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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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.

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. UCLA rebuts reports that they’ve fired Ben Howland

    Mar 24, 2013, 1:16 AM EDT

    UCLA v Arizona - Quarterfinals

    UCLA released the following statement late on Saturday night: “Contrary to multiple media reports this evening, UCLA has not fired men’s basketball coach Ben Howland.” So I guess that means that this post is wrong? Wrong for now? Did he resign instead of get fired? Is it OK if I don’t care one iota about…

  17. Syracuse outlasts California to advance to Sweet 16

    Mar 24, 2013, 12:29 AM EDT

    Michael Carter-Williams

    Despite turning the ball over 15 times and shooting 26-of-41 from the free throw line in its Round of 32 matchup with California Saturday night, No. 4 Syracuse has advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 66-60 win at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. C.J. Fair led Syracuse with 18 points on 6-of-14 shooting from…

  18. Two freshman guards step up to lead Wichita State to the Sweet 16

    Mar 24, 2013, 12:01 AM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Third Round - Salt Lake City

    Wichita State had blown it. After building a lead that grew as big as 13 points in the first half, the Shockers had watched as Gonzaga outscored them 36-15 over a 15 minute stretch that was capped by a 12-0 run. The surge pushed the Zags ahead 49-41. Their all-american Kelly Olynyk was playing like…

  19. No. 1 Gonzaga Shocked by No. 9 Wichita State

    Mar 23, 2013, 11:16 PM EDT

    Kelly Olynyk Gonzaga

    The last time Gonzaga had lost, we were only three weeks into 2013. That is no more. No. 9-seeded Wichita State climbed back from an eight-point second half deficit to upset No. 1-seeded Gonzaga, 76-70, knocking off the first No. 1 seed of the tournament and advancing to the Sweet 16 in the process at EnergySolutions…

  20. Marquette beats Butler as the Bulldogs wind up on the wrong end of Butler Magic

    Mar 23, 2013, 11:04 PM EDT

    Butler v Marquette

    There aren’t two teams in the country that have had more games in recent memory come down to some kind of ridiculous finish. And given that the first two times these teams met, Rotnei Clarke hit a running 25-footer over two Marquette defenders, it only made sense that the ending of Friday’s matchup between the…