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Final Four TV schedule

Monday, March 28, 2011, 7:11 AM
CBS will hit the air at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time with a two-hour pregame show live from Reliant Stadium. Greg Anthony, Charles Barkley, Seth Davis and Kenny Smith will join Greg Gumbel on the studio set. Just after 6:00 p.m., the time will come to throw the ball up in the air for one of the great Final... Read more

NCAA Tournament Regional Final TV schedule

Saturday, March 26, 2011, 6:45 AM
Whether you like mid-major insurgents or established powerhouses, there will be some very good hoops today and tomorrow. Which teams do you think will advance to the Final Four in Houston? Saturday, March 26 Southeast Region at New Orleans, La. (Gus Johnson, Len Elmore, Reggie Miller and Marty Snider) 8... Read more

Q&A with Ivy League executive director Robin Harris

Friday, March 25, 2011, 1:28 AM
Warning: As happens on here every once in a while, this is a long post. I've been meaning to put it up for some time, but I wasn't able to get it all together until now. Even though we're already halfway through the Sweet 16, allow me to take you back for a moment to the day before Selection Sunday... Read more

NCAA Tournament Round of 16 TV schedule

Monday, March 21, 2011, 12:23 AM
Gus Johnson is going to New Orleans to call Jimmer Fredette's next game. Hold on to your hats, especially if Brigham Young beats Florida. We could have a Southeast Regional Final between BYU and Butler. That would be epic. Thursday, March 24 West Region at Anaheim, Calif. (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery... Read more

Schedule for Sunday's NCAA Tournament games

Saturday, March 19, 2011, 1:27 AM
East (Newark, N.J.) Region At Charlotte, N.C. (Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg and Tracy Wolfson) 7. Washington vs. 2. North Carolina, 12:15 PM (CBS) At Cleveland, Ohio (Gus Johnson, Len Elmore and Marty Snider) 8. George Mason vs. 9. Ohio State, 5:15 p.m. (CBS) 11. Marquette vs. 3. Syracuse, 7:35 p.m... Read more

Villanova's worst loss yet?

Friday, March 18, 2011, 4:56 PM
I picked George Mason to beat Villanova in my bracket, but I certainly didn't expect a Wildcats collapse quite like that. With 3:53 left in the game and 'Nova winning 52-46, stats guru Ken Pomeroy tweeted that the Wildcats had an 80 percent chance to win. As probabilities go, that's pretty high. Jay... Read more

Live updates: NCAA Tournament Second Round Day 2

Friday, March 18, 2011, 9:38 AM
Will we get the drama of yesterday's afternoon session games, or the relative dullness of the night session games (other than Michigan State-UCLA)? It's time to find out. I can't help thinking that the one game of major local interest is going to be one of the better ones today. George Mason is a... Read more

Schedule for Saturday's NCAA Tournament games

Friday, March 18, 2011, 12:22 AM
All times are Eastern, and most of them are approximate. West Virginia-Kentucky, Temple-San Diego State and Butler-Pittsburgh should be hard start times because of their respective channels' television broadcast windows. East (Newark, N.J.) Region At Tampa, Fla. (Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel and David... Read more

Princeton valiant, but falls to Kentucky

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 8:28 PM
Princeton gave Kentucky everything it could handle and then some in Tampa today. The Tigers, who were making their first NCAA Tournament appearance in seven years, fell short only by a Brandon Knight floater high off the glass in the game's final seconds. The 59-57 final score is a reasonable reflection... Read more

DeChellis: Penn State gave 'all I can ask'

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 7:26 PM
Amid the delirium of Temple's win, there was a losing team on the other side of the floor. It so happens that said team was one that just a few of you pay attention to. So here's the transcript of Penn State's postgame press conference, courtesy of ASAP Sports. On the dais were coach Ed DeChellis... Read more
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