| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:07 PM
NEW YORK – Oscar Robertson is one of the great names in basketball history, but he is not a bronze statue, not a hazy figure on a grainy old film.
He's 76, but still solidly built, and can take over a room as surely as he used to take over games....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:00 PM
NEW YORK – The B train rolled out of Herald Square shortly after noon Friday. One OMG, five stops and 21 minutes later, I stood in front of Barclays Center, home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and site of the 2017 and ’18 ACC basketball...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:24 PM
The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Whit Babcock was Cincinnati’s athletic director in 2012 when the Bearcats’ football team defeated Virginia Tech at FedEx Field in suburban Washington, D.C. Now the Hokies’ AD, Babcock is considering an opportunity for Tech to play West...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:07 PM
So, seeds don't mean anything. Of the five Chicago college basketball players RedEye leaned on for March Madness expertise, three chose No. 4 seed Louisville as their tourney favorite or their dark horse. The Big Ten gets a lot of love, too.
As the meat...
| Mar 20, 2014
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forget the bracketologist-in-chief. The sour puss-in-chief said Wednesday he'd pick Michigan State, Louisville, Florida and Arizona to advance to the NCAA Tournament Final Four.
"Those are the four best teams going into the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:16 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. — Harvard went "yard" again in the NCAA tournament Thursday by scoring yet another first-weekend upset.
Or was it an upset?
The No. 12-seeded Crimson defeated No. 5 Cincinnati, 61-57, in a second-round East regional game at...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:39 PM
College basketball collectively swooned Friday night when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams as its head coach, and here’s why: Williams created more national splash in six seasons at Marquette than the Hokies have in 106.
To wit: Williams guided...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The Huskies will not be going to Disney World next season. That's the offshoot of the American Athletic Conference men's basketball pairings, which were announced Wednesday.
With three teams coming in, Tulsa, Tulane and East Carolina, and two departing,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:59 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers.
The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — One day after the city drew more than 200,000 for the UConn dual championship celebration, Hartford scored another college basketball triumph.
The American Athletic Conference announced Monday it will play its men's basketball...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Craig Littlepage and Whit Babcock took opposite sides in the ACC's recent football-scheduling debate but agree that the conference's Coastal and Atlantic divisions likely will remain intact, at least for the early years of college football's playoff era....