| Apr 27, 2014
The vote is too close to call, and don't let Nate Silver or Pew Research tell you differently. Raging for years and influenced by provincial concerns, 11th-hour reversals and, yes, a leprechaun, the debate finally appears set for resolution next month....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Give the Southeastern Conference credit for at least thinking about wanting to play fair.
For a few weeks and days, it actually considered doing what was best for college football but decided, in the end, to do what was best for the SEC.
What a shock....
| Mar 23, 2014
| 7:50 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton's Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, ending the career of one of college basketball's most prolific scorers with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:43 PM
LAS VEGAS — This could be a referendum on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott's vision.
The NCAA tournament selection committee will sequester itself Sunday in something of a conclave of Cardinals that's more Louisville than Vatican City....
| Mar 25, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock said he'd aim high. He said he'd work secretly. He said he would pay. Check, check and extra-large check.
Virginia Tech's introduction Monday of basketball coach Buzz Williams was pizza-fueled — spectators and media...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Cory Jefferson scored 16 points and No. 6 seed Baylor kept 11th-seeded Nebraska winless in its NCAA tournament history with a 74-60 second-round victory Friday.
The Bears (25-11) kept up a two-month tear and will play either No. 3...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:49 PM
There was no getting past it. Ryan Kelly could be the best Lakers teammate Kendall Marshall ever had, and it still wouldn't compensate for two things.
Kelly went to Duke. Marshall went to North Carolina.
Those rivals go together about as well as...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The 10-person NCAA selection committee meeting at the Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis this week will use a myriad of analytic indexes — RPI, Sagarin, Kenpom — to help it seed the 68-school tournament field that will be announced Sunday.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Tony Wroblicky had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to help American University beat top-seeded Boston University, 55-36, on Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game at Boston, sending the Eagles to the NCAA tournament for the first...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
The Pac 12 made a significant internal move Thursday in announcing it has hired West Coast Conference commissioner Jamie Zaninovich to become its deputy commissioner and CEO.
Zaninovich will replace Kevin Weiberg, who has been Pac 12 commissioner...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:51 PM
It may be tough to beat the same team three times in a season, but it is even tougher to beat the Kansas Jayhawks in Sprint Center.
The Iowa State Cyclones did just that with a 94-83 victory to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Jayhawks in...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
STORRS — When it comes to UConn, the questions surrounding the NCAA Tournament never deal with "what if" as much as "where from."
Such is the case again this season. The No.1 Huskies (34-0), defending national champion, champion of the first...