College Basketball Tournament

Head coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts in the second half while taking on the Creighton Bluejays during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 18, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer

The 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.

03/23/2012

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Rothstein Files: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer

Jon Rothstein breaks down Thursday’s Sweet 16 games and makes predictions for the four matchups.

03/22/2012

Angel Rodriguez #13 of the Kansas State Wildcats drives in the second half against Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 17, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Defense The Key In Syracuse – Wisconsin Matchup

Defense 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.

03/22/2012

Kendall Marshall (credit: Streeter Lecker / Getty Images)

Kendall Marshall Injury Stirs Memories Of 1984 At UNC

North 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.

03/21/2012

Baylor Bears mascot Bruiser performs during a basketball game. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Baylor Has Made A Remarkable Rise Of Redemption

Buddy Jones, the board chairman of the Baylor University regents, is in constant awe of all the great things his school is experiencing these days.

03/21/2012

Angel Rodriguez. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

5 Southern Miss Band Members Lose Scholarships Over Chant

Five members of the University of Southern Mississippi pep band have lost their scholarship after participating in a racially-insensitive chant during the NCAA Tournament last week.

03/20/2012

Kendall Marshall #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels prepares to play against the Creighton Bluejays in the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 18, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Five Things To Watch If North Carolina Plays Without Kendall Marshall

The Tarheels are the best transition team in college basketball — with Kendall Marshall running the point. Without him, they’ll need to focus on maximizing their greatest strength and that’s their size.

03/20/2012

Kendall Marshall #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels goes up for a shot against Ethan Wragge #34 of the Creighton Bluejays in the game's second half.  (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Tar Heels’ Kendall Marshall Breaks Bone In Right Wrist

North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall broke a bone in his right wrist during the second half of Sunday’s win against Creighton in the NCAA tournament.

03/19/2012

Head coach Billy Donovan of the Florida Gators talks with Kenny Boynton #1. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Florida Gators Denies Norfolk State’s Hopes For An Upset

Florida gave the 15th-seeded Spartans no hope of pulling another bracket-shaking upset in the NCAA tournament, taking control of Sunday’s game early and coasting to an 84-50 victory.

03/19/2012

John Henson (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

John Henson Returning For UNC Against Creighton

North Carolina junior John Henson will play against Creighton in the NCAA tournament.

03/18/2012

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