Tag Archives: March Madness

  • This Day In Sports History (January 8th) — NCAA Tourney

    This Day In Sports History (January 8th) — NCAA Tourney

    It was on this day in 1984 when the NCAA announced that they would be adding an additional nine teams to the March Madness basketball tournament. The previous team total for the tournament had been 53 teams, meaning five play-in games had to be played before the start of the tournament.  The increase to 64 […]

  • Towel Guy Takes a Spill During National Championship Game (GIF)

    Towel Guy Takes a Spill During National Championship Game (GIF)

    Being a ball boy, towel boy, grounds crew staffer, or mop guy is a tough job. What you do is essential for the sporting event you’re working at; however, you’ll get no public accolades or reward for doing the job well, and everyone makes fun of you if you do something embarrassing. Fall over on […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 4/8/2013 — Peyton Siva

    Stat Line of the Night — 4/8/2013 — Peyton Siva

    Playing in his final game as a Louisville Cardinal, senior guard Peyton Siva wanted to make the most of it by capitalizing on the opportunity to claim his first NCAA Tournament Championship.  And his play at both ends of the court would ensure that he and the Cards do just that. Siva wasn’t his team’s […]

  • Kevin Ware Presents David Letterman’s Top Ten List (Video)

    Kevin Ware Presents David Letterman’s Top Ten List (Video)

    Less than one week ago, Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinals was laid out on a court at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with a broken bone sticking out of his right leg.  Since then he has undergone surgery to repair the compound fracture he suffered, and just four days later he was able to […]

  • 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 […]

  • NCAA March Madness GIF: UNC Cry Baby

    NCAA March Madness GIF: UNC Cry Baby

    The North Carolina Tar Heels and their fans have done plenty of celebrating at the NCAA Tournament over the years, as they have won three championships over the past two decades (1993, 2005 and 2009).  Only Kentucky and UConn have had that much success at the March Madness tourney over the course of the past […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 3/24/2013 — Jeff Withey

    Stat Line of the Night — 3/24/2013 — Jeff Withey

    Two of college basketball’s most storied programs squared off at the 2013 NCAA Tournament yesterday, as North Carolina took on Kansas with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line.  And while it was the Tar Heels who headed into the locker room at halftime with a nine-point lead, in the end it was […]

  • Here are Some of the Funniest Fan Signs in NCAA Basketball History (Video)

    Here are Some of the Funniest Fan Signs in NCAA Basketball History (Video)

    Sports fans can be a creative bunch, and NCAA basketball fans are certainly no exception to this rule. Whether they are from Duke, North Carolina, Indiana or Lehigh University (yes, even Lehigh), these college kids seem to have a knack for thinking of the wittiest insults to hurl at their bitter rivals, and of course, they […]

  • 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 […]

  • NCAA March Madness GIF: Basketball to the Groin

    NCAA March Madness GIF: Basketball to the Groin

    In the past, we’ve seen athletes get hit in the groin by a number of objects, including baseballs, rugby balls, footballs, Aussie footballs, cricket balls, and even pucks. And now we can add basketballs to that list following yesterday’s first round NCAA Tournament match-up between UNLV and California, as Bryce Dejean-Jones‘ attempted save on a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 3/21/2013 — Derrick Nix

    Stat Line of the Night — 3/21/2013 — Derrick Nix

    After putting together a 13-5 conference record and finishing in third in the competitive Big Ten, the Michigan State Spartans entered the NCAA Tournament with a #3 ranking and a spot in the Final Four in mind.  But before taking on some of the bigger dogs in the Midwest portion of the bracket, like Louisville […]