Baylor’s Jared Butler, Florida State earn weekly honors after a dominant week

NCAA.com’s Andy Katz shares his team and player of the week honors. [Read entire story]

Missouri, Dru Smith upset No. 6 Illinois in Braggin’ Rights Game

Dru Smith (18 points) breaks down how Missouri was able to hold off No. 6 Illinois, 81-78, in Saturday night’s Braggin’ Rights game to move to 5-0 this season. [Read entire story]

Virginia Tech’s Keve Aluma talks with Andy Katz after the Hokies’ upset win over No. 3 Villanova

Virginia Tech’s star from last night’s huge upset win over No. 3 Villanova, Keve Aluma, scored 23 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. He chatted with NCAA.com’s Andy Katz about the big win. [Read entire story]

Corey Kispert talks Gonzaga’s No. 1 ranking, shifting schedule

Gonzaga senior Corey Kispert discusses Gonzaga’s preseason No. 1 ranking, top recruit Jalen Suggs and creating their own energy without fans in attendance. [Read entire story]

Texas Tech’s Chris Beard on bingeing Breaking Bad during quarantine, adding Mac McClung to the mix

Texas Tech coach Chris Beard talks about taking in TV shows during COVID-19, landing transfer Mac McClung and his thoughts on what’s expected to be a wild Big 12 race. [Read entire story]

Josiah-Jordan James breaks down Tennessee’s strengths heading into the season

Tennessee sophomore guard Josiah-Jordan James joined Andy Katz to preview the upcoming season and evaluate what makes the Vols dangerous this year. [Read entire story]

Illinois basketball preview, as told by Ayo Dosunmu

Ayo Dosunmu talks with Andy Katz about Illinois’ high preseason expectations, their newcomers and handling COVID-19, heading into the 2020-21 men’s basketball season. [Read entire story]

Duke basketball preview, as told by Wendell Moore Jr.

Wendell Moore Jr. talks with Andy Katz about the offseason in Durham, teaching the freshmen and playing without the Cameron Crazies, heading into the 2020-21 men’s basketball season. [Read entire story]

Mike Boynton talks star freshman Cade Cunningham, mindset entering 2020-21

Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton joined Andy Katz to discuss the Cowboys’ outlook in this unprecedented season and what’s impressed him so far about freshman Cade Cunningham. [Read entire story]

NCAA’s Dan Gavitt: College basketball season to start Nov. 25

NCAA SVP Dan Gavitt joined Andy Katz to break down the DI Council’s announcement that the men’s and women’s basketball season start dates will be Nov. 25. [Read entire story]

Matt Painter, Shaka Smart, Anthony Grant talk potential start date for 2020 college basketball season

Three head coaches — Purdue’s Matt Painter, Texas’ Shaka Smart and Dayton’s Anthony Grant — joined Andy Katz on his podcast to give their takes on a potential late November start date to the 2020 college basketball season. Painter is also part of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee. [Read entire story]

Top 10 college basketball IQs since 2000

We count down the top 10 college basketball IQs since 2000, ranked by NCAA.com’s Andy Katz. His list includes NBA stars like Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durant. [Read entire story]

The ultimate Villanova dream player, built by Jay Wright

Villanova basketball head coach Jay Wright built his ultimate dream player, picking 11 players to fit 11 different categories on the court. Listen to Wright’s full conversation with Andy Katz on the July 28, 2020 March Madness 365 podcast. [Read entire story]

How the field of 68 teams is picked for March Madness

The official March Madness guide to how the 68 teams are chosen by the NCAA for the Division I men’s basketball tournament every season. [Read entire story]

The longest college basketball game in DI men’s history

Cincinnati defeated Bradley 75-73 in seven overtime periods Dec. 21, 1981, the longest game in DI men’s college basketball history. [Read entire story]

NCAA’s Dan Gavitt offers mid-September as a date for announcement on 2020-21 college basketball season

The NCAA’s Dan Gavitt said Monday that he expects to announce by mid-September whether the college basketball season will start on time or if a short-term delay is necessitated by the ongoing pandemic. [Read entire story]

Avery Johnson breaks down how HBCUs can gain more prominence in college basketball

Former Alabama head coach and Southern University point guard Avery Johnson joins this week’s episode of March Madness 365 with some ideas on how HBCUs can develop more prominent college basketball programs. [Read entire story]

A look back at the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball dynasty

Legendary coach John Wooden helped by superstars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Walton had one of college sport’s greatest dynasties by winning seven consecutive championships and 10 titles in 12 seasons for the UCLA Bruins. [Read entire story]

NCAA’s Dan Gavitt: We’ll deliver a March Madness tournament in 2021

NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt assured college basketball players, coaches and fans that there will be a March Madness tournament in 2021. [Read entire story]

Top 10 best college basketball playmakers since 2011

We count down the top 10 best college basketball playmakers since 2011, ranked by NCAA.com’s Andy Katz. He made his picks on the July 7, 2020 episode of the March Madness 365 podcast. [Read entire story]

Dan Gavitt: We’ll deliver a March Madness tournament in 2021

Andy Katz speaks with Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart and NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt about the possibilities of making an NCAA tournament happen in 2021. [Read entire story]

NCAA SVP Dan Gavitt breaks down 2021 March Madness plans, college basketball bubble viability

NCAA SVP Dan Gavitt, Kentucky AD Mitch Barnhart and NABC’s Craig Robinson discuss plans for delivering the 2021 NCAA tournament, approaching possible scheduling imbalances and the viability of regional college basketball bubbles, among other issues related to COVID-19. [Read entire story]

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert is ready for his highly anticipated senior season

After Corey Kispert decided to return to Gonzaga for his senior season, he joins this week’s episode of March Madness 365 to talk about what Gonzaga basketball will look like in 2020 and why he’s confident there will be a season despite COVID-19. [Read entire story]

Here’s the true story about how Youngstown State got the nickname ‘Penguins’

Youngstown State is the only NCAA Division I institution with the nickname. [Read entire story]

Top 10 most clutch March Madness players since 2011

We count down the top 10 most clutch March Madness players since 2011, ranked by NCAA.com’s Andy Katz. He made his picks on the June 30, 2020 episode of the March Madness 365 podcast. [Read entire story]

Maryland’s Mark Turgeon builds his ultimate dream player

Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon joins Andy Katz on the August 4 episode of March Madness 365. The two talk about racial injustice, the upcoming college basketball season and Turgeon’s ultimate dream player. [Read entire story]

25 of college basketball’s most important NBA Draft withdrawals

Of the 92 college basketball players returning to school after the NBA draft withdrawal deadline, NCAA.com’s Andy Katz ranked the 25 most important decisions made. [Read entire story]

The top 10 most important NBA Draft withdrawals returning for the 2020-21 college basketball season

Here is Andy Katz’s top 10 list of the most impactful players returning to school in 2020-21, following the NBA Draft withdrawal deadline. [Read entire story]

Watch the best March Madness blocks from 2015-19

Watch all the top March Madness rejections from the past five NCAA tournaments (2015-19). [Read entire story]

West Coast Conference commissioner Gloria Nevarez discusses new "Russell Rule" to establish diverse hiring commitment

West Coast Conference commissioner Gloria Nevarez joins Andy Katz to discuss the adoption of the “Russell Rule” in honor of San Francisco alum and NBA legend Bill Russell. The rule will require each member institution to include a member of a traditionally underrepresented community in the pool of final candidates for every athletic director, senior administrator, head coach and full-time assistant coach position in the athletic department. [Read entire story]

The ultimate Syracuse dream player, built by Jim Boeheim

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim built his ultimate ‘Cuse dream player, picking 10 players to fit 10 different categories on the court. Listen to Boeheim’s full conversation with Andy Katz on the March Madness 365 podcast. [Read entire story]

Watch every bucket from Glen Rice’s epic 1989 title run for Michigan

In 1989 Michigan’s Glen Rice set NCAA tournament records with 75 field goals, 184 points and 27 three-pointers. Here’s is every shot he made from the field in six games as he led the Wolverines to the NCAA title. [Read entire story]

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