The fiery Fran McCaffery has won over fans and turned the tide of Hawkeye basketball.
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 Flyers will play Florida on Saturday with a berth in the Final Four at stake.
Kentucky, Virginia and Michigan are peaking, and Florida’s as strong as ever.
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.
Duke and Syracuse are out, but the college basketball world remains on its axis.
An Ohio man has been indicted for swindling more than $300,000 from several churches and small businesses, including three churches in Chicago.
Josh Benson scored 13 points and helped lead a 17-0 run to give Dayton a 64-57 win over Illinois-Chicago on Friday night.
A plane headed for Chicago made an emergency landing in Dayton, Ohio, Friday morning, and two passengers were taken to the hospital.
Shaka Smart is the hottest name among all college basketball coaches right now. He’s taken an 11th seed Virginia Commonwealth team to the Final Four. But not too long ago he was a part of Oliver Purnell’s staff.