March Madness

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 29: The Duke Blue Devils bench looks on in the second half against the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the South Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at NRG Stadium on March 29, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Best Final Four We’ve Seen In A While

Mike Krzyzewski and Tom Izzo are no strangers to each other and have already played once this season.

03/31/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 28: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats looks on with his team and their trophy after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kentucky Likely To Continue Record-Breaking TV Numbers

Kentucky vs. Notre Dame was the highest rated NCAA game to air on cable and the Final Four ratings should be even higher.

03/30/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 28: The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Kentucky defeated Notre Dame 68-66. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Five Things: Cats Enter Final Four With Eight Lives

The record-setting start to the Tournament—as far as one-point games—gave way to exciting, compelling matchups this past weekend.

03/30/2015

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Gonzaga Knocks UCLA Out Of NCAA Tournament

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the Houston Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.

03/27/2015

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 22: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the CenturyLink Center on March 22, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Each Team’s Must-Watch Player In The Sweet 16

Here are the guys who can change the entire course of a game and the season for their team.

03/24/2015

JACKSONVILLE, FL - MARCH 21: R.J. Hunter #22 of the Georgia State Panthers puts up a shot over Dee Davis #11 of the Xavier Musketeers in the first half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on March 21, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

NCAA Tournament: Second & Third Round Best Games, Players

CBS Local Sports’ writers Bryan Altman and Ryan Mayer breakdown the best parts of the first weekend of NCAA Tournament action and look ahead to the Sweet 16.

03/23/2015

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March Madness: Top 5 Plays Of Round of 64

CBSLA’s Top 5 moments of the round of 64 of the NCAA basketball tournament.

03/20/2015

UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye, who is the tallest player in NCAA Division I at 7 feet, 6 inches, stands in the huddle during a break in a game earlier this season against Arizona in Tucson, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

UC Irvine To Make NCAA Tournament Debut Against No. 4 Seed Louisville

March Madness is about to descend on UC Irvine.

03/19/2015

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 15: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates on the court with his team after defeating the Arkansas Razorbacks 78-63 in the championship game of the SEC basketball tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 15, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Five NCAA Tournament Teams That Could Beat Kentucky

Kentucky enters the NCAA Tournament undefeated at 34-0, and for the most part of the season have looked dominant, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a handful teams that could potentially upset the Wildcats

03/18/2015

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Hampton Bench Channels “Major League” In First Four Win Over Manhattan

The NCAA Tournament got underway last night with the first two “First Four” match-ups. Hampton earned the right to play Kentucky on Thursday night and the bench got a little superstitious down the stretch.

03/18/2015

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NCAA Tournament: 5 Tips For Filling Out Your Bracket

March Madness is upon us. The tournament begins this evening with the First Four and continues with four straight days chock full of games Thursday-Sunday. You’re probably filling out a bracket with visions of money dancing in your head. Here’s 5 tips to try and help out.

03/17/2015

GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 12: Matt Jones #13 high-fives Quinn Cook #2 of the Duke Blue Devils during a win against the North Carolina State Wolfpack during the quarterfinals of the ACC Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 12, 2015 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s 2015 March Madness Preview

My big question for the committee – how did UCLA get into the bracket instead of Miami and Temple?

03/16/2015

Head coach Steve Alford of the UCLA Bruins talks with his son Bryce Alford #20 during a semifinal game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament against the Arizona Wildcats at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Arizona won 70-64. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

SMU Earns South’s 6th Seed, Will Play 11th-Seeded UCLA

The Mustangs (27-6) will play their tournament opener Thursday in Louisville against 11th-seeded UCLA (20-13).

03/15/2015

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NCAA Tournament: 5 Best “Cinderella” Runs

Selection Sunday is tomorrow. That means the bracket analyzing and breakdown will begin in earnest late tomorrow night into Monday. The best part of the tournament, is the Cinderella team, let’s look at the 5 best in NCAA History.

03/14/2015

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Going Dancing: Breaking Down NCAA Tournament Auto Bids

Conference champions are being determined and automatic bids clinched, so we’re taking a look at some of the lesser known teams making the NCAA Tournament.

03/12/2015

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