Don't think Louisville vs. Kentucky is a hard-core rivalry? Check out the Final Four smack-talking t-shirts after the jump. This is NASTY. Brutal, like Duke vs. North Carolina. … [Read more...] about Kentucky vs. Louisville: rivalry t-shirt wars (photos)
It's a bluegrass, bourbon, basketball battle. The biggest meeting ever between the two rivals from the state of Colonel Sanders' fried chicken and his secret recipe. It's the Kentucky Wildcats vs. the Louisville Cardinals at the Final Four in New Orleans. Sounds very Southern (and drunk) to me. Let's get to it! … [Read more...] about #1 Kentucky Wildcats vs. #4 Louisville Cardinals: everything you need to know
For the second straight season, Marquette has reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. While last year's run was somewhat unexpected as an 11 seed, this year's Golden Eagles were expected to do some damage as the third seed in the West Regional. Thursday evening in Albuquerque, Buzz Williams' team will match up with Billy Donovan and the seventh seeded Florida Gators with … [Read more...] about #3 Marquette vs. #7 Florida: everything you need to know
Michigan State has reached the sweet sixteen in 10 of the last 15 years. Tom Izzo is Mr. March as every player he's recruited that has stayed in East Lansing all four years has reached at least one Final Four. Remember that whenever you fill out your brackets in future years. The Big Ten is 9-2 in the tourney so far and comprises one fourth of the sweet sixteen. Purdue was … [Read more...] about #1 Michigan St. vs. #4 Louisville: everything you need to know
When it comes to college basketball, the state of Ohio is the anti-Illinois. There may be no Midwest swing in the region's most populous state this year (the Land of Lincoln) but there's plenty in the Buckeye state. The birthplace of aviation has seen their teams soar in the NCAA Tournament this year, as they went 8-0 on the first weekend. They comprise one fourth of the … [Read more...] about Buckeyes, Musketeers, Bearcats, Bobcats: Ohio basketball bonanza
During their 2000 national title run, Michigan State trailed in their second round game to Utah during the second half. At halftime, MSU led Saint Louis University just 26-21, as SLU shot 5 of 21 from the field, 2 of 11 from three, yet were only down five. SLU even cut the deficit to two inside three minutes to go in the second half. Michigan State made the runs required to … [Read more...] about Michigan State advances to sweet 16 in ugly fashion!
I never thought I'd say this, but a Duke University star, who's a second generation hoops player with bigtime basketball bloodlines, has actually flown under the radar a bit this season. Sure, you've heard one storyline about Blue Devils junior guard Seth Curry BEATEN to death: that his dad is former Virginia Tech, NBA star, Dell Curry, and his brother is Stephen Curry, … [Read more...] about Duke’s Seth Curry: not a true second banana
Move over William Shatner, I think someone has just beat you when it comes to a travel deal. In celebration of the Syracuse Orange #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Talk about March Madness, this is is the very definition, as the city of Syracuse is offering a variety of $1 deals throughout the city for residents and visitors alike. There are even $1 hotel stays. 22 local … [Read more...] about Syracuse hotels offering $1 rooms in honor of Syracuse Orange basketball