Basketball

Klay Thompson suffered a fractured thumb on Sunday, making him the latest Golden State All-Star to miss time this season. (Image: Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)

Klay Thompson’s Broken Thumb Adds to Golden State Injury Woes

Shooting guard Klay Thompson fractured his right thumb on Sunday, creating yet another injury concern for the Golden State Warriors as the defending champions fight for the top seed in the Western Conference. Thompson hurt his thumb during the second quarter of a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. While he […]

USC survived a double-overtime battle with UNC Asheville to move into the second round of the NIT postseason tournament. (Image: John McCoy)

NCAA Tournament Snubs Become Top Dogs in NIT Field

The National Invitation Tournament – better known to most sports fans as the NIT – was once the biggest college basketball tournament of the year, more prestigious than even the NCAA tournament itself. Today, the event has become more of a consolation prize for those who didn’t quite make it […]

NCAA Tournament Teams Selected for Play-in Games Hope to Play On

Some college basketball coaches would be mad if they won a conference championship and then got assigned to a play-in game at the NCAA Tournament, but Radford Coach Mike Jones isn’t one of them. He and his team couldn’t be more pleased to be facing off against LIU Brooklyn on […]

Notre Dame and USC Among Biggest NCAA Tournament Snubs

Every season, the reveal of the NCAA Tournament bracket on Selection Sunday leaves a handful of teams feeling slighted. This year’s production left several schools with the impression that they were denied entry into March Madness in favor of less deserving squads. Teams that barely missed out on the NCAA […]

Trae Young and the Oklahoma Sooners are squarely on the bubble heading into Selection Sunday. (Image: Sue Ogrocki/AP)

NCAA Tournament Bubble: Who’s In, Who’s Out, And Who’s Sweating

With conference tournament week nearly over, the NCAA Tournament bubble is starting to come into clearer focus, with a handful of teams still anxiously waiting to see if the selection committee will find a spot for them in the field of 68. This year has seen relatively few bracket busters […]

Steph Curry Will Miss Warriors Road Trip After Tweaking Ankle

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will sit out a two-game road trip after injuring his right ankle during the team’s victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday. Curry twisted the ankle early in the first quarter of the game as he landed after attempting a layup. He was […]

Led by MVP candidate James Harden, the Houston Rockets continue to roll, having now won 17 straight games. (Image: Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

Houston Rockets Push Winning Streak to 17 Games

MVP candidate James Harden led the way with 26 points Wednesday night as the Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-99, extending their winning streak to 17 games. The Rockets now have a record of 51-13, putting them one game ahead of the Golden State Warriors for the league’s best […]

The Kansas Jayhawks enter the Big 12 Tournament as the favorites, but anyone in the field could put together a run and win the conference championship. (Image: Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Big 12 Tournament Depth and Balance Makes It Tough to Pick a Winner

The Big 12 Tournament begins Wednesday night, and while there are favorites and underdogs, this may be the one conference tournament this season that literally every team has a realistic chance of winning. At the moment, nine of the ten teams in the field are either safely in the NCAA […]