An oral history of the 2010 Butler Bulldogs, who were one clanged miracle shot from completing the greatest story in college basketball history. Brad Stevens: “My biggest regret from those Final Four runs is I never got to see the bar after the wins.” » 4/01/15 6:24pm Today 6:24pm

Eight Photos Of Coach K Sitting On A Lil' Stool

Not nearly enough has been made of the fact that for the Elite Eight game between Duke and Gonzaga, held on the raised court at Houston's NRG Stadium, they gave the coaches adorable little stools to sit on. So, here, via Getty Images and AP Images, are pics of Mike Krzyzewski sitting on his stool. (Mark Few chose to… » 3/31/15 3:42pm Yesterday 3:42pm

John Calipari's Deal Is Bad, Even For Players Whose Knees Survive It

Last week, I wrote about the ways that both pro- and anti-NCAA camps tend to miss the mark when talking about University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari. He deserves less criticism for breaking NCAA rules and more for profiting from them, because even his “Players First” arrangement forces players to take… » 3/31/15 10:57am Yesterday 10:57am

Aaron Rodgers Shuts Down Manbaby Reporter

Aaron Rodgers and his girlfriend, Olivia Munn, were sitting courtside at Wisconsin's Elite 8 victory over Arizona on Saturday, and because Rodgers is basically royalty in the state of Wisconsin, they got to go onto the court and join the postgame festivities. CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd did not think this was cool, and he… » 3/30/15 10:01am Monday 10:01am

Kentucky Keeps Perfect Season Alive In Worst Way Possible

Despite trailing Notre Dame numerous times in the second half, Kentucky overcame a below-average offensive night and a stunning performance from Irish forward Zach Auguste to advance to the Final Four and improve their record to 38-0 thanks to two free throws by Andrew Harrison with six seconds remaining, shots that… » 3/28/15 11:07pm Saturday 11:07pm

We Need To Talk About How We Talk About John Calipari

Wichita State Knows What It's Doing On Offense. At Least One Team Does.

The Wichita State Shockers are impressive for a lot of reasons—their beatdown of geographic rival Kansas and top-10 defense, or for the simple possibility that they can trade punches with Kentucky in a tournament rematch, should WSU defeat Notre Dame later tonight. But at the minimum, praise Gregg Marshall's squad for… » 3/26/15 4:04pm 3/26/15 4:04pm

Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes Caught By Hot Mic, Nearly Dies Of Embarrassment

Nigel Hayes has already endeared himself to the world through his adorable obsession with the NCAA tournament stenographer. Now well-versed in the ways of stenography, Hayes spent part of yesterday's press conference learning a valuable lesson about hot mics. » 3/26/15 10:06am 3/26/15 10:06am

Villanova Piccolo Player Appears On Fallon, Plays With The Roots

It's been a whirlwind weekend for crying Villanova piccolo player Roxanne Chalifoux, but her international stardom led to a few perks tonight as the emotion-stricken Pittsburgh-area native appeared on The Tonight Show—taking home some swag (including Taylor Swift tickets, which almost made her cry again) and sitting… » 3/23/15 11:58pm 3/23/15 11:58pm

A Courtside View Of Pat Connaughton's Block

Notre Dame's OT win over Butler on Saturday was probably the best tournament game of the weekend, and it might not have gone that long had Irish senior guard Pat Connaughton not swooped in to swat down a Kellen Dunham shot with one second left in regulation. » 3/23/15 10:44am 3/23/15 10:44am

Bob Huggins's Daughters Call Dez Wells A Rapist

Maryland guard Dez Wells was kicked off the Xavier men's basketball team in 2012 after being accused of sexual assault. An Ohio grand jury ultimately decided not to bring charges against Wells, and he later settled a lawsuit filed against Xavier. It's something he still hears about from opposing fans, and while his… » 3/23/15 9:19am 3/23/15 9:19am

Wisconsin Players Are Obsessed With The Stenographer

At the NCAA tournament, all player and coach interviews are transcribed by a stenographer, to be handed out to the media for ease of accurately quoting. It is, admittedly, a fascinating, fast-paced job, featuring a stenotype machine that works unlike anything most people have ever seen. » 3/22/15 12:18pm 3/22/15 12:18pm

Crying Villanova Piccolo Player, Now With Musical Accompaniment

Challenge: Remain Emotionless While Watching This Ron Hunter Clip


Georgia State coach Ron Hunter wasn't able to lead his team past Xavier tonight, but he won't be quickly forgotten. Nor will his weepy opening statement in the postgame presser, which we challenge you to watch without becoming emotional yourself. » 3/21/15 8:46pm 3/21/15 8:46pm