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Final Four 2012

Won And Done?

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Blue-chip players flock to John Calipari, eager to sharpen their skills – to say nothing of their resumes – in what's becom...

Kentucky vs. Kansas: Previewing Three Crucial Matchups

Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

If John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats are the ultimate Goliath, than Bill Self's Kansas Jayhawks are the greatest David of all time. Despite the 6.5-point spread that Vegas laid on Monday night's national championship game, the affair is a battle between two of college basketball's elite, blue-blood programs. Here are the three crucial matchups heading into the final.

Jared Sullinger Flops, As Kansas Overcomes Ohio State Lead

Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

For a guy projected to be a potential top five pick, Ohio State's Jared Sullinger still faces incessant questioning about whether he's a legitimate NBA starting power forward. Against a highly talented and long Kansas front line, Sullinger failed to quell those notions.

Kentucky Wins Bluegrass Showdown

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Bragging rights in the Bluegrass State are mighty nice. Kentucky has its sights set higher....

LIVE: Ohio State vs. Kansas

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.31.2012 | Sports

Despite what those Bluegrass basketball fans may have told you, the national championship is not being contested tonight. More importantly, there are ...

Bluegrass Holiday

Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

BY BRUCE SCHREINER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A few hours before Saturday's tipoff in a Final Four matchup that has the state of Kent...

The Pressure Is On Kentucky

AP | COLIN FLY | Posted 03.31.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- The pressure is everywhere for Kentucky to win a national title. Except in the locker room. At least that's what the Wildcats (36-2) k...

Health Lessons From Basketball Players

Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living

What is it about watching athletes perform at the pinnacle of human fitness that makes us want to sprawl on a couch with beer and nachos? Whatever it ...

Kentucky, Louisville Take 'Civil War' To Final Four

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Kentucky coach John Calipari likes to say there are no rivalry games at this point in the season. Try telling that to the Bluegrass ...

'The Other Game'

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Tyshawn Taylor made two big free throws and Thomas Robinson finished with 19 points and eight rebounds Saturday night to rally the Jayh...

One And Dominant

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.30.2012 | Sports

On the eve of the Final Four, it's not exactly going out on a limb to pick Kentucky to cut down the nets in New Orleans. Actually, with Kentucky being...

WATCH: What Happens When Your Wedding Conflicts With March Madness?

Posted 03.30.2012 | Weddings

When Kentucky bride Annie Owens started planning her wedding a year ago, she had no idea that her nuptials would coincide with one of the most highly-...

Ohio State's Road To Final Four

Posted 03.30.2012 | Sports

A year removed from a disappointing exit in the Sweet 16 after being named the top seed in the 2011 tournament, Ohio State has another opportunity to ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.30.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Tim Tebow tweeted, "I've already said it 44 times so here goes number 45: I'm really excited to be a Jet! Haha!" If you weren't scoring at home, he said the word "excited" 44 times in his Jets news conference.

Jordan Schultz

Final Four 2012: Best Of The Rest - Top Individual Performances Of March Madness | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.30.2012 | Sports

It is now Final Four week in college basketball, which in 2012 at least means Cinderella's slipper no longer fits. This is also the time when we start...

Final Four Preview: Kansas vs. Ohio State

Posted 03.29.2012 | Sports

By Zach Hayes, Rush The Court It was clear from the first game of the season that everyone’s favorite breakout player, Kansas’ Thomas Robinson,...

Final Four By The Numbers

Posted 03.29.2012 | Sports

By Evan Jacoby, Rush The Court All week long we have read and will continue to read about the specific breakdowns of each upcoming Final Four match...

Could Hoops Become THE Sport At THE Ohio State University?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Spring football practice began Wednesday as Ohio State's basketball team prepared for its second trip to the Final Four in the...

Battle For Bourbon State

AP | COLIN FLY | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — This Bluegrass State rivalry runs deep, and the divide is wide. Just 70 miles apart, Lexington and Louisville a...

This Year's UConn?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 03.28.2012 | Sports

Wait, this looks familiar. We've seen this before, haven't we? A Big East team limps into the postseason.. then goes on an incredible run, across ...

Self Made Man

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The question has been dressed in different ways, asked by countless people in every situation imaginable: Is this the best coachi...

HuffPost's Jordan Schultz Discusses NCAA Final Four (VIDEO)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In a new segment with Noah Coslov of CineSport, I break down the positive aspect of having the brand name programs instead of upstarts in this year's Final Four.

Jordan Schultz

Final Four 2012: The X Factor For Each Team | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.29.2012 | Sports

With a combined 13 national championships, a total of 49 Final Four appearances and a barrage of current All-Americans, the 2012 NCAA Final Four embod...

Confidence, Health and Fun the Recipe for Louisville's Success

Ben Woods | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports
Ben Woods

Louisville has won eight straight, including wins over five ranked teams, heading into quite possibly the biggest game in the history of basketball in the state of Kentucky: a Final Four date with University of Kentucky in New Orleans.

Final Fourtune: Coaches Set To Cash In

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

-- Ohio State coach Thad Matta has already cashed in on the Buckeyes' trip to the Final Four. So have the rest of the coaches whose teams are headed...