AAC Tournament Tips Off in Hartford With NCAA Bid on the Line

After SMU emerged from a winner-take-all game for the American Athletic Conference regular season championship on Sunday, they earned the No. 1 seed for the 2015 American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Championship. The Mustangs entered the final day of the regular season tied with Tulsa for the top spot in the conference standings, but a five-point […]

United Center Welcomes Big Ten Tournament As March Madness Gets Underway

The Big 10 Tournament tips off this week as the Wisconsin Badgers lead the way as the No. 1 seed, and possibly look to slip into a spot for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament on Selection Sunday. Maryland, Michigan State and Purdue round out the teams who get byes into the quarterfinals […]

Kansas Sets Eyes on Big XII Tournament Title, NCAA #1 Seed

Different year, same result. The Kansas Jayhawks won their 11th consecutive Big 12 regular season championship, finishing one game better than Iowa State and Oklahoma. Kansas has tied Gonzaga’s 11 straight West Coast Conference titles for the second-longest conference championship streak and is just two titles short of UCLA’s record 13 straight Pac-8/Pac-10 titles during […]

Can The Johnnies Make The Tournament In 2015?

After a promising beginning to the season, Big East conference play has been unkind to the St. Johns Red Storm, who are currently in sixth place with a 17-9 overall record but a 6-7 conference record. St. Johns seemed to find their footing recently, winning four of out five games since January 31st. After beating […]

Ticket market hot for Louisville-Duke ACC clash

The KFC Yum! Center is going to be packed and rocking on January 17th, when Rick Pitino’s sixth-ranked Louisville Cardinals host the fourth-ranked Duke Blue Devils. The epic battle between Pitino and Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski takes center stage, but this game will be white hot thanks to two top-10 teams clashing, as well […]

Affordable tickets for pivotal NCAA games out west this week

Three top-tier west coast teams are playing very important games to their seasons this week. Two of these teams are ranked, and one of them could potentially fall into a slippery slope towards decline. Their opponents are all unranked foes, but all have a record of 7-3. This should be a very interesting slate of […]

Prestigious NCAA doubleheader tips off on Saturday at United Center

Four of the most historic programs in all of college basketball will take the floor on Saturday as part of a new college basketball showcase called the CBS Sports Classic. The doubleheader, featuring North Carolina vs. Ohio State in the first game, followed by UCLA vs. Kentucky in the finale, will take place at the […]

Oklahoma Sooners Top Games 5 of The Season

The Oklahoma Sooners come into this season with some expectations after finishing off last season pretty strongly. They won three of their last five games, and received a fifth seed in the NCAA Tournament. Star guard Buddy Hield is on the preseason All-Big 12 First team, and looks to lead the team towards the top of the Big […]

Cal upsets ‘Cuse to head to 2K Sports final against Texas

The 2K Sports Classic will have an interesting final this Friday night with the 10th ranked Texas Longhorns facing off against the upstart California Golden Bears. Cal pulled off a nice upset of the 23rd ranked Syracuse Orange 73-59 Thursday evening while the Longhorns defeated Iowa soundly, 71-57. It was expected that Texas would be […]

The top five most expensive games for UConn Men’s basketball tickets

After winning last year’s national title, you can expect an increase in UConn Huskies tickets in 2014-15. Despite last year’s catalysts Shabazz Napier, DeAndre Daniels, and Niels Giffey all leaving the school, Connecticut residents and fans love their Huskies and will pay top dollar to see them on the hardwood. Below is a breakdown of […]

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Conference Review and Preview: Big Sky

North Dakota almost crashed the party that Montana and Weber State has been throwing for themselves for the last three years, but in the end it was the conference’s top seed who cruised into the NCAA tournament and were dealt a semi surprising 16 seed. Perhaps they were shocked as well, as Weber State pushed […]

Conference Review and Preview: Big South

The most exciting team in the Big South, VMI, is leaving the league this year, but with some of the other smaller leagues getting weaker in realignment, perhaps the Big South can get out of the 16 seed rut the league has been in the last few years. Defending tournament champion Coastal Carolina almost pulled […]

Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin Agrees to 7 Year Contract Extension

The Cincinnati board of trustees approved the next contract extension for head baskeball coach Mick Cronin today. It’s a 7 year deal that will pay Cronin 2.2 million dollars a year. That makes him one of the 4 highest paid coaches in the American Athletic Conference behind Kevin Ollie of National Champion UConn, the legendary […]

Conference Review and Preview: America East

The America East might have the dumbest conference tournament format for a one bid league, and that is saying something. The games before the title game are played at Albany, before the conference title game is played at the home court of the higher seed. The consequence this year was that top seeded Vermont, who […]