The Mountain West and WCC Need More At-Large Bids

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The Mountain West and West Coast conferences are determined and poised to earn additional bids for the NCAA Tournament. Both conferences are more than just San Diego State and Gonzaga. However, with San Francisco‚Äôs 85-60 defeat of Nevada on Wednesday night, these hopeful mid-major programs may be hurting each other. The Mountain West and WCC […] READ MORE


Virginia Cavaliers Offense Carries Team to OT National Championship Win

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MINNEAPOLIS– Virginia’s redemption tour is complete. One year ago, the college basketball world was shocked when the No. 1 seeded Virginia Cavaliers lost to 16th seeded UMBC. The first 16-seed upsetting a 1-seed in the history of the NCAA Tournament. One year later, Coach Tony Bennett and the Virginia Cavaliers are cutting the nets in […] READ MORE


Texas Tech’s Matt Mooney Ready to Perform in National Championship

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MINNEAPOLIS– The NCAA Tournament has provided the amphitheater for unlikely heroes to emerge. Players that did not capture the national attention before, would instantly become entrenched into March Madness lore. Lorenzo Charles of N.C. State, Keith Smart of Indiana, Luke Hancock of Louisville, or Grayson Allen of Duke, fit the mold of players who would […] READ MORE


Kyle Guy’s Clutch Gene Activated as Virginia Beats Auburn

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MINNEAPOLIS– Basketball is a game of inches. A composition of plays, where a turnover, a missed free throw or a late foul, can be the difference between winning and losing. Kyle Guy would experience this first hand down the stretch in their National Semifinal matchup. With Auburn up two points in the dying seconds, Kyle […] READ MORE


Texas Tech Head Coach Chris Beard Had to Earn His Way to Final Four

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MINNEAPOLIS– As Texas Tech coach Chris Beard was fielding questions during the Final Four press conference, he displayed an air of genuine enjoyment. The energetic enthusiasm isn’t surprising; Beard is the first head coach to take the Texas Tech Red Raiders to the Final Four. But combined with the positive temperament is an even greater […] READ MORE


Michigan State’s Cassius Winston Hungry for Championship Glory

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MINNEAPOLIS– Cassius Winston was all smiles entering U.S. Bank Stadium Thursday, the site of this year’s Final Four in Minneapolis. The Michigan State guard is coming off a massive upset over the Duke Blue Devils, where Winston was the catalyst in the 68-67 victory. Now, the Big Ten Player of the Year is on the […] READ MORE


Jared Harper Shines, Propels Auburn Tigers to First Final Four

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KANSAS CITY, MO– On the Auburn campus tomorrow, Jared Harper is going to be the talk of the school. The sophomore guard is going to be hailed as an Auburn hero, after his performance in the Regional Final against the Kentucky Wildcats. His team-leading 26 points helped propel Auburn to its first Final Four in […] READ MORE


Despite Losing, Carsen Edwards Solidifies Legacy in College Basketball

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Winning is not easy. Particularly winning in the one-and-done, knockout NCAA Basketball Tournament. For junior guard Carsen Edwards, he was trying to change the winning landscape for the Purdue Boilermakers. Years of heartbreak and losing have defined Purdue basketball since their last Final Four appearance in 1980. Before the 2019 season started, Edwards announced that […] READ MORE


Gonzaga Bulldogs’ Brandon Clarke Shining Bright in March Madness

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There are many adjectives one can use to describe Gonzaga Bulldogs’ forward Brandon Clarke. Vehemently¬†determined? Yes. Unequivocally selfless? Absolutely. But what is undoubtedly clear is Clarke’s love and passion for the game of basketball. In Gonzaga’s 83-71 win over Baylor that advances the Bulldogs to the Sweet 16, Clarke put up 36 points, including five […] READ MORE


UC Irvine Propelled By Players with Deep Family Basketball Ties

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In front of a raucous San Jose crowd, UC Irvine would pull off the biggest upset of this year’s NCAA Tournament. Taking on the 4th seeded Kansas State, 13th seeded UC Irvine would showcase its swagger, defeating the Wildcats 70-64. A team that has won 17 consecutive games, UC Irvine prides itself on having players […] READ MORE