men’s college basketball

In Depth
March 30th, 2013

Florida Gulf Coast Professor Reflects On Making NCAA History

Last week, Florida Gulf Coast made NCAA men’s basketball history by becoming the first 15th seed to make it to the Sweet Sixteen. FGCU professor Dr. James Brock joins Bill to talk about the team’s unexpected success.

In Depth
March 23rd, 2013

The One That Got Away: Revisiting The 1970 South Carolina Gamecocks

Back in 1970, the NCAA basketball tournament wasn’t even called the “Big Dance.” There were only 25 teams in the tourney and South Carolina wasn’t one of them, although everyone expected them to be. With help from former Gamecock Bobby Cremins, Only A Game’s Alex Ashlock relives the heartbreaking end of the Gamecocks’ season.

In The News
March 23rd, 2013

Ups and Downs For Kentucky Men’s Basketball

The University of Kentucky, last year’s NCAA champion, would have been considered a favorite for the NIT crown. But they lost in the first round to allegedly-lowly Robert Morris University. Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports joins Bill Littlefield.

Featured Book
March 16th, 2013

‘Ramblers': The Story Of A Trailblazing Team

In 1963, the Loyala Ramblers won the NCAA tournament with four black players in their starting lineup. In his new book “Ramblers,” Michael Lenehan chronicles the historic season.

March 16th, 2013

2013 Big East Tournament Marks End Of An Era

With the Big East breaking up, 2013 is the final year of the tournament as we’ve known it. Jim O’Grady went to Madison Square Garden to talk to fans about the changes.

In The News
March 9th, 2013

Gonzaga Celebrates First Time At No. 1

This week, Gonzaga became the fifth team to top the national polls this college basketball season. But unlike the other four teams — Indiana, Duke, Michigan, and Louisville — the Zags have never topped the rankings before. Bill Littlefield speaks with Jim Meehan of the Spokane Spokesman-Review.

OAG 20th Anniversary
February 23rd, 2013

Revisiting Roxbury: A Coach, A Family And National Title Dreams

2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Only A Game. Throughout the year, we’ll be revisiting some of our favorite stories. More than a decade after he spent a season following the Roxbury Community College basketball team on its quest for a national championship, Bill Littlefield reconnected with the team’s former coach and stars.

February 21st, 2013

Roxbury Community College: The 2000-2001 Season

Can’t get enough of Roxbury Community College men’s basketball team and their run at the Division III National Championship? Here’s Bill Littlefield’s entire series from 2000-2001.

In The News
February 16th, 2013

Golden State Warriors Unveil Sleeved Jerseys

The NBA’s Golden State Warriors have raised eyebrows with their new alternate uniforms, which have sleeves. Bill Littlefield spoke with Paul Lukas of Uni Watch about the team’s new look.

November 24th, 2012

Division III’s Jack Taylor Shatters Points Record

Jack Taylor, a sophomore at Division III Grinnell College in Iowa, shattered the NCAA scoring record by scoring 138 points in a game on Tuesday. Bill speaks with Chris Varney, who provided play-by-play for the record-setting game.

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