Five Things You Missed
Just before many schools take their holiday break, college basketball provided us an exciting weekend. In addition to the two major programs in Kansas notching impressive victories, there were upsets and big-time scoring performances across the country.
No top-25 teams played on Sunday, but there was plenty of action on Saturday, with a few ranked teams needing late baskets to avoid upsets and a pair of blue-blood programs losing their third game. The biggest news of the weekend, however, was off the court, as legendary coach Rick Majerus passed away.
It seems like the college basketball season starts earlier and earlier every year. Games are being played all over the world, in arenas and on boats, but with football still going strong, much of the excitement gets lost in the shuffle. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are five noteworthy events from the weekend in college hoops.
As Jim Nantz said while confetti rained inside New Orleans’ Superdome, the Kentucky Coronation is complete. The Wildcats, the nation’s best team all season, beat Kansas last night 67-59 for the school’s eighth national championship.
By: Andrew Kahn Saturday’s Final Four action in New Orleans featured two impressive second-half runs by the teams trailing at halftime, but only one was able to complete the comeback. Kansas overcame a nine-point halftime […]
By: Andrew Kahn It all goes so quickly. After an exciting weekend, college basketball is just three games away from deciding its champion. The Final Four, in New Orleans, is set: Kentucky, the lone 1 […]
By Andrew Kahn How’s your bracket looking? Yeah, mine too. The NCAA Tournament got underway on Thursday and, as usual, the results were unpredictable. Other than the four top seeds, no team was safe. That’s […]