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Desmond Haymon #25 of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks drives the ball around JeQuan Lewis #1 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 21, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lumberjacks Pull Off 77-75 Upset Of VCU In OT

Desmond Haymon scored on an improbable four-point play with 3.6 seconds in regulation and hit a big 3-pointer in overtime to lead No. 12 seed Stephen F. Austin to a 77-75 win over fifth-seeded Virginia Commonwealth Friday night in the NCAA tournament’s South Region.

03/21/2014

Cleanthony Early celebrates after Wichita State defeated No. 1 Gonzaga.   (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Upsets Not What They Used To Be

Despite the popularity of the clichéd, post-victory cry, nobody really “shocks the world.”

CBS Chicago–03/24/2013

Michigan VCU

Michigan Breezes Through VCU Press In 78-53 Win

Mitch McGary had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and fourth-seeded Michigan breezed through Virginia Commonwealth’s vaunted pressure with a clinical performance Saturday, beating the fifth-seeded Rams 78-53 to advance to the NCAA round of 16 for the first time since 1994.

03/23/2013

Arsalan Kazemi of the Oregon Ducks (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Thursday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Upset Alert & More

Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.

03/21/2013

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Jon Rothstein’s NCAA Tournament Primer: Picks, Upset Alerts And Players To Watch

It’s that time again! See which teams hoops expert Jon Rothstein has moving on from each region in this year’s NCAA Tournament.

03/18/2013

Shaka Smart. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

VA Radio Host: Smart May Not Want Hassle Of Illinois

Will Shaka Smart leave his post at VCU to join Illini Nation?

670 The Score–03/21/2012

Shaka Smart

Bernstein: Illini Hire Must Ignore Race

It’s difficult enough to hire the right basketball coach at Illinois, without choosing to limit the field of candidates beforehand.

670 The Score–03/18/2012

Derrick Rose

Rose Nominated For SI’s Sportsman Of The Year Award

(CBS) You can lock him out, but you can’t keep him down. After becoming the youngest MVP in history of the NBA, Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is now a nominee for the prestigious Sports […]

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Brandon Knight

Thompson: The Five Best Moments Of The Tourney

As I struggled to watch a Butler-UConn national championship game completely devoid of made baskets, I thought what a shame it is that a historic, drama-filled NCAA tournament would end this way.

04/06/2011

Shaka Smart

Report: Shaka To Stay At VCU

According to a CBSSports.com report, VCU’s Shaka Smart will stay at the school, and not cash in on the team’s Cinderella run to the Final Four.

04/04/2011

Butler Bulldogs

Bernstein: Butler Has Become Annoying

If the Butler Bulldogs win the national title, will they please leave?

670 The Score–04/04/2011

Shawn Vanzant

VCU’s Run Ends, Butler Advances To Championship

Shelvin Mack scored 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Zach Hahn came up big off the bench with eight second-half points in the Final Four on Saturday night,

04/02/2011

Virginia Commonwealth Rams

You Can’t Count VCU Out

As an 11-seed the Virginia Commonwealth Rams were never supposed to get all the way to the Final Four, let alone get out of the first round. So realistically they don’t have a chance of beating the Butler Bulldogs, right?

670 The Score–04/01/2011

John Calipari

Thompson: A Look At The Final Four Coaches

The coaches in the Final Four consist of two seasoned veterans and a pair of young guns who are taking college basketball by storm.

03/31/2011

Bruce Weber

Bernstein: Weber To Oklahoma Would Make Sense

Today’s story involves whether Bruce Weber is going to leave Illinois for Oklahoma.

670 The Score–03/31/2011

Butler Bulldogs

Muller: This March Has Definitely Been ‘Madness’

Just because your bracket—and mine—are completely busted, doesn’t mean that this NCAA tournament hasn’t been fun to watch. Let’s face it: it has!

03/29/2011

Shaka Smart

Shaka Smart Goes From Purnell’s Staff To Final Four

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.

670 The Score–03/29/2011

Shaka Smart

Thompson: ‘First Four’ Responsible For Cinderella, VCU

As I struggled to watch the University of Texas-San Antonio crush Alabama State, I had the same feeling as the night before when I witnessed Clemson cruise to victory over UAB, the ‘First Four’ is a joke, I thought.

03/29/2011

Brad Stevens

Thompson: Butler Advances To The Final Four, Again

It seems VCU has stolen the show in this year’s NCAA Tournament. The Rams improbable, yet dominant run has been unbelievable, but what’s more amazing is Butler’s return to the Final Four.

670 The Score–03/28/2011

Derrick Williams

Thompson: Tourney Upsets, Hoops Parity And Young Stars

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about how watered-down college basketball is and while I can’t completely disagree, it sure has made tournament exciting.

03/25/2011

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