GLENDALE -- It’s going to be hard for North Carolina to shake off the ghost of Villanova guard Kris Jenkins’ buzzer-beater in last season’s national championship game. Especially with him in the building, rocking a Tar Heels shirt in support of his brother -- UNC senior guard Nate Britt.
GLENDALE -- While the team itself may have only advanced to the Elite Eight, Kansas has had a pretty good Final Four week.
GLENDALE — In 1999, 10th-seeded Gonzaga was the “Cinderella” team of the NCAA tournament, making it to the Elite Eight in Phoenix before falling to Connecticut.
GLENDALE – This weekend’s Final Four makes it clear – quality basketball is being played in the Pacific Time Zone.
GLENDALE – Even if the confetti doesn’t shower him on Monday night amid a national championship celebration, Gonzaga assistant coach Donny Daniels will have a legacy in the state of Arizona.
GLENDALE -- Grand Canyon University isn’t eligible to participate in the NCAA Tournament until next season, but that didn’t keep one Antelope from playing on the Final Four court.
GLENDALE - NCAA president Mark Emmert said at a Final Four news conference that the organization’s board of directors will make a decision in the coming days about whether the NCAA will hold championship events again in North Carolina, where lawmakers have overturned House Bill 2.
GLENDALE — Fans of Arizona State know Oregon’s Dillon Brooks well. Maybe too well.
PHOENIX – There's good news for anybody interested in attending the games on Saturday and Monday at University of Phoenix Stadium. Tickets on the secondary market are relatively inexpensive.
GLENDALE — Oregon’s Casey Benson has already won three basketball championships in Glendale.
PHOENIX — Grand Canyon University’s DeWayne Russell already had the hometown crowd in his pocket before stepping onto the court Thursday night at the 29th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships at GCU.
PHOENIX — Eat Local. Party Local. That’s the theme for one of downtown Phoenix’s newest eateries, The Park. It’s also the hope for many local businesses this weekend with the NCAA Final Four and its related events in the Valley.