Villanova wins 2018 NCAA Title
Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo had a game to remember. Before the game was even over, the sophomore guard could only smile as the crowd chanted his name "Di-Vin-cen-zo, Di-Vin-cen-zo." Despite not being a starter, DiVincenzo stole the show as he came off the bench to score 31 points to give the Wildcats a...
Villanova defeats Kansas, advances to 2018 National title game
It was a record-setting performance Saturday night in the Alamodome. Top-seeded Villanova made a Final Four-record 18 3-pointers Saturday night and also became the most prolific 3-point shooting team in college-hoops history as the Wildcats used a blistering shooting performance to take down No. 1 Kansas, 95-79. Eric Paschall led the...
Michigan defeats Loyola in Final Four matchup
Loyola's Cinderella run came to an end Saturday night as the 11th-seeded Ramblers fell to the third-seeded Michigan Wolverines in the National Semifinals at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Down by double-digits early in the second half, the Wolverines used a big run down the stretch to avoid being upset...
Penn State
Believe the hype! Penn State fans, football coaches and alumni, packed Madison Square Garden Thursday night as the Nittany Lions (26-13) took on Utah (23-12) in the National Invitational Tournament championship game. And they didn't leave disappointed. With such a young squad, Penn State showed everyone why they will be a big...
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The Utes just keep winning. Led by senior point guard Justin Bibbins, Utah hung out to beat Western Kentucky, 69-64, Tuesday night in the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Bibbins, who scored a team-high 19 points, had help from Sedrick Barefield who added 14 points for...
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Utah Athletic Director Chris Hill has done a lot of tough things in his life, but Monday morning might have been his toughest. Fighting back tears, the 68-year old announced that he will be retire this spring. The end will mark 31 years of service to the University of Utah....
NIT: Utah beats Saint Mary's
Utah is headed to New York City. Despite playing on the road and without senior David Collette in the second half, the Runnin' Utes took down top-seeded Saint Mary's with a 67-58 victory in overtime. Utah became the second team — along with Gonzaga — to defeat Saint Mary’s on its...
Utah defeats LSU in NIT
They simply couldn't miss. The Runnin' Utes didn't miss much of anything Monday night inside the Huntsman Center as Utah (21-11) easily took down LSU (18-15) with a 95-71 home victory in the second round of the National Invitational Tournament (NIT). With the victory, the Utes will head to the NIT...
North Carolina
Not many expected Texas A&M to upset North Carolina on Sunday, but don't tell that to CBS Sports analyst Clark Kellogg. The former Ohio State and NBA basketball player predicted the Aggies would be a dangerous team come March. Despite being heavily favored, the second-seeded Tar Heels were no match for...
Syracuse
They did it again. The Orange are in the Sweet 16 as a double-digit seed for the second time in three years after upsetting third-seeded Michigan State 55-53 Sunday night. Despite having to play in the play-in game this year, Syracuse showed why it is still considered a powerhouse as it...
Loyola defeats Tennessee, 63-62
They are headed to the Sweet 16. Loyola-Chicago's Sweet 16 dreams hung in the balance Saturday night as fans watched the ball bounce on the front of the rim before hitting the backboard and rattling in through the net. The game-winning shot gave the 11th-ranked Ramblers (30-5) another last-second victory with...
UMBC
It finally happened. No. 16 UMBC knocked off No. 1 Virginia during the first round of the NCAA tournament with an absolutely stunning 74-54 victory Friday night. With the historic win, UMBC became just the first ever No. 16 seed to defeat a No. 1 seed. And for the cherry on...
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Bill Walton was at it again. Whether you love him or you hate him, Walton — one of the most off-the-wall announcers in all of college basketball — put on another show during Utah's home basketball game against No. 14 Arizona. It wasn't quite the performance he put on during the Utah-BYU...
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Before Saturday's Holy War showdown between BYU and Utah, NBA Hall-of-Famer Bill Walton took a tour of the BYU campus with a "Keep Provo Awkward" t-shirt while wearing a BYU/Utah hat. The UCLA legend, who played under legendary head coach John Wooden, sure knows how to have fun and can keep...
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Elijah Bryant put on a show Saturday night in the Marriott Center as the junior scored a season-high 29 points and had a game-high three steals as BYU beat rival Utah, 77-65, in the 258th meeting between both teams. If the BYU football team can't beat them, the basketball team...
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Freshman Donnie Tillman scored a career-high 16 points and just missed out on a double-double as Utah led start to finish for an easy 80-60 victory over Hawaii Saturday night at the Huntsman Center. The Utes (6-1) weren't tested as the visiting Rainbow Warriors shot just 36% from the field...
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What an impact Justin Bibbins has been for the University of Utah men's basketball team. After graduating early from Long Beach State, the two-time All-Big West player contacted Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak about playing for the Utes for his senior season. Despite being smaller than most typical Division I players at...
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David Collette scored a game-high 17 points as Utah took down Missouri, 77-59, Thursday night at the Huntsman Center. The Utes (3-0) got their best win of the season after victories over Prairie View and Mississippi Valley State to start the year. https://twitter.com/UtahMBB/status/931347303591419904 The Utes led from start to finish and ran...
The NBA Draft always brings plenty of surprises and this year was no different. For the first time in NBA history, the first seven picks were freshmen with a record 16 one-and-done players taken overall in the first round. The Philadelphia 76ers took Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1...
Whether you call it the "Big Dance" or the NCAA Tournament, in the end, it's all just March Madness. From buzzer-beaters to upsets to making program history, the 2017 NCAA Tournament had it all. A year after losing on a last-second shot to Villanova in last year's championship game, North...
In a battle of No. 1 seeds, North Carolina rallied to beat Gonzaga 71-65 to win its sixth national championship, the third most in NCAA History. UNC head coach Roy Williams won his 100th NCAA Tournament game in fashion and also surpassed passed mentor Dean Smith with his third national...
After suffering a heartbreaking loss in last year's national title game against Villanova, the North Carolina Tar Heels were the winning side this time as they took down Gonzaga 71-65, in a battle of No. 1 seeds Monday night at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. With the...
Playing in the Final Four for the first time in program history, No. 1 Gonzaga wasn't finished making history as the Zags took down the seventh-seeded giant killers of South Carolina to advance to the title game on Monday. Gonzaga will take one No. 1 North Carolina after the Tar...
The second-seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs pulled off a stunning upset over No. 1 Connecticut Friday night at the American Airlines Center and it was no April Fools’ joke either. The Bulldogs took down the Huskies, 66-64, in perhaps the biggest upset in women’s college basketball history as Mississippi State ended...
It was the shot heard around the world. UConn't believe it? Well, neither can we! Friday's late night game between No. 2 Mississippi State and No. 1 Connecticut was no April Fools' joke as the Bulldogs took down the Huskies, 66-64, in perhaps the biggest upset in women's college basketball history. In the...
LaVar Ball, the father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball, has become the Donald Trump of college basketball for his over-the-top comments and outlandish statements. He's the kid at the playground that takes his ball and goes home when he doesn't get his way and is full of alternative facts. Don't believe...
And you thought your little brother was annoying. LaVar Ball, the father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball, has become the Donald Trump of college basketball for his over-the-top comments and outlandish statements. LaVar's latest takes are that his sons "deserve" a billion-dollar shoe deal, that Lonzo is somehow better than Steph Curry...
The fifth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels got sweet revenge in a 90-83 home victory over No. 17 Duke at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. UNC (26-6, 14-4) came into Saturday's game having already clinched the outright ACC regular-season title, but that didn't stop one of...
TMZ has the Kardashians and sports networks have Grayson Allen. Wherever you go or look, you just can't get away from it. And that's the problem. If embattled Duke star Grayson Allen choose to eat cornflakes instead of sausage and eggs one day — heaven help us all — you can...
Gonzaga was heavily favored. They were the No. 1 team in the country playing their last home game of the season in front of a sold-out crowd of 6,000 at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Senior Night. They were perfect and looking to finish the regular season undefeated at 30-0. But...
And you thought your day was bad. UCLA's Sophie Lellis-Petrie had a rough night to say the least during UCLA's men's basketball game against Oregon at Pauley Pavilion on Thursday. The cheerleader took a hard fall on her tailbone after falling from the pyramid. Her misfortunes continued as the man carrying her...
Duke came into the season as one of the favorites to win it all, but hasn't played up to that level all year. Well, until now. The 18th-ranked Blue Devils (19-5, 7-4 ACC) finally put it all together as they took down No. 8 North Carolina (21-5, 9-3 ACC), 86-78, at Cameron...
The Duke-North Carolina game is arguably college basketball's most recognized rivalry. Tickets are near impossible to get, unless of course your friends with Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski. The legendary head coach who has the most wins in NCAA history, heard about the heartbreaking story of Melanie Day thanks to the BYU...
More than a dozen NBA scouts were on hand for Thursday night's West Coast Conference game between BYU (16-8, 7-4 WCC) and No. 1 Gonzaga (23-0, 11-0 WCC). And like we've seen from them all year, the Zags raced out to another double-digit lead in the first half. But for...
For the second time in school history, Gonzaga is the top-ranked team in the country. But that might be short lived as the Zags go on the road to face a BYU squad which has been absolutely dominant at home under head coach Dave Rose. Now in his 11th year,...
Well, that was awkward. After No. 14 North Carolina escaped with a thrilling 89-86 overtime victory on the road against Clemson, things got pretty heated between the two head coaches at Littlejohn Coliseum. As North Carolina head coach Roy Williams went up to shake Brad Brownell's hand during the postgame handshake,...
Kansas sure loves its last-second victories. Once again this year, the Jayhawks won thanks to a game-winning shot to take down rival Kansas State 90-88 and extended its home winning streak to 50 games in the process. With the game all tied up and with just under five seconds left in...
The rivalry between BYU and Utah runs deep and is arguably one of the most underrated college rivalries in the nation. "You’re either red or blue," said Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham. "There’s no in-between." Players on both sides have called it the "Super Bowl" when both teams get together and even...
Dear 2016, what a year it has been. You brought us the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. You brought fans closer together with some of the most epic games and plays in sports history. Games were decided by the smallest of margins with underdogs climbing their way...
Despite coming off a two-year LDS mission to Italy this year, BYU sophomore Erik Mika hasn't shown any rust as the 6-foot-10 forward has NBA scouts drooling. Colorado was the latest victim as the stat-sheet stuffer finished the game with 17 points, seven rebounds, six assists, and three blocks in...
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