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.
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:
Cinderellas. Underdogs. Long shots. Sleepers. Call them what you will — during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, they put the madness in March. And with No. 11 Virginia Commonwealth University making a remarkable run …
On Sunday VCU, out of Richmond and the Colonial Athletic Conference, whipped top-seeded Kansas, 71-61, to make the Final Four.
The first two rounds the March Madness lived up to the hype, like they always seem to do.
It’s over, thank heavens. Carmelo Anthony is finally a New York Knick.
Though the NBA’s All-Star weekend isn’t the cultural happening it used to be — sorry, I can’t get too geeked up to see JaVale McGee in the dunk contest, although his dunk of two balls into different baskets was pretty nifty — …
The two-week gap between the NFL championship games and Super Bowl leave some pretty slow days for sports fans. But for those of us lucky to catch last night’s college basketball game between Brigham Young University and San …
As if the Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t in pathetic enough shape – the team is 8-30, has dropped 21 of its last 22 games, and lost by 55 points to the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night – now their former franchise star is piling on.
In the cacophonous world of sports media over the past few days, one of the hottest debates concerns the triumphs of the UConn women’s basketball team, which trounced Florida State in Hartford Tuesday night, 93-62, to give the …