National title game

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 Clemson received 18 first-place votes. … Continue reading No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

Michigan faces tall order against ‘Nova in NCAA title game

SAN ANTONIO /April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Michigan’s game plan used to revolve around offense, hitting enough shots to outscore teams. Sometimes it worked. Many times, often on the biggest stages, it didn’t. The Wolverines have made a shift in recent years, transforming into one of the nation’s best defensive teams. If shots aren’t falling, they … Continue reading Michigan faces tall order against ‘Nova in NCAA title game

NCAA Latest: Villanova-Michigan set for national title game

SAN ANTONIO  /April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)—  The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Final Four is down to two teams: Villanova will play for its second national championship in three years when the Wildcats face Michigan on Monday night. Two years after Jalen Brunson and coach … Continue reading NCAA Latest: Villanova-Michigan set for national title game

NCAA Latest: Villanova-Michigan set for national title game

SAN ANTONIO /March 31, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)—  The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Final Four is down to two teams: Villanova will play for its second national championship in three years when the Wildcats face Michigan on Monday night. Two years after Jalen Brunson and coach … Continue reading NCAA Latest: Villanova-Michigan set for national title game

Villanova and Michigan head to national title game

SAN ANTONIO /March 31, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— Villanova bombed its way past a blueblood to reach the national title game. Michigan got there by taking away Cinderella’s slipper. This end to March Madness should be good. A wild NCAA Tournament of upsets comes down to this: Villanova and its squadron of long-range shooters against Michigan and its … Continue reading Villanova and Michigan head to national title game