by Matt Norlander The season is over, but hiring season still rolls on. There are jobs still to be filled in college basketball. Many of them are closing in a hurry, though. Fred Glass says he wants Indiana University basketball to be a perennial contender, and the school’s athletic director is willing to spend like one to get […]
MICHAEL BARI SHOW April 3, 2018 Michael Bari recaps the National Championship Game between the Michigan Wolverines and Villanova Wildcats. He also talks about the rarefied air that Jay Wright has a chance to experience.
By JOE DRAPE, VICTOR MATHER and ZACH SCHONBRUN 1st Half: Brunson Buries a Big 3 Jalen Brunson buries his first 3-pointer, with Michigan’s defenders conspicuously absent. Michigan misses, and it’s 37-28 Villanova, with the Wildcats also getting the last shot with 12 seconds to play. Donte DiVincenzo? Slam dunk by the revelatory Donte DiVincenzo. His season high was […]
MICHAEL BARI SHOW April 2, 2018 Michael talks about the NCAA Championship Game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Villanova Wildcats. He breakdown the two team offensively and defensively and tells you who he thinks will win.
Yahoo Sports Final Four Preview Henry Bushnell writes a week of anticipation is almost over. The Final Four is almost here. The second of two games pits top-seeded Villanova against top-seeded Kansas (Saturday, 8:49 p.m. ET, TBS). With less than 48 hours to go until tip-off, here’s a look at the matchup and the factors that will decide it. ESPN […]
John Gasaway, ESPN Insider writes well, if the NCAA can do it, we can too. Here are the top 25 players at the Final Four. Taking a page from MOP selection protocol, these rankings are based on tournament performance alone. Pete Thamel, Yahoo Sports writes when Mikal Bridges arrived at Villanova, he struggled to bench press 135 […]
Jeff Eisenberg, The Dagger, writes the Duke assistant many thought might be Mike Krzyzewski’s successor isn’t waiting around for the legendary Blue Devils coach to retire. Jeff Capel has instead accepted an offer to become the next head coach at Pittsburgh, the school confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Jeff Eisenberg, The Dagger, also writes Texas-Arlington fired Scott Cross after 12 seasons, […]
Joedy McCreary writes Duke started another season at No. 1 but ended it before the Final Four. Now the Blue Devils await the NBA draft decisions from several potential one-and-done freshmen with next year’s top recruiting class arriving over the summer. Stephen Hawkins writes Texas Tech coach Chris Beard gathered his seniors in a tight circle […]
Mitch Sherman ESPN writes minutes later, after the Kansas Jayhawks’ 85-81 victory in overtime, Grayson Allen sat wrought with emotion at his locker, staring ahead as he pondered the “abrupt” finish to his four years at the school that began with a national championship in 2015 and closed without another trip past the Elite Eight. […]