college basketball

march madness

Arike Ogunbowale Wills Notre Dame to Bonkers National Championship Win

The junior guard hit a pair of buzzer beaters in a Final Four weekend you won't soon forget.
Howard Megdal
4.2.18
march madness

Meet Omari Spellman, Villanova's Renaissance Man

Spellman is a poet, hopeful novelist, and the best three-point shooter on the highest-scoring team in the country.
Tim Casey
3.30.18
march madness

Grant Hill Q&A: 'I Wouldn’t be Shocked if Loyola Cuts Down the Nets'

The former Duke star, and newly-minted Hall-of-Famer, talked about famous dunks, why everyone hates Duke, and what it's like boozing with Bill Raftery.
Patrick Sauer
3.29.18
march madness

A'ja Wilson's Career Was Game-Changing for SC, and Life-Changing for Her

In four years, A'ja Wilson turned Dawn Staley's South Carolina Gamecocks into a national power.
Howard Megdal
3.27.18
march madness

The Ecstasy and the Agony of Loyola-Chicago's Cinderella Story

The curtain has been pulled back in sports so much that not even Sister Jean can distract us from the exploitative nature of college athletics.
Dave Lozo
3.26.18
French Zaguette

Gonzaga Basketball's French Connection

Sixty years ago, Gonzaga recruited the tallest college basketball player in the country from France, a nation not known for basketball. Over the years, the Zags have helped change that.
Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff
3.22.18
NCAA tournament

5 Horrible Ways the Sweet 16 Will Disappoint Us

The opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament was perfect, so now we are destined for misery.
Dave Lozo
3.20.18
women's basketball

In Loss to UConn, Quinnipiac Shows Depth of Women's Game

Women’s basketball is reaching a point where merely citing Connecticut’s excellence as Bad For The Game is telling more on yourself than anything else.
Howard Megdal
3.20.18
Basketball

Houston's Rob Gray Went Bonkers Against San Diego State, Dropping 39 Points

OK, fine he had zero assists. But that was an unreal game—NBA scouts clearly perked up.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.16.18
march madness

Loyola Chicago Upsets Miami in First NCAA Tournament Since 1985

With an insane, nearly buzzer-beating three from Donte Ingram.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.15.18
da Chef

Bill Walton Shouting Out Wu-Tang's Raekwon During Asheville-USC Game Is Gold

"Thank you Raekwon for your life, which has given us OURS."
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.14.18
NCAA tournament

Savor the Last Ride of Grayson Allen, the Perfect Sports Villain

Duke's controversial star is the guy we love to hate, and this year's NCAA Tournament will be our last, best chance to do it.
Dave Lozo
3.12.18