The Florida Gators and the Butler Bulldogs do battle today in the first game of the Elite 8. UConn and Arizona will battle for a spot in the Final Four. Wil and Craig preview the NCAA March Madness Elite 8 games on Saturday and Sunday— including their predictions.
The two days of the NCAA Mens Basketball tournament Sweet 16 saw two more number one seeds go down. Arizona wore down Duke, in spite of an impressive game by Kyrie Irving. Ohio State went down in a classic tournament battle against Kentucky. VCU keeps wearing the slipper with their win over Florida State.
VCU won their third game of the tournament, by crushing Purdue to make their way into the Sweet 16. Marquette and FSU also score big upsets to join the group of Cinderellas crashing the big dance this year.
BYU rolled to an easy victory behind a big night from Jimmer. Butler played bracket buster with their win over Pitt— a game marred by mental breakdowns by both teams super stars. Florida Gators guard Erving Walker came through in the clutch to help the Gators get the win over UCLA.
Day 3 of March Madness brought four more upsets. Craig V laments his Georgetown Hoyas' loss to VCU, as John Thompson III goes down in the first round for a second straight year. Kyrie Irving makes his return for Duke. And Bruce Pearl may have coached his last game for the Tennessee Volunteers.
Moorehead State gets the NCAA Mens basketball tournament's first big upset, defeating Louisville on the first day of March Madness. St. John's also became a victim to a lower seed, as the Big East looks to live up to it's reputation.
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament went to a 68-team format for the first time. Craig V. and Wil give their first impressions of the NCAA's First Four. We also take a look at the TruTV coverage, last minute upset picks and what Kyrie Irving might mean to your bracket. March Madness is hear! *UFR Sports will have daily podcasts recapping each [...]
by Wil Bradley UFR Sports Talk Last Thursday-- April Fool's day no less, the NCAA held a press conference to discuss the potential expansion of the NCAA Men's basketball tournament to 96 teams. The idea of expanding the tournament has gone over about as well as the new NFL overtime rules. Most opponents to expansion believe the 96 team [...]
By Eamonn Brennan ESPN If you were hoping today's press conference with NCAA senior vice president of basketball and business strategies Greg Shaheen was going to yield positive information regarding the impending NCAA Expansionpocalypse, well, sorry. It didn't. Instead, it got heated. You can read the full transcript of the press [...]
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