Las Vegas was awarded a men’s basketball regional and hockey’s Frozen Four, and the city has its eyes on the Final Four and College Football Playoff National Championship.
The NCAA awarded nine championship events to Las Vegas on Wednesday, including two premier events to T-Mobile Arena.
It wasn’t long ago that Las Vegas officials wouldn’t even think of applying to host NCAA championships because the state was prohibited from doing so because of its legalized sports betting.
Most known for his time coaching Oklahoma State, he finished his coaching career with 806 wins, 25 NCAA Tournament appearances an three Final Fours.
Who would have cut down the nets Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta?
Anthony Mathis and Payton Pritchard keyed an 11-0 run to close the game and lead Oregon to an 84-78 win in the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament.
Udoka Azubuike’s early fouls prove costly for the Jayhawks in the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament.
Here are some of the shining moments that stood out to this columnist over two-plus decades of covering the Final Four.
The Final Four semifinal matchups in the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament appear to be competitive on paper. Oddsmaker Vinny Magliulo set numbers on the hypothetical games.
There’s no Final Four this year, but William Hill has posted odds for next year’s champion. Duke, Gonzaga, Kansas and Kentucky are co-favorites.
Freshman Justin Moore provided the heroics as third-seeded Villanova knocked off No. 1 Baylor 83-82 to win the South Region of the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament.
Veteran coach Tom Izzo once again has his team peaking at the right time, as the Spartans continued their run through the East Region in the R-J’s What If Tournament.
The Aztecs’ magical season came to an end Friday in the Review-Journal’s What If Tournament.
The Jayhawks survived when defending champion Virginia missed a long 3-pointer at the buzzer in the Review-Journal’s NCAA Tournament simulation.