68 teams entered the tournament field with one common goal: get to San Antonio. Of those 68, only four have achieved that goal. Villanova, Kansas, Michigan, and tournament darlings Loyola-Chicago. The heart of a champion has been tested of all the remaining teams on the road to San Antonio, each proving that their will to
The Villanova Wildcats pulled off an OT victory against the Providence Friars to repeat as Big East Tournament Champions. The Wildcats jumped out to a quick 10-2 lead on the Friars in the first 4:06 to play in the game. A few buckets by Jalen Brunson coupled with some great defense, held the Friars to
Oh, March, how the college basketball world has missed you. You are a month that draws fans to the game and even those who aren’t fans to tune in and see what all the buzz is about. However, before the 68 teams that are selected into the ultimate bracket, there is one major tournament that occurs first.
The third day of March Madness is in the books and we can officially say that the madness has begun. The round of 32 has seen its fair share of upsets, but nothing as huge as #1 Villanova going down. If a number 1 goes down this early, then it’s time to declare the Madness.
The Passing Game is officially back at Basketball Society! If you haven’t heard of it, you can go back into the vault and check out our past volumes here. Otherwise, join us as we go through some of the best dimes and displays of ball movement from the previous week. This week features a mixture
College basketball will be at the peak of its popularity in the next couple of weeks. However, before brackets can be filled out and the madness that comes with it, it all must be put on pause…for right now. We still have to crown conference champions to determine automatic placement in the NCAA tournament. One
When Villanova started their 2016-2017 season there was much belief in the college basketball world that they could realistically repeat as national champions. These Wildcats lost two of their starters in Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu due to graduation last year. It was easy to see the value that each of them brought in terms of leadership and
Ah! What a devastating loss. All the credit to the Villanova Wildcats and the great game they played, but boy was that gut-wrenching. It was an up and down season for the North Carolina Tar Heels but they turned it up at the right time, winning the ACC title and making it to the championship
Announcers: Martin Soaries and Ryan Kirk Location: Houston, TX Tip-off: 9:19 p.m. Click here to stream the broadcast live #2 Villanova Wildcats (34-5) PG: Ryan Arcidiacono SG: Jalen Brunson SF: Josh Hart PF: Kris Jenkins C: Daniel Ochefu #1 North Carolina Tar Heals (33-6) PG: Joel Berry II SG: Marcus Paige SF: Justin Jackson PF: Brice Johnson C: Kennedy
I remember the first time I hooped with Villanova Wildcats swingman Mikal Bridges. It was at the Upper Main Line YMCA located in the tranquil town of Berwyn, Pennsylvania, a suburb located just outside of Philadelphia. I attended St. Norbert’s Elementary School at the time, which was located within walking distance of the YMCA, and