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  1. games
    What Happened to College Basketball?The sport, already fading in relevance, is paying a big price for being second fiddle to football.
  2. games
    The Year March Madness Went Too MadWith a surfeit of Cinderella stories in the men’s tournament, look to the women’s Final Four for excitement.
  3. games
    Who You Should Root for in March Madness (Not Alabama)This year’s tournament has been characteristically exhilarating so far. Let’s just hope a certain team doesn’t win it all.
  4. games
    March Madness Is Perfect, So of Course They’re Trying to Ruin ItBig universities want to expand the tournament, which would make the Cinderella stories everyone loves much less likely to happen.
  5. march madness
    A Night With the Basketball Team That Shocked the WorldThe last St. Peter’s home game in Jersey City drew 577 fans. Now the Peacocks are a win from advancing to the Final Four as a No. 15 seed.
  6. games
    Who You Should Root For in March Madness (Not Duke)A totally harmless guide for the extremely casual fan.
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    March Madness Is Back, Outbreaks Be DamnedThe NCAA won’t let COVID ruin its cash cow a second time.
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    COVID Is an Existential Crisis for College BasketballThanks to unlucky timing, no sport has been as badly hit by the pandemic.
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    The End of an Era in College BasketballNCAA basketball used to be a place where fans could see future NBA stars. No longer.
  10. games
    College Basketball Is on Trial, But Its Victims Are the Ones Being ProsecutedEven federal prosecutors have a hard time explaining why they’re doing the NCAA’s dirty work.
  11. politics
    Bobby Knight to Endorse Donald Trump at Indiana RallyOver the weekend, Trump praised the intense former Indiana University basketball coach, calling him “tough, smart, strong.”
  12. the sports section
    See the Craziest Reactions to Villanova’s Bonkers Title-Winning Buzzer-BeaterCharles Barkley was really, really excited.
  13. the sports section
    15-Seed Middle Tennessee Shocks Michigan StateIt’s one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history.
  14. the sports section
    Can Chris Mullin Save St. John’s Basketball?The most celebrated player in school history returns to his alma mater as head coach.
  15. Friday’s Best March Madness VinesWe’re down to 32 teams.
  16. the sports section
    Thursday’s Best March Madness VinesThursday was one of the most exciting days in tournament history.
  17. the sports section
    Coach Falls Off Chair While Celebrating WinMarch madness!
  18. the national interest
    Obama Proposes Terrible Idea to Change College BasketballIt’s supply-side economics for hoops.
  19. the sports section
    Men’s College Basketball Has an Openly Gay Player Now, TooUMass guard Derrick Gordon comes out.
  20. the sports section
    UConn Advances to Final Four in Front of ‘Home’ Crowd at MSGHuskies fans take over the Garden.
  21. the sports section
    March Madness GIF-cap: Highs and Lows From Sunday’s GamesIncluding Baylor demolishing Creighton.
  22. the sports section
    Miss Saturday’s March Madness? Here’s a GIF-capDown goes Syracuse.
  23. Miss Friday’s March Madness? Here’s a GIF-capThat guy who picked Mercer is feeling pretty good.
  24. the sports section
    March Madness GIF-cap: Highs and Lows from Thursday’s GamesFrom North Dakota State’s upset to Aaron Craft’s final shot.
  25. the sports section
    How to Sound Smart About March MadnessA guide for fans who only pay attention to college basketball for the next three weeks.
  26. the sports section
    How to Use Stats to Win Your March Madness PoolYou’re probably not going to claim Warren Buffett’s billion-dollar prize, but you can still beat your co-workers.
  27. the sports section
    Rutgers Has Fired Mike RiceThe coach is out a day after the release of a video of him acting like a psycho at practices.
  28. the sports section
    Here Are Some Other Things That Will Get You Suspended Three Games in the NCAAClerical errors! Discounted birthday parties!
  29. the sports section
    Hey, Let Harvard Alumni Have Their Fun This MorningHarvard wins!
  30. the sports section
    Ranking the NCAA Teams by Victory Thrill FactorWho do you want to win? Here’s a guide.
  31. the sports section
    Better Know Your LIU Brooklyn BlackbirdsLIU Brooklyn plays tonight.
  32. the sports section
    Who Needs Football?: Why the New Big East Is a Hoops Junkie’s DreamFootball is king, but not in the new Big East.
  33. the sports section
    5 Tips for Filling Out Your NCAA Hoops BracketIt’s tourney time.
  34. the sports section
    There Are TWO Awesome Tourneys in NYC Right NowAll right, so it’s probably the Big East.
  35. college basketball
    Nobody Cares What You Think of Court-StormingUnless you’re a college student.
  36. the sports section
    Syracuse Stays Up Late at Garden in Epic Six-Overtime WinThe Orange didn’t put away UConn until 1:22 this morning.
  37. the sports section
    St. John’s Basketball Has Its MomentAnd today it may well end — for now.