Gonzaga favorite to take title next year

ESPN Sports Betting Analyst Host of Daily Wager Behind The Bets podcast host Fresh off falling short of an undefeated season and the school’s first national championship, Gonzaga is the betting favorite for the 2021-22 college basketball season. Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill has posted the Bulldogs at +550 and

Men’s 2021 national championship picks: Can Baylor finish the job and knock off Gonzaga?

Could anything possibly top that? The Gonzaga Bulldogs’ thrilling 93-90 overtime victory versus the UCLA Bruins in Saturday’s Final Four — already being called one of the finest games in March Madness history — established a new standard for what we expect from our NCAA tournament games. But Monday night’s

Inside Jalen Suggs’ football career: Gonzaga hero was star QB in high school, has ties to Terrell Suggs

Jalen Suggs: Final Four hero, impending NBA draft lottery pick and … former football star? Yes indeed. The phenomenal Bulldogs freshman is not only a terrific basketball talent, but also a former standout on the gridiron — one who saw plenty of recruiting interest as he was coming out of

What time does the NCAA championship start? TV schedule, channel for 2021 college basketball title game

One game remains to conclude one of the most tumultuous college basketball seasons in recent memory. There’s no denying the COVID-19 pandemic wrought havoc over the last calendar year, one that saw the abrupt cancellation of the 2020 tournament and several postponed or canceled games the season after. It has

Aari McDonald’s brilliance not enough as Arizona falls to Stanford in NCAA title game

Aari McDonald and Arizona’s run at history fell just short against Stanford in the NCAA Women’s Tournament on Sunday. Or, rather, just a hair too far. The 3-seed Wildcats forced a shot clock violation on 1-seed Stanford’s final possession of the national championship game, giving the upstart Wildcats — who had

Suggs banks in 3 at buzzer to keep Zags perfect

Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. INDIANAPOLIS — Three dribbles, 55 feet and one of the greatest shots in NCAA tournament and Final Four history. UCLA’s Johnny Juzang scored with 3.3 seconds left to tie the score, and Gonzaga coach Mark Few elected not

Skip Bayless, eternal heel, says Jalen Suggs’ Final Four buzzer-beater was ‘pure luck’

Gonzaga freshman Jalen Suggs delivered one of the top shots in March Madness history on Saturday, banking a halfcourt, buzzer-beating 3 off the glass to give the top-seeded Bulldogs a 93-90 overtime win against 11-seed UCLA in the Final Four. The shot was amazing, without a doubt. Also consider the

Charles Barkley slams politicians, says ‘system’ is set up to ‘divide and conquer’

Charles Barkley made waves Saturday when he took time ahead of the Baylor-Houston Final Four game to share his thoughts on the state of American politics. The CBS studio analyst blasted politicians — Democrats and Republicans — saying they take advantage of a system that pits citizens against each other

To the bank! Freshman’s amazing buzzer-beater sets NCAA tournament alight

Jalen Suggs took the inbound pass and saw nothing but clear sailing. Three dribbles. Past the half-court line. A little stutter-step. And straight into history. The Gonzaga freshman banked in a shot at the buzzer from near the Final Four logo for a 93-90 overtime win over UCLA on Saturday