Per the AP, Rutgers has fired basketball coach Mike Rice after ESPN obtained a video that showed him verbally and physically abusing players, even throwing basketballs at their heads. Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti originally saw the footage in November and decided to suspend him for three games,
Up until Thursday’s game, Murray State University had a 23-0 record. But there hasn’t been a completely undefeated team since 1976 — and for good reason.
Tradition is a tricky business, but one that North Carolina certainly doesn’t mind toying with from time to time.
They flock to midtown Manhattan every March, clad in orange and blue.
What are a few free tattoos—and maybe a few free cars—in the grand scheme of college sports scandals? Well, not a lot, it turns out.
Who’s the most talked-about basketball player of the week? UConn’s Kemba Walker, perhaps. Who really is basketball’s player of the week? Definitely Texas A&M’s Danielle Adams.
After the buzzer sounded, confetti fell from the rafters of Reliant Stadium in Houston, marking a national championship won by the University of Connecticut. But people will quickly forget it.
Go ahead, hum the music to yourself now. It’s in your head, like it always is on championship night.
The national championship game in college basketball is usually a fairly neutral affair. Alums and locals root for their respective schools, and the rest of the country splits the difference. Tonight, however, throw all placidity …
With his team up, 58-54, with a little over three minutes left in its national semifinal game against VCU, Butler guard Shelvin Mack took a few dribbles near the top of the three-point arc, eyes in the direction of the rim, ready …
TIME’s Sean Gregory traded his notebook for a camera to provide a rare off-court look at the electric atmosphere at Reliant Stadium.
The men’s college basketball national semifinals tip off this evening from Houston. VCU battles Butler at 6:09 ET, and Kentucky squares off against Connecticut after. Here are the key players and trends to look for from each team: