College Basketball

James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts against the Connecticut Huskies during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James Young

Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.

04/08/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Aaron Harrison #2, Alex Poythress #22 and Andrew Harrison #5. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of Age

Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.

04/04/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 and the Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays Off

The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.

04/03/2014

Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.

04/01/2014

Kevin Canevari #3 of the Mercer Bears celebrates with teammates after defeating the Duke Blue Devils 78-71 in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: More Madness This March Than In Years Past

Felger, Mazz and Beetle discuss what a great weekend it was for men’s college basketball.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/24/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after a play on November 8, 2013 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Playing The Lottery: Who Celtics Fans Should Be Watching During NCAA Tournament

With college basketball superstars being the center of attention in the NCAA tournament, Celtics fans will be eagerly paying attention the next two weeks to which player could be the potential future of the franchise.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/20/2014

Siyani Chambers #1 talks with head coach Tommy Amaker of the Harvard Crimson on March 23, 2013. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Harvard’s Tommy Amaker A Prime Candidate For BC Job

With Steve Donahue out at BC the search starts for the next man in charge of the basketball team, and Joe Sullivan of the Boston Globe thinks the university won’t have to look very far to find him.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/20/2014

Duke's Jabari Parker, Kentucky's Julius Randle & Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid of Kansas. (Getty Images)

Ainge Looking For ‘Mental And Physical Toughness’ During NCAA Tourney

While the Celtics VP of Basketball Operations hasn’t drafted a player solely on his performance in March Madness, Danny Ainge says you can find out a lot about the makeup of a player during this time of year.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/20/2014

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