Posts Tagged NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship

Vols have undergone major makeover since Sweet 16

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just seven months after playing in the NCAA regional semifinals, Tennessee is being picked to finish near the bottom of the Southeastern Conference.

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Hawkeyes look to put late collapse behind them

In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, Iowa forward Dominque Uhl (25) and center Gabriel Olaseni (0) look on during the school's annual basketball media day in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa has enough talent to make their long-suffering but loyal fan base forget about last season's 1-7 finish. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Last season’s Hawkeyes could have been known as the team that revived the program. Instead, they’ll be remembered for crumbling down the stretch.

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Illini look to score more, return to NCAA tourney

In this March 13, 2014 file photo, Illinois head coach John Groce, right, talks with guard Rayvonte Rice during an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana in the Big Ten Conference tournament in Indianapolis. Groce’s expectations for this season are higher after failing to make the NCAA Tournament last year and settling for a spot in the National Invitation Tournament. Rice was last season's leading scorer. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A year ago, Illinois was preparing for a season of unknowns.

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Danny Manning era begins at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — As Wake Forest tries to climb back to relevance in college basketball, the Demon Deacons hope they won’t need any miracles.

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