Archive for March, 2014

Syracuse Basketball: Top Storylines to Follow in Orange’s 2014 Offseason

Posted by Gene Siudut on March 31 2014 Add Comments
The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team has one word to sum up its 2013-14 campaign. Unfulfilling. After starting the season with 25 victories against no losses and achieving a No. 1 ranking in the NCAA, the Orange fell back to earth and sputtered into the postseason and finished the season 3-6, including a disappointing loss to Dayton in the round of 32 in the NCAA tournament. In the world of Orange basketball, the whole was greater than the ...

CBI Championship 2014: Siena vs. Fresno State Game 1 Score and Twitter Reaction

Posted by Tim Keeney on March 31 2014 Add Comments
Say what you want about the CBI, but Siena and Fresno State battled in a high-level basketball game on Monday night—and we're going to get at least one more.  In Game 1 of the tournament's three-game championship series, Siena overturned a 12-point second-half decifit and escaped Save Mart Center with a thrilling 61-57 road victory. Ken Pomeroy summed things up: Freshman Lavon Long led the Saints with 13 points before fouling out, while Ryan Oliver chipped in 10 ...

Women’s Tournament 2014: Elite 8 Day 1 Scores and Schedule for Elite 8 Day 2

Posted by Matt Fitzgerald on March 31 2014 Add Comments
The action is heating up in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, as Monday's two Elite Eight contests will determine half of the Final Four field.One undefeated No. 1 seed in Notre Dame was the first to punch a ticket to the national semifinals by dominating Baylor in the opening contest. Fellow perfect-record powerhouse Connecticut then joined the Fighting Irish for next week's spectacle in Nashville by easily disposing of third seed Texas A&M.Read on ...

California Bears Head Coach Search: Latest Updates and Rumors on Open Position

Posted by Scott Polacek on March 31 2014 Add Comments
Updates from Tuesday, April 1 Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports reports on what the plan is for the Bears to replace Mike Montgomery: California athletic director Sandy Barbour is scheduled to interview candidates for the Bears' vacant men's basketball job this weekend in Dallas, sources told Yahoo Sports. Among them is current Cal assistant Travis DeCuire, who received a strong endorsement from retiring head coach Mike Montgomery. "We've got the guy in this room that should have this job," Montgomery ...

Arizona vs. Wisconsin Highlights: Full Video Recap

Posted by Ian Hanford on March 29 2014 Add Comments
The Arizona Wildcats entered Saturday's game looking to ride their defense to another tough victory after handling San Diego State on Thursday. Standing in their way would be Wisconsin, a team that was looking to get head coach Bo Ryan to his first Final Four.Read more College Basketball news on

NCAA Bracket 2014: Picks, Odds Advice, Updated Schedule After Elite 8 Day 1

Posted by Chris Roling on March 29 2014 Add Comments
As eight gives way to four, the title picture of the Big Dance continues to take shape. Florida and Wisconsin advanced to the Final Four on Saturday night with impressive wins worthy of championship-bound teams, but four teams have yet to enter the fray of the Elite Eight to round out the bracket.  Here is a look at the Elite Eight Day 2 Schedule, followed by the Final Four picture thus far and some advice for bettors ...

NCAA Bracket 2014: Updated Schedule and Predictions After Day 1 of Elite 8

Posted by Brian Mazique on March 29 2014 Add Comments
Half of the Final Four is set after Day 1 of the Elite Eight battles in the 2014 NCAA tournament. One of the two No. 1 seeds in action proved to be worthy of its spot. The Wisconsin Badgers sent the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats packing. But the top overall seed, the Florida Gators, dispatched the Dayton Flyers on Saturday.  The Gators held another opponent under 60 points and 40 percent shooting from the field. The 62-52 win ...

Arizona vs. Wisconsin: Score, Twitter Reaction and More from March Madness 2014

Posted by Matt Fitzgerald on March 29 2014 Add Comments
In an overtime classic to cap off Saturday's Elite Eight NCAA tournament action, the Wisconsin Badgers advanced to the Final Four with a 64-63 victory over the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.  Now, the No. 2 Badgers from the West region move on to face the winner of Sunday's Midwest regional final between second seed Michigan and the upstart No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats. ESPN Stats & Info noted that this contest was ...

Florida vs. Dayton Highlights: Full Video Recap

Posted by Sam Westmoreland on March 29 2014 Add Comments
The Florida Gators looked to put an end to the Dayton Flyers' Cinderella run once and for all in their Elite Eight clash on Saturday. The Flyers' balanced offense had carried the team through three straight upsets of higher-seeded sides, but it faced a tough test from the tournament's top overall seed.Read more College Basketball news on

Arizona’s Nick Johnson Gets Called for Offensive Foul Near End of Overtime

Posted by Tyler Brooke on March 29 2014 Add Comments
With the Arizona Wildcats down just one point in overtime against the Wisconsin Badgers in the Elite Eight, Pac-12 Player of the Year Nick Johnson tried to drive to the basket for a potential game-winning shot.Instead, Johnson was called for a charge. It was a gutsy call by the referee, but it did look like Johnson pushed off with his left arm while going up for the shot.The Badgers ended up winning, 64-63, to advance ...