Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball, Final FourA major element in Saturday's Final Four showdown between Louisville and Kentucky will be the Cardinals' match up zone.
Kansas Runs Away From North Carolina, 80-67Tyshawn Taylor came out of his slump in a big way, scoring 22 points to lead Kansas to an 80-67 victory over North Carolina on Saturday that returned the Jayhawks to the Final Four for the first time since winning it all in 2008.
Ohio State Upsets Syracuse, Earns Trip To Final FourOhio State beat Syracuse 77-70 on Saturday to advance to the Final Four.
Rothstein Files: Calipari-Pitino Showdown Highlights The 2012 Final FourRick Pitino and John Calipari have met before in the Final Four --- it was 16 years ago in 1996 when Pitino was at Kentucky and Calipari was at Umass --- but this is different.
Kentucky Beats Baylor 82-70 In South RegionalTop-seeded Kentucky advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row with a 82-70 blitzing of Baylor, setting up a Bluegrass showdown with rival Louisville in the national semifinals Saturday at New Orleans.
Louisville In Final Four With 72-68 Win Over FloridaOnce upon a time, Billy Donovan took Rick Pitino on an improbable ride to the Final Four. Twenty-five years later, Pitino is heading back after another unbelievable run — one capped with an amazing late-game rally that left his old protege wondering what the heck happened.
Cardinals Knock Off Top-Seeded Spartans 57-44Chane Behanan scored 15 points and Gorgui Dieng anchored Louisville's stifling defense with seven blocked shots, helping the Cardinals knock off top-seeded Michigan State 57-44 Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals.
Beal's 21 Lifts Fla. To 68-58 Win Over MarquetteBradley Beal, the freshman with NBA written all over him, scored 21 points on 8-for-10 shooting Thursday night to help the Gators to a 68-58 victory over Marquette.
Baylor, Xavier Seek Spot In South Regional FinalThe Bears and Musketeers are building their own impressive resumes heading into their round of 16 matchup Friday night for a spot in Sunday's South Regional final.
Syracuse Survives Gutsy Wisconsin, Moves On To Elite 8C.J. Fair broke out of a scoring slump with 15 points and top-seeded Syracuse held on for a 64-63 victory over fourth-seeded Wisconsin on Thursday night in the East Regional semifinals.
Rothstein Files: Friday's Sweet 16 PrimerThe Tarheels looked like they were headed straight towards a collision course with Kentucky in the National Championship game, but all of that came to a screeching halt when Kendall Marshall fractured his right wrist.
Rothstein Files: Thursday's Sweet 16 PrimerJon Rothstein breaks down Thursday's Sweet 16 games and makes predictions for the four matchups.
Michigan State Takes On Louisville In The Sweet SixteenMichigan State coach Tom Izzo marches around players much taller than he is, clapping and barking out orders, imploring them to run faster, work harder as they race around the court.
Defense The Key In Syracuse - Wisconsin MatchupDefense will be the key when top-seeded Syracuse faces fourth-seeded Wisconsin in the East Regional semifinals on Thursday night. It's just going to be which style will prevail.
Kendall Marshall Injury Stirs Memories Of 1984 At UNCNorth Carolina is reliving a 28-year-old nightmare. In 1984, the Tar Heels began the year favored to win the national basketball championship — but their point guard broke his wrist.