Tag: College Basketball

Keegan Murray from Iowa celebrates a 3-pointer against Purdue. (Image: Getty)

Big Ten’s Leading Scorer Keegan Murray Declares for NBA Draft

Keegan Murray, the versatile 6-foot-9 sophomore forward from the Iowa Hawkeyes, is leaving school after declaring himself eligible for the 2022 NBA Draft. Murray led the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Big Ten in scoring with 23.5 points per game. He was also the nation’s fourth-best scorer and named to the […]

Saint Peter's guard Doug Edert (25) celebrates another win with his teammates against Purdue in the Sweet 16. (Image: AP)
March Madness

NJ Gamblers Cannot Bet on Epic Cinderella Run by Saint Peter’s

The Saint Peter’s Peacocks, a small Catholic school from Jersey City representing the MAAC, embarked on a sensational run in the 2022 March Madness tournament. Saint Peter’s upset #2 Kentucky, #7 Murray State, and #3 Purdue to become the first #15 seed to secure a spot in the Elite 8. […]

Doug Edert, a junior guard from Saint Peter’s celebrates a 3-pointer during an upset against Kentucky. (Image: Getty)
March Madness

Sweet 16 Deep Thoughts: Saint Peter’s Cinderella, Houston Sleeper

The 2022 March Madness college basketball tournament continues with the Sweet 16 starting today, and we’ve compiled 16 deep thoughts about all 16 teams, including the Saint Peter’s Peacocks, who are this year’s Cinderella. We’re also keen on the Houston Cougars who could make a deep run if the 3-point-happy […]

Jaime Jaquez from UCLA defends Isaiah Mobley from USC in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament semifinals at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Image: Getty)

Pac-12 Championship Preview: Arizona Wildcats (2) vs UCLA Bruins (13)

As expected, the top two teams in the Pac-12 square off in the conference tournament championship tonight in Las Vegas with the #13 UCLA Bruins installed a +1.5 underdog against #2 Arizona. Heading into the Pac-12 tournament, Arizona was awarded with the #1 seed, while UCLA got tapped with the […]

Johnny Juzang from the UCLA Bruins is one of the top players in the Pac-12 once again this season heading into the conference tournament in Las Vegas. (Image: Getty)

Bettors Backing Arizona, UCLA in Pac-12 Conference Tournament

Arizona, UCLA, and USC are all ranked teams this season and the trio are the betting favorites heading into the 2022 Pac-12 Tournament in Sin City, with the Arizona Wildcats the consensus favorite at -120 odds, and UCLA right behind at +160. The Pac-12 Conference Tournament will take place over […]

Bryant players and fans celebrate winning the NEC tournament and gaining a trip to March Madness despite the delay after a brawl broke out in the stands between Wagner and Bryant supporters. (Image: AP)

Bryant Beats Wagner in NEC Title Game Marred by Fan Brawl (VIDEO)

The Bryant Bulldogs (22-9) punched their ticket to the 2022 March Madness tournament with an automatic bid after winning the NEC tournament last night in a 70-43 blowout against conference rival Wagner (21-6). However, the game was paused in the second half when a brawl erupted in the stands behind […]

Garrett Sturtz (3) from Drake attempts to grab a loose ball from Lucas Williamson (1)  from the Loyola Chicago Ramblers in the Missouri Valley Conference finals of their conference tournament. (Image: Jeff Roberson/AP)

Loyola Chicago Punches Ticket to March Madness with MVC Title

Loyola Chicago avenged two regular season losses against Drake and defeated them 64-58 to win the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) tournament championship. The Loyola Chicago Ramblers, and their most-famous fan and former chaplain Sister Jean, are headed to the March Madness tournament in back-to-back seasons. Loyola Chicago busted numerous brackets […]

Matthew Cleveland is chased by his teammates at Florida State after he hit a buzzer beater to defeat Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena. (Image: USA Today Sports)

FSU Stuns UVA on Buzzer-Beater from Matthew Cleveland (VIDEO)

March Madness looms. Florida State defeated Virginia on Saturday in dramatic fashion when freshman Matthew Cleveland caught an inbound pass with one second remaining on the clock and knocked down 3-point buzzer beater to lift FSU to a 64-63 victory over UVA on their home court in Charlottesville. Cleveland finished […]

Fred ‘The Mayor’ Hoiberg had another tough season as the head basketball coach for Nebraska. (Image: Steven Branscombe/USA Today Sports)

The Mayor Stays at Nebraska, Fred Hoiberg Keeps Job But With Pay Cut

Despite three-straight losing seasons, the Nebraska Cornhuskers will retain Fred ‘The Mayor’ Hoiberg as their head basketball coach next season, but he will have to take a pay cut. Nebraska slipped to 7-20 on the season and 1-15 in the Big Ten this season after they lost to Northwestern. Out […]

Johnny Juzang celebrates an overtime victory for UCLA during the 2020 March Madness college basketball tournament. (Image: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

Johnny Juzang Returns to UCLA, March Madness Star Skips NBA Draft

JJ is staying in Westwood, much to the delight of college basketball fans at UCLA. Johnny Juzang, the breakout star guard for UCLA, will return to school for his junior season after skipping the 2021 NBA Draft. Juzang led Cinderella UCLA to a berth in the Final Fout, where they […]

Michigan’s Franz Wagner attentively listens to advice from head coach Juwan Howard during a game against Indiana in 2020. (Image: Rick Osentoski/USA Today Sports)

Michigan Swingman Franz Wagner Declares for NBA Draft

German-born Franz Wagner, a sophomore swingman at Michigan, will bypass his junior season in Ann Arbor and declare himself eligible for the 2021 NBA Draft. Wagner is the younger brother of NBA player and former Michigan standout Moritz Wagner. Wagner, 19, averaged 12.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per […]

Freshman guard Jalen Suggs pulls up and shoots a game-winning 3-pointer in overtime to lead Gonzaga to a victory over UCLA in the Final Four. (Image: Getty)

March Madness Championship Betting Preview: Gonzaga on Verge of Perfect Season

The top two teams in the country will meet in an inevitable showdown between undefeated Gonzaga and Baylor to determine tonight’s 2021 March Madness champion. Gonzaga (31-0) is attempting to become the first team since the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers to punctuate an undefeated season with a national championship. Gonzaga advanced […]