Selection Sunday can be rough on the nerves for those on the NCAA tourney bubble. Some get to react with pure joy as they join the Big Dance, while others are left dejected and on the outside looking in.
Ray Allen has lived an NBA shooter's life for 18 seasons. After beginning the New Year shooting 17 percent from 3-point range, hitting just 9 of 52 attempts, Allen believed there was just one way to snap out of the slump.
No. 6 Virginia delivered its first ACC tourney title since 1976, sinking seventh-ranked Duke in a victory that should leave little doubt whether Tony Bennett can deliver with his defensive-focused style.
Saturday night saw a new welterweight champion crowned and an amazing night of action inside the Octagon in Dallas. UFC 171 delivered so many memorable moments, it was hard to pick only five for this installment of The Hit List.
There's little question Doug McDermott is the best player in Big East, but on Saturday Bryce Cotton overcame a slump and grabbed the spotlight on the biggest stage so far this season -- leading the Friars past Creighton for the title.