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Sweet Sixteen Day 2

by Dan Hanner

Mar 28, 2015 1:49 AM

How Tom Izzo, Rick Pitino, and Mike Krzyzewski ended up in another Elite Eight, and how Mark Few made the Elite Eight for the first time since 1999. Read more »

Tags: Quentin Snider, Oklahoma Sooners, Duke Blue Devils, North Carolina State Wolfpack, Louisville Cardinals, Michigan State Spartans, Utah Utes, UCLA Bruins, Gonzaga Bulldogs, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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Sweet Sixteen Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Mar 27, 2015 1:28 AM

Thoughts on the Sweet Sixteen, particularly two great games out west that set up a fantastic regional final. Read more »

Tags: Matt Stainbrook, Dee Davis, T.J. McConnell, Zak Showalter, North Carolina Tar Heels, Xavier Musketeers, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, West Virginia Mountaineers, Wisconsin Badgers, Wichita State Shockers, Arizona Wildcats, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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Coach's Corner: Steve Nash And The Amar'e Cut

by Brett Koremenos

Mar 26, 2015 4:34 PM

While any word association game between Nash and Amar'e likely invokes the response "pick-and-roll", one of the most clever creations from those D'Antoni Suns teams was how those two interacted outside that staple action. Read more »

Tags: Steve Nash, Amar'e Stoudemire, Phoenix Suns, NBA

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A Night In The Eastern Conference Playoff Race

by Andrew Perna

Say what you want about the quality of basketball played in the Eastern Conference, but the final month of the season has, and will continue to be, an entertaining follow as the race for the final playoff spots intensifies. Read more »
Isaiah Thomas Returns For Celtics, Admits He Isn't 100 Percent

by Andrew Perna

The concern for a player like Isaiah Thomas, who attacks the basket regularly and absorbs a lot of contact to his 5-foot-9 frame, is that he'll aggravate the injury. Read more »
DraftKings' Free $80,000 Fantasy Basketball Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

DraftKings is offering RealGM readers free access to a fantasy basketball contest for Wednesday's games with $80,000 in prizes. Read more »
The Goliaths Of The Tourney

by Jonathan Tjarks

While there is always an element of randomness involved in a one-and-done tournament, there is an underlying pattern as to who is advancing and who is going home. For the most part, higher seeds with elite big men are safe while the ones without are vulnerable. Read more »
Non-National NBA Games Of The Week (Mar. 23-Mar. 29)

by Daniel Leroux

Another week with the NCAA Tournament means we have an almost comically strong non-national lineup this week, featuring three huge Memphis games on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Read more »
Scouting Report: Sean Kilpatrick

by Cameron Schott

Sean Kilpatrick is a productive guard that has been effective at every level. He may not have ideal size, but Kilpatrick is an efficient shooter that can score from mid-range or behind the arc. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 4

by Dan Hanner

Looking back at Michigan St.'s upset, Seth Tuttle's last game, the frustrating reality for Dayton fans, and the two-game numbers for every remaining tournament team. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 3

by Dan Hanner

Breaking down the third day of the NCAA tournament and asking a key question: Is Arizona better off with Stanley Johnson on the bench? Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 2

by Dan Hanner

Looking back at all the action from the second day of the tournament. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Looking back at the day with more close games than any day in the history of the NCAA tournament. Read more »
Scouting Report: Ricky Ledo

by Cameron Schott

Ricky Ledo is a talented shooting guard with the size and athleticism to play in the NBA. He can create his own offense or dish some pretty assists, but needs to improve on impacting the game without the ball in his hands. Read more »
Coach's Corner: The Simplicity, Complexity Of Brad Stevens

by Brett Koremenos

Not only does Brad Stevens have the Celtics overachieving this year, he's shown a knack for clever schemes and majestic out-of-bounds plays that have served as conduits for big baskets in key comments. Read more »
Road Records Reveal Truth Of Tournament Teams

by Jonathan Tjarks

If you look at the numbers as a whole, teams with a .500 or lower record on the road don't tend to do all that well in the NCAA Tournament. Read more »
DraftKings' $25,000 One-Day March Mania Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

As part of their March Mania promotion, DraftKings is offering RealGM readers access to a fantasy college basketball contest Thursday with $25,000 in prizes. Read more »
Does The Glass Slipper Fit UC Irvine?

by Cameron Schott

This year's Cinderella could be UC Irvine as they feature strong perimeter shooting and start a 7-foot-6 center. Read more »
Euroleague Interview: James Gist Of Panathinaikos Athens

by Erildas Budraitis

RealGM sat down with James Gist to talk about the current season, Dusko Ivanovic, Dimitris Diamantidis, what it was like to get traded to Athens and more. Read more »
Final Stats And Bracket Picks

by Dan Hanner

Going through the hot, warm, cool and cold teams entering the tournament and then we preview and predict each region. Read more »