Topic: NCAA Tournament

April 11, 2014

His name is Chris Romine, he really believed in UConn, and he has thought a lot about Kevin Ollie. Congratulations to him on all that.

March 24, 2014

On Friday, Matt Osgood wrote about how Wichita State could win the NCAA Tournament and change everything. On Sunday, the Shockers lost. So...

March 21, 2014

The NCAA Tournament's appeal overlaps with the sentimental appeal of the underdog. Wichita State may well be about to make that old, sweet dream a lot less quaint, and a lot more real. How ready are we for this?

March 17, 2014

For a record (for this site) third straight year, Classical Bracket Achievers is back. Let us take this Pitino-haunted journey together, friends.

April 11, 2013

Joe Karas works in a laboratory in Boston and doesn't watch much college basketball. But he knew enough to dominate this year's Classical Bracket Achievers contest. Get to know your college hoops overlord.

April 9, 2013

A lot of people were happy when Louisville won the NCAA Championship on Monday night. Some of those people presumably had some drinks to celebrate. Papa John Schnatter was one of them.

April 8, 2013

How some smart coaching and basketball's first jumpshot helped the University of Wyoming's basketball team beat everybody that mattered in college basketball, create the game we know today, and deliver a little bit of happiness in the middle of a World War.

March 28, 2013

Things didn't go well in the tournament for Gonzaga. But by one telling and not-terribly-advanced metric, they weren't nearly the worst one-seed of all time.

March 28, 2013

La Salle University's basketball program has had its happy moments, but very few over the last two decades. After storming from the play-in game to the Sweet 16, this most family-oriented of March Madness underdogs is having one now, and sharing it widely.

March 26, 2013

The very term "Cinderella Team" is a reminder of the cinematic aspect that's inherent to NCAA Tournament upstarts. But in the case of Florida Gulf Coast University, an epic upstart with a beachfront location, casting the movie adaptation is almost too easy. The hard part is traveling back in time to 1985 to make it.