College basketball

Dayton 52 v Florida 62

Gators Ready To Claim Another Final Four Victory Saturday

The Florida Gators have lost two games this season, one to Wisconsin (November 12) and the other to Connecticut (December 2). That makes it fitting that if the Gators want to win another national championship, they may have to beat both teams.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Aaron Harrison #2, Alex Poythress #22 and Andrew Harrison #5. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of Age

Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.

04/04/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 and the Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays Off

The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.

04/03/2014

Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.

04/01/2014

UCLA 68 v Florida 79

Gators Can Avenge Both Losses In Final Four

The last time the Florida Gators tasted defeat, the team was in Connecticut watching the Huskies celebrate a last-second victory off the hands of guard Shabazz Napier. Fast forward thirty victories later and a classic Final Four matchup is ready for Saturday.

CBS Miami–03/31/2014

Scottie Wilbekin #5 of the Florida Gators drives on Josh Newkirk #13 of the Pittsburgh Panthers in the second half during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 22, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Poll: Gators Still Favored To Win NCAA Tournament

You don’t have to travel too far in Florida to find a crowd of Gator fans, but it appears much of the country is pulling for the team from the swamp.

03/29/2014

MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic

Billy Donovan Lands A Raise From Gators

Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan has his team poised to win another national championship this year and it’s helped land him a raise from the school.

CBS Miami–03/25/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils drives on Jakob Gollon #20 and Anthony White Jr. #15 of the Mercer Bears in the first half in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Mercer Knocks Out Duke In Biggest Upset Of NCAA Tournament

It was the team many people didn’t bank on winning and it killed a lot of brackets.

03/21/2014

ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 20: Gary Johnson #20 of the Albany Great Danes and Scottie Wilbekin #5 of the Florida Gators go after a loose ball in the second half during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 20, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Albany Gives Florida A Scare

The Great Danes made 10 of their first 15 shots, swapped the lead back and forth early and even had the Gators reeling late.

03/20/2014

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