Archive for the ‘Tomfoolery’ Category

Tonight’s championship game has been an absolute thriller chalk full of big shots and big plays. So naturally, Tim Hardaway Jr. wanted to get in on the action for Michigan…

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Michigan v Louisville

Florida Gulf Coast may have a rival for alley-oop of the tournament, and it comes from Louisville on the last night of the tourney…

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It’s championship night, things are tense, we could all use a laugh, Rick Pitino is going to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame and he’s a dead ringer for Al Pacino.

On that note…

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Marquette v Miami

In one of the most bizarre sideline reports I’ve ever seen in all my years of watching sports, Rachel Nichols told us all about Marquette senior centre Chris Otule and his fake eye.

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There is a such thing as a well timed, statement making flagrant foul. Then there are the kind of cheap shots that just make you look like a coward. Kansas point guard Elijah Johnson apparently has that second category of flagrant mastered.

Cue the low blow on poor Mitch McGary…

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Indiana v Syracuse

When you think of scary injuries in basketball, most people think about knees, ankles and fingers bending in ways they’re not supposed to. But considering how gravity defying some of these guys are, the risk of a nasty spill on the court is always there, and junior Syracuse big man Baye Keita found that out the hard way against Indiana after biting hard on a Cody Zeller pump fake…

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Illinois v Miami

With a win over No. 7 Illinois in East Region play on Sunday night, No. 2 Miami advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 13 years. They also proved that nobody does viral celebrations like they do.

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