, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT

    Trey Burke

    If you think it feels like there are 25 different college basketball Player of the Year awards, you’re not that far off. There are six. That doesn’t take into count the countless awards offered up by every .com out there. (For the record, we gave Trey Burke our Player of the Year award.) One of…

  8. Temple couldn’t have asked for more from Khalif Wyatt, but it wasn’t enough

    Mar 24, 2013, 5:28 PM EDT

    Khalif Wyatt

    Khalif Wyatt went for 31 points in Temple’s win over No. 8 NC State to advance to the Round of 32. Against No. 1-seeded Indiana Sunday, he had an encore performance with a Sweet 16 berth on the line. Wyatt scored 31 points against the Hoosiers on 12-of-24 shooting, but the Owls got little production…

  9. No. 1 seed Indiana survives No. 9 Temple, advances to the Sweet 16

    Mar 24, 2013, 5:08 PM EDT

    Temple v Indiana

    There’s a reason that the slogan for the NCAA tournament is ‘survive and advance’. It doesn’t matter how you play. It doesn’t matter how ugly the performance is or how many points you give up to the other team’s star. All that matters is that, when that final buzzer sounds, you have more points that…

  10. Remember Aaron Craft, but don’t forget about the “charge” he drew

    Mar 24, 2013, 3:14 PM EDT

    Iowa State v Ohio State

    Aaron Craft’s shot may be the defining moment of the NCAA tournament so far that wasn’t an alley-oop that sparked a rap video. He’s a kid whose entire legacy is built on the fact that he’s a “winner” that played like garbage down the stretch — two turnovers, 2-5 free throws including two missed front-ends…

  11. Aaron Craft is the hero, LaQuinton Ross comes up big for Ohio State Sunday

    Mar 24, 2013, 2:54 PM EDT

    LaQuinton Ross

    Aaron Craft missed a jump shot with 29 seconds remaining and the game tied at 75-75 Sunday in Dayton against Iowa State. The ball then slipped out of bounds off of the Cyclones, giving Ohio State one more shot. And all Craft needed was another chance. As time winded down, Craft pulled up from the…

  12. VIDEO: Aaron Craft’s game-winner sends Iowa State home

    Mar 24, 2013, 2:33 PM EDT

    Iowa State v Ohio State

    To read more about Ohio State’s win over Iowa State, click here.

  13. Home of Syracuse’s Michael Carter-Williams destroyed by fire

    Mar 24, 2013, 12:18 PM EDT

    Michael Carter-Williams

    The Boston-area home of Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams was destroyed by fire as the sophomore and his team beat California Saturday night in San Jose, Calif., in the Round of 32 of the NCAA tournament, multiple outlets are reporting. The home reportedly belongs to Carter-Williams’ mother, Mandy Carter-Zegarowski, who was in San Jose to support her…

  14. Florida Gulf Coast now has an upset anthem (VIDEO)

    Mar 24, 2013, 11:15 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

    Florida Gulf Coast went from “Where is that school located?” to the top of the college basketball world after beating Georgetown in a 15/2 upset Friday night. But it wasn’t just a victory. It was an emphatic victory, with alley-oops that would make the Los Angeles Clippers take notice and a confidence that stunned the…

  15. Albany will reportedly offer extension to coach Will Brown

    Mar 24, 2013, 10:10 AM EDT

    Will Brown Albany

    The University at Albany has offered head coach Will Brown a four-year contract extension that would sign him through the 2017-18 season, Pete Iorizzo of the Albany Times Union is reporting. Brown has one year remaining on his deal and this would reportedly add four more to that contract, giving him the five years that are…

  16. Miami grabs commitment from 2013 junior college forward James Kelly

    Mar 24, 2013, 9:07 AM EDT

    Jim Larranaga

    Miami’s run in this 2013 NCAA tournament isn’t over yet, but Saturday it added another piece to the team it will sending to the floor next season. Owens Community College forward James Kelly tweeted that he would be transferring to Coral Gables for the start of the 2013-14 season. “Just verbally committed to @CanesHoops i will…

  17. The wild West region gets more wild with loss by No. 1 Gonzaga

    Mar 24, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Marshall Henderson

    In case your West region wasn’t wacky enough after the Round of 64, Saturday’s games cemented this quarter of the bracket’s status as the most unpredictable in the 2013 NCAA tournament. It began with the No. 14-seeded Harvard Crimson, who shocked the Mountain West and the country by taking down trendy Final Four pick New…

  18. Tourney Preview: Will we see another No. 1 seed go down?

    Mar 24, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

    Villanova v North Carolina

    Yesterday’s schedule looked awesome and was mostly a dud. Today’s schedule? Less exciting than yesterday, which clearly means it’s going to be insanity. I’ll rank the games you need to watch: 1) 5:15 PM (8) North Carolina vs (1) Kansas CBS: Let’s start with the obvious: Roy Williams was the head coach at Kansas. He then…

  19. 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…

  20. Late Night Snacks: Recapping tonight’s Round of 32 action

    Mar 24, 2013, 1:42 AM EDT

    Wichita State v Gonzaga

    Before I get into the meat of this post, we need to just go ahead and thanks Butler and Marquette, as well as Wichita State and Gonzaga. Because for much of Saturday — and, for that matter, basically the entire non-Florida Gulf Coast portion of this tournament — the basketball was a complete bore. The…