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Cal Golden Bears new athletic logo. (CBS Sports)

Cal Men Hold Off Arkansas In NIT

Jabari Bird scored 19 points, David Kravish had 13 points and eight rebounds and California beat Arkansas 75-64 on Monday night to advance to the third round of the NIT.

03/24/2014

Brittany Boyd #15 of the California Golden Bears.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

No Final Four This Year, Cal Women Fall To Baylor

A year after the Bears’ surprising run through the NCAA tournament, their season ended in the second round this time after Baylor took over in the second half Monday night and won 75-56.

03/24/2014

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Stanford Women Defeat FSU, Return Home For Sweet 16

Chiney Ogwumike had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Stanford broke open the game with a 30-2 run spanning the halves in a 63-44 victory over Florida State in the second round of the NCAA women’s tournament Monday night.

03/24/2014

Stanford v. Kansas

Daily Madden: Experience Is Trumping Prestige In NCAA Tournament

Stanford’s victory over Kansas and Mercer’s win over Duke were two of the NCAA Tournament upsets over big name basketball programs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/24/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

(University of San Francisco)

USF Falls At Home To LSU In First Round Of NIT

Cole Dickerson scored 24 points to lead the Dons (21-12). Tim Derkson added 12 points.

03/19/2014

Head coach Johnny Dawkins of the Stanford Cardinal calls out in the first half while taking on Oregon State Beavers in the first round of the 2011 Pacific Life Pac-10 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2011 in Los Angeles. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Stanford Readies For NCAA Tourney, Dawkins Learns To Avoid Outside Pressure

Even through the praise from coaching mentor Mike Krzyzewski when he departed Duke to lead his own program at Stanford, or the constant chatter over the past year about Johnny Dawkins’ uncertain future if the Cardinal failed to reach the tournament — he has somehow ignored it all.

03/19/2014

Saint Mary's Gaels

Gaels Storm Back To Beat Utah In NIT

Kerry Carter scored 10 points over the final 5 minutes and Saint Mary’s stormed back from 10 points down in the second half to beat Utah 70-58 on Tuesday in the first round of the NIT.

03/18/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

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Daily Madden: Cal Poly Is A Symbol Of March Madness

Cal Poly, the winner of the Big West conference title despite a 13-19 record, won a play-in spot in the NCAA tournament and will face Texas Southern Tuesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/17/2014

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