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Temple grad Suzanne Smith to direct CBS' NCAA tournament coverage in Buffalo

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4:41 PM
It is no secret that I am a fan of Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery's work calling college basketball games on CBS. I know many of you are too. You know by now that they'll be in Buffalo with Villanova and Saint Joseph's, which will make those broadcasts even more fun to watch. Earlier this week,... Read more

CBS’ Bill Raftery excited to call Villanova, St. Joe’s in NCAA tournament

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4:22 PM
There’s never a bad time to talk college hoops with CBS and Fox Sports analyst Bill Raftery. But I must admit that after interviewing him and Verne Lundquist during Championship Week, I thought that was all I’d need for a while. Then Selection Sunday happened. Villanova and Saint Joseph’s... Read more

Villanova, St. Joe's NCAA Tournament outlook

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 4:27 PM
Will Villanova and St. Joe's win their first round games and meet in the NCAA Tournament?'s Jonathan Tannenwald and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss their chances of advancing. Read more

2014 NCAA women's basketball tournament TV schedule on ESPN and ESPN2

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 8:25 AM
Here's the complete schedule of games, tip times and broadcasters for this year's NCAA women's basketball tournament. All games will be shown on ESPN or ESPN2, as well as online via Subregional and regional take place Saturday through Tuesday for the first two weeks of the tournament... Read more

Here's my 2014 NCAA tournament bracket

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:25 AM
As some of you know, we are nearing the end of the final season of, one of the best college basketball sites of all time. It has become a thing among the MidMajority community to stop doing bracket predictions, and I've come around to that view in recent years. I'd much rather sit... Read more

Video: Will a Villanova-St. Joe's NCAA tournament game happen?

Monday, March 17, 2014, 2:06 PM
How likely is a Villanova-Saint Joseph's matchup in the third round of the NCAA tournament? The Inquirer's Joe Juliano offers his take in a video chat with CineSport's Justin Shackil. Read more

CBS' Verne Lundquist spins tales of his favorite NCAA tournament moments

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 10:06 AM
Postscript: Later on Selection Sunday, we learned that Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery had been assigned to Buffalo with Villanova and Saint Joseph's. Hopefully that makes this story a little bit more worthwhile. NEW YORK - It's Selection Sunday, one of the most special days of the year for college... Read more

2014 NCAA tournament bracket: Villanova, Saint Joseph's, Delaware in East Region

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 12:05 AM
The NCAA tournament selection committee gave Philadelphia college basketball fans a treat when this year's NCAA tournament bracket was unveiled. Villanova and Saint Joseph's could face each other in the Round of 32 in Buffalo, with the winner getting a trip to New York's Madison Square Garden for the... Read more

Langston Galloway carries Saint Joseph's past Dayton, 70-67, in Atlantic 10 tournament quarterfinals

Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:43 PM
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Saint Joseph's coach Phil Martelli and his players did not need to see the end of the game that preceded theirs in Friday's quarterfinals at the Atlantic 10 tournament. They surely heard the roar that went up throughout the Barclays Center when top seed Saint Louis was knocked out... Read more

Villanova loses to Seton Hall in Big East tournament on Sterling Gibbs' buzzer-beater

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 2:00 AM
NEW YORK - For yet another year, Villanova is going home from the Big East tournament early. The No. 1 seed Wildcats fell to No. 8 seed Seton Hall in the quarterfinals, 64-63, on Sterling Gibbs' buzzer-beater from just inside the three-point arc. It was a dramatic end to a classic afternoon at Madison... Read more
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