March Madness

New Mexico State's Eli Chuha (22) is greeted by teammate AJ Harris (12) after he scored a layup against GCU at Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, AZ. (Image: Patrick Breen/The Republic)

New Mexico State Aggies Top of the WAC Once Again

The New Mexico State Aggies (24-4) won 13 straight games and are on the verge of winning their fourth WAC regular season title in the last five years. New Mexico State, located near the West Texas border in Las Cruces, dominated the WAC Conference over the last decade. The Aggies […]

Ahmaad Rorie from the Montana Grizzlies drives by a Michigan defender during a game in the 2018 March Madness tournament. (Image: Todd Goodrich/Montana Athletics)

March Madness Bear Watch: Montana Grizzlies from the Big Sky

The Montana Grizzlies (20-7) hold down the top spot in the Big Sky Conference and former point guard turned head coach Travis DeCuire is on the verge of leading the Grizzlies to consecutive March Madness appearances. The University of Montana, located in Missoula, might be most known because of their […]

Murray State point guard Ja Morant playing in the 2018 March Madness tournament. (Image: Jake Roth/USA Today Sports )

Mid-Majors Watch: Lottery Pick Ja Morant and Murray State

Sophomore guard Ja Morant is having a sensational season for the Murray State Racers (21-4) and he’s poised to become the first college player to average 20 points and 10 assists over a full season. Morant leads Murray State in scoring with 24.3 points and 10.2 assists per game. NBA […]

Robin Duncan, left, Ernie Duncan and Everett Duncan shoot around at practice at Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington, Vermont. (Image: Brian Jenkins/Vermont Free Press)

College Basketball Watch: Three Duncan Brothers from Vermont

The Vermont Catamounts (19-5), led by the three Duncan brothers, are currently in first place in the America East and trying to win an automatic bid to March Madness for a second time in three years. Vermont posted ten straight 20-win seasons. They’re one win away from eleven straight. Last […]

Duke freshman and leading scorer, RJ Barrett, shoots a three-pointer against Virginia at John Paul Johns Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Image: Ryan R. Kelly/Getty)

No. 2 Duke Easy Win Over Virginia, Frosh RJ Barrett Drops 26

In one of the biggest matchups of the college basketball season, freshman RJ Barrett scored 26 points for #2 Duke and the Blue Devils defeated #3 Virginia at home 81-71 Two of the top three teams in the country faced off in a game so special that NBA stars LeBron […]

Nevada Wolfpack forwards Caleb Martin (10) and Cody Martin (11) during a game against UNLV at Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. (Image: AP)

Mid-Majors Watch: No. 6 Nevada Wolfpack Led by the Martin Twins

The Nevada Wolfpack improved to 21-1 this week and moved up two spots with the #6 overall ranking in the latest AP Poll for mens college basketball. With both Michigan (20-2) and Michigan State (18-4) losing this week, Nevada jumped from #8 to #6 overall. Nevada started the season ranked […]

Buffalo Bulls guard CJ Massinburg drives around West Virginia's Chase Harler in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Image: Ben Queen/USA Today Sports)

Mid-Majors to Watch: Buffalo Bulls from the MAC Start Season 17-1

After starting the season 17-1, the Buffalo Bulls were ranked #16 this week by the college basketball AP Poll. The high-scoring Buffalo Bulls are averaging 84.6 points per game and led by senior CJ Massinburg. The 6-foot-3 guard averages 18.1 points this season and hitting nearly 42 percent of his […]

Michigan guards Eli Brooks (55) and Zavier Simpsons (3) with head coach John Beilein (right) during a home game in Ann Arbor. (Image: Rick Osentoski/USA Today Sports)

Michigan Starts College Basketball Season with 15-0 Record

The #2 Michigan Wolverines started the basketball season with a 15-0 record, and aside from their loss to Villanova in the NCAA Championship game last spring, the Wolverines are 29-1 over their last 30 games dating back to February 2018. The Wolverines are only one win away from tying their […]

Steve Alford on the sidelines for a UCLA Bruins home game in Los Angeles. (Image: Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

UCLA Terminates Hoops Coach Steve Alford

After losing four straight games, UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero terminated men’s basketball coach, Steve Alford. Since 2013, Alford guided the Bruins to a 124-63 record with three Sweet 16 appearances and four March Madness appearances. As an #11 seed in the 2018 tournament, UCLA was bounced in the First […]