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The field for the 2014 NCAA Tournament was announced Sunday, with Florida, Arizona, Wichita State and Virginia getting the number one seeds.
Unlike in any other sport, coaches are the stars of college basketball, and they act the part.
There’s NCAA Tournament hope in Champaign, and that couldn’t have been whispered two weeks ago.
Buckle up, Illini fans. And, well, Bucky up, too. Because, remember, this isn’t going to be a smooth ride.
But he sidestepped one big question — Will he return to Michigan next season?
Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.
Luke Hancock’s knack for making big shots was on display well before he transferred to Louisville. But he craved something bigger. He finally got it last night.
Relentless Louisville rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA championship game Monday night.
University of Michigan basketball fans in Ann Arbor took the heartbreaking loss as well as could be expected.
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.
The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.
National media carried on about the Syracuse zone like they were 1985 Bears and gave Michigan little chance.
It happens seemingly every game of the NCAA tournament, most of the season, for that matter: Officials blow their whistles, huddle, then head over to the TV monitors to review a play.
When Louisville’s Kevin Ware tragically broke his leg during Saturday’s Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, White Sox manager Robin Ventura knew exactly what was going through the sophomore’s mind.
Russ Smith, nicknamed ‘Russdiculous’ for his frenetic style of play, has been simply wonderful in the tournament.
The 1963 Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team will be the first team ever inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on November 24 in Kansas City, Missouri.