March Madness

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski on the sidelines of the 2021 ACC Basketball Tournament. (Image: Gerry Broome/AP)

Duke Out of ACC Tourney After Positive COVID-19 Test, Subpar Season Dunzo

The Duke Blue Devils (13-11) were on the bubble of the 2021 March Madness college basketball tournament, but an outbreak of COVID-19 derailed their lackluster season. Duke withdrew from the ACC Tournament after one member of the team tested positive for COVID-19. Unranked Duke was slated to meet #15 Florida […]

Baylor guard Davion Mitchell blows by a Texas defender during their last game before COVID-19 cancellations sidelined the Bears. (Image: Eric Gay/AP)

College Hoops Prop Bets: Will 17-0 Baylor Go Undefeated?

The high-octane Baylor Bears are 17-0 and ranked #2 in the nation. They’ve been steamrolling opponents with 15 victories decided by 10 or more points. DraftKings posted a prop bet on whether or not Baylor will finish the regular season undefeated. Baylor went 9-0 in Big 12 conference play, and […]

NCAA Attempts to Put COVID Genie Back in the Bottle, Names Indianapolis as March Madness ‘Bubble’ Site

NCAA Attempts to Put COVID Genie Back in the Bottle, Names Indianapolis as March Madness ‘Bubble’ Site

The 2021 NCAA men’s basketball tournament will happen in a “bubble” format in Indianapolis, the NCAA will announce Monday. College sports’ governing body has been stunningly silent on all COVID-related matters thus far this year, leaving testing, contact-tracing protocols, travel plans, and scheduling up to individual schools and teams since […]

The NCAA announced a plan on Monday to have the 2021 men’s basketball tournament in one location, possibly Indianapolis. (City of San Antonio)

NCAA Seeks One Location for 2021 Men’s Basketball Tournament

Eight months after the bubble burst on the 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, officials believe they’ve come up with a sane idea to protect next year’s March Madness from the coronavirus epidemic. College sports’ ruling body announced on Monday they are in discussions with Indianapolis city officials to play all […]

NCAA officials guaranteed the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will take place next March. (Image: AP)

Officials Guarantee NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2021

While the college football season is in jeopardy, NCAA officials guaranteed there will be an NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2021. March Madness was canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was one of the first major sporting events to fall victim to the disease. Dan Gavitt, NCAA […]

The UCLA Bruins carry point guard, Tyus Edney, off the court after he hit a buzzer-beater to defeat Missouri in the second round of the 1995 March Madness tournament. (Image: Bill Haber/AP)

Tyus Edney Buzzer Beater Propels UCLA to 1995 March Madness Title

It’s been 25 years since UCLA point guard, Tyus Edney, went coast-to-coast with 4.8 seconds remaining to defeat Missouri 75-74 on a buzzer-beater shot in the second round of the 1995 March Madness tournament. That sensational, last-second victory propelled #1 UCLA into the Sweet 16 as the Bruins ran the […]

The basketball court prior to the beginning of 2018 March Madness college basketball tournament at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA. (Image: Rob Carr/Getty)

NCAA Cancels 2020 March Madness and Frozen Four Due to Coronavirus

The NCAA announced it’s cancelling the March Madness men’s and women’s basketball tournaments due to the growing concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The NCAA also cancelled all remaining winter and spring championships in all sports, at all levels (Divisions I, II, and III) The announcement came several hours after […]

Colgate forward Will Rayman (10) flexes after hitting a shot against Lafayette in the Patriot League tournament semifinals in Hamilton, NY. (Image: Rich Barnes/Colgate Athletics)

Patriot League: Colgate and BU Battle for Trip to March Madness

The top two teams in the Patriot League, the Colgate Raiders (25-8) and the Boston University Terriers (20-13), will meet in the conference tournament championship game to determine which team secures the Patriot League’s automatic bid to March Madness. Colgate finished the regular season in first place with a 14-4 […]

Creighton guard Marcus Zegarowski is defended by Providence’s David Duke during a game in Omaha, Nebraska. (Image: Marco Esquondoles/Getty)

Creighton Loses Marcus Zegarowski (Knee) for Big East Tourney

Marcus Zegarowski, the second-leading scorer for the #7 Creighton Bluejays (24-7), will miss the Big East tournament after getting his right knee scoped after a meniscus injury. The point guard’s status for March Madness is unknown. Zegarowski suffered a right knee injury at the end of the Seton Hall game. […]

The Ivy League becomes first Division I conference to cancel their postseason basketball tournament due to Coronavirus. (Image: Penn Athletics)

Ivy Madness Canceled, Ivy League Shutters Tournament Due to Coronavirus

The Ivy League canceled its upcoming Ivy Madness conference tournament for both men’s and women’s basketball due to escalating concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Ivy League regular season champions will earn the automatic bid to March Madness. Yale (23-7) secures the men’s basketball automatic bid, while Princeton (26-1) […]