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Alabama Negotiating Buyout With Coach Avery Johnson
  • College Basketball
  • March 22, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Alabama Negotiating Buyout With Coach Avery Johnson

Alabama is negotiating a buyout with Coach Avery Johnson and an agreement could be reached as soon as Friday, sources told Stadium. Johnson has gone to the NCAA Tournament just once in four seasons and the Crimson Tide was a major disappointment this year, finishing 18-16 overall, 8-10 in the SEC and losing to Norfolk […]

LSU AD on Will Wade: ‘I Wish He’d Come In and Tell the Truth’
  • College Basketball
  • March 21, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

LSU AD on Will Wade: ‘I Wish He’d Come In and Tell the Truth’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Moments after LSU earned its first NCAA tournament win in a decade, Tigers Athletic Director Joe Alleva heaped a bunch of praise on team leader Skylar Mays and the rest of the players before telling Stadium that Will Wade’s indefinite suspension won’t change unless he sits down with the school. “I don’t […]

When Is March Madness? 2019 NCAA Tournament Schedule, Dates, Times, Locations, Broadcast Crews
  • College Basketball
  • March 21, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

When Is March Madness? 2019 NCAA Tournament Schedule, Dates, Times, Locations, Broadcast Crews

The 2019 NCAA Tournament was unveiled on Selection Sunday and Duke, Virginia, North Carolina and Gonzaga are the four No. 1 seeds. You can read our bracket reactions and region-by-region breakdown here. [RELATED: Here’s What You Hear When You Sit Courtside] NCAA Tournament play will officially kick off with the First Four in Dayton, Ohio, […]

Here Are the Best Photos From the 2019 NCAA Tournament
  • College Basketball
  • March 21, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Here Are the Best Photos From the 2019 NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Tournament provides incredible moments and displays of emotion, ranging from when Cinderella teams experience their first trip to the Big Dance to seniors coming to the realization that their college careers are coming to an end as their teams face an insurmountable deficit in the final minutes. For every NCAA Tournament matchup, starting […]

One Key Number From Every NCAA Tournament First Round Game
  • College Basketball
  • March 21, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

One Key Number From Every NCAA Tournament First Round Game

No. 3 Purdue def. No. 14 Old Dominion 61-48 23 – That’s the number of shots Purdue guard Carsen Edwards needed Thursday night to score 26 points. Edwards is an amazing talent. He was recently recognized as a unanimous First Team All-Big Ten selection. But his shot load has been astronomical at times this season […]

Previewing No. 4 Kansas State vs. No. 13 UC Irvine: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • March 21, 2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Previewing No. 4 Kansas State vs. No. 13 UC Irvine: Date, Time, Players to Watch

The Wildcats helped end Kansas’ 14-year Big 12 regular season title streak thanks to their strong returning cast that went to the Elite 8 last season. Dean Wade’s health is key for how far Kansas State can go, but the team has plenty of talent and experience to make it to the second weekend even […]

Previewing No. 8 Ole Miss vs. No. 9 Oklahoma: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • March 20, 2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Previewing No. 8 Ole Miss vs. No. 9 Oklahoma: Date, Time, Players to Watch

The Rebels did just enough in Year 1 under Kermit Davis to get into the dance while the Sooners were able to mitigate their conference struggles with a strong non-conference resume. That being said, both teams are entering the tournament struggling. Ole Miss has lost four of its last five while Oklahoma has dropped three […]

Previewing No. 7 Cincinnati vs. No. 10 Iowa: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • March 20, 2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Previewing No. 7 Cincinnati vs. No. 10 Iowa: Date, Time, Players to Watch

The Bearcats and Hawkeyes enter the dance on completely different tracks. Cincinnati is rolling after winning eight of its last 10 games while Iowa comes in as losers in six of its last 10. The Bearcats feature a dominant defense while the Hawkeyes bring an efficient offense. Overview Date/Time: Friday, March 22, 12:15 p.m. ET […]

Previewing No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 9 Baylor: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • March 20, 2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Previewing No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 9 Baylor: Date, Time, Players to Watch

The Orange are back in the dance after seemingly being on the bubble. The Bears were able to navigate through the Big 12 with enough victories to secure an at-large bid. This 8 vs. 9 matchup features two zone-heavy teams and should be a low-scoring slugfest. Overview Date/Time: Thursday, March 21, 9:57 p.m. ET kenpom.com […]

Previewing No. 4 Florida State vs. No. 13 Vermont: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • March 20, 2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Previewing No. 4 Florida State vs. No. 13 Vermont: Date, Time, Players to Watch

The Seminoles and Catamounts both made runs in their respective conference tournaments heading into this matchup. Florida State got edged out by Duke in the ACC Tournament while Vermont won the American East Tournament. Overview Date/Time: Thursday, March 21, 2:00 p.m. ET kenpom.com projection: Florida State def. Vermont 72-62 Betting Line: Florida State -9 (Westgate […]

Previewing No. 5 Auburn vs. No. 12 New Mexico State: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • College Basketball
  • March 20, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Previewing No. 5 Auburn vs. No. 12 New Mexico State: Date, Time, Players to Watch

Two of the hottest teams entering the NCAA Tournament will meet Thursday afternoon in Salt Lake City. Conference tournament champions Auburn and New Mexico State will play in the 5/12 game in the Midwest. Historically, No. 5 seeds have won in the first round roughly 65 percent of the time, so odds are that at […]

Previewing No. 4 Kansas vs. No. 13 Northeastern: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • College Basketball
  • March 20, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Previewing No. 4 Kansas vs. No. 13 Northeastern: Date, Time, Players to Watch

Two No. 13 seeds upset a No. 4 seed in last year’s NCAA Tournament – Buffalo over Arizona and Marshall over Wichita State – and while it’s rare that two No. 13 seeds advance in the same year, it’s perhaps more common than you might think that teams on that seed line make the second […]

Previewing No. 6 Iowa State vs. No. 11 Ohio State: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • March 20, 2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Previewing No. 6 Iowa State vs. No. 11 Ohio State: Date, Time, Players to Watch

The Cyclones won the Big 12 Tournament, but had lost three straight heading into the competition. The Buckeyes were on the bubble for most of the season, but beat fellow bubble team Indiana to essentially secure their spot in the dance. Overview Date/Time: Friday, March 22, 9:50 p.m. ET kenpom.com projections: Iowa State def. Ohio […]

Previewing No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Florida: Date, Time, Players to Watch
  • College Basketball
  • March 20, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Previewing No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Florida: Date, Time, Players to Watch

No. 10 seeds have won roughly 38 percent of their first-round games against No. 7 seeds historically so that alone makes No. 7 seed Nevada vs. No. 10 seed Florida a game to keep an eye on. But the contrast in perception between the two teams for most of the season makes this Thursday evening […]

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