NCAA VP: Actually, Refs Did Have The Best Angle On Controversial Play

Yesterday, NCAA head of basketball officiating John Adams went on the radio and explained why officials failed to overturn an incorrect blown out-of-bounds call late during the NCAA title game: they never saw the crucial replay that showed a Duke player touching the ball last. But today Adams was contradicted by NCAA… » 4/08/15 8:01pm 4/08/15 8:01pm

NCAA Officiating Head: Refs Never Saw Best Angle Of Controversial Play

To most of America, it sure as hell looked like the Wisconsin Badgers got hosed by a blown out-of-bounds call in the final minutes of last night’s championship game. It was hard to imagine how the referees could have looked at the same replay angle that we all saw at home during their review and still awarded… » 4/07/15 4:39pm 4/07/15 4:39pm

Bo Ryan Is The Poor Sport He's Supposed To Be

So Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan said some sorta poor-sport-y stuff after his Badgers lost the NCAA championship game to Duke last night. In the video below, he can’t get through the pro forma talk of how much his graduating players meant to him without tossing in a passive-aggressive aside about how “we don’t do a… » 4/07/15 3:40pm 4/07/15 3:40pm

So, Who Was That Little Guy Who Saved Duke Last Night?

There is something undeniably Duke about a team that was carried all year by star freshmen Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, and Justise Winslow having its championship season saved by another freshman named Grayson. There was Grayson Allen, storming out of the anonymity that comes with a season full of DNPs and into the… » 4/07/15 9:59am 4/07/15 9:59am

Duke Beats Wisconsin For Fifth National Title

We got a competitive national championship game, but not the one that we expected. In Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow, Duke has two players that are expected to go in the top 5 of the upcoming draft. But neither could stay out of foul trouble—they both finished the game with four—and seven minutes into the second… » 4/06/15 11:55pm 4/06/15 11:55pm

Final Four National Anthem Features Athletes From The Four Schools

Instead of hiring a celebrity to butcher the national anthem before tonight’s Final Four in Indianapolis, the NCAA went in another direction—bringing together athlete representatives from the four schools competing tonight. One of them, Wisconsin’s Vitto Brown, will actually be suiting up in a few hours. It doesn’t… » 4/04/15 6:09pm 4/04/15 6:09pm

MSU Fan Interrupts Allie LaForce Live Report To Propose To Her

Just hours after a Kentucky fan told ESPN’s Kaylee Hartung that she was “gorgeous” during an interview, Michigan State cranked up the inappropriate behavior when a Spartans fan invaded Allie LaForce’s live shot to propose to the (already married) CBS reporter. We’re still hours away from tipoff, so let’s try and keep… » 4/04/15 2:49pm 4/04/15 2:49pm

No-Chill Kentucky Bro To ESPN's Kaylee Hartung: "You're Gorgeous"

ESPN’s nonstop Final Four coverage has featured all manner of creatures on its airwaves, including Kentucky superfan Bill Morgan, who literally sees the world through Big Blue-colored glasses. Morgan’s excitement couldn’t be contained, though, as he told the WWL’s Kaylee Hartung that “...we love you. You’re… » 4/04/15 10:47am 4/04/15 10:47am

How John Calipari's Juggled Kentucky's Lineups To A Near-Perfect Season

In late October, Kentucky coach John Calipari announced a unique substitution pattern, one specifically designed to take advantage of the squad's nine McDonald's All-Americans. He would platoon his Wildcats, splitting the team into White and Blue units that would alternate for several minutes spurts. The strategy's… » 4/03/15 4:00pm 4/03/15 4:00pm

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 3/31/15 3:42pm