NC State Rolls Past Virginia Tech 80-63 In ACCsGREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Richard Howell kept attacking the rim and the boards alongside C.J. Leslie, while Lorenzo Brown was the transition-powering point guard eager to take on a tough defensive assignment against the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year.
Joe Mihalich And Niagara A Perfect MatchJoe Mihalich’s Niagara Purple Eagles have just eliminated Siena in the quarterfinals of the MAAC basketball tournament. Siena senior O.D. Anosike has played his last collegiate game.
Five Things: Belmont Punches Ticket, A Buzzer Beater, And Hoosiers Become Big 10 ChampsThe Big dance is right around the corner and teams are making strides towards being part of it. It all started this weekend with a buzzer beater, Kentucky barely holding on and Belmont joining the tourney. A wild weekend indeed!
Five Things: A Renewed Rivalry, Niagara Eagles Eliminated, And Elite Stag DefenseOne more team will join the big dance by the services of a popular tourney! The Metro Atlantic Athletic Tournament got under way and the stand out defense of the Rider stags kick started it in nice way! Along with other teams eliminated, important events you can't miss!
Canes Try To Slay Blue Devils AgainIt’s been more than a month since the Miami Hurricanes kicked their season into high gear with a mauling of the then-number one ranked Duke Blue Devils. Since then both teams have had Saturday circled on the calendar for the rematch.
Kentucky Ends 14-Year Drought, Wins National ChampionshipDoron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky won its eighth national championship, holding off Kansas for a 67-59 victory Monday night.
Kentucky's Bench Comes Up Big Against LouisvilleThe top-seeded Wildcats will face the winner of Ohio State-Kansas on Monday night, after Kentucky beat Louisville 69-61 on Saturday.
Big Comeback Leads Kansas To 64-62 Win Over Ohio StateKansas (32-6) plays Kentucky in the final Monday.
Rothstein Files: 4 X-Factors In The 2012 Final FourIf Darius Miller and Doron Lamb find seams and make enough shots from the perimeter, John Calipari should have his team in the National Championship game.
Police Called In Kentucky, Louisville Fan Fight Between Elderly At Dialysis CenterThe bad blood between Kentucky and Louisville fans boiled over this week at a Kentucky dialysis center when one patient couldn't wait to call a winner.
Rothstein Files: Another Recruiting Coup For Kentucky's Calipari?Multiple sources say there is more than a legitimate chance of Kentucky landing the top two prospects in the Class of 2012: 6-foot-10 shot blocker Nerlens Noel and lefty wing Shabazz Muhammad.
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball, Final FourA major element in Saturday's Final Four showdown between Louisville and Kentucky will be the Cardinals' match up zone.
Kansas Runs Away From North Carolina, 80-67Tyshawn Taylor came out of his slump in a big way, scoring 22 points to lead Kansas to an 80-67 victory over North Carolina on Saturday that returned the Jayhawks to the Final Four for the first time since winning it all in 2008.
Ohio State Upsets Syracuse, Earns Trip To Final FourOhio State beat Syracuse 77-70 on Saturday to advance to the Final Four.
Rothstein Files: Calipari-Pitino Showdown Highlights The 2012 Final FourRick Pitino and John Calipari have met before in the Final Four --- it was 16 years ago in 1996 when Pitino was at Kentucky and Calipari was at Umass --- but this is different.