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Wednesday Headlines: McDonald’s All-American Cats Edition

Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports Kentucky’s recruiting class owned the night, especially DJ Wagner. Who else is ready for the 2023-2024 Kentucky Wildcats basketball season? March Madness hasn’t even concluded yet and Kentucky fans have to be itching to watch next year’s team. The Wildcats are loaded with the No. 1 recruiting class in the country with some of the better recruits Kentucky has been able to land over the last decade. Four of those recruits played in the McDonald’s All-American Game on Tuesday night and fans had to be impressed. Aaron Bradshaw, DJ...

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TNIAAM Reacts: What do you think about last week’s Joe Girard news?

Photo by Isaiah Vazquez/ Welcome to transfer portal season Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NCAA. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Syracuse Orange fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate in the weekly emailed surveys. It’s the last week in March and for Syracuse men’s basketball, the madness is in the roster information. With the Orange looking to possibly replace their top three scorers before next season, we wanted to know if you were surprised by Joe Girard’s transfer announcement. Do you...


Lakers star LeBron James gets 100% real on moment he knew Stephen Curry was ‘special’

Amid the March Madness in college hoop, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James couldn’t help but look back at the time when he watched Stephen Curry lead Davidson to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament. In the 15th year anniversary of the Davidson-Wisconsin game, during which Curry erupted for 33 points to propel the […] The post Lakers star LeBron James gets 100% real on moment he knew Stephen Curry was ‘special’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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‘I’m glad it wasn’t us’: How No. 1 seed OU escaped Cinderella and March Madness infamy 34 years ago

A member of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee was standing in an elevator at the 1993 Final Four in the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans when a familiar face entered.


‘Can’t stand it’: Kings’ De’Aaron Fox vocal on 3 main reasons he’s out on college games amid March Madness

Sacramento Kings star point guard De’Aaron Fox can’t be bothered by March Madness. While March is truly a spectacle for basketball fans because of the NCAA tournament, Fox admits that he isn’t big on the Big Dance for a number of reasons. “I kind of flipped through college games. I can’t watch [a full game]. […] The post ‘Can’t stand it’: Kings’ De’Aaron Fox vocal on 3 main reasons he’s out on college games amid March Madness appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Arizona Daily Star

Pac-12 Hotline: How much could women’s March Madness be worth to Pac-12 and its schools?

In 2021, between the men's and women's NCAA tournaments, Pac-12 schools picked up 28 wins. But the financial impact of those wins on the conference, in a financial sense, couldn’t be any different. On the men’s side, the Pac-12 brought…

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Sunday Headlines: FAU Edition

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports The Florida Atlantic Owls are Final Four-bound. Good morning BBN. With two tickets punched to the Final Four, the Elite Eight will continue this afternoon to get the two matchups set in Houston next weekend. One of the teams that punched their ticket and continued a Cinderella type run is the Florida Atlantic Owls, as they knocked off Kansas State to make it to their first ever Final Four. You can watch every March Madness game with SlingTV. Despite the 9-seed ranking, FAU had a great regular season, and proved they know how to win...

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How to watch 2 Texas vs. 5 Miami in the Elite Eight: Game time, TV, odds, and more

Photo by Jamie Squire/ The Longhorns will entering their first Elite Eight in 15 years as slight favorites. One of the best seasons in the history of Texas Longhorns basketball continues on Sunday. Fresh off of their second blowout victory of the Big Dance, a 83-71 win over 3-seeded Xavier, the reigning Big 12 Tournament champs are headed to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2008, where they’ll square off with the Miami Hurricanes. How to watch Time: 4:05 PM CT TV: Sling TV, CBS Streaming: March Madness Live app, CBS Sports app, CBS.com Odds: Texas -4, per...

Miami Herald

Against LSU, Lola Pendande will be key to Miami Hurricanes women’s Final Four hopes

For Miami coach Katie Meier, there’s been one constant as the No. 9 Hurricanes have gone on this improbable March Madness run, where they are now preparing for the program’s …

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Post Game Thread: San Diego State 71, Alabama 64

Photo by Andy Lyons/ The Crimson Tide’s March Madness run ends in Round 3. It was a sloppy ugly physical game in the first half with both teams missing baskets, fouling, and fumbling the ball. Many of the crazy bounces seemed to end up in the Aztecs’ favor early on. Perhaps a little frustrated with his play (0-4 shooting), Brandon Miller picked up his second foul at the 14:49 mark and had to find a spot on the bench. He would soon return but appeared to be whistled for a third foul. However, the foul was instead mistakenly called on Mark Sears. This near-perilous...

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Gamecock women face off against fourth-seeded UCLA in Sweet 16

Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports A rematch in the NCAA Tournament awaits. South Carolina’s march through madness and along the path of its title defense continues today at 2 p.m., when the No. 1 overall seed squares off in a postseason rematch with the fourth-seeded UCLA Bruins (27-9) in the Greenville 1 Regional. Earlier this season in the non-conference portion of their schedule, the Gamecocks found themselves in a dogfight with the Bruins, emerging victorious in a 73-64 win that they had to work for. Post play saved the day for USC, with Kamilla Cardoso and Aliyah...

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FanDuel March Madness Betting Promo: Get $1,000 Bonus for Sweet 16

The Crimson Tide take on San Diego State in the Sweet 16 tonight, and FanDuel is helping Alabama fans celebrate the occasion with a fantastic March Madness promo: a bonus bet of up to $1,000! Following a deposit, your first bet of up to $1,000 is on FanDuel and will be returned as bet credits […] FanDuel March Madness Betting Promo: Get $1,000 Bonus for Sweet 16 - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer - An Alabama Crimson Tide Community - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Caesars March Madness Promo: Claim $1,250 for Sweet 16

The Hurricanes are back in the Sweet 16, taking on No. 1 Houston just two wins away from a Final Four appearance. Caesars Sportsbook is celebrating the big game with an incredible promo for ‘Canes fans: a bonus bet of up to $1,250! Following an initial deposit, your first deposit of up to $1,250 is […] Caesars March Madness Promo: Claim $1,250 for Sweet 16 - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

Los Angeles Times

Plaschke: UCLA goes from brilliant to broke as history cruelly repeats itself vs. Gonzaga

UCLA looked poised to finally break its losing streak against Gonzaga, only for everything to end in March Madness mess of a loss for the Bruins.

Detroit Free Press

Michigan State basketball learned enough in March Madness to beat anyone — and so it hurts

Crushed? Sure. A frustrating loss? Of course. But don't think Michigan State basketball won't absorb Thursday's NCAA lessons for the 2023-24 season.       

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NCAA Tournament SEC Roundup: Day 1 of the Sweet 16

Jordan Prather-USA TODAY Sports The SEC teams in the Sweet 16 didn’t fair so well on Day 1. Will Alabama make a push? With Day 1 in the books of the NCAA Tournament second weekend, all eyes will now be turning to the final day of the Sweet 16 with some big matchups happening for a date in the Elite Eight. For the SEC they headed into the weekend with some momentum as they held three spots of the 16 teams left in the tournament. After last night's matchups, only one remains in Alabama. You can watch every March Madness game with SlingTV. Arkansas advanced to...

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Friday Headlines: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Edition

Caitie McMekin/News Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK What a tournament this has been. This weekend’s Sweet 16 began with two games that ended in opposite ways Thursday night. The first East Region game between Kansas State and Michigan State was an overtime thriller that saw Kansas State come out on top, 98-93. Markquis Nowell continued his high level of play with 20 points and a career-high 19 assists, also an NCAA Tournament record. The Big 12 Wildcats advance to the Elite Eight for the second time in five years. You can watch every March Madness game with...


Kevin Durant’s eye-popping reaction to Markquis Nowell’s unreal game vs. Michigan State

March Madness has the ability to make fans out of everyone watching, and Phoenix Suns forward Kevin Durant is no different from anyone else in that regard. Part of what the NCAA Tournament brings is the possibility of the unthinkable happening, and Kansas State guard Markquis Nowell had one of those performances during the Wildcats’ […] The post Kevin Durant’s eye-popping reaction to Markquis Nowell’s unreal game vs. Michigan State appeared first on ClutchPoints.


Hawks news: Trae Young’s request to Markquis Nowell after record-setting game vs. Michigan State

Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks are not playing Thursday night, so they have the time to catch some March Madness action. And what a time for them to watch the NCAA tournament, especially the showdown between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Michigan State Spartans in the Sweet 16 round. “Markquis Nowell Ladies & […] The post Hawks news: Trae Young’s request to Markquis Nowell after record-setting game vs. Michigan State appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Detroit Free Press

Michigan State basketball vs. Kansas State in Sweet 16: Time, TV channel for March Madness

Michigan State basketball vs. Kansas State in Sweet 16 of NCAA tournament: TV channel, streaming info, game score updates in March Madness.       

Miami Herald

Sweet: Miami Hurricanes basketball has 2 shots at elusive 1st national championship in sport | Opinion

It is bound to happen someday ... right? Might that time finally be at hand? College basketball’s NCAA Tournament feeds the March Madness mystique with the idea Cinderella is real …

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Faith, family carry Miami’s Katie Meier deep into March Madness

For the first time in more than 30 years of college basketball, Katie Meier is in the Sweet 16. Miami (21-12), the No. 9 seed in the Greenville 2 Region, takes on No. 4 Villanova (30-6) on Friday.

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Sweet 16 NCAA College Basketball Tournament Schedule: Time, TV Channel, Locations

All your March Madness Sweet 16 info including 1-seed Alabama Crimson Tide game time, channel, and announcers. What is the schedule for the NCAA Basketball Tournament Sweet 16? When: Thursday & Friday, March 23-24 Time: The first games both days start at 5:30 p.m. CT/6:30 p.m. ET. Last games tip off at 8:45 p.m. CT/9:45 p.m. ET. TV: CBS, TBS Locations: Las Vegas, New York City, Louisville, Kansas City. How can I watch Alabama’s Sweet 16 game of the NCAA Basketball Tournament? When: Friday, March 24. Time: 5:30 p.m. CT/6:30 p.m. ET TV: TBS Announcers: Ian Eagle and...

Detroit Free Press

'Carlos & Shawn': Things getting sweeter for Michigan State basketball in NCAA tournament?

This week, Carlos and Shawn are joined by Michigan State beat writer Chris Solari to break down all things Spartan basketball during March Madness.       

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Previewing (the rest of) the Sweet 16

Eric Musselman celebrates a title. Wait, no, a second round win. | Photo by Michael Reaves/ Xavier isn’t the only team spending this weekend vying for a spot in the Final Four. It’s amazing how fast March Madness goes by. A week ago there were 64 teams still in theoretical contention for a national title. Now there are only 16. In only four more days, there will be four teams left. Everything that everyone has been working for since early November will be condensed down to the crucible of just 80 minutes of basketball. Xavier and Texas play in one of those games....

The Collegian

OPINION: Men’s basketball supporting cast shines behind the teams’ stars

Nowell and Johnson lead a strong cast of teammates in their March Madness journey The post OPINION: Men’s basketball supporting cast shines behind the teams’ stars appeared first on The Collegian.

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NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 Syracuse memories and open thread

Are you still enjoying March Madness? The Syracuse Orange have made it to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen 24 times in program history. While the Orange won’t be adding to that list this season, we want to keep looking back on happier times. Before we get to that, we want to update you on the TNIAAM bracket challenges. HighSocks 21 currently leads the men’s while TreyCuse leads the women’s bracket. A lot will change over the next four days so don’t give up yet.....unless you had the Purdue men and Stanford women. Now let’s look at some of the better Syracuse...

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How to watch the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

Photo by Lance King/ March Madness rolls on as 16 teams look to advance to the Elite Eight. Even though the Kentucky Wildcats are out, the show does indeed go on. The Sweet 16 kicks off tonight and tomorrow, with teams punching their ticket to the Final Four on Saturday and Sunday. Here’s how you can watch each game. There are four games tonight, kicking off with 3-seed Kansas State facing off against 7-seeded Michigan State. That game tips off at 6:30 pm ET on TBS. During that game at 7:15, 8-seeded Arkansas vs 4-seeded UConn tips off over on CBS. Following the...