This Week in the NCAA: Duke visits the White House

11 September 2015 Comments are off for this post.
While football is just getting underway, there was one remaining moment to shine for men’s basketball this past week as the Duke Blue Devils and coach Mike Krzyzewski visited president Barack Obama at the White House to…
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This Week in the NCAA: Big changes for women’s basketball

14 August 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Women’s basketball will have a decidedly different look beginning this fall, as the NCAA has adopted a series of rules changes, including splitting games into four 10-minute quarters, rather than two 20-minute halves. In the latest installment of This Week in the NCAA, we hear from Anucha Browne, the Vice…
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This Week in the NCAA: New rules in men’s basketball

07 August 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Some major changes are coming to college basketball for the 2015-16 season, including a reduction in the shot clock from :35 to :30. Other changes to increase scoring and the pace of play include a reduction in the number of second-half timeouts for each team and the elimination of a…
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Great Moments in Tournament History: U.S. Reed’s Half-court Heave

15 March 2015 Comments are off for this post.
The year was 1981 and Arkansas was trailing the defending champion Louisville Cardinals by a point late in the second half. The Razorbacks inbounded the ball to guard U.S. Reed, who managed to get only to center court before hoisting a shot in hopes of winning the game. Reed’s 49-footer…
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Great Moments in Tournament History: Princeton upsets UCLA

14 March 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Pete Carril and the Princeton Tigers were a constant thorn in the side of some of the biggest names in NCAA basketball history, as they’d taken Georgetown, Arkansas and Villanova down to the wire in the NCAA Tournament over the years. But it took until Carril’s 29th and final year as…
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Great Moments in Tournament History: Charlotte Smith wins it for UNC

12 March 2015 Comments are off for this post.
The 1994 Women’s National Championship came right down to the wire, with Louisiana Tech leading by two points with just 0.7 seconds left on the clock. Turns out, that was plenty of time for UNC’s Charlotte Smith, who knocked down a three-pointer as time expired to give the Tar Heels…
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Great Moments in Tournament History: Butler’s Final Four run

11 March 2015 Comments are off for this post.
The comparisons between the 2010 Butler Bulldogs and the movie Hoosiers were understandable. Butler plays its home games at Hinkle Fieldhouse, the historic Indianapolis basketball arena where the legend of Hickory High was born when Milan High School won the 1954 state championship. On an April night just down the road…
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