CBS Sports and Turner Sports announced on Tuesday a format tweak for the Selection Show, which will air Sunday, March 11, at 6 p.m. ET. We will also look at SC and its quest to repeat, and provide region-by-region breakdowns.
"I just think at this time of the year you want to keep your guys on edge but you also want to be smart, " Painter said.
MI head coach John Beilein, left, celebrates with MI forward Moritz Wagner (13) after MI beat Purdue 75-66 to win the NCAA Big Ten Conference tournament championship game Sunday in NY. Still, the team got to Washington and ripped off four straight wins to grab an NCAA bid. Preseason favorite Kentucky (21-10) is the No. 4 seed, its eight league losses its most since 2008-09, the past year of the short-lived Billy Gillispie era.
Now, after losing to MI in the Big Ten Tournament championship game Sunday, the Boilermakers will have 11 or 12 days off before opening play in the NCAA Tournament.
Top-seeded Augustana opens up the 2018 NCAA D-II Women's Basketball Tournament in a contest with eighth-seeded Lindenwood today at 5:30 PM in the Elmen Center. That point wasn't lost on Thompson.
Gonzaga wasn't the only team to officially earn an NCAA tournament berth Tuesday, with the automatic bid recipients being determined in the Colonial, Horizon, Northeast and Summit leagues as well. Each of your winning picks will be given points and with each tournament, the points increase with winning.
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No. 8 Cincinnati and No. 11 Wichita State met over the weekend to determine the American Athletic Conference regular-season title. Only time will tell as fans get ready to cheer on their favorite teams during this exciting month. The tourney kicks off at noon with a first-round game on CBS.
In their paper, "Modeling the NCAA basketball tournament selection process using a decision tree", computer science professor Sheldon H. Jacobson and former graduate student Shouvik Dutta created a decision-tree model to simulate the process used by the tournament's selection committee.
Researchers at outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas cite one estimate that the productivity loss to employers totals $2.3 billion an hour in time their employees spend engaged with March Madness.
Perhaps the biggest shock of the entire week of conference tournament play was seeing the Blue Raiders lose to Southern Miss in the Conference USA quarterfinals.
The NCAA March Madness Live streaming service is launching a new feature this year that will make following the first days of the tournament easier than ever. The Bearcats head to the AAC Tournament with wins in their past four games - impressive considering that came after consecutive losses to Houston and the Shockers.
This year's SEC Tournament has the potential to be incredible.