A threat against President Barack Obama’s niece, a player on Princeton’s women’s basketball team, prompted increased security at the Tigers’ NCAA Tournament game at Maryland.
Laurin Mincy scored 27 points, and top-seeded Maryland used a second-half blitz to knock off previously unbeaten Princeton 85-70 Monday night and advance to the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament.
The lowest seeds this weekend are all programs with strong traditions — UCLA, Wichita State, Xavier, NC State, and Michigan State.
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.
Nothing beats the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament and this year was especially incredible. From improbable upsets to last-second heroics—and sometimes both in the same game—the 2015 Tourney got off to a roaring start.
Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.
Top-seeded Maryland defeats New Mexico State 75-57 Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA women’s tournament.
When the conference fell apart two years ago, the strength of the Big East conference was in serious doubt. Two years later, the conference has six representatives in the NCAA Tournament.
Buzzer-beater wins carve their indelible mark into the annals of the NCAA Tournament. A look back at some of the great daggers in history.
RJ Hunter hit a shot that will live on in the history of the NCAA Tournament for years to come and it will be in the “One Shining Moment” montage at the end of the championship game. That got me thinking, what are some of the best father son performances all time in the tournament?