Coaches have been free to leave for another job without penalty forever. Now players have the same right. So coaches need to quit complaining and embrace the new reality.
Dominic Barley and Terry Gomez got the help they needed to split Station Casinos’ March Madness contest for more than $20,000 each.
The NCAA could go to single sites for the later rounds of its men’s basketball tournament, but likely not until at least the 2026-27 academic year.
Moments from March Madness — some shining, some a bit dull around the edges — that made the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments worth remembering.
William Hill made Gonzaga the +550 favorite to win the 2022 national title and Baylor the +850 second choice. The Bears beat the Bulldogs in Monday’s final.
Baylor’s blowout victory over Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament championship game Monday produced a mixed bag of results at Las Vegas sportsbooks.
Baylor raced out a 9-0 lead in the game’s first 2½ minutes and never trailed. The Bears led by 19 midway through the first half, the largest deficit Gonzaga had faced all season.
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Haley Jones scored 17 points and Stanford beat Arizona 54-53, giving the Cardinal and coach Tara VanDerveer their first national championship in 29 years on Sunday night.
Gonzaga is a consensus 4½-point favorite over Baylor in Monday’s NCAA championship game. The Bears are by far the best outcome on futures bets for Las Vegas sportsbooks.
Gonzaga freshman Jalen Suggs banked in a shot at the buzzer from just inside the halfcourt logo Saturday night to lift the Zags to a 93-90 overtime win over UCLA and move them one win away from an undefeated season and a national title.
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“UNLV would destroy Gonzaga. It’s just not fair. … It was a totally different era,” says veteran basketball journalist and author Dan Wetzel.
That UNLV team was ranked No. 1 all season and had just one game decided by fewer than 10 points. Three of the NBA’s top 12 draft picks that year played for Jerry Tarkanian.
In a span of 11 days that began Thursday, fans and bettors can feast their eyes on a smorgasbord of baseball, the Final Four and NCAA championship and the Masters.