2008 All-Freshman Team

March 27th, 2008
Arizona Freshman of the Year: Michael Beasley (Kansas State) First Team All-Freshman
G: OJ Mayo (USC)
G: Derrick Rose (Memphis)
G: Jerryd Bayless (Arizona)
F: Kevin Love (UCLA)
F: Michael Beasley (Kansas State) Second Team All-Freshman
G: Eric Gordon (Indiana)
G: Nick Calathes (Florida)
G: James Harden (Arizona State)
F: Patrick Patterson (Kentucky)
F: Blake Griffin (Oklahoma) Third Team All-Freshman
G: Jonny Flynn (Syracuse)

2008 High-Major All-Americans

March 25th, 2008 High Major Player of the Year: Gary Forbes (UMASS) High-Major All-American
G: Drew Lavender (Xavier)
G: Robert Vaden (UAB)
F: Gary Forbes (UMass)
F: Reggie Larry (Boise State)
F: Trent Plaisted (BYU) Second Team High-Major All-American
G: Eric Maynor (VCU)
G: Adam Emmenecker (Drake)
G: Jaycee Carroll (Utah State)
F: Will Thomas (George Mason )
F: Will Daniels (Rhode Island) Third Team High-Major All-American

2008 All-American Team

March 23rd, 2008 Player of the Year: Tyler Hansbrough (UNC) First-Team All-American
G: D.J. Augustin (Texas)
G: Chris Douglas-Roberts (Memphis)
F: Michael Beasley (Kansas State)
F: Tyler Hansbrough (North Carolina)
C: Kevin Love (UCLA) Second-Team All-American
G: Derrick Rose (Memphis)
G: Shan Foster (Vanderbilt)
F: D.J. White (Indiana)
F: Luke Harangody (Notre Dame)
C: Brook Lopez (Stanford) Third-Team All-American
G: Darren Collison (UCLA)

Writers Picks: All-Tournament Team

March 19th, 2008

Along with our writer Final Four Picks and our writer Upset Picks, we present our All-Tournament Team picks. No surprise that Kevin Love and Tyler Hansbrough dominate the selections, but there's certainly no consensus. The player in bold is that writer's Most Outstanding Player pick.

Poll: What #1 Seed Will Lose First?

March 18th, 2008

2008 NIT Capsule: UAB

March 14th, 2008
UAB Blazers

Conference USA (22-10, 12-4)


Big Wins: 12/15 vs Kentucky (79-76), 2/20 Houston (101-99), 2/27 at UTEP (88-81)

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Bracket Tactics: Friday's Tip of the Day

March 14th, 2008
Leading up to the 2008 NCAA Tournament, we'll be presenting daily tips to help you fill in your bracket. 


Today's Bracket Tactic


Three Stars of the Day: Alexander, Jordan, Roby

March 14th, 2008
We handpick the best performances of the day, whether it be stat lines that make you drool, or clutch performances.  Either way, its our way of showing the love:


Team of the Moment: UAB

March 13th, 2008

22-10 (12-4 Conference USA)

Computer numbers (courtesy of; not including today's results): RPI 49, SOS 95

Result today: Tulsa 78, UAB 68 in overtime in a Conference USA quarterfinal.

2008 NCAA Tournament Capsule: Memphis

March 11th, 2008

Memphis Tigers

Conference USA (33-1, 16-0)


Seed: #1

South Region