The Sweet 16 still matters, but it's just not as sweet for everyone as it used to be. Once the barometer for success, the regional semifinals are now as much a measure of failure.
Time to break down why it will go well -- or poorly -- for each of the tourney teams.
The comparisons of coaching and parenting, Champ Week and teams sealing their own fate are in the spotlight.
With just a few more days left to ponder what might be, Dana O'Neil breaks down the top 25 things that she's looking forward to this season.
Only six freshman and sophomore point guards have led their teams to the national title in the past 20-plus years. What will it take for this season's crop of young talented point guards to join that special group?
Get up to speed on the all the players, games and storylines in the East Region.
For the first time in the 13-year history of the event, the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic will feature four ranked teams. What do you need to know before the fun begins Thursday night at MSG?
Losing four starters? Who cares. Foul trouble? No worries. Nearly blowing a 19-point lead? OK, that was a little scary. But as is usually the case, UNC found a way to stay on top Thursday night.
Florida International will pull out of the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament unless tournament organizers honor the original agreement and allow FIU to open with Ohio State and not North Carolina.
Stephen Curry? Red-hot. The SEC? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2008 college basketball season? Dana O'Neil has the answers.