Andrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
Here is a list of things that you must have to ensure that you never have to leave your station (whether it be a recliner, couch or bean bag chair) for the first two days of March Madness.
The Bears, who since their NIT runner-up finish in 2009 have made it two NCAA regional finals, had bigger aspirations this season than a No. 2 seed in the NIT.
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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.
Elston Turner scored 22 points even with his broken left pinkie wrapped up in a splint, and the Texas A&M Aggies beat Auburn 71-62 Wednesday night in their first Southeastern Conference tournament game.
Myck Kabongo had 16 points and six assists for Texas which used a late run to beat TCU 70-57 on Wednesday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
After months stuck in mediocrity, the Big 12 is starting to show a glimmer of promise as the NCAA tournament approaches.
The top-ranked and defending national champion Lady Bears have a couple of days off after winning their third Big 12 tournament title in a row, to go with three consecutive regular-season championships.
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.
The Big 12 women’s tournament could be like the regular season: an exercise to determine who finishes second to Baylor.
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.