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NCAA Bracket 2015: Updated Schedule and Predictions After Wednesday's 1st Round

Link to Media<p>The final two participants in the 2015 NCAA tournament round of 64 were determined during Wednesday's first-round March Madness action.<p>Robert Morris benefited from 19 turnovers committed by North Florida and hung tough down the stretch to defeat the Ospreys 81-77 in the opening contest.<p>…

March Madness

AP EXPLAINS: March Madness, when America goes basketball mad

Thursday is something of a national holiday for American sports fans, when office productivity plummets. The NCAA Men's Division I Basketball …

College Sports

How to Build the Perfect NCAA Bracket

Use science to get an edge on the competition and win your office March Madness pool<p>Is picking the winner of the Big Dance a crapshoot? You wish—that would imply that your odds were fathomable.<p>Sixty-eight teams going head-to-head in single-elimination games over six rounds leaves some 147 …

Fun facts about all 68 NCAA basketball tournament teams for 2015

<b>Wisconsin</b><p>Did you know that head coach Bo Ryan previously led Div. III Wisconsin-Platteville to four NCAA championships, or that the student cheering …

College Sports

Kentucky and Duke are the 2 most popular Final Four picks

With the NCAA Tournament hitting full-stride on Thursday, we can take a look at which teams were the most popular picks to reach the Final Four.<p>Using data from Yahoo.com's "College Basketball Tourney Pick'em" game, we can see that the Kentucky Wildcats are the overwhelming favorite, appearing in …

The Odds That You’ll Have A Perfect March Madness Bracket

Good news: Your odds of finishing with a perfect NCAA men’s tournament bracket are far better than last year. If you follow FiveThirtyEight’s March …

March Madness: Pay-for-play closer, but still far away | Toronto Star

“It’s not that it’s new, but the intensification is extraordinary, and it’s putting a lot of pressure” on the NCAA, says Haagen, who teaches sports …

Obama Picks Kentucky To Win NCAA Tournament, Mixes In Politics

President Barack Obama didn't exactly go out on a limb with his college-basketball picks this year.<p>Like most people, he picked Kentucky to run the table, go 40-0, and win the NCAA Tournament. He also picked three No. 1 seeds and one No. 2 to make it to the Final Four.<p>"I don't think you can play a …

College Basketball

As March Madness Begins, NCAA Returns To Court To Keep Players From Being Paid

Before the NCAA Tournament begins with opening round games in Dayton, lawyers for the organization that will haul in an estimated billion dollars in …

Antitrust Laws

Can any team stop Kentucky's march to NCAA title?

No. 1 Kentucky is six victories from a rare undefeated season and the first in nearly 40 seasons of the NCAA tournament.<p>The other 67 teams in the field were being categorized as also-rans before the first First Four tipoff Tuesday night. And it's not an entirely unfair characterization as the …

NCAA tourney viewers guide: What to watch and what to skip Thursday

<i>For one glorious 36-hour stretch between 12 p.m. EST on Thursday and midnight on Friday, CBS and Turner Sports will televise 32 opening-round NCAA</i> …

5 March Madness stars you'll see in the NBA next season

There are a lot of good reasons to watch March Madness. For starters, it's fun to watch online at work — instead of, you know, doing actual work. …