Villanova Tries To Avoid Another Upset On Opening WeekendCarlik Jones' phone has exploded since he hit the 3-pointer at the buzzer that sent Radford into the NCAA Tournament.
Things To Know About NCAA Tourney: No. 1s Remember The AlamoKansas, Villanova, Virginia and Xavier — the No. 1 seeds in this year's NCAA Tournament — should remember the Alamo.
Xavier Hosts Villanova In Top-5 Matchup On SaturdayVillanova and Xavier were among the four teams to earn No. 1 seeds in the NCAA's preliminary rankings before Selection Sunday.
No. 1 Villanova Thumps Creighton 98-78 For 8th Straight WinCollin Gillespie squeezed a stress ball in his dorm room to improve the grip on his injured left hand. Now he has a hold on the role as Villanova's sixth man — healthy and hopeful he can do his part to lead the Wildcats to yet another Big East title.
Busted Brackets; The Drive - 03/20/17Dave, Kayte, and Nate recap the weekend and set up the week on The Drive.
Rising Star: Villanova Guard Phil BoothThe sophomore from Baltimore hit the second-biggest shot of the game for Villanova (it was, admittedly, a very distant second).
Five Things: Best NCAA Championship Game Ever?Villanova claimed its second national championship last night with a 77-74 victory over North Carolina on a buzzer-beating three from Kris Jenkins.
5 Things: Final Four Margin Of Victory Record ObliteratedVillanova blasted Oklahoma 95-51, a semifinal record for margin, and North Carolina topped Syracuse 83-66. It sets up what should be—what we hope will be—a competitive final tonight.
Top Seeds Of The NCAA Bracket Revealed
Rothstein: Friday's NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Best Bet For An Upset & MoreDon't be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
Big East: One More Time, With FeelingThe death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.