This is why we watch.
The Madness received its nickname from the craziness that surrounds the NCAA tournament. While millions of confident fans predict brackets, there are almost always multiple cross-outs and red “Xs” by the tournament’s end (and usually well before). These are due to the numerous upsets that occur in the tournament each year. Underdogs beat favorites and even become “Cinderella” stories on some occasions, making for some of the most memorable sports moments of all time. Read More »
/ Feb 5, 2012 / 1:02 am
Kevin Love (photo. Blake Peterson)
Forget Steve Nash and Baron Davis. Jeremy Lin is taking over NYC. The Knicks survived New Jersey 99-92, and it was their popular bench warmer who had the city juiced. Deron Williams (21 points, 11 assists), the former best point guard in the world, was getting worked over by Lin (25 points, five rebounds, seven assists) down the stretch. Jumpers. Pick-n-rolls Everything was out of wack for New York. Carmelo (3-for-15) couldn’t make a shot, and Amar’e Stoudemire wasn’t much better, but Lin was pulling out reverses, and after a three-point play, Tyson Chandler was doing the Brandy Reed celebration from back in the day … Read More »
photo. The State
I thought they only did stuff like this in football.
If you missed it, on Tuesday night unranked South Carolina knocked off No. 1 Kentucky in one of the most electric college basketball games of the season so far. As the Gamecocks were putting the finishing touches on the W in the second half, star guard Devan Downey (30 pts) urged the fans to come celebrate on the court, and after the final buzzer, they obliged.
As it turns out, one of the things that makes college hoops great is frowned upon by the SEC. Read More »