Oct 25, 2014, 12:00 PM EST
Davidson is gone, but that does not mean that the SoCon will be a bad basketball league.
Oct 18, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
Mercer’s Ike Nwamu throws down a sick dunk during the team’s Midnight Madness festivities.
Jul 16, 2014, 10:43 PM EST
McDermott and Stewart won best college athlete awards for their respective genders, and Mercer won for Best Upset.
May 12, 2014, 7:25 PM EST
After leading Mercer to the 2014 NCAA Tournament, and past Duke in the Round of 64, the Bears have extended the contract of head coach Bob Hoffman.
Mar 22, 2014, 1:28 PM EST
A concussion limited the Mercer big man to four minutes against Duke and will keep him off the floor against Tennessee on Sunday.
Mar 21, 2014, 6:50 PM EST
After No. 3 Duke’s shocking loss to No. 14 Mercer in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, Mike Krzyzewski paid a visit to the Mercer locker room to congratulate the Bears on their victory.
Christian Laettner tweets ‘This type of crap didn’t happen from ’89-’92” following Duke’s loss to Mercer
Mar 21, 2014, 6:08 PM EST
The two-time national champion had some choice words for his former team.
Mar 21, 2014, 4:43 PM EST
Not every cinderella is built the same, however, and this Mercer team is not all that much like FGCU.
Mar 21, 2014, 3:10 PM EST
One of the best postgame interviews you’ll see this March.
Mar 21, 2014, 2:57 PM EST
Lehigh upset Duke in 2011. Florida Gulf Coast made a run to the Sweet 16 in 2013. Both teams were impressed with Mercer’s upset win over Duke.
Mar 21, 2014, 2:39 PM EST
Kevin Canevari goes nuts after an upset win over Duke. Check it out.
Mar 21, 2014, 2:27 PM EST
The Blue Devils bow out in the Round of 64 in a major upset for the second time in three years.
Mar 18, 2014, 12:55 PM EST
There are six Cinderella teams that could be dancing through the tournament’s second weekend.
Mar 17, 2014, 1:42 AM EST
A few team reactions from Selection Sunday.
Mar 9, 2014, 5:16 PM EST
Mercer took the Atlantic Sun title from #DunkCity, but find out why the Bears can make their own run in the Big Dance.
Mar 3, 2014, 1:32 PM EST
After last season’s surprising Sweet 16 run from Florida Gulf Coast, the Eagles — and the rest of the Atlantic Sun — will be one to watch as we get closer to the NCAA Tournament. While Dunk City returns key pieces in Bernard Thompson, Brett Comer and Chase Fieler, Mercer and USC Upstate are talented…
Feb 22, 2014, 2:01 AM EST
Game of the night: Massachusetts 80, VCU 75 During the Atlantic 10 media day, I spoke with Massachusetts coach Derek Kellogg about his team’s three-point dependence. Since he arrived at UMass, Kellogg’s squads were content to jack a high percentages of threes, consistently posting a three-point attempts percentage in the mid-30s. After asking Kellogg whether…
Feb 21, 2014, 8:44 PM EST
When Florida Gulf Coast made their run through the Atlantic Sun tournament, and then the first three rounds of the NCAAs, last season, ASun observers were heartily surprised. Sure, then coach Andy Enfield’s squad was an offensive treat, but Mercer, that was the team to beat in the conference! While FGCU lost to the Bears…
Feb 21, 2014, 3:50 PM EST
GAME OF THE NIGHT: VCU at UMass, 7:00 p.m. (ESPN2) Like teams that prefer to play fast? This is the game to watch then, with both the Rams and Minutemen ranked in the top 25 nationally in adjusted tempo. Both have speed and a desire to pressure defensively, with the Minutemen being led by senior…
Jan 24, 2014, 2:34 AM EST
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Portland 114, BYU 110 (3OT) Portland has now beaten both Gonzaga and BYU at home this season, and their win over the Cougars may stand as one of the best games of the season when we reach early April. Tyler Haws, whose 48 points were the most scored in a WCC…
Dec 22, 2013, 7:17 PM EST
The interesting thing about conferences that traditionally send just one team to the NCAA tournament is that the winner of the automatic bid is the team that many people remember. And for teams that win their regular season title only to lose in the conference tournament, that can be a bitter pill to swallow. That…
Dec 22, 2013, 11:40 AM EST
GAME OF THE DAY: No. 10 Connecticut at Washington (3:30 p.m., ESPNU) — all times eastern The Huskies are coming off their first loss of the season as they lost to Stanford at home this past Wednesday, 53-51. Now, in their first true road game of the season, Connecticut will face another Pac-12 team in Washington.…
Nov 30, 2013, 2:23 AM EST
GAME OF THE DAY: Villanova 63, No. 2 Kansas 59 In a day full of great games, Villanova knocking off No. 2 and previously undefeated Kansas takes the cake. The game was hardly pretty, but that doesn’t much matter to Jay Wright. In fact, it seemed like Wright’s game plan against Kansas was to play…
Nov 16, 2013, 6:06 PM EST
It took them two overtimes to get it, but the Mercer Bears picked up a win against a major conference opponents on Saturday afternoon. Led by 24 points and five assists from Langston Hall, Mercer knocked off Seton Hall in double-overtime, 77-74. This came on the heels of a three-point loss Mercer suffered at Texas…
Oct 31, 2013, 5:55 PM EST
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…
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