AP Tony Gutierrez

99th Percentile Bracket and More Important Things

My Tuesday speech asking Senators to pass a resolution stating that states – not judges – should determine their campaign finance laws was pre-empted by a Senator shouting out, “Don’t tell me you had a basketball bracket in the 99th percentile after all these upsets!”

GTY Jared C. Tilton

Texas A&M Stuns Reigning Champ UNC 86-65 in NCAA 2nd Round

T.J. Starks scored 21 points and Texas A&M overpowered North Carolina inside, upsetting the reigning national champions 86-65 Sunday in the NCAA Tournament to mark the second straight year a title holder missed the Sweet 16.

AP Tony Gutierrez

Loyola-Chicago Upsets Tennessee 63-62

Sister Jean’s prayers were answered again in another heart-stopper, and the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are going to the Sweet 16, just as they did the last time they were in the NCAA Tournament 33 years ago.

AP Keith Srakocic

Value Add Reveals Bracket After Strong 2017 and 2016

Last year the Value Add bracket posted on Breitbart Sports predicting the Gonzaga-UNC Final, a year after the 2016 Value Add All-American bracket dominated the brackets of both President Obama and Nate Silver.

AP Coach K

New Value Add Rankings Point to Bracket Winners

Before filling in the March Madness bracket stuck in front of you next Monday, check www.valueaddbasketball.com, which dominated President Obama’s last March Madness bracket, and last year picked the Gonzaga-UNC final and that Sindarius Thornwell was the nation’s best player before he shocked the basketball world by leading South Carolina to the Final Four.

AP Ben Margot Landale

Conference MVPs, All-Americans 20 Days Before March Madness

As Breitbart Sports prepares to once again announce the first All-American basketball team and lay out predictions on the 68 teams selected on March 11 to play in this year’s NCAA tournament, here are the 68 players we would pick today if the tournament were between players rather than teams.

AP Laurence Kesterson

Value Add: 20 Teams With 4 Players in Top 10%

One month before Selection Sunday for March Madness, only 20 teams boast at least four stars for a big March Madness run based on players in the top 10 percent of all players in the new www.valueaddbasketball.com ratings.

AP Photo

Gonzaga Makes First NCAA Title Game with Win Over S Carolina

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Their star guard was outstanding. Their big men dominated inside. Still, it came down to some last-second strategy for Gonzaga to move on to the NCAA Tournament championship game for the first time.

Duane Wilson

Top 10 Value Add Players Deliver Upsets for S. Carolina, Michigan; ‘Home’ Edge Tourney Key

Skeptics abounded after the March 11 announcement that South Carolina’s Sindarius Thornwell passed Kansas’ Frank Mason and Villanova’s Josh Hart as the Most Valuable Player in college basketball according to the www.valueaddbasketball.com rankings. However, there may not be many doubters after his third three-pointer Sunday put South Carolina ahead of Duke 42-41, and was part of a 53-point weekend that denied Marquette and Duke a trip to the Sweet 16 in New York.

Kennedy Meeks

ESPN’s $240 Million/Yr. ACC Produces 1 Sweet 16 Team, Fox Sports Debut Conferences Produce 8

Four years ago ESPN increased its annual payment to the ACC to $240 million as part of an attempt to make it the greatest basketball conference in history, and prevent Fox Sports from getting off the ground with a basketball lineup of the Big East to its lineup of the Big 12 and Pac-12. This week ESPN’s “greatest conference ever” produced only one Sweet 16 team (UNC) while the three Fox Sports’ conferences produced eight.

Jim Boeheim106

Black Saturday: ACC’s Claim as ‘Best Conference Ever’ Ends With 3 Blowout Losses

Hype that called the ACC the greatest basketball conference in history came crashing down when their three NCAA teams lost by an average of 21 points on Saturday, leaving them as the only major conference without a Sweet 16 team. Jim Boeheim wanted his Syracuse team included as a 10th team in the tournament, to match the Big East and Big 12 with two-thirds of their teams in the conference.

Josh Hart, Ethan Happ

Topple-Seed: Villanova Stunned 65-62 by Wisconsin in NCAA

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions 65-62 in the East region.

Duane Wilson

Marquette’s Howard Misses All-Time 3-Point Record by Just 3 Shots

Exactly one week after turning 18 years old, Marquette freshman Markus Howard wrapped up his freshman season in which he hit 82 of 150 three-pointers to finish at 54.67% from long range, the second highest percentage in the history of college basketball.