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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 […]

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 […]

Jaime Jaquez Jr. (4) and Johnny Juzang (3), seen here celebrating an overtime victory for UCLA over Alabama in the Sweet 16, are the primary scorers for the Bruins heading into the Final Four. (Image: Michael Conroy/AP)

Final Four Preview: Can UCLA Continue Their Cinderella Story?

UCLA is only two wins away from winning their record-leading 12th March Madness championship, but Johnny Juzang and the Cinderella Bruins face their biggest challenge of the season with undefeated #1 Gonzaga awaiting them in the Final Four. No one expected #11 UCLA would make it this far after their […]

Drew Timme, sophomore big man from Gonzaga, is one of the Zags’ top two scorers during March Madness coming into the Final Four. (Image: Bella Salinger/Getty)

Final Four Preview: Undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs Seeking Perfection

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are two wins away from winning March Madness and finishing the season with an undefeated record at 32-0. Gonzaga entered the tournament as the consensus favorite to win March Madness and, heading into the Final Four against #11 UCLA, the top-seeded Zags are -250 odds to win […]

USC freshman Evan Mobley elevates to the basket in a victory over UCLA in Pac-12 conference action. (Image: Gary A. Vasquez/USA Today Sports)

Pac-12 Basketball Conference Odds: UCLA and USC Co-Favorites

The Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers garner most of the attention from basketball fans in Tinsel Town, but the two major college basketball programs are both having strong seasons, and are fighting each other for the Pac-12 title. USC (15-3) and UCLA (13-4) are essentially co-favorites to win the […]

Coast-to-Coast College Basketball COVID Cancellations Define Week Two

Coast-to-Coast College Basketball COVID Cancellations Define Week Two

As Florida’s men’s basketball team puts its regular schedule on hold to travel to Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Casino for a pair of games in the Legends Classic tournament, other programs will have to start getting more creative to remain viable. The Gators will tipoff against Army on Wednesday and Boston […]

UCLA point guard Tyger Campbell gathers Chris Smith (3) and Cody Riley (2). (Image: Darryl Webb/AP)

Westwood Rising: UCLA Bruins Basketball Team Favorites to Win Pac-12

UCLA hired Mick Cronin to help restore the Bruins to their glory days when they were the top college basketball program in the country. Heading into the new season, #22 UCLA is the favorite to win the Pac-12 conference basketball title at +260, according to DraftKings, and followed closely by […]

UCLA to Host Cal on Sunday as Pac-12 Shuffles Schedule to Save Seasons

UCLA to Host Cal on Sunday as Pac-12 Shuffles Schedule to Save Seasons

As COVID-19 infection rates soar to all-time highs nationwide, the Pac-12 is doing its best to juggle schedules and save football seasons. But even the most creative last-minute efforts will still fall short for some. After two teams lost their week two opponents for this weekend, the conference scrambled to […]

Pac-12 Football Could Have Been in a Bubble, Instead it Will Kick Off this Weekend With At Least One Program Already in Jeopardy

Pac-12 Football Could Have Been in a Bubble, Instead it Will Kick Off this Weekend With At Least One Program Already in Jeopardy

The University of California’s Saturday night season opener against Washington may be canceled in the wake of a player testing positive for the coronavirus. On Wednesday, Cal head coach Justin Wilcox said the school will have to undergo “significant” contact tracing with players and coaching staff in the wake of […]

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 […]