March Madness

Kansas Jayhakws ranked #1 in the preseason poll (Image: Getty)

Kansas Jayhawks Ranked No. 1 in Preseason College Basketball AP Poll

The Kansas Jayhawks are ranked #1 as the top team in men’s college basketball by the preseason AP Poll. The first poll of the year ranked Villanova, the defending champion, as ninth overall. Top Ranking for Kansas Kansas received 37 first-place votes, nearly twice as many as Kentucky. Villanova, the […]

Duke lost three of its five starters from the 2018 team, but is a favorite to win the 2019 NCAA basketball championship. (Image: AP)

Duke Early Favorite to Win 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Duke is the favorite to win the NCAA Men’s basketball championship in 2019, according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, even though the Blue Devils will be losing several starters. They’re listed at 5/1 to triumph in next year’s March Madness. Defending champs Villanova opened as 8/1 picks, the same […]

Villanova Dominates Michigan in NCAA Tournament Finals, 79-62

It isn’t that Villanova won its second NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship in three years, it’s how overpowering they were in doing so. Monday’s 79-62 victory over Michigan was just the coronation after ruling over all of their competition throughout March Madness. The Wildcats won all six of their games by […]

Jalen Brunson was named player of the year by the AP, but he is just one of many offensive weapons Villanova brings into the national championship game. (Image: Elsa/Getty)

Villanova Huge Favorite Against Michigan in National Championship Game

The Villanova Wildcats will be looking to earn their second national championship in three years when they take on the Michigan Wolverines Monday night in the finals of the NCAA Tournament at the Alamodome in San Antonio. While March Madness has been full of surprises throughout the tournament, Villanova (35-4) […]

Kansas will have to have one of their best games of the year if they expect to upset Villanova on Saturday. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Final Four: Is Villanova-Kansas the Real National Championship Game?

Villanova and Kansas are meeting in one of the Final Four semifinal games, but it might just be the real title game. Oddsmakers have these two as the favorites to win, regardless of who the winner of this matchup ultimately faces in the championship game. Villanova and Kansas are both […]

Loyola-Chicago has been the biggest story of the NCAA Tournament so far, but Michigan will hope to end their run in the Final Four. (Image: AP/David Goldman)

Michigan Hoping to End Loyola-Chicago Cinderella Story in Final Four

Another chapter will be written in one of the most memorable Cinderella stories in recent NCAA Tournament history on Saturday, as Loyola-Chicago takes on the University of Michigan at the Final Four in San Antonio. The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (32-5) may have come into the tournament as the South region’s No. […]

Loyola-Chicago’s Sister Jean Becomes Exotic Darling of Final Four Prop Bets

While Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt might be preoccupied praying for her Loyola-Chicago team in the NCAA Tournament, sportsbooks have been busy including her in their slate of Final Four prop bets. The 98-year-old team chaplain has been a fixture on the Ramblers sideline, and now she’s getting attention from internet […]

Chalk Rises to Top: Women’s Final Four Features All No. 1 Seeds

There may have been some upsets along the way, but the Final Four of the Women’s NCAA Tournament will feature the teams that have been on everyone’s radar all year long, as all four No. 1 seeds have reached the national semifinals. Some of the favorites have hardly been challenged […]

Longshots and Cinderellas Upsetting NCAA Tournament Bettors

Not everyone loves an underdog, especially those betting on the NCAA Tournament. Gamblers have been getting killed by all the upsets, and that trend continued in the four Elite Eight games over the weekend. Since the Sweet 16 favorites are 5-15 against the spread, sportsbooks are cleaning up as the […]

UConn is still undefeated this season, and will look to move past Duke on their way to the Final Four. (Image: Cloe Poisson)

UConn Expected to Keep Marching Toward NCAA Women’s Final Four

The undefeated UConn Huskies (34-0) enter the Sweet 16 as heavy favorites to win the Albany region of the Women’s NCAA Tournament and continue their quest to claim the school’s 12th national championship. The Duke Blue Devils (24-8) are the next team looking to end the Huskies’ perfect season. Duke is […]

Freshman Texas center Mohamed Bamba decided one year of school was enough and declared his intentions to turn professional. (Image: Getty)

Flood of College Basketball Underclassmen Dipping Toes into NBA Draft Waters

The slew of college basketball underclassmen eligible for the NBA Draft are slowly making their intentions known. Three high-profile players announced this week their intention to give up their NCAA eligibility to instead play professionally. Arizona’s Deandre Ayton, Oklahoma’s Trae Young, and Mohamed Bamba of Texas all publicly declared they […]

Central Michigan shocked Ohio State to become one of two No. 11 seeds (along with Buffalo) to reach the Sweet 16. (Image: Paul Vernon/AP)

Cinderella Stories Flavor Sweet 16 in Women’s NCAA Tournament

The top two seeds in each region of the Women’s NCAA Tournament reached the Sweet 16 with no trouble over the past week, but that didn’t mean there weren’t a few surprises during the first two rounds of the women’s edition of March Madness. As has been the case in […]