March Madness

Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys shoots as Deuce Bello #14 of the Baylor Bears defends during the quarterfinal game of the 2013 Men's Big 12 Championships at Sprint Center on March 14, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Baylor Rally Comes Up Short Against No. 14 Cowboys

After leading the Bears on a mighty second-half comeback against No. 14 Oklahoma State, and scoring 31 points in the game, Jackson could only wonder what might have been following a 74-72 loss to the Cowboys in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.

03/15/2013

NCAA Bracket

Odds Of Picking A Perfect Bracket? 9.2 Quintillion To 1

If you knew nothing about basketball and randomly filled out a bracket, your odds would be 9.2 quintillion to one.

03/12/2013

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Will March Be Madness After Wild Season?

College basketball fans with fond memories of the wild 2011 NCAA tournament may have forgotten this fact: A mostly tranquil regular season led up to it, with the four top seeds combining for just 13 loses.

03/11/2013

Sunrise Near Decatur

Spring Forward Weekend: My Top 10 CBS Contemplations

Ready or not, March Madness is upon us. Liberty has already made the tournament, with a record 20 losses.

03/11/2013

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SEC Scrambling For NCAA Berths

With only one team ranked in the Top 25, the No. 5 Florida Gators, the SEC could have three or fewer teams in the NCAA tournament for only the second time in 23 years even if there’s others holding out hope.

02/19/2013

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March Madness’ Sweet 16: My Top 10 CBS Contemplations

At least I was right about being wrong. Toldja I annually suck at brackets and, sure enough, after one weekend Iā€™m done. Kaput.

03/19/2012

Kyle O'Quinn #10 and Brandon Wheeless #24 of the Norfolk State Spartans celebrate after they won 86-84 against the Missouri Tigers.  (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

No. 2 Seed Mizzou Falls To No. 15 Norfolk St 86-84 In NCAA Tournament

Missouri coach Frank Haith implored his team not to overlook Norfolk State. He spent all week trying to prove to his players that the Spartans were better than a No. 15 seed.

03/16/2012

Texas Longhorns v Iowa State Cyclones

Texas, Cincinnati Grow Up On Path To NCAA tourney

With six freshmen, Texas coach Rick Barnes planned on the Longhorns needing more than one year to come of age.

03/15/2012

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Running Down The NCAA Tournament

Last season seemed like a confluence of chaos, but this year’s bracket has the potential to match it after the top four teams in the AP Top 25 went down last week.

03/14/2012

NCAA Men's Championship

Spring Insanity

With trees blooming and upsets looming, March and its Madness is the best time of the year.

03/13/2012

NCAA Bracket

Picking Perfect Bracket A Tough Numbers Game

If you were to stack the amount of paper it would take to fill in every bracket with every possibility among the 68 teams who will play 67 games over the next three weeks, it would not fit inside the universe.

03/12/2012

The NCAA logo on the court of the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks. (CBSDFW.com photo/Ryan Crowe)

NCAA Teams Have Extra Time In Tournament

Some coaches think the added time allows them to lean more heavily on their starters because they’re getting more rest.

03/12/2012

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