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USA Basketball Men's National Team Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Stephen Curry #43 listen to Lt. General Robert Caslen Jr. speak on August 18, 2014 at West Point in New York, New York. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Army Grad Coach K Returns To West Point With USA Team

Krzyzewski returned to his alma mater on Monday with the U.S. national team, which toured the campus, ate lunch with cadets in the mess hall and held an open practice for military personnel and families.

08/18/2014

Former Citigroup and Time Warner chairman Dick Parsons held his first press conference Monday as the Clippers interim CEO. (Photo credit: CBS)

Clippers CEO Dick Parsons Clarifies College Hoops Experience

The interim chief executive of the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday responded to a report questioning his playing experience by saying he played one season of freshman basketball at the University of Hawaii and wasn’t very good.

05/22/2014

James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts against the Connecticut Huskies during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James Young

Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.

04/08/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats defends against Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

UConn Wins NCAA Title Over Kentucky, 60-54

Poised and experienced, UConn won its second national championship in four years, outlasting Kentucky and its stable of freshmen Monday night.

04/07/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Aaron Harrison #2, Alex Poythress #22 and Andrew Harrison #5. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of Age

Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.

04/04/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 and the Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays Off

The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.

04/03/2014

Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.

04/01/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Zach LaVine #14 of the UCLA Bruins shoots against Tanner Clayton #30 of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in the first half during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 23, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

UCLA Defeats Stephen F. Austin To Reach Sweet 16 For 1st Time Since ’08

Jordan Adams scored 19 points and UCLA beat Stephen F. Austin 77-60 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008.

03/23/2014

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Light On Local Teams, West Coast Tourney Locations Are A Bargain For NCAA Tournament Tickets

The close proximity to campus has led to Buffalo being amongst the most expensive host sites for the 2nd and 3rd round, with an average ticket price across all three sessions of $214.89.

03/20/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans goes up for a shot as Jordan Morgan #52 of the Michigan Wolverines defends during the 2014 Big Ten Men's Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Las Vegas Bookies Favoring Some NCAA Seeds Over Others

There will be 1,000 people lined up early Thursday morning to get a seat at the LVH sports book for the start of the NCAA tournament, and most of them don’t care that Michigan State was somehow relegated to a No. 4 seed.

03/17/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

Travis Wear #24 of the UCLA Bruins high fives head coach Steve Alford after they took the lead against the Arizona Wildcats during the championship game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 15, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. UCLA won 75-71. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Alford, UCLA Draw Tulsa In NCAA Opener

UCLA will open the NCAA tournament as a No. 4 seed against Tulsa in San Diego on Friday.

03/16/2014

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