Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Coastal Carolina did enough in the first half to allow the Chanticleers to believe they could become the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.
A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Coach Tony Bennett climbed up to the rim, gave the net a final snip and twirled and raised it toward all those Virginia fans. Savor it, Cavaliers. You’ve waited nearly 40 years for a moment like this.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — This week’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament has a new look, from more teams and an extra round of games to the school holding the No. 1 seed.
Is Virginia for real, can NC State beat UNC, the mytholgy of Cameron, Marshall Plumlee’s role, pre-conceived notions about UNC and the importance of Marcus Paige
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joe Harris and Virginia led North Carolina by nine at halftime on Monday night, and went into the locker room feeling lousy about the way they had played, and fortunate to be in front.