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NCAA Tournament

This is a basketball arena

Friday, March 29, 2013, 2:37 PM
To paraphrase the old chant: Is that a college basketball venue? Yes, that's a college basketball venue. Or so the NCAA would like us to believe. For the next few days, Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas is hosting the NCAA tournament's South Regional. It looks garish enough during football games... Read more

2013 NCAA tournament Elite 8 TV schedule

Friday, March 29, 2013, 12:16 AM
I'll update this post Friday night with the start times for the Sunday games. All times are Eastern: Saturday, March 30 4:30 p.m.: E3. Marquette vs. E4. Syracuse at Washington, D.C. (CBS/Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery and Rachel Nichols) 7:05 p.m.: W2. Ohio State vs. W9. Wichita State at Los Angeles... Read more

Live chat transcript: La Salle's NCAA tournament run ends with 72-58 loss to Wichita State in Sweet 16

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 3:20 AM
La Salle's storybook run through the NCAA tournament came to a crashing halt early Friday morning. The Explorers were decisively beaten in the Sweet 16 by Wichita State, 72-58. Wichita State was just too good. Gregg Marshall had his team ready to shut down La Salle at the perimeter, and on offense... Read more

Video: Mississippi's Marshall Henderson did not take kindly to losing to La Salle

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 1:32 PM
You probably know about Mississippi's Marshall Henderson by now. And you probably heard about what he did after the Rebels lost to La Salle on Sunday. It took a while, but video of the incident has finally come to light. The talented-but-tempestuous shooting guard shouted some things and kicked... Read more

Video: Florida Gulf Coast's NCAA tournament Cinderella run continues, Duke reaches 23rd Sweet 16 with wins at Wells Fargo Center

Monday, March 25, 2013, 6:31 AM
A wild night of NCAA tournament action at the Wells Fargo Center saw Florida Gulf Coast become the first ever 15-seed to reach the Sweet 16, followed by a classically dominant Duke victory. I talked about both games and La Salle's epic "Southwest Philly Floater" with Dick Jerardi of the Daily News... Read more

2013 NCAA tournament Sweet 16 TV schedule

Monday, March 25, 2013, 12:26 AM
Looks like we'll be staying up very late to watch La Salle-Wichita State on Thursday: It's a 10:17 p.m. tipoff - at the earliest - on TBS. All times are Eastern: Thursday, March 28 7:15 p.m.: E2. Miami vs. E3. Marquette at Washington, D.C. (CBS/Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery and Rachel Nichols) 7:47... Read more

Live updates: 2013 NCAA tournament Sunday third round games

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 12:20 AM
UPDATE: Tyrone Garland hit the game-winning shot with 2.5 seconds left to lead La Salle past Mississippi, 76-74, in Kansas City. The Explorers are headed to the Sweet 16 in Los Angeles. They'll play Wichita State in the West Region semifinal on Thursday. The "Southwest Philly Floater," as Garland... Read more

Video: Florida Gulf Coast pulls off stunning NCAA tournament upset of Georgetown in Philly

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 11:15 AM
Add another chapter to Philadelphia's long history with the NCAA tournament. 15-seed Florida Gulf Coast's stunning win over 2-seed Georgetown was one of the great upsets of all time. I talked about the game, as well as San Diego State's win over Oklahoma. We also looked ahead to Duke-Creighton on... Read more

Live updates: 2013 NCAA tournament Saturday third round games

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 10:27 AM
Ready to get this thing going again? The TV schedule is here. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along. Read more

2013 NCAA tournament third round Sunday TV schedule

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 12:41 AM
Click here for Saturday's TV schedule. Sunday (all times are Eastern): 12:15 p.m.: W2. Ohio State vs. W10. Iowa State at Dayton, Ohio (CBS/Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//Tracy Wolfson) 3:06 p.m.: E1. Indiana vs. E9. Temple at Dayton, Ohio (CBS/Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/Tracy Wolfson) 5:25 p.m.: S1. Kansas... Read more
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