Ole Miss, Boise State out to finish strong in Charleston tournament

Ole Miss and Boise State both hope to leave the Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic at Charleston, S.C., on a two-game winning streak when they meet in the fifth-place game on Sunday. The Rebels (3-1) and Broncos...

Reliving the wild final minute of Grizzlies-Timberwolves, which featured a finish you have to see to believe

The NBA regular season is ridiculously long, and there are times when the constant stream of games can make each singular one feel meaningless. But even among the deluge, there are certain games that manage to...

SEC expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

Some conferences have an obvious preseason favorite. For instance, in the Big East, it’s clearly Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats. In the Pac-12, it’s clearly Mick Cronin’s UCLA Bruins. But nothing seems quite as certain in the...

Pac-12 expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

The Pac-12 made a loud resurgence onto the national scene during the 2021 NCAA Tournament by sending three teams to the Elite Eight, including No. 11 seed UCLA, which advanced from the First Four to the...

Big East expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, overrated and underrated teams

The Big East is coming off, statistically, its weakest season since, well, maybe the 1990s. It’s not just the barely acceptable four bids to the NCAA Tournament (matching lowest the league’s had in three-plus decades). Beyond...

Big 12 expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

Kansas won at least a share of the Big 12 Conference 15 times under Bill Self from 2004-2019, including a stretch in which it secured 14-straight regular-season championships during a dominant run unparalleled in the modern...

AAC expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

For a moment during last season’s AAC Tournament, the league’s prognosis looked particularly bleak, as Wichita State’s loss to Cincinnati in the semifinals put the Shockers on the NCAA Tournament bubble and moved the conference perilously...

Big Ten expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

The Big Ten Conference this season looks like it’ll be in the running as one of the best in college basketball. It’s a league stuffed with stars as the likes of Kofi Cockburn, Hunter Dickinson and...

ACC expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

Duke is always among the biggest stories in college basketball— both when the Blue Devils are great and less than great. Some years it’s Zion’s dunks creating viral clips, other years it’s Grayson’s meltdowns. Either way,...