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  1. NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

    NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

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    Your home for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Index includes expert analysis and picks, video clips, team-by-team breakdown, printable brackets and more.

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  2. College softball: Regional surprises, super regional storylines

    Graham Hays

    The first four days of the NCAA softball tournament were full of surprises. The super regional round promises even more excitement.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2011
  3. ESPN The Magazine: Duke. George Mason. Southern?!?! Want a really...

    Bomani Jones

    The new NCAA tournament format? Too short-sighted. Even a 96-team bracket is too small. Bomani Jones says that both corporate sponsors and college hoops fans would get behind a tournament that features all 335 Division I teams however.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  4. The NCAA just blew your mind

    Eamonn Brennan

    You know, this tournament expansion thing went pretty darn well. If you had told me at the Final Four, as the NCAA stumped endlessly for a 96-team tournament, that by the second week of July we'd all be singing the new-look NCAA tournament's prais...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  5. The play-in moment of truth arrives

    Eamonn Brennan

    As always, we should consider ourselves fortunate that the one remaining piece of NCAA tournament formatting business is this simple. Had the NCAA decided to expand its marquee event to 96 teams, we'd currently be fussing over a host of unwieldy issu...

    Blog | June 28, 2010
  6. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Expansion talk hinges on whether Notre Da...

    Andy Katz

    Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe is one of the 10 members of the NCAA tournament selection committee and was on the inside of the decision-making process that led to the change from a 65- to a 68-team field, despite the assumption nationally that the 96...

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2010
  7. College basketball - John Gasaway: How to seed a 68-team NCAA tou...

    John Gasaway

    There are a few options for seeding the new, 68-team NCAA tournament (the NCAA will announce the plan this summer). John Gasaway of Basketball Prospectus has a plan, and states that fairness must trump entertainment value.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2010
  8. Big Ten expansion: Making college hoops weird

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Big Ten is looking into expanding. Unlike NCAA tournament expansion, which seemed destined to land on 96 teams before the NCAA came to its senses and settled on 68, the Big Ten seems rather certain about this course of action. In the next 12-18 m...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  9. Boeheim still wants more expansion

    Eamonn Brennan

    Thursday's expansion news -- that the NCAA tournament would be expanding to 68, and not 96, teams -- was greeted ecstatically by pretty much everyone. Jim Boeheim? He's just OK with it. Boeheim has been a longtime proponent of expansion. For some ...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  10. NCAA proves itself either savvy or receptive

    Pat Forde

    It's always perilous to predict what the mysterious NCAA hierarchy is thinking, but let's live dangerously for a minute. The leadership has done one of two things: 1. It purposefully overplayed the likelihood of a 96-team NCAA tournament field ...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  11. Expansion: What we know (and don't know)

    Eamonn Brennan

    Today brought some fantastic news: Contrary to popular belief, the NCAA tournament isn't expanding to 96 teams. I know, right? Deep breaths. Sigh of relief. All that and more. Considering the widespread consensus that the NCAA's decision to opt out o...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  12. The tournament apocalypse has arrived

    Eamonn Brennan

    Today's big news is going to be a little bit gloomy, because guess what? All your worst fears about the NCAA tournament are true. A new tournament? Yep. Immediate overhaul beginning in 2010-11? Yes. 96 teams? Bet on it. According to USA Today, ...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  13. Dick Vitale: Expanding the 2011 NCAA tournament to 68 teams is th...

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale writes, expanding the NCAA tournament to 96 teams would have driven me bananas!

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2010
  14. NCAA basketball: 10 things NCAA should consider when/if expanding...

    Joe Lunardi

    Joe Lunardi offers a list of 10 things to consider when talking about expanding the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2010
  15. NCAA tournament: What we know and don't know about a 96-team fiel...

    Joe Lunardi

    Confused about what a 96-team field would mean for college basketball? Bracketologist Joe Lunardi examines some pressing questions about how an expanded field would affect the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  16. Women's NCAA tournament examines expansion to 96 teams

    Just because the NCAA men's basketball tournament is likely to expand to 96 teams doesn't necessarily mean the women's field will grow, too. They sure are looking into it, though.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2010
  17. What Would A 96-Team Bracket Look Like

    Everyone loves brackets, but no one seems too excited for the NCAA Tournament to expand to 96 teams. If you thought it was hard filling out your bracket now, imagine filling out a 96 team bracket. If the field expands, the plan is to still play it du...

    Blog | April 02, 2010