All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘2012 NCAA Tournament’

SiriusXM Partners with MLB.com

SiriusXM has just signed a multi-year contract with MLB Advanced Media to stream all Major League Baseball games. SiriusXM subscribers can access live streaming broadcasts of every MLB game on mobile devices and online, and games will continue to be broadcast on XM satellite radios. Subscribers will have access to all regular season games, the All-Star Game and all Postseason …

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Duke, Lehigh Drive Top March Madness Social Buzz

The first weekend of the 2012 NCAA tournament lived up to sports fans’ expectations. There were close games, blowouts, and everything in between. We also saw big name favorites live up to the hype and deliver commanding performances. But of course, what does everybody want to see? Yes, there were a few notable upsets – the two most shocking happening …

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Google Makes Their March Madness Picks*

*Based on search volume. In an effort to both ride the trending wave of March Madness and to promote Google+, the search engine–never forget your core, folks–has posted their March Madness picks, and as the asterisks demonstrate, their winner, as well as any bracket advancement for any team in the Dance, is based on the amount of search engine queries …

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UConn’s Roscoe Smith Doesn’t Understand Buzzer-Beaters

Once was bad enough, but twice… are you kidding me? Connecticut sophomore, Roscoe Smith, came up witha loose ball near the end of the first half of Thursday’s NCAA tournament game against Iowa State and heaved the ball from half-court in buzzer beater fashion. Sure, this may sound like typical March Madness behavior, you know a place where buzzer-beaters are …

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Marquette/BYU: Yum Center Floor Failure?

It’s getting a little tight in Louisville, Kentucky as BYU is trying to mount a successful comeback against the Marquette Golden Eagles. While the lead is currently 12, the Cougars have already cut it to a six-point deficit once already. The question is, do they have another run in them, allowing them to close the gap completely? While the game …

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Vandy & Harvard: March Madness Battle Of The Brains

You can call this the battle of the nerds, the battle of the 4.0s (or maybe more accurately the 4.25s), or whatever – but there’s no doubt that today’s Vanderbilt / Harvard game has the chance to be a great one. Vanderbilt is coming off their victory over top-ranked Kentucky in the SEC Championship game and riding a 10-6 conference …

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UNC Asheville Leads Syracuse At Halftime 34-30

Can this be the day we see a No. 16 seed upset a No. 1 seed? It could be as the UNC Asheville Bulldogs are leading the Syracuse Orange 34-30. It should be noted this is only the sixth time that a No. 16 seed has been leading a No. 1 seed at the half. At the end of the …

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Wisconsin Downs Montana At The Pit

Wisconsin lead Montana by 10 points at half, and they never looked back. At the first game at the Pit in Albuquerque, New Mexico, there was no opening round upset as #4 trounced #13 by a score of 73 – 49. Wisconsin showed why they’re going to be a tough out in the tourney – their defense. On the season, …

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Syracuse vs. UNC Asheville: Early Twitter Reaction

We’re underway in Pittsburgh as Syracuse and UNC Asheville has tipped off. Early on it seems that the Bulldogs of UNC Asheville aren’t scared by the No. 1 that is beside the Syracuse name, as they’re hitting almost every shot their jacking up. Could this be the day where we see a No. 16 FINALLY defeat a No. 1 seed? …

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Marquette Looking Strong Against BYU

While the first half still has some time remaining, there’s no denying how strong Marquette looks in their opening round game against the BYU Cougars. Hot shooting from behind the 3-point arc (5-9), and rebounding domination have contributed mightily to Marquette’s lead, but it should be noted, BYU showed plenty of moxie coming back against Iona, and with the 3-point …

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Wisconsin vs. Montana: Halftime Twitter Reaction

The second half of the Montana / Wisconsin game is underway, and Montana has some work to do if they are going to keep their tournament hops alive. Wisconsin lead 39 – 29 at the half, on the back of good shooting and even better defense Here’s some live reaction from the Twitterverse: (image)@BadgerMBBPatrick Herb#Badgers with most first-half points since …

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March Madness: Wisconsin Leads Montana By 10 At Half

It’s halftime at The Pit, and 4th seed Wisconsin leads 13th seed Montana by 10 points, 39 – 29. Wisconsin was in control the entire half, never relinquishing their lead. It was been a clean half, with only 8 combined turnovers between the two teams. Wisconsin only allows opponents 52 ppints per game, so Montana is on pace to break …

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Southern Mississippi’s Band is Kind of Racist

Earlier in the game when Kansas St.’s freshman point guard Angel Rodriguez went to the line, the crowd began to chant “Where’s your green card?” Check out the video for yourself below, it can be heard at the 2 and 17 second marks. Several reporters at the game identified as the chant coming from Southern Mississippi’s band. Thankfully the chant …

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Syracuse vs. UNC Asheville: March Madness 2012 Round 2 Game

The Syracuse Orange enter the tournament as a No. 1 seed in the East Region with a record of 31-2. They’ll be taking on No. 16 seed UNC Asheville, who will try an become the first No. 16-seeded team to ever knock off a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Orange were bounced early from the Big East …

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NCAA March Madness: Kansas State vs. Southern Miss – Images Inside

We’re almost to the end of the battle of the No. 8 and No. 9 seeds, as Kansas St. and Southern Miss are trading punches back-and-forth. At the time of this writing Junior Guard Rodney McGruder currently leads all scores with 30 points. The game started off a little slow for Southern Miss as they opened the game on a …

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Murray State Wins The First Game Of the Tournament

Murray State beat Colorado State to win the first game of the NCAA Tournament, or, well, at least the first full day. And no, I’m not counting the play-in games, thankyouverymuch. The 17-point victory was as decisive as it looks, as Murray State turned a one-point halftime deficit into a big-time tournament win. As you can see from CBS Sports’ …

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Wisconsin & Montana NCAA Tournament Second Round Matchup

The Montana Grizzlies tore through the Big Sky conference this year with a 15-1 record, while the Wisconsin Badgers scratched their way through a tough Big Ten for a 12-6 conference record. Today, they’re facing of as the 13 and 4 seeds, respectively in the East region of the 2012 NCAA Tourney. Wisconsin is making their 14th straight appearance in …

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Murray State and Colorado State Give Great Screenshots

Murray State is currently pulling away from Colorado State, establishing the game’s first double-digit lead. While the game is far from over, there have been some great screenshots already, and thanks to the capturing ability of 30FPS, they’re available to share. The lead image is of the great Bill Raftery and a play on his great “ONIONS!!!” catchphrase. The game …

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March Madness 2012: Kansas State Leads Southern Miss 30-27

We’ll we’re at the halfway point in Pittsburgh and the Kansas St. Wildcats lead the Golden Eagles of Southern Miss. 30-27. Both teams started off pretty cold, with Southern Miss only shooting 8% for quite sometime. Kansas State is also having their own issues, as they only saw 3 bench points thus far in the game. The top performers thus …

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Murray State and Colorado State Play Tight First Half

It’s a close one in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament’s first full day. Murray State and Colorado State are in close, low-scoring battle, but itt hasn’t failed to capture the attention of Twitter and 30FPS, who brought us the tournament’s first blood. As the lead image indicates, the 24-23 halftime score may not look exciting, but the fact …

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Kansas State vs. Southern Miss: Early Twitter Reaction

We’re underway in Pittsburgh as Kansas St. and Southern Miss has tipped off. Early on it seems that The Golden Eagles wil have their hands full just from the sheer size of the Wildcats, most notably being #32 Senior Forward Jamar Samuels. It doesn’t help that Souther Miss has started the game 1-12 from the field, and at the moment …

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March Madness Tips Off With Murray State/Colorado State

And Murray State’s Ed Daniel’s awesome afro is here, too. The game is available online for free at CBS’ March Madness On Demand service. While there’s some confusion about paying for the service–something the NCAA implemented earlier this year–games that are shown on CBS are available, for free, on CBSSports.com. The payment aspect for MMOD comes when you want the …

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March Madness: Top Selling College Basketball Jerseys

Yes, the opening round games are considered the start of the college basketball tournament, but the real fun starts tomorrow at 12:15 EST. This is when the field of 64 begins their collective run at a National Championship. With that in mind, make sure your brackets are done tonight. To help get you ready for all overload of college basketball, …

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Fab Melo Continues To Be A Twitter Trend

The news about Syracuse’s decision to bench seven-footer Fab Melo due to academic issues is the topic of much conversation as we head into the (real) Big Dance. No offense to the opening round/play-in games, but the real action starts tomorrow, and the buzz around Syracuse has taken a hit because of Melo’s suspension. The experts have already offered their …

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President Obama At The NCAA Tournament Opening Round

Now that his Final Four picks have been made, it’s time for President Obama to see if his picks will make good or not. What better way than to take advantage of his position as leader of the free world and score choice tickets to the NCAA Tournament’s opening round game between Western Kentucky and Mississippi Valley State? At least …

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Brackets 2012, Who’s In Your Final Four?

It’s in the air, you can feel it growing. If you live in Lexington, KY like I do, you can’t help but feel the craziness of March Madness. Even if you’re a loner living hermit up on a hill, when you come down to pick up supplies, someone will undoubtedly get you wrapped up in it. It’s time for the …

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