Tag Archives: NCAA Tournament

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 Weirdest Team Names In The 2012 NCAA Tournament

    12 Weirdest Team Names In The 2012 NCAA Tournament

    I don’t know about you, but I’ve given up trying to be scientific when filling out my March Madness bracket. I used to study all the teams’ records, see who they beat and who they didn’t, analyze the RPI rankings—all that stuff. But I’d still lose the office pool to someone who doesn’t know a […]

  • VCU Coach Shaka Smart Does The “Ironman Drill” (Video)

    VCU Coach Shaka Smart Does The “Ironman Drill” (Video)

    One of the main reasons why the Virginia Commonwealth Rams had such a successful NCAA Tournament run was because of their willingness to give it all they’ve got and put their bodies on the line, whether it be while taking a charge or chasing down a loose ball.  So after watching his players do it […]

  • One Man Put $10 On VCU At 5000-to-1

    One Man Put $10 On VCU At 5000-to-1

    Think you are smart because you had the Butler Bulldogs upsetting the Pittsburgh Panthers, or the Arizona Wildcats defeating the Duke Blue Devils in your NCAA Tournament bracket?  Well if you did, give yourself a pat on the back, and enjoy it, because that is just about all you are likely to receive for your […]

  • Shaka’s Got VCU Believing: A David Hasselhoff Remix (Video)

    Shaka’s Got VCU Believing: A David Hasselhoff Remix (Video)

    No one in America believed in the Virginia Commonwealth Rams when the NCAA Tournament began.  Not Dick Vitale.  Not the oddsmakers.  And certainly not me. Well things have changed dramatically over the past few weeks, and suddenly the VCU Rams’ head coach Shaka Smart has got us believing, that this is the season, VCU Victroryyyyyyyy!  […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/27/11 — Jamie Skeen

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/27/11 — Jamie Skeen

    When the NCAA Tournament selection committee announced that the Virginia Commonwealth Rams would be taking part in the Big Dance this year, many college basketball experts were up in arms over the decision.  “How could they make it over teams like Virginia Tech and Colordao” Dick Vitale asked?  He likely isn’t asking that question anymore […]

  • Check Out Kemba Walker’s Game-Changing Flop (Video)

    Check Out Kemba Walker’s Game-Changing Flop (Video)

    There is no denying the fact that Kemba Walker is amazing.  He is probably the best player in college basketball right now and he has his UConn Huskies rolling as they have won their last eight games in a row, capturing the Big East title and a spot in the Elite Eight along the way. […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/24/11 — Derrick Williams

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/24/11 — Derrick Williams

    With superstars like Nolan Smith, Kyrie Irving, and Kyle Singler leading a star-studded Duke line-up, not many people were giving the Arizona Wildcats a chance during their Sweet 16 battle last night in Anaheim.  That didn’t seem to scare the Pac-10′s only remaining team.  Instead, it motivated them, and no Wildcat player was more motivated […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Birds Of A Same Feather Cry Together

    Picture Of The Day: Birds Of A Same Feather Cry Together

    On this day, those birds would be the Louisville Cardinals’ mascot and their head coach Rick Pitino.  After a stellar season and a strong run in the Big East Tournament, the Cards bowed out to Morehead State in the opening round of what was expected to be a long and successful NCAA Tournament for Pitino’s […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/17/11 — Kemba Walker

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/17/11 — Kemba Walker

    Entering the 2011 NCAA Tournament, many experts thought the UConn Huskies would experience a letdown after winning five games in five nights to capture the Big East Conference championship.  Following their victory over Louisville in the finals, junior guard Kemba Walker admitted to feeling a little fatigued following his team’s incredible run in what many […]