The Madness of March

COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill. As people are losing jobs and many schools have begun to close, the sports world has also been hit hard by the virus. The NCAA has canceled March Madness, the largest NCAA sanctioned event

So You Know Nothing about March Madness?

To your dismay, the time has come when Swarthmore’s campus is once again talking about sports. The glorious few weeks since the Super Bowl that saw the student body sadly slump back into an academic slumber have come and gone. Now, talk

March is Here, but Lacks Madness

Last Thursday was the beginning of the NCAA Division I College Basketball Tournament. Colloquially, this period from late March to early April is known as March Madness. This massively popular tournament has become a social event, with tens of millions of Americans

Loyola Chicago storms its way to the Final Four

Every March, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament captures the attention of sports fans. Millions make brackets, attempting to correctly predict the outcomes of 67 games, or at least come close to that number. No one ever does. After all, it

#16 UMBC stuns #1 Virginia

On March 16, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County pulled off the biggest upset in college basketball history, upsetting the University of Virginia 74-54 to become the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Men’s Division

PC and URI’s Return to Relevancy

As another successful NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament comes to a close, fans have been treated with last-second shots, final glimpses of NBA-bound stars, and Cinderella stories like the University of South Carolina and their run to the Final Four as a seven

Big Dance Nearing Championship Round

There’s a reason they call the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament “March Madness”. And this year, it has indeed lived up to its name. The number one overall seed is out, the betting favorite is out, and the upsets have come

The Season of March Madness is Upon Us

March is always looked upon with great elation — spring break, the beginning of beautiful weather, and the initial sights of budding flowers. However, if you are a college basketball fan, you know exactly what causes most of this unbearable anticipation —