Matt Mooney plays in the dirt. He was digging in it long before arriving to Lubbock, Tex., before awaiting the biggest basketball game of his life, a One Shining Moment most only dream about but never experience.
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The whistle came late, but the foul call that led to Virginia defeating Auburn 63-62 on Saturday in the Final Four at Minneapolis was correct.
The hottest coach going right now always seemed to put his time with the Rebels behind him faster than those 19 days over which he actually worked for them.
Kyler Edwards is a freshman guard at Texas Tech and he along with Auburn senior forward Horace Spencer helped lead their respective schools to their first Final Fours.
I don’t know if Bruce Pearl is the riddle or the mystery or the enigma. He might be all three. He is everything good and bad about college basketball, as charming as he is conniving, as likable as he is shady.
The UNLV team that will compete at the Spring Showcase at noon Saturday at Johann Memorial Field is better and deeper and more prepared than any others coach Tony Sanchez has offered.
New UNLV basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger arrived by helicopter Thursday and then said all the right things in a manner befitting a person understanding of the unrealistic expectations he inherited.
Desiree Reed-Francois will introduce the person she has chosen to lead UNLV basketball, T.J. Otzelberger, Thursday, ending a search that began almost two weeks ago when the athletic director fired Marvin Menzies after his third season.
There are miles and miles to go — think a car drive from here to Nebraska and back — before a rematch could become reality, before the Golden Knights and Winnipeg might again meet for the right to play for a Stanley Cup.
Mike Miller, the University of Memphis assistant and 18-year NBA player, has been mentioned as a possible candidate for the UNLV coaching job.
Final Four games and the national championship game will take place April 6 and 8 at U.S. Bank Stadium, so there is no better time to glance at the bracket and a few storylines that could play out.
Marc-Andre Fleury has been listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury and was replaced in net on Sunday night by Malcolm Subban.
Utah State won its first league tournament title Saturday by defeating San Diego State 64-57 at the Thomas & Mack Center to clinch an automatic NCAA Tournament berth.
Athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois fired men’s basketball coach Marvin Menzies after his third season Friday, bringing an end to a tenure that began with the culmination of one of the darkest points in program history.
Here we are again — what, has it been 10 minutes, a season, three? — and UNLV’s basketball program is apparently at another crossroads with its coaching position.