| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:55 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- During the last four months, the Florida Gators always found an answer, an extra gear, a hero to carry them to one victory after another one.
But after 30 consecutive wins and a magical run the Final Four, the Gators searched in vain...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:34 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Well everyone had it wrong — you, me, the postman and the NCAA selection committee.
All that teeth-gnashing over tournament seeding has produced an NCAA championship game between a No. 7 and No. 8.
Let's hear it for a...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 11:03 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Huskies never seem to run out of surprises, never seem to run out of belief in themselves, never seem to run out of resourcefulness.
Nor will they run out of time. They have extended their season now all the way to the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 11:04 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas —The team that had nothing to play for last season has a national championship to play for Monday.
The rookie coach who had a six-month contract in 2012 can coach for as long as he wants at Storrs now.
UConn beat the No. 1...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:15 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Out of the mouths of Bruin babes.
UCLA freshmen Zach LaVine and Bryce Alford decompressed in the locker room, a long day of chasing without reward over. LaVine looked up at Alford and said, "Man, no more games. No practice...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Moving the UCLA basketball program forward is going to be tricky.
The Bruins had a good season, reaching an NCAA regional semifinal for the first time since 2008 and pushing top-ranked Florida to the final minutes. For two days in Memphis —...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Gators senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin wasn't supposed to play much, still recovering from an ankle injury.
Wilbekin didn't start, but he delivered a stirring finish and helped lift No. 10 Florida (13-2, 2-0 SEC) to an 84-82 overtime win at Arkansas...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:22 PM
GAINESVILLE — Behind relentless defense early and red-hot 3-point shooting late, the No. 7 Florida Gators won their school-record 25th straight home game, 72-50 against Georgia on Tuesday night in the O'Connell Center.
The Gators' full-court...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
STORRS — The Huskies came through the most important week of the regular season with all their postseason hopes intact.
But the week just passed carried with it extreme highs and lows. In beating Memphis on the road Thursday night, the Huskies made...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Chris Walker's long-awaited debut is a little more than 24 hours away.
To say the highly touted freshman is pumped up to play for the first time since last spring is an understatement.
"He’s extremely excited," senior center Patric Young said...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Dick Vitale has had a front-row seat to some of the greatest games over the last 35 years of broadcasting college basketball. That includes last Friday’s overtime thriller between Syracuse and Duke – one of the best games of the season...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:57 AM
Patric Young's numbers- six points, six rebounds, five fouls - were forgettable.
But during the Gators' 67-58 win at Tennessee Tueday night, the senior center made the play of the game - and perhaps the defining one of UF's season.
The Gators held a...