Posts Tagged "college basketball"
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    Kentucky’s no-look heave into own basket FTW! The Wildcats are going to be fun this year.

    Kentucky’s no-look heave into own basket FTWThe Wildcats are going to be fun this year.

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    Syracuse locked down Marquette and a spot in the Final Four.

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    You want the best moves in college basketball? Look to the bench.
The best sideline celebrations (in GIFs) in the NCAA tournament.

    You want the best moves in college basketball? Look to the bench.

    The best sideline celebrations (in GIFs) in the NCAA tournament.

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    Oh … oh.

    Kentucky lost to Robert Morris in the NIT, and some pranksters won’t let them forget it

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    Spend Some Time With These Weekend Reads

    Each Friday, we’ll handpick some of our favorite longer stories for your weekend reading pleasure. Grab one now, or fire up your favorite time-shifted reading service.

    We’re Going Streaking!

    What are the chances both streaks could make it to their respective season’s end? Bentley University math professor Richard J. Cleary pegs that at one in 250,000. “Better than the chances of winning the lottery,” he says, “but not very likely.”

    (— Erik Brady, Kevin Allen and Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Sports

    If you like sports history, read this.

    The Longest Minute in Sports

    The final minute of a college basketball game can be the most exciting or excruciating hour in all of sports.

    (Mike Tanier, Sports on Earth)

    Why does the final minute so long? If you’ve ever wondered, read this.

    On Fathers and Sons

    There’s an old joke about why coaches who coach their sons have such a big recruiting advantage. The punch line: “I sleep with his mother.”

    (— Erik Brady, USA TODAY Sports)

    Your heartwarming read of the week.

    Smells Like Team Spirit

    Really, now. Could anybody seriously hate on this team? If you’re not careful, this bunch can make you start gushing.

    (— Chuck Culpepper, Sports on Earth)

    You don’t have to like the Nats, to like this great Spring Training story.

    It’s Still Awesome, Baby!

    Dick Vitale is still absolutely irresistible, in spite of himself.

    (Will Leitch, Sports on Earth)

    Dickie V. is calling his first final four, so read this.

    Got a great long read from this week? Share it, won’t you?

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    Georgia Tech gave No. 7 Miami its first home loss of the season in spectacular fashion.

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