Five Things: Best NCAA Championship Game Ever?Villanova claimed its second national championship last night with a 77-74 victory over North Carolina on a buzzer-beating three from Kris Jenkins.
5 Things: Final Four Margin Of Victory Record ObliteratedVillanova blasted Oklahoma 95-51, a semifinal record for margin, and North Carolina topped Syracuse 83-66. It sets up what should be—what we hope will be—a competitive final tonight.
Five Things: Syracuse Crashes Final FourThe Final Four in Houston is set and features three teams that spent time at No. 1 in the rankings this season and…Syracuse, a 10 seed that saved its best basketball for the Big Dance.
5 Things: Wild Finishes In NCAA Tournament Opening WeekendA season that provided a carousel of teams at the top of the rankings and plenty of upsets portended an unpredictable and entertaining March Madness.
5 Things: Fantastic Finishes And Selection SundayAs always, the committee made some puzzling decisions, but unless you’re a fan of a snubbed team, you’ve already moved on.
5 Things: NCAA Tournament Bids ClinchedSeveral one-bid leagues crowned their tournament champion this past weekend. The other conferences wrapped up their regular season.
Five Things: Grayson Allen, Tyus Jones Lead Duke To ChampionshipA thrilling Tournament was capped last night by a fantastic final, as Duke beat Wisconsin 68-63. It was the fifth championship for Duke and Mike Krzyzewski.
Five Things: Duke Dominates And Badgers Beat The UnbeatenThe Blue Devils and Badgers play for the title tonight at 9:18 p.m. ET on CBS.
Five Things: Cats Enter Final Four With Eight LivesThe record-setting start to the Tournament—as far as one-point games—gave way to exciting, compelling matchups this past weekend.
Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening WeekendNothing beats the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament and this year was especially incredible. From improbable upsets to last-second heroics—and sometimes both in the same game—the 2015 Tourney got off to a roaring start.
Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bracket RevealedWe will not have a repeat champion this year. While expected for much of the season, it became official yesterday, when Connecticut lost in the American Conference finals and was denied an at-large bid.
Five Things: First Teams Clinch NCAA Tournament BidsIt’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.