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March Madness

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

Russ Smith of the Louisville Cardinals dunks the ball over Julius Randle of the Kentucky Wildcats. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kentucky Tops Louisville 74-69 In Midwest Regional

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals.

03/28/2014

Keith Appling and Travis Trice of the Michigan State Spartans fight for the loose ball against Mike Tobey of the Virginia Cavaliers. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Michigan State Beats Virginia 61-59

Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 to advance to East Regional final.

03/28/2014

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TTYM: Watch Mike Pelfrey Get Punked And Iowa State’s Coach Dance Like No One Is Watching

In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch the Twins pull an epic March Madness prank on Mike Pelfrey, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg’s lack of dancing prowess go viral and what just might be the worst answer to a sports question ever.

03/28/2014

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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No. 1 Seed South Carolina Beats Northridge, 73-58

South Carolina looked little like a No. 1 seed to start the NCAA tournament. Mostly because Cal State Northridge didn’t play like a typical No. 16.

03/23/2014

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball

03/21/2014

Ohio State v Dayton

Best OC Bars For March Madness

March Madness is making a swoosh into local bars in Orange County as the best college teams battle for the championship.

CBS Los Angeles–03/20/2014

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

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

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Make Crowd-Pleasing Snacks For Your March Madness Parties!

Chef Vernon Cardenas from State Social House stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to show viewers great crowd-pleasing snacks for March Madness parties.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2014

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KCBS/KCAL’s Kristine Leahy Introduces You To Country’s Tallest Basketball Player – UC Irvine’s Mamadou Ndiaye

Starting freshman center Mamadou Ndiaye is averaging eight points, six rebounds and three blocks per game for UC Irvine. That is not surprising for a player who stands 7 feet and six inches tall.

03/01/2014

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

A detail of a NCAA logo decal is seen at center court as the Kansas State Wildcats play against the Brigham Young Cougars during the second round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Ford Center on March 20, 2010 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

$1 Billion Offered For Perfect March Madness Tournament Bracket

Correctly predicting the outcome of every game in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is no layup. There’s now a $1 billion prize waiting for anyone able to pull off the feat this spring.

01/21/2014

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