The Florida Gators came within one victory of making it to the Final Four this year. Monday, the team found out it got a big piece back for next season that will make the squad a favorite to reach next year’s big dance.
Tonight, the No. 1 overall seed takes on a team once ranked No. 1 and now playing its best basketball. On one side is Louisville, the favorite when the field was announced, trying to keep the national championship trophy in the state of Kentucky.
Mark Maloney stood outside the Final Four Bracket Town fan bonanza decked out in his Florida Gators baseball cap and a Fighting Illini windbreaker from his home state University of Illinois.
When it was announced the Division II and Division III national championships will be played during Final Four weekend as part of the NCAA’s 75th anniversary celebration, Aaron Toomey, Willy Workman and Peter Kaasila were exactly where you’d expect them to be – in the library.
Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.
One of the biggest stories coming out of the NCAA Tournament over the weekend was the horrific injury suffered by Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware. But, less than 24 hours later, there is good news to report for Ware.
University of Miami Hurricanes head basketball coach Jim Larranaga hopes he can awaken the echoes Thursday in the building that launched him to national prominence just six seasons ago.
Miami center Reggie Johnson had surgery Tuesday to repair a minor meniscus issue, said a person familiar with the situation.
President Barack Obama has picked the Indiana Hoosiers to win the NCAA Tournament to become the 2013 national champion. President Obama made the picks just before leaving for a trip to the Middle East Tuesday.
In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.