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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Articles tagged: NCAA tournament 2012

Rick Pitino says he wants Kentucky to win national championship

So much for all the tension between Louisville and Kentucky. The Wildcats beat the Cardinals 69-61 Saturday to advance to the national championship game in New Orleans. After the loss, Louisville coach Rick Pitino said he was pulling for his in-state rival to win it all. “I just said John [Calipari], `I’ll be pulling for…Read More

Jim Nantz wore beads for the Final Four in New Orleans (Picture)

There’s only two ways to have beads in New Orleans: You either bought them at the store so you could distribute, or you lifted up your top and exposed your chest for the reward. Let’s just hope for everyone’s sake the former was the case for CBS announcer Jim Nantz. H/T Jimmy Traina

Norfolk State upset left only two perfect brackets on ESPN

A day and a half passed before Norfolk State provided the first March Madness moment of the NCAA Tournament. The former Division II school became just the 5th No. 15 seed to upset a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament since expansion in 1985. They also wrecked nearly every bracket with the win, leaving…Read More

UNC Asheville screwed by refs in final minutes against Syracuse

Syracuse almost became the first No. 1 seed ever to lose to a No. 16 seed in the NCAA Tournament, but they avoided the upset thanks to some help from the referees. Aside from a controversial goaltending call, the refs called a lane violation on UNC Asheville following Scoop Jardine’s miss on the first of…Read More

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