Behind every well-oiled basketball program lies the backbone of the day-to-day operations: the student managers. In this spotlight feature, we take a peak behind the curtain of college basketball’s most thankless job.
The Weave got an exclusive look at the USBWA College Basketball Awards Monday evening, hosted by the Missouri Athletic Club in downtown St. Louis, which served as the grand finale to a memorable 2019 college hoops campaign.
The best way to deal with the sadness and emptiness that comes with the end of another college hoops season is by looking ahead to next year, so Jim put together a bracket based on the very little info we have thus far…
In the national title game that CBS and Turner have long been praying for, we get a defensive matchup for the ages: Virginia against Texas Tech. Tony Bennett against Chris Beard. Which school will bring home its first ever national championship?
Texas Tech used its stifling defense to send the Spartans home packing. Here’s how the late night Final Four contest unfolded.
First came the controversy… then came the clutch…
10 years from now, how will we remember Virginia’s Houdini-esque escape from Auburn?
Two fundamentally sound teams square off in a game that promises to reward all basketball fans.
Survive and advance. That’s the script Auburn and Virginia stuck to over the weekend, as both needed overtime to keep their NCAA title hopes from flatlining. With a new lease on life, the orange-shaded squadrons will duke it out for a chance to play for all the marbles in the first matchup of Saturday’s double header in Minneapolis.
An all-SEC regional final awaits in the Midwest, where Kentucky’s interior strength will battle Auburn’s perimeter flamethrowing. Which one will advance to Minneapolis?
The best offense and best defense clash in tonight’s first Elite Eight contest. Gonzaga is searching for its second Final Four berth in three years, while Texas Tech is looking for its first ever appearance in America’s greatest finale.
Coach K has won 11 of the 12 meetings between these two legends of the profession, but Tom Izzo has a hot Spartan team playing confidently and ready to take down the Goliaths that are Duke and Zion. Who will cut down the nets in the nation’s capital?
Virginia and Purdue both survived major tests of incredibly different varieties in the Sweet 16, and they’ll meet for a chance to break loooong Final Four droughts on both sides. Which long-suffering fan base will need to make Minneapolis travel arrangements?