Forward Monique Reid sank two free throws with 2.6 seconds remaining to give hot-shooting Louisville an 82-81 upset of defending national champion and top-seeded Baylor in the NCAA women's basketball tournament regional semifinals in Oklahoma City.
The CBS Sports Network does some more beating the drum for March Madness Monday night with "The Miracles: The 1988 Kansas Jayhawks," a documentary about how an underdog team won the national championship that year.
The improved play of the point guards this season has contributed significantly to Maryland's 13-1 start going into Wednesday's 8 p.m. game against Florida State. The contrasting styles of Pe'Shon Howard and Seth Allen were on display when the Terps beat Virginia Tech at home Saturday.
Hundreds of Ravens fans who have been transplanted to Denver over the years have created a meet-up group for watching games that has turned Chopper's Sports Grill into a Ravens hot spot on game days. The group is gearing up for the Ravens game Saturday against the Broncos.
Maryland's decision to move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten not only caught its fans and students — and possibly ACC officials — by surprise. The stunning announcement that was first rumored late last week and was made official Monday also came as a shock to many of the school's coaches.
With four freshmen and two eligible transfers — led by former Xavier swigman Dez Wells — Mark Turgeon's Maryland basketball team has undergone a makeover. It now seems to better reflect the former Kansas point guard's own feistiness and perfectionism.
The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That means we have approximately 48 hours to sort through statistics, break down matchups and finalize our brackets.