Tag Archives: college Basketball

  • The 11 Most Unlikely Final Four Teams Ever

    The 11 Most Unlikely Final Four Teams Ever

    Over the weekend, the Wichita State Shockers defeated both La Salle and Ohio State to reach the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1965. Was this a shocking* outcome? No, not quite. I, for one, suspected that the Shockers might be capable of a deep run. However, their trip to […]

  • The Cheerleader Sweet 16 of the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    The Cheerleader Sweet 16 of the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    The Sweet 16 of the 2013 NCAA Tournament has been selected, and the college basketball action resumes on Thursday at 7:15 P.M. eastern. However, if your team is out, your bracket has gone to hell, and all you’re really looking forward to is the college basketball cheerleaders, there is good news: you don’t have to […]

  • 12 Coaches with a Lot of Money at Stake in the 2012 NCAA Tournament

    12 Coaches with a Lot of Money at Stake in the 2012 NCAA Tournament

    Tens of millions of people around the world are financially invested in the outcomes of NCAA Tournament games. The schools stand to reap major financial windfalls via surging TV revenue, merchandise sales, and ticket sales if their teams do well. Individual players could see their NBA draft stock skyrocket with a couple of clutch performances, which […]

  • 24 GIFs of College Basketball Fans Being College Basketball Fans

    24 GIFs of College Basketball Fans Being College Basketball Fans

    With the 2013 NCAA Tournament getting underway today, we can all stop pretending to be Vegas bookies and go back to doing what we do best: being college basketball fans. This, really, is a good thing. Impartial observers don’t make college hoops fun. Fans do. After all, if every team in the Big Dance didn’t […]

  • 16 Sweet Pieces of NCAA Tournament Trivia to Impress Your Friends

    16 Sweet Pieces of NCAA Tournament Trivia to Impress Your Friends

    The NCAA Tournament starts in earnest on Thursday (no, sorry, I don’t count the play-in games), so you’re probably pretty busy studying team stats and filling in your brackets. However, once the brackets are in and the time comes to sit back and watch the games, you’re going to need something to talk about with […]

  • 9 Underdogs to Watch in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    9 Underdogs to Watch in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    Let the Madness begin! The field for the 2013 NCAA Tournament has been selected, and you have approximately three days to fill out your brackets for most pools and contests. Which top dogs will make good on their hype? I have no idea. But I do know that since 1985, 89.3% of the tournaments have […]

  • Ole Miss Guard Marshall Henderson Gives Florida Fans the Gator Chomp (GIF)

    Ole Miss Guard Marshall Henderson Gives Florida Fans the Gator Chomp (GIF)

    Ole Miss isn’t exactly a college basketball powerhouse. However, what they lack in NCAA Tournament pedigree, they make up for with cocky shooting guards with a knack for getting under people’s skin. I am talking, of course, about Marshall Henderson, the most interesting player in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. This kid simply loves antagonizing people, […]

  • Check Out this 360 Dunk from Tennessee’s Jordan McRae (Video)

    Check Out this 360 Dunk from Tennessee’s Jordan McRae (Video)

    Beyond Kentucky and Florida, and I guess (to a lesser extent) the underachieving Missouri, we don’t expect much from the SEC when it comes to basketball. Sure, there are a few other programs that were historically significant and are respectable now, like Arkansas and LSU. But this is a conference that exists for football and […]

  • 9 Worst NCAA Tournament Teams of All-Time

    9 Worst NCAA Tournament Teams of All-Time

    Yesterday, the Liberty University Flames men’s basketball team made history by winning the 2013 Big South Conference tournament, earning an automatic invitation to the 2013 NCAA Tournament. Why was it historic? Well, it wasn’t because this will be their first trip to the big dance, or anything like that. It was historic because the Flames […]