Mascots are supposed to bring luck and rouse competitive energy for the team that they represent—usually, they range from …
As the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 showed, the Wildcats are far more talented than the competition. Anything less than a national title would be a crushing disappointment
It’s taken 12 years for Indiana fans to fully get over the Bob Knight era. No matter what happens on Friday in a rematch against No. 1 Kentucky, we’re finally saying goodbye to all that triumph and tumult, thanks to one …
It was college basketball’s ugliest moment in years. But somehow, both Xavier and Cincinnati are in the Sweet 16. And that’s somewhat of a miracle.
I know Hoosiers, the classic 1986 movie about a tiny Indiana high school hoops team that makes in improbable run to the state title, isn’t about college basketball. But around the start of March Madness every year, I either rewatch the film – run the picket fence, fellas – or at least listen to the Oscar-nominated score, for a little …
Syracuse finished its regular season with the best record in school history. But distractions, and the suspension of starting center Fab Melo, may derail the Orangemen.
In the greatest game in college hoops history, Kentucky’s Aminu Timberlake was the victim of a famous cheap shot. Hey Laettner, how about an apology?
The upsets are what makes your office pool fun, right? These teams might not win, but you’ll have a blast cheering them on
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 …
What are these guys thinking? The selection committee for this year’s NCAA basketball tournament, cooped up in that Indianapolis hotel room for days, must have gone a bit stir-crazy.