Princeton didn’t pull off the upset against Georgetown in 1989, but the game still features prominently in March Madness lore. Sports Illustrated’s Alexander Wolff joins Bill Littlefield to explain why he calls it “the game that saved March Madness.”
The Wichita State men’s basketball team has made headlines this year, going 34-0 and earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. But the women’s program has also had success, reaching the women’s tournament for the second straight year. Shockers coach Jody Adams joins Bill Littlefield to tell the story of her program’s rise.
In the latest lawsuit against the NCAA, sports labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler claims NCAA member universities are acting as a cartel. Sports Illustrated legal expert Michael McCann joins Bill Littlefield to help make sense of the case.
The Mercer Bears are going to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1985. Head coach Bob Hoffman joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the reaction.
Dean Smith won 879 games and two national titles while coaching the North Carolina men’s basketball team from 1961 to 1997. Now he’s suffering from dementia, a struggle chronicled by Tommy Tomlinson in his piece “Precious Memories.”
Wichita State is 31-0. Are they really as good as their record shows? OAG’s Zoë Sobel looks into the Shockers’ postseason prospects.
Forget the Super Bowl. The most exciting moment in sports last weekend was Oakland’s Travis Bader becoming the NCAA Division I career leader in three-pointers. Bader joined Bill to talk about the accomplishment.
In a move that “threatens to change the entire model of college sports as we know it,” members of Northwestern University’s football team are trying to form a union. Sports on Earth’s Patrick Hruby joins Bill to explain what it all means.
Team IMPACT pairs college sports teams and children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Karen Given talks with families and athletes benefiting from this new program.
The debate over paying college football players is far from settled, but NCAA rules allow hosts of college bowl games to provide players with gifts. This year some athletes will receive PlayStation 4s, high-tech recliners, and hair dryers. David Broughton of Sports Business Journal joins us.