NCAA Tournament

Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, left, and Traevon Jackson. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: No Rooting Interest Means Easygoing NCAA Viewing

It’s quite nice not caring who wins and loses during March Madness.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

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Hampton Bench Channels ‘Major League’ In First Four Win Over Manhattan

You have to have fun when Kentucky awaits.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

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NCAA Tournament: 5 Tips For Filling Out Your Bracket

March Madness is upon us. The tournament begins this evening with the First Four and continues with four straight days chock full of games Thursday-Sunday. You’re probably filling out a bracket with visions of money dancing in your head. Here’s 5 tips to try and help out.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Kentucky celebrates after winning the SEC Tournament. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Prediction Machine Says Kentucky Will Win It All

If you were looking for one more reason to jump on the Kentucky bandwagon before it leaves the station for Indianapolis, here it is.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Wisconsin celebrates after winning the Big Ten Tournament title. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Wisconsin’s Way Of Winning Is Fun

The Badgers keep it loose to numb the pressure they face.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Kentucky coach John Calipari.  (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Win Your Pool: Some Tips On How To Fill Out Your Bracket

If Kentucky wins it all as expected, you better be brilliant elsewhere in the bracket. Here’s how.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: Willie Cauely-Stien #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots the ball during the game against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

5 Things: NCAA Tournament Bracket Revealed

We will not have a repeat champion this year.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 15: Members of the Wisconsin Badgers hoist the Big Ten trophy after winning the Championship game of the 2015 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament against the Michigan State Spartans at the United Center on March 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Wisconsin defeated Michigan State 80-69 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

5 Best Selection Sunday Reactions

Here are some of the best reactions as the NCAA Tournament field was finally revealed.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2015

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NCAA Tournament Bracket Released

The field for the 2015 NCAA Tournament is set, with Kentucky, Villanova, Duke and Wisconsin getting the No. 1 seeds.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2015

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NCAA Tournament: 5 Best “Cinderella” Runs

Selection Sunday is tomorrow. That means the bracket analyzing and breakdown will begin in earnest late tomorrow night into Monday. The best part of the tournament, is the Cinderella team, let’s look at the 5 best in NCAA History.

03/13/2015

DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 30: Head coach Larry Brown of the Southern Methodist Mustangs during play against the Monmouth Hawks at Moody Coliseum on November 30, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Biggest Snubs In NCAA Tournament History

Every year Selection Sunday provides plenty of surprises, here’s a quick look back at some of the most shocking snubs in NCAA history.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

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Best Bars For March Madness In Chicago

Watch the games during March Madness at these Chicago bars.

03/12/2015

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Going Dancing: Breaking Down NCAA Tournament Auto Bids

Conference champions are being determined and automatic bids clinched, so we’re taking a look at some of the lesser known teams making the NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

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Going Dancing: Breaking Down The First 5 Teams In

The Selection Sunday countdown has officially begun.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: The Kentucky Wildcats beat the Florida Gators 67-50 at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky finished the regular season 31-0. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein: Here Comes Selection Sunday

We’re just days from Selection Sunday and it’s looking more and more like the Wildcats and Badgers will be in the same region in the NCAA Tournament. We discuss that plus Murray State’s heartbreaking loss, Davidson’s rise, in addition to a visit from Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: Andrew Harrison #5 (left) and Trey Lyles #41 (right) of the Kentucky Wildcats talk to the crowd following the game against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 67-50 to finish the regular 31-0. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Five Things: First Teams Clinch NCAA Tournament Bids

It’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.

03/09/2015

LOUISVILLE, KY - JANUARY 31: Chris Jones #3 and Montrezl Harrell #24 of the Louisville Cardinals celebrate during the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at KFC Yum! Center on January 31, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville defeated North Carolina 78-68 in overtime. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Breaking Down College Basketball’s Top 25 Teams [16-20]

Here are the teams ranked 16-20 and a few key facts to help you get to know them.

03/07/2015

COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 6: Kam Williams #15 of the Ohio State Buckeyes is congratulated by D'Angelo Russell #0 after making a three point basket during the second half of the game against the Colgate Raiders at Value City Arena on December 6, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Colgate 70-50. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Breaking Down College Basketball’s Top 25 Teams [21-25]

Here are the teams ranked 21-25 and a few key facts to help you get to know them.

03/06/2015

LAWRENCE, KS - JANUARY 19: TaShawn Thomas #35 and the Oklahoma Sooners walk off the court during a timeout in the game against the Kansas Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse on January 19, 2015 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Breaking Down College Basketball’s Top 25 Teams (11-15)

Here are the teams ranked 11-15 and a few key facts to help you get to know them.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 21: Justise Winslow #12 and Quinn Cook #2 of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate during their win against the Clemson Tigers at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 78-56. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Five Great College Basketball Games Left This Season

Here are five games this week that will get you ready for the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

03/01/2015

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