Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
The Florida Gators are first yet again this season.
Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball
A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
The Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year last season is averaging 17.9 points per game (second in the conference), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and two steals for the 22-6 Spartans.
Congratulations to Auburn coach Gus Malzahn – he’s been named the Associated Press’ “Coach of the Year”. Malzahn received the honor Monday after directing one of the biggest turnarounds in college football history.
A week ago, the Southeastern Conference looked as though it had finally been vanquished.
Florida State wrapped up their regular season as No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, and Auburn has reached No. 2.