Final Four

NBA draft

After the Final Four, Gonzaga's Zach Collins Could Crash the NBA Draft

The Gonzaga big man's breakout performance against South Carolina in the NCAA tournament semifinal showed why the former prep late-bloomer is seen by many as a first-round NBA draft pick.
Sam Vecenie
4.3.17
college basketball

An Emotional Jordan Bell Takes the Blame for Oregon's Loss, "If I Would've Just Boxed Out"

Oregon head coach Dana Altman emphasized, "Jordan felt terrible. But I told him, 'Buddy, you got 16 rebounds. We wouldn't have been in this position if it hadn't been for you.'"​
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.2.17
college basketball

Gonzaga Snuff Out Underdog South Carolina to Head to First Ever Championship Appearance

That leaves you something to cheer about. (Because who wants to root for North Carolina?)
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.2.17
Final Four

The Final Four's Lack of NBA-Bound One-and-Dones Is No Coincidence

In what was supposed to be college basketball's Year of the Freshman, the Final Four lacks any one-and-done players of consequence. What gives?
Sam Vecenie
3.31.17
march madness

Can Anyone in the Final Four Stop UConn?

It's easy to consider this NCAA tournament a coronation for UConn, but the remaining three teams in the Final Four aren't pushovers.
Howard Megdal
3.31.17
north carolina

Marcus Paige Hit the Shot of the Year and It Didn’t Matter

Marcus Paige was less than five seconds away from sending the NCAA basketball title game into overtime with an acrobatic three pointer. But it was all for naught.
Patrick Sauer
12.27.16
college sports

Four Years A Student-Athlete: The Racial Injustice of Big-Time College Sports

While the NCAA’s rules governing college athletes are colorblind, the impact of amateurism is anything but—disproportionately costing black football and men's basketball players and benefiting white stakeholders by as much as $2 billion a year.
Patrick Hruby
4.4.16
march madness

VICE Sports Q&A: Former UConn Men's Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun

Jim Calhoun went to four Final Fours and won three national championships. Before Saturday's games, he held forth on what it was like to coach in the Final Four and picked his winners.
Larry Burnett
4.4.16
march madness

Buddy Hield's First Bucket Was as Disgusting as You Wanted It To Be

A step-back three that'll make you ask for your shoes back.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.2.16
march madness

Breaking Down North Carolina-Syracuse and Villanova-Oklahoma in the Final Four

What North Carolina, Syracuse, Villanova, and Oklahoma need to do to win their NCAA tournament seminfinal games on Saturday.
Kevin Trahan
4.1.16
march madness

UNC Seniors Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige Want to Complete Their Legacy in the Final Four

During their four years in Chapel Hill, Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson grew up as players and as people. Now they're looking to end their college basketball careers on top.
Tim Casey
4.1.16
march madness

Appreciating Syracuse's Jim Boehiem, The Grumpiest Coach in College Basketball

Jim Boeheim has never been very likable, but after winning 900 games over the course of 40 years and taking No. 10 seed Syracuse to the NCAA Tournament's Final Four, there's something to be said for his perpetual dourness.
Michael Weinreb
4.1.16
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