Prepare yourself for 72 hours of college basketball. By the end of the weekend, the men's Final Four and women's Elite Eight will be set. Here's the supersized NCAA tournament edition of what we're watching.
Long live the underdogs! They are what make the NCAA tournament magical. This month, it's the success of the VCU and Butler men and the surprising run of the Louisville women that has Julie Foudy entranced -- and missing Paul the Octopus.
The 11th-seeded VCU Rams stunned No. 3 seed Purdue with a decisive 94-76 win Sunday night. With a few days off before their Sweet 16 matchup with Florida State, the players are excited to head back to Virginia as newly minted stars.
Their team might have lost Saturday night, but VCU's students are still the biggest winners of the Final Four weekend. The generosity and thoughtfulness of VCU put its students on the trip of a lifetime.
You think the players and coaches at Saturday's Final Four were nervous? The moms and dads did more sweating and hand-wringing in the stands than VCU coach Shaka Smart did working the sideline. Meet a few of the proud parents.
After a wild weekend of NCAA tournament play for the men, including both a No. 1 and a No. 2 seed making an early exit, only 16 teams are left. On the women's side, the tournament got underway Saturday.