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College Basketball Postseason Roundup: Harvard Adds Another Win to Record

March Madness rolls on, but the 2013-14 college basketball season is over for the seven Massachusetts Division I teams. Harvard and UMass both took part in the NCAA Tournament, but with very different results, as the Crimson advanced to the Round of 32 while the Minutemen could never get their offense going and were one-and-done. […]

BC Fires Basketball Coach Steve Donahue After Four Seasons

Boston College Director of Athletics Brad Bates announced on Tuesday that head coach Steve Donahue will not return for the final year of his contract as the Eagles’ head coach. BC was 54-76 in four years under Donahue and failed to make the NCAA Tournament once after doing so seven times between 2001 and 2009. […]

Surprise! Celtics Hire Brad Stevens as Next Head Coach

In the wake of Doc Rivers departure, Danny Ainge has maintained that the Celtics would take their time in choosing the next head coach of the team…until today. This afternoon, the Celtics announced that they have hired former Butler University head basketball coach, Brad Stevens, to be the new coach of the team.

Harvard Upsets 3-Seed New Mexico, Media Relies on Smart Guy Stereotypes

The 14th-seeded Harvard Crimson upset 3-seed New Mexico, 68-62, during last night’s “second” round action in the NCAA tournament. The win marked Harvard’s first March Madness win in university history. Crimson guard-forward Wesley Saunders led four Harvard players in double figures with 18 points, followed closely by Laurent Rivard with 17. Alex Kirk and Cameron […]

Boston Celtics Take Jared Sullinger at 21, Fab Melo at 22 at NBA Draft

The Celtics drafted Big Ten star Jared Sullinger from Ohio State University with the 21st pick in the NBA draft. Sullinger averaged 17 points and 9 rebounds and led the Buckeyes to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament this March. With the following pick the Celtics took Fab Melo who played center last season […]

Another March Sadness for Boston College

It was another disappointing year for the boys of BC, as they failed to qualify for the NCAA Tournament and the NIT.  The Eagles were at the bottom of the ACC with a horrible overall record of 9-22. Our beloved BC hasn’t qualified for the big dance since the 2009 season, when they were a […]

What A Week It Was: March Madness, Rounds 1-2

Locally, the NCAA tournament is always an afterthought. There is some talk on the local radio and television shows about the upsets that happen, but for the most part, without a local team in the “Big Dance” and a lack of local college basketball knowledge amongst the media, it’s no surprise discussion is almost non-existent. […]

InfoGraphic: March Madness Bracket Facts

The NCAA Tournament, especially on Friday…was INSANE! Here’s a few sobering facts you should know the next time you fill out your brackets (after the jump):

March Madness 2012 Bracket Preview

Here’s a region-by-region look as you all fill out your brackets. May the madness begin! South Region I don’t see any way in which Kentucky does not win this region. They’re set up to face UConn in the second round. While it will be an interesting game, it shouldn’t be too difficult for them. In […]

NCAA Finals Prediction

There have been 66 games during the NCAA Tournament, pairing 64 teams down to two. We’ve seen just about every kind of basketball game there is. Buzzer beaters. Blowouts. Tightly-fought battles. High seeds handling business against low seeds. And upsets galore. It has been a wild, crazy, unpredictable but eminently entertaining tournament, and now we’re […]

2011 NCAA Tournament Bracket Help: Picking Upsets

The time has come!  In twelve short hours, the Clemson and West Virginia 12:15ET tip-off will commence a 64-team war that will culminate on April 4th in Houston, TX, leaving one team standing atop of the college basketball world. Last season, the Duke Blue Devils defeated the Butler Bulldogs in one of the best NCAA […]

2011 SoB NCAA Bracket Challenge

Admit it, you’re like Charlie Sheen. You love winning. DUH. How about winning bragging rights for an entire year? Wait…how is this possible? Well, if you sign up for the Sports of Boston NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket Challenge on Yahoo!, and you win, then you will have bragging rights for a year as the […]

NCAA Final Four: Star Watch

Sports fans across the nation will have their eyes glued to their television sets watching the Men’s NCAA Final Four this weekend, and I will certainly be among them. Thousands of others will descend upon Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to watch four teams compete for a national championship and eternal glory. Michigan State, Butler, […]

The Missing Link with Terrier Basketball

For three consecutive years, the Terriers have been preseason selections by America East coaches and by several sports related websites, such as ESPN and CBS Sports, to advance to the NCAA tournament, but BU has failed to do so since 2002. This year, which started out so promising, seems to have the same trend as previous […]

North Carolina Wins NCAA Championship

The No. 1-seeded University of North Carolina Tar Heels brought the Michigan State Spartans back down to Earth, defeating them 89-72 to win the NCAA Men’s College Basketball National Championship. Ty Lawson finished with 21 points, six assists, and eight steals, while teammate Tyler Hansbrough finished with 18 points and seven rebounds in the win. With […]