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Men’s Basketball Routed by Davidson University over the Weekend

Men’s Basketball Routed by Davidson University over the Weekend

March 6, 2019

Men's Basketball was no match for potential NCAA-Tournament team Davidson as they were easily defeated over the weekend.

Sister Jean: The Face of an Underdog

Sister Jean: The Face of an Underdog

April 4, 2018

By Faustino Galante On Saturday, March 31, 11 seed underdog Loyola-Chicago was defeated by Michigan in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament Final Four 69-57. Loyola’s run to the semi-finals was an improbable one. Coll...

NCAA Satellite Camp Ban is a Mistake

NCAA Satellite Camp Ban is a Mistake

April 27, 2016

By Jack McGuire In 2012, ESPN and the NCAA reached a 12-year, 7.3 billion dollar deal for the rights to televise the College Football Playoff. On the same day, players such as Johnny Manziel, Deshaun Wats...

Overtime: On March Madness

Overtime: On March Madness

March 9, 2016

By Pat Costello The NCAA tournament is right around the corner. Every season, fans get excited for their teams to compete for a national championship. There is nothing more exciting than the first rou...

Eliminating the NCAA’s Marijuana Restriction

Eliminating the NCAA’s Marijuana Restriction

October 28, 2015

By Jaclyn Weiner The marijuana policy of the NCAA has been under criticism, especially in the past couple of years. It is getting more difficult to justify the testing of college athletes for marijuana use, when ...

Mother Nature Plaguing Spring

April 14, 2015

By Drew Casey NCAA baseball and softball do not attract large crowds in the Northeast, in part because of the weather. In order to complete the season relatively close to graduation at many universities, the NCAA baseball and softball seasons begin in early February and conclude by mid-June. Because of the start date, teams in the Northeast are forced to travel to warmer locations to begin competition. According to WFUV’s Executive...

Basketball’s Madness in March

Basketball’s Madness in March

March 24, 2015

By Pat Costello If you are a basketball fan, then March is your Christmas. Between the NBA, currently in the home stretch leading to the playoffs, and the always-entertaining NCAA Tournament, there are many o...

Back From the Dead: MSG and College Basketball

April 30, 2014

By MACK ROSENBERG CONTRIBUTING WRITER The atmosphere. The fans. The anticipation. The Garden. It was St. John’s versus Georgetown. It was a big time college basketball game in New York City in the early 1980s between the top two teams in the country, and Tom Pecora was there. “People were offered three or four hundred dollars for the ticket. It was that big of a game,” says Pecora. “I wasn’t making that much a ...

On March Madness

On March Madness

April 9, 2014

By MAX PRINZ It happened in 2011. It has happened again in 2014. UConn won its second National Championship in four years on Monday night, defeating Kentucky 60-54. First, allow me to share some th...

Kearns’ Kickoff

Kearns’ Kickoff

March 26, 2014

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has earned its March Madness nickname over the years, but this year’s opening weekend was particularly wild. With top three seeds Duke, Syracuse, Kansas, Villanova,...

Cash or Credit? College Football Players Need Both

Cash or Credit? College Football Players Need Both

March 12, 2014

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR Imagine you get offered $250,000 to host a new television show. Sounds awesome, right? Now imagine the show that you are hosting goes on to be a hit. It rakes in hundreds of mil...

The Fordham Ram’s NCAA Tournament Predictions

March 20, 2013

Dan Gartland, Executive Sports Editor Final Four: Saint Louis, VCU, Gonzaga, Indiana Champion: Indiana Before the brackets came out, I thought Saint Louis would make the Final Four, and Louisville would win the championship. With the Cardinals and Billikens in the same region, something has to give. In the end, I like Saint Louis to go all the way to the championship game. The Billikens shoot the ball well from the outsid...

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