Mercer's Seniors Beat Duke, But Does Experience Matter In March Madness?

Last Friday, No. 14 seed Mercer shocked No. 3 seed Duke, 78-71, in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. Mercer started five seniors, while Duke started freshman and presumed-lottery-pick Jabari Parker alongside three sophomores and a lone senior. Quickly a narrative emerged: Mercer won because it was more » 3/27/14 10:02am 3/27/14 10:02am

Six Potential Cinderellas–And How They Can Win

We may not remember who won the NCAA tournament three years ago, but we can always recall the 14-seed that went to the Sweet 16. We love March Madness for the Cinderellas. Dedicated loyalty is fine for alumni, but the people who pay attention for three weeks each year could care less. The sleepers bring everyone into… » 3/19/14 3:50pm 3/19/14 3:50pm