Latest Tournament News

Baylor Rides Defense, Three Point Shooting To Program's First-Ever National Championship 86-70 Over GonzagaThe Bears ended Gonzaga's bid for a perfect season with a swarming defense and lights out shooting from deep.
Meet Alanna Campbell, The Brains Behind 'One Shining Moment'Following every national championship game since 1987, "One Shining Moment" is the familiar refrain. It’s become as synonymous with the NCAA Tournament as buzzer-beaters and distraught fans.
Loyola Basketball Coach Porter Moser Reportedly New Coach At OklahomaLoyola University Ramblers' men's basketball coach Porter Moser is reported moving on to coach at the University of Oklahoma. 
Jim Nantz, Calling His 30th Final Four, Says Opportunity To Call Games At Hinkle Fieldhouse 'Blew Me Away'The veteran CBS play-by-play announcer has been the voice of the tournament for three decades now and says calling games at the famed Butler arena 'was a thrill'.
Gonzaga A Big Favorite Entering Final Four But SportsLine's Kenny White Thinks UCLA Can 'Keep It Close' On SaturdayWhile the Bulldogs enter as a 14-point favorite, the trends over the years are in favor of the underdog Bruins entering Saturday's matchup.
Can Gonzaga's Mark Few Finally Win A Championship? CBS' Tracy Wolfson Points To Bulldogs 'Unselfishness' As KeyThe Bulldogs are looking to capture the program's first national title and their willingness to get everybody involved could be the key to getting them there.
Final Four Analysis: Can Gonzaga Finish Off Its Perfect Season?The Bulldogs, 30-0, are looking to become the first team since the 1975-76 Indiana Hoosiers to finish the season undefeated and win the national championship.
2021 Naismith Coach And Player Of The Year Awards To Be Announced Live On CBS Sports Network This Weekend As Part Of 20 Hours Of Final Four CoverageCBS Sports Network is bringing 20 hours of coverage for Final Four weekend as college basketball fans see the season wrap up this weekend.
CBS Sports Caps Final Four Weekend With Three-Hour Block Highlighting HBCUs And Their Impact On College BasketballOn Sunday, April 4, CBS Television Network will feature three hours of programming on HBCUs, their history and contributions to the game.
In Season Of Zooms And Quarantine, USC, UCLA Both Underdogs In First-Ever Joint Elite Eight AppearanceAfter a year that was unlike any other in recent memory, UCLA and USC are both gunning for a spot in the NCAA men's basketball tournament's Final Four.
Baylor Broils No. 3 Razorbacks, Ready For Even Bigger GameBaylor more than lived up to its top-seeded billing, pulling away from No. 3 Arkansas early and then again the second the game got uncomfortably close.
Flashback: The 1st Intercollegiate Basketball Game Was Played At Hamline University In St. PaulBack then, there were no three-pointers. Each bucket counted for a single point. Players weren't allowed to dribble, but rather just pivot and pass.
UCLA, USC Both In Elite Eight In Same Year For First Time EverIf the crosstown rivals were to win, they would face off on Saturday, April 3 in Indianapolis.
UCLA Upsets Alabama To Advance To Elite 8 For First Time Since 2008UCLA scored the first seven points in overtime as it upset Alabama, 88-78, Sunday in an NCAA men's basketball tournament East Regional semifinal to advance to the Elite 8 for the first time since 2008.
NCAA Tournament 2021: Flat Second Half Costs No. 5 Villanova In Sweet 16 Loss To No. 1 BaylorVillanova's season is over after a 62-51 loss to No. 1 Baylor on Saturday night.
Despite Loyola's Loss In Sweet 16, Ramblers Fans Confident They'll Be Back In NCAA Tournament Soon; 'We’re Still Excited'You could definitely feel the mood shift from hopefulness to heartbreak as a Ramblers rally fell short in their 65-58 loss to Oregon State, but fans are confident Sister Jean's squad will be back.
USC Men's Basketball Coach Andy Enfield: 'We Didn't Expect To Beat Kansas By As Many Points As We Did'The USC Men's Basketball head coach talked with Jim Hill about his team advancing to the Sweet 16 and what it will take to make a deep run in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
Gonzaga's Drew Timme Has NCAA Tournament Fandom's AttentionWho would’ve imagined just a few years ago the same young man from Richardson Pearce High School would be closing in on one of the greatest seasons by any team in any sport?
Sweet 16 Analysis: Key Stats, Matchups To Watch In This Weekend's March Madness ActionEight games are set for this Saturday and Sunday to decide who moves on to the regional final. What could be the difference making notes? We took a look at each matchup.
Loyola Ramblers Make Best Of Living Under COVID Protocols As They Practice To Take On Oregon State In Sweet 16The Loyola Ramblers were getting ready Wednesday for their Sweet 16 matchup against Oregon State.
Villanova Basketball In Unfamiliar Underdog Territory Ahead Of Matchup With Top-Seeded BaylorCBS3's Pat Gallen spoke with CBS Sports analyst Clark Kellogg about Villanova being back in a familiar place and how they can continue their run.
'They're A High-Octane Team': UCLA's Mick Cronin Says Alabama's 3-Point Shot, Rebounding Is What Concerns Him Most Ahead Of Sunday's GameUCLA defied expectations by making it to the Sweet 16, but now they face powerhouse Alabama on Sunday, and Coach Mick Cronin minced no words about what his players are facing.
Loyola 2 Wins Away From Repeating Historic Run To NCAA Final FourLoyola is back in the Sweet 16 again.
March Madness: Sweet 16 Matchups, Tip Times, How To WatchThe schedule is set for the Sweet 16 tipping off on Saturday, March 27 on CBS.
'Loss In Productivity' At Work During March Madness Will Lead To 'Refreshed, Happier Workers,' CEO SaysMarch Madness means as people work from home this year, more basketball and less business.
Drexel Ousted By Top-seeded Illinois In 1st NCAA Tournament Appearance Since 1996Illinois cruised past 16th-seeded Drexel 78-49 Friday in the Illini’s first NCAA Tournament game as a No. 1 seed in 16 years.
Jerry Palm Of CBS Sports: Defending Perimeter Key For CU Buffaloes Against GeorgetownThe Colorado Buffaloes are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2016.
March Madness: Will Worker Productivity Suffer During NCAA Tournament?College basketball fans will spend hours watching the NCAA Tournament, and some of that will likely come during work hours.
March Madness: Boston College Head Coach Earl Grant Breaks Down Unique Nature Of 2021 NCAA TournamentWBZ-TV and CBSN are welcoming new Boston College head coach Earl Grant as a guest analyst to break down the bracket action throughout this year's tournament, and he tipped things off on Friday by discussing the unique atmosphere that players will be dealing with this year.
Loyola Back In NCAA Tourney For First Time Since 2018, But Being Back In Is Not EnoughThe Ramblers are back in the NCAA Tourney for the first time since going to the Final Four in 2018.