Basketball

  • Kentucky Wins. Ashley Judd Approves (Videos)

    Kentucky Wins. Ashley Judd Approves (Videos)

    There are plenty of highlights we could show you from the Kentucky Wildcats’ 78-39 romp of No. 5 seed West Virginia. There’s the two-man blocks: There’s the teammate-on-teammate posterizing on alley-oops (because the Wildcats players seemed to be the only ones around either team’s basket throughout the majority of the contest): And there’s the ridiculous […]

  • The Villanova Piccolo Girl Was on Jimmy Fallon Last Night (Video)

    The Villanova Piccolo Girl Was on Jimmy Fallon Last Night (Video)

    If you have been following the 2015 NCAA Tournament at all, or you use Twitter of Facebook, you’ve probably heard about the Villanova Piccolo Girl, the member of the Villanova Pep Band shown crying on national TV during the Wildcats’ shocking upset at the hands of NC State on Saturday. She’s been all over the […]

  • Wisconsin Players Are Really Fascinated by NCAA Tournament Stenographer (Video)

    Wisconsin Players Are Really Fascinated by NCAA Tournament Stenographer (Video)

    Everybody knows about courtroom stenographers. But did you know there are NCAA Tournament stenographers? Their job is to transcribe everything that’s said at the post-game press conferences so members of the media can pump out stories in a hurry with accurate quotes from players and coaches. Don’t feel bad if you didn’t know about this. […]

  • UCLA’s Tony Parker Compliments Reporter on Her Bracelet (Video)

    UCLA’s Tony Parker Compliments Reporter on Her Bracelet (Video)

    UCLA’s Tony Parker had an all-star performance during Saturday’s regional quarterfinal game at the NCAA Tournament, scoring 28 points and adding 12 rebounds and three blocks during the Bruins’ 92-75 victory over UAB. And he followed up that all-star performance on the court with a world class performance on the mic during a post-game chat […]

  • Villanova’s Loss Makes Piccolo Player Cry (Video)

    Villanova’s Loss Makes Piccolo Player Cry (Video)

    Villanova entered the NCAA Tournament with high expectations after earning a number one seed thanks to a 32-2 record. So a tournament-ending loss on just the first weekend to No. 8 North Carolina State is bound to make most of the Wildcats supporters sad—including this piccolo player, who could not hold back the tears following […]

  • There’s Only One Perfect March Madness Bracket Remaining (Pic)

    There’s Only One Perfect March Madness Bracket Remaining (Pic)

    After the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament, there’s only one perfect March Madness bracket remaining on ESPN’s Tournament Challenge.  And while there’s still hope for user Malaquias4394 to get each of his remaining picks correct, we can at least tell you right now that he won’t get the final score correct—he has Kansas beating Duke, […]

  • MSU’s Bryn Forbes Hits 3-Pointer, Celebrates With Crotch Chop (Video)

    MSU’s Bryn Forbes Hits 3-Pointer, Celebrates With Crotch Chop (Video)

    The No. 7 Michigan State Spartans held off a late run from the No. 10 Georgia Bulldogs to earn a 70-63 victory in their opening game of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Despite a strong last-minute effort from Georgia, the Spartans appeared to have this one in the bag after Bryn Forbes‘ four-point-play with seven minutes remaining […]

  • Providence Coach Ed Cooley Received Dumbest Technical Ever (Video)

    Providence Coach Ed Cooley Received Dumbest Technical Ever (Video)

    I wouldn’t go so far as to blame Providence’s upset loss to No. 11 Dayton on the officiating, but the referees certainly didn’t help the Friars’ cause when they called Providence coach Ed Cooley for a rather lame technical foul late in the second half. The technical foul in question came after Cooley slammed a chair against […]

  • How Many Perfect Brackets Remain After Day 1? Find Out Here

    How Many Perfect Brackets Remain After Day 1? Find Out Here

    This year, ESPN’s NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge had 11.57-million entrants. After just the first three games of the tournament (two of which saw No. 3 seeds lose to No. 14 seeds), only 0.7% of those brackets (or 86,737) were still perfect, according to ESPNU’s Twitter account: 11.57 million brackets entered in the ESPN Tournament Challenge. […]

  • These March Madness Fans Are Having Way More Fun Than You (Pic)

    These March Madness Fans Are Having Way More Fun Than You (Pic)

    How do you like to watch the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament? Do you camp out at a sports bar with some of your buddies? Put on your favorite sweatpants and set up shop on your couch? Watch on your phone while shopping for a new futon with your girlfriend at Ikea, even though […]

  • Stanley Johnson Dunk Prompts LeBron Comparison from Reggie Miller (Video)

    Stanley Johnson Dunk Prompts LeBron Comparison from Reggie Miller (Video)

    Arizona forward Stanely Johnson had another big game for the Wildcats in their romp over Texas Southern in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The 6’7″, 245-pound stud freshman/soon-to-be NBA draft pick grabbed five rebounds and scored 22 points. And, with about three minutes left in the first half, Johnson took a […]