Villanova University has canceled classes Tuesday as students celebrate the men’s basketball team’s first NCAA championship title since 1985.
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Villanova fans descended on downtown Philadelphia on Friday to cheer their NCAA championship basketball team, flooding the city in a raucous sea of blue.
In a town where there is no patience for its basketball program struggling in the least, a large dose is needed now as Chris Beard is set to officially assume control of UNLV on Friday.
Ten years ago, the death of an 11-month-old little girl pointed Kris Jenkins on a journey that was both frightening and unknown. Pointed him towards his destiny.
The Villanova Wildcats are national champions after Kris Jenkins swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina 77-74 in one of the great NCAA title games of all time.
March Madness comes to a close tonight with the No. 2 Villanova Wildcats and the No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels battling for this season’s NCAA national championship. Here’s everything you need to know if you want to watch.
North Carolina is a 2-point favorite over Villanova and the total is 150 in today’s NCAA championship game. A survey of opinions from Review-Journal staff members, other media, oddsmakers and professional handicapper
Ol’ Roy successfully cut one of the biggest academic scandals in history down to a weekend garage sale. He’s like a modern-day George Costanza: “It’s not a lie … if you believe it.”
The NCAA Tournament continues today with the Final Four teams fighting to advance to this year’s national championship. Here’s everything you need to know if you want to watch.
Oklahoma-Villanova is a great matchup because of Ryan Arcidiacono, a skinny point guard with a last name that is tough to pronounce and a game that proves even tougher. He’s from Philadelphia, where people are inspired by Rocky Balboa and Vince Papale.
No matter how good Villanova has looked, and we’re talking as good as anyone else in this NCAA Tournament, coach Jay Wright continued to remind his players about a certain game in early December when the Wildcats lost to Oklahoma 78-55 in Hawaii.
No. 2 seed Oklahoma meets No. 2 seed Villanova in the first semifinal, and No. 1 seed North Carolina plays No. 10 seed Syracuse in the second semifinal Saturday in the Final Four at NRG Stadium in Houston.
Aaron Kessler and Tony Miller of the Golden Nugget sports book join the Review-Journal’s Matt Youmans to preview Saturday’s games.
Final Four proposition bets posted at the Westgate sports book.
For Gonzaga, the timing could not have been worse. Coach Mark Few tells The Associated Press the NCAA called to inform him officials blew the call on a 10-second violation that went against the Bulldogs late in Syracuse’s come-from-behind win in the Sweet 16.
Capsule previews of Saturday’s Final Four matchups in Houston.
Lon Kruger and Dana Altman are scheduled to be in Las Vegas from May 22 to 24 for the annual Coaches vs. Cancer golf tournament. Kruger created the event while at UNLV and has returned each year.
The pain of March 30, 1991, will never completely go away. UNLV’s 79-77 loss to Duke at the Final Four at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis remains one of the great upsets not only in the history of college basketball but also all of sports.
Brice Johnson had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead North Carolina to an 88-74 victory over Notre Dame on Sunday night, leaving the Tar Heels as the only No. 1 seed in the Final Four.
Malachi Richardson smiled as he ran up the court while making circles around his eyes with his hands. Houston was right there in front of him.
The NCAA Tournament Elite Eight wraps up today with the final two games to determine this year’s Final Four. Here’s everything you need to know if you want to watch.
Kris Jenkins made two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining, Jalen Brunson added two more with 3.5 seconds left and second-seeded Villanova upset top-seeded Kansas 64-59 on Saturday night in the NCAA Tournament South Region final to reach the Final Four.
Buddy Hield hit eight 3-pointers while scoring 37 points, and Oklahoma advanced to its first Final Four since 2002 with an 80-68 victory over Oregon in the West Region final of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
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