VILLANOVA-KANSAS ON THE MOVE TO THE FINAL FOUR

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. … Read moreVILLANOVA-KANSAS ON THE MOVE TO THE FINAL FOUR

LOYOLA CHICAGO-MICHIGAN GOING DANCING AT THE FINAL FOUR

Jay Busbee, The Dagger writes Kansas State players peeled their nameplates and logos off the walls. Outside, Loyola Chicago was cutting down the nets at the South regional. Alex Scarborough ESPN writes Loyola wouldn’t need any last-minute theatrics to make history this time around. No buzzer-beaters. No Sister Jean magic. Nothing but good basketball. Charles Odum writes he … Read moreLOYOLA CHICAGO-MICHIGAN GOING DANCING AT THE FINAL FOUR

NOLES BEAT ZAGS-MICHIGAN POUNDS A&M-KSTATE OUTLASTS KENTUCKY-RAMBLERS ROLL

Jeff Eisenberg writes whereas most high-major college basketball coaches trust only their top six or seven players by the time the calendar turns to March, Hamilton favors a rotation that goes 10 or 11 deep. Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer Kansas State players said they were upset after Kentucky’s players and coaches left the court before taking … Read moreNOLES BEAT ZAGS-MICHIGAN POUNDS A&M-KSTATE OUTLASTS KENTUCKY-RAMBLERS ROLL

DAN HURLEY LEAVES RHODE ISLAND MOVES ON TO UCONN

Kyle Newport writes after leading the Rhode Island Rams to the second round in the 2018 NCAA tournament, Dan Hurley has accepted the head-coaching job at the University of Connecticut. Jeff Borzello from ESPN writes David Padgett, who served as Louisville’s interim coach after Rick Pitino was fired, will not be retained as head coach. Neil Greenberg writes … Read moreDAN HURLEY LEAVES RHODE ISLAND MOVES ON TO UCONN

SWEET 16 BRINGS INTERESTING MATCH-UPS

Head coach Porter Moser and guard Clayton Custer explain how the Ramblers reacted when the team bus couldn’t find Philips Arena in Atlanta for Wednesday’s NCAA tournament warm-up. Yahoo Sports Videos. The Big East has recommended replacing one-and-done with a two-or-none policy in college basketball, along with NCAA regulation of agents and the creation of an … Read moreSWEET 16 BRINGS INTERESTING MATCH-UPS

VILLANOVA-DUKE-KANSAS TOP SEEDS STILL ALIVE

Henry Bushnell writes the first four days of the NCAA tournament were insane. The one adverse side-effect of opening-weekend insanity? A watered-down Sweet 16. Read more.   From FoxSports.com Need a new team to root for in the tournament writes Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer. Read more. Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski explains how his time with Jim … Read moreVILLANOVA-DUKE-KANSAS TOP SEEDS STILL ALIVE

FLORIDA STATE SENDS XAVIER HOME – WVU WINS THE BACKYARD FUED

Rob Dauster writes No. 9-seed Florida State erased a 12-point deficit in the final 10 minutes and a seven-point deficit in the final five minutes, closing the game on an 18-4 run as they toppled No. 1-seed Xavier, 75-70. NBCSports. Jevon Carter scored 28 points, Lamont West added 18 off the bench and West Virginia overwhelmed … Read moreFLORIDA STATE SENDS XAVIER HOME – WVU WINS THE BACKYARD FUED

NEVADA WOLFPACK RALLY – CUSE KNOCKS OUT MICHIGAN STATE

Nevada looked like its NCAA tournament was going to come to end Sunday in the second round. But after trailing by 22 points in the second half, the Wolf Pack rallied to beat the Cincinnati 75-73 and advance to the Sweet 16. USA Today   Michigan State fell to Syracuse in the 2018 NCAA Tournament‘s second round on Sunday, March … Read moreNEVADA WOLFPACK RALLY – CUSE KNOCKS OUT MICHIGAN STATE

UMBC UPSETS VIRGINIA – 16 BEATS 1

UMBC (U- Must-Be Cinderilla) Where does the UMBC over Virginia rank among all time upsets? Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer – University of Maryland Baltimore County, the Retrievers — pummeled the No. 1 team in the nation Virginia Cavaliers 74-54.  Steve Reed writes  Jairus Lyles couldn’t suppress a smile, knowing that a school known more for chess than … Read moreUMBC UPSETS VIRGINIA – 16 BEATS 1