The official word is in. CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman confirms that Manning's pick is Denver and that a contract "is a formality" at this point. The Denver Broncos previously claimed they were 95% certain they had Peyton Manning locked down. They were the #1 seed in the Manning Final Four, and they played like it, as they cut down the nets today. … [Read more...] about Peyton Manning’s final answer: Denver Broncos
Here’s Your 2013 Final Four Atlanta Logo
Both this year, and next the Final Four will be in the Durty South. The NCAA and the Atlanta Local Organizing Committee unveiled the logo for the 2013 Final Four today. It will be the 75th anniversary of the Final Four, and the fourth time that the climax of March Madness will be held in Atlanta. … [Read more...] about Here’s Your 2013 Final Four Atlanta Logo
Butler NCAA Title Game Appearance Generated $500 Million in Publicity Value, Study Says
You've heard the expression- "you can't buy publicity like that?" Well if you did it would cost $512,382,703, according to a study done by Borshoff, which monitored and evaluated media coverage of the Butler University college basketball team from mid-March to mid-June, 2011. During that period, Butler garnered an estimated half-a-billion $ through television, print and on-line … [Read more...] about Butler NCAA Title Game Appearance Generated $500 Million in Publicity Value, Study Says
Who Really Thought the UConn Huskies Would Get Here?
The Connecticut Huskies have quietly been the surprise of the season. Butler and VCU are the surprises of the tournament, yes, but no one expected this out of Connecticut. This season has been full of surprises, but there hasn’t been one bigger than the progression of the Connecticut Huskies. The team went through the Jim Calhoun recruiting violations and his possible … [Read more...] about Who Really Thought the UConn Huskies Would Get Here?
This Kentucky (and Calipari) Team is Different
There is one huge thing missing from Kentucky coach John Calipari’s coaching resume: a national championship. Kentucky Wildcat fans have seen this similar storyline- a freshman point guard leading a John Calipari team deep into the tournament and falling short at the end. It happened at Memphis with superstars Derrick Rose (he’s only the NBA MVP this year) and Tyreke Evans … [Read more...] about This Kentucky (and Calipari) Team is Different