College Basketball

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

Winston Shepard #13 of the San Diego State Aztecs is mobbed by fans that stormed onto the court in celebration of winning the MWAC after the game against the New Mexico State Lobos at the Viejas Arena on March 8, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

No. 4 Seed Aztecs To Meet No. 13 Seed New Mexico State In Tournament

Steve Fisher’s San Diego State Aztecs are in the NCAA tournament for the fifth straight year, earning the No. 4 seed in the West and a matchup against some old friends with 13th-seeded New Mexico State.

03/16/2014

Emmy Andujar #13 of the Manhattan Jaspers drives to the basket against the Buffalo Bulls during the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at Barclays Center on December 21, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Manhattan Forward Emmy Andujar

Andujar is a 6’6”, 205-pound point forward. He can handle the ball like a guard and draw bigger defenders out of the lane.

03/11/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Head coach Jimmy Patsos of Siena (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Transfers Find Second Home In The MAAC

Billy Baron, the MAAC Player of the Year, played in the ACC and Atlantic-10 before coming to Canisius, giving him a better perspective than most on the quality of play across conferences.

03/10/2014

Head coach Steve Masiello and Donovan Kates #33 of the Manhattan Jaspers (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Five Things: Iona And Manhattan To Play For MAAC Title

Iona and Manhattan, two schools separated by fewer than 10 miles, will play for the MAAC championship in Springfield, MA.

03/10/2014

Naadir Tharpe #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

Devon Collier #44 of the Oregon State Beavers has the ball blocked by Tony Parker #23 ad Jordan Adams #3 of the UCLA Bruins during the first half at Pauley Pavilion on March 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Adams, Anderson Lead UCLA Over Oregon State, 74-69

Jordan Adams scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half, and UCLA rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat Oregon State 74-69 Sunday night to snap its only two-game losing streak of the season.

03/02/2014

Oregon State v Maryland

Best Bars To Watch College Basketball In Los Angeles

From upscale sports bars to popular themed pubs, here are some of the best places in L.A. to watch all of the live action college basketball brings to the screen.

03/01/2014

Gary Harris #14 of the Michigan State Spartans (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Gary Harris

The Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year last season is averaging 17.9 points per game (second in the conference), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and two steals for the 22-6 Spartans.

02/25/2014

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Ogwumike Lifts No. 5 Stanford Over UCLA, 65-56

The emotions were running through UCLA seniors Thea Lemberger and Atonye Nyingifa on likely their final game at Pauley Pavilion on Sunday.

02/23/2014

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Cobbs Ends Slump To Lead Cal Past USC, 77-64

Justin Cobbs broke out of two-game shooting slump to score 22 points and freshman Jabari Bird added a pair of late 3-pointers as California beat Southern California 77-64 on Sunday night.

02/23/2014

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Colorado Hands USC 6th Straight Loss, 83-74

Xavier Johnson scored 20 points and Colorado completed a season sweep of Southern California with an 83-74 victory Sunday, sending USC to its sixth straight loss.

02/16/2014

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