Stories tagged: Final Four
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Matt Mooney matched his career high with 22 points and the Texas Tech defense did the rest in a 61-51 victory over Michigan State in the Final Four.
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Auburn had erased a 10-point deficit in the final five minutes and led 62-60 before Kyle Guy stepped to the line in the final second.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 4:35 p.m.
Virginia and Auburn meet at the Final Four in the latest installment of a long-running competition in basketball: Slow and steady vs. fast and furious. The top-seeded Cavaliers are rarely …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
One Final Four semifinal features Texas Tech, the team with the best defense in a generation, against Michigan State, the nose-in-the-dirt team whose coach used to put helmets and shoulder …
Thu., April 4, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Oregon senior forward Oti Gildon is the rare Spokane product to reach the NCAA women’s Final Four, which kicks off Friday when the No. 2 seed Ducks face top-seeded Baylor …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins and Idaho’s Taylor Pierce had short stays during Thursday’s State Farm 3-point Championship in conjunction with the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four at the Target Center.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
In his eighth trip to the Final Four, Michigan State’s Tom Izzo should know how best to get around. The rest of his coaching compatriots? They could probably use a …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
This has been a pro basketball state for a quarter of a century now. Eight of the past 25 NBA championships have been won by Houston, San Antonio and Dallas, …
Wed., April 3, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Gonzaga senior point guard Josh Perkins will compete Thursday in the State Farm 3-point Championship at the Final Four.
Mon., March 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
John Blanchette: Depth and defense against offense and athleticism makes for tough choice in fictional battle between Gonzaga’s best
Picked up those inseparable buddies and Zags fans, Hysteria and Horse Sense, hitchhiking back from Las Vegas after cashing in their return flight tickets to put everything on Gonzaga to …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Geno Crandall went from under-the-radar recruit to one of biggest grad transfers of the offseason. He heard from dozens of top programs, including the University of Minnesota, where he watched …
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Facing a team that shoots as well as Villanova, limiting the takes from 3-point range is about as important as limiting the makes.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Villanova has made more 3-pointers than any team in NCAA Division I history and fittingly set a Final Four single-game record for made 3s to reach Monday’s national championship game.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
One by one, Villanova keeps winning games and getting closer to another national title.
Sat., March 31, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Vic Schaefer and his Mississippi State Bulldogs carry a constant reminder of how far they went in the women’s NCAA Tournament last year, and what must still be done.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Moe Wagner, Charles Matthews and Michigan erased a 10-point second-half deficit and the Wolverines ended Loyola-Chicago’s storybook NCAA Tournament run with a 69-57 victory Saturday night in the Final Four.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
There is something strangely familiar about Loyola-Chicago’s run to the Final Four.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
First things first: Bennie Seltzer didn’t stick around long enough to experience Loyola Chicago’s improbable run to the Final Four, but you won’t get him to confess to wishing he …
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
Loyola-Chicago is determined to keep alive its unlikely NCAA Tournament run when the Ramblers play in the Final Four this weekend. The underdogs went through their first workout at the …
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Two weeks of mayhem – a tumult of historic upsets, buzzer-beaters and at least one celebrity nun – have brought the NCAA Tournament to a crossroads.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt and Loyola-Chicago got quite a reception as they returned to campus on Sunday.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Three teams that need no introduction. One from out of nowhere.
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
Villanova, the 2016 national champion, is headed back to the Final Four, thanks to a fourth straight double-digit victory in a month of March where they’ve played every bit like …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Getting there is an enormous accomplishment. Getting back the following year isn’t easy, but it happens fairly often. We’re talking about reaching the Final Four and the Final Four encore.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
After Gonzaga’s Final Four breakthrough, higher expectations but lifelong memories
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
A Milwaukee company is releasing a new bobblehead to commemorate the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ inaugural trip to the Final Four last season.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Gonzaga’s annual Kraziness in the Kennel, the public’s first chance to see the 2018 edition of the Bulldogs, will include some rewards from last year’s memorable season.
Wed., April 12, 2017, noon
When you’ve experienced those early days when Gonzaga basketball was a quaint diversion from everyday campus life, it will never get old to watch the fervor of today’s Zag Nation, …