College Basketball

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 12: Dylan Ennis #31 celebrates with JayVaughn Pinkston #22 of the Villanova Wildcats against the Marquette Golden Eagles during a quarterfinal game of the Big East basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Villanova Demolishes Marquette, 84-49, In Big East Quarters

The Wildcats took down Marquette in the Big East Tournament on Thursday.


Penn Coach Jerome Allen (credit: Pennsylvania Athletics)

Penn Loses To Princeton In Jerome Allen’s Final Game As Coach

Princeton topped Penn 73-52 in Jerome Allen’s final game as Penn coach.


LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: The Kentucky Wildcats beat the Florida Gators 67-50 at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky finished the regular season 31-0. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein: Here Comes Selection Sunday

We’re just days from Selection Sunday and it’s looking more and more like the Wildcats and Badgers will be in the same region in the NCAA Tournament. We discuss that plus Murray State’s heartbreaking loss, Davidson’s rise, in addition to a visit from Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg.


Villanova's Darrun Hilliard addresses reporters as the team get set for the Big East Tournament. (credit: Ed Benkin/KYW)

Wildcats Hoping For Happier Ending At Big East Tournament

Villanova will enter the Big East Tourney with the top seed.


VILLANOVA, PA - JANUARY 10: Darrun Hilliard #4 of the Villanova Wildcats dunks the ball against the DePaul Blue Demons on January 10, 2015 at the the Pavilion in Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Villanova’s Hilliard And Arcidiacono Earn First Team All-Big East Honors

Ryan Arcidiacono and Darrun Hilliard were both named to the All-Big East first team.


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Nick Lindner Gives Lafayette Patriot League Home Court Advantage

After a big win this weekend on the road against top-seed Bucknell, Lafayette will now host defending Patriot League champion American in the Patriot League championship game Wednesday night. Win and Lafayette will go dancing looking to play the role of Cinderella with hopes the slipper will fit. With sophomore point guard Nick Lindner stepping up in a big way down the stretch, who knows just what story will unfold for Lafayette.


LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: Andrew Harrison #5 (left) and Trey Lyles #41 (right) of the Kentucky Wildcats talk to the crowd following the game against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 67-50 to finish the regular 31-0. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Five Things: First Teams Clinch NCAA Tournament Bids

It’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.


Penn State G D.J. Newbill. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Newbill’s Buzzer-Beater Lifts Penn State Over Minnesota

D.J. Newbill hit a three at the buzzer to lift Penn State over Minnesota on Sunday.


Penn freshman guard Antonio Woods. (Photo credit: Penn Athletics)

Penn Defeats Cornell 78-72

Penn defeated Cornell on Saturday night for their second straight win.


La Salle Head Coach John Giannini. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

La Salle Upsets Dayton 55-53

Jordan Price scored 21 points to lead La Salle to victory over Dayton.


Head coach Phil Martelli of the Saint Joseph's Hawks.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Rhode Island Earns 78-68 Win Over Saint Joseph’s

Rhode Island rallied in the final period to beat Saint Joseph’s 78-68.


Will Cummings File Photo (Credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Temple Tops UConn 75-63

Temple picked up a big win on Saturday over UConn.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 7: JayVaughn Pinkston #22 of the Villanova Wildcats takes a shot as Joey De La Rosa #34 of the St. John's Red Storm defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on March 7, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

No. 4 Villanova Dominates St. John’s 105-68

Villanova continued their winning ways on Saturday as they topped St. John’s.


Drexel head coach Bruiser Flint (credit: Rich Schmitt Photography)

Drexel Gets Upset By Charleston In First Round Of CAA Tournament

Drexel blew a halftime lead to lose to Charleston in the first round of the CAA Tournament.


Penn freshman guard Antonio Woods. (Photo credit: Penn Athletics)

Penn Pulls Out Win Over Columbia, 54-46

Penn ended their losing streak with a 54-46 win over Columbia.