Is The Big East Back?The Big East, with six NCAA Tournament teams, including Villanova and Xavier as #1 seeds, has reestablished itself as an elite conference.
Tickets Ready To Be Punched To Glendale For Final FourKansas lost in the Elite Eight last year. So did Oregon, which won the first NCAA Tournament in 1939 but hasn't pushed past the final eight since. While those two teams meet in the Midwest Region final in Kansas City, Missouri, the West final in San Jose, California, features two teams - Gonzaga and Xavier - who have never won in this round.
Xavier Knocks Off Arizona 73-71 In West RegionTrevon Bluiett kept Xavier close with a big first half and the Musketeers made the clutch plays down the stretch against the West Region's No. 2 seed, upsetting Arizona 73-71 on Thursday night.
2017 Big East Basketball Tournament PreviewThe Big East Tournament may seem like Villanova's for the taking, but Butler and others will challenge them come tipoff Wednesday.
Xavier's Road To The NCAA TournamentSet to make their 25th appearance, the Musketeers look capable of breaking through. They lost just five games this season and earned a 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Xavier/St. Edward Alum Matt Stainbrook Discusses March Madness Run, Horror Stories As An Uber DriverXavier forward Matt Stainbrook, who played HS ball at St. Edward, joined Baskin & Phelps with Anthony Lima Friday to discuss his run to the Sweet 16, dressing to distract on the court, working as an Uber driving in his off-time and his predictions for the Final Four.
Len Elmore Says Wichita State is "Toughness Personified; Know What It Takes to Play Against Kentucky"Len Elmore talks about the NCAA Tournament's Midwest Regional matchups between Kentucky-West Virginia and Wichita State-Notre Dame and the atmosphere that Cleveland will provide for this weekend's action...
Ken Pomeroy Says "Arizona, Wisconsin and Duke Best Equipped" To Beat Kentucky, Stunned If No Shot Clock ChangeKen Pomeroy talks about the NCAA Tournament, Kentucky as the obvious favorite and which teams have the best chance to upset the Wildcats, whether Ohio State's season was a disappointment and the experiment with a 30-second shot clock...
Jon Rothstein Says "If There's a Guy That Can Take Ohio State to Another Level, It's Marc Loving"Jon Rothstein talks about the conference tournaments as Selection Sunday awaits, whether Ohio State can make a run in the NCAA Tournament, his player of the year in college basketball, why he doesn't prefer the way teams are seeded with regional matchups...
BG Head Coach Chris Jans Says "Kind of a 'Pinch Me' Two-Year Run" at Wichita StateChris Jans talks about his journey as an assistant with Gregg Marshall at Wichita State, the undefeated regular season and starting 35-0 before losing to Kentucky, the draw in taking the head coaching position at Bowling Green...
Cincinnati vs. Ohio State In Sweet 16 Battle Of Buckeye StateThere are 347 schools playing Division I men's basketball. Thirteen are from Ohio. Four of those are among the 16 teams still playing in the NCAA tournament.
Xavier, Cincinnati Suspend 8 Following BrawlEight suspensions, more apologies. Players from Cincinnati and No. 8 Xavier received the consequences of their on-court brawl that left both programs with a black eye.
Brawl Mars No. 8 Xavier's 76-53 Win Over Cincinnati Eighth-ranked Xavier beat crosstown rival Cincinnati 76-53 on Saturday in a game that featured a steady stream of trash talking and was called with 9.4 seconds left when the teams got into a brawl in a corner of the court.
No. 8 Xavier Tops Cincinnati 76-53 After Brawl