Friday, December 6 2013 3:51 PM EST2013-12-06 20:51:27 GMT
(RNN) - A relatively quiet few days ahead have a pair of scheduling anomalies: Two games in conference play. Normally reserved for after the New Year, fans get their first chance to see ACC teams go headMore >>
Normally reserved for after the New Year, fans get their first chance to see ACC teams go head to head this week. More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 5:27 PM EST2013-12-05 22:27:52 GMT
(RNN) - No one tells you the "challenge" in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge is the cramping your remote hand gets from flipping through two sets of three simultaneous games in back-to-back nights. Now, we'reMore >>
It's been an exciting, confusing couple of weeks in ACC basketball. Player Power Poll has got it covered with some simple truths to straighten things out.More >>
J.P. Tokoto had 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 Wednesday night, giving the Tar Heels another impressive victory in their inconsistent season.More >>
North Carolina flashed its potential again, earning another impressive victory after a second shaky setback.More >>
Jabari Parker totaled 15 points in the No. 10 Blue Devils' 79-69 win over the 22nd-ranked Michigan Wolverines on Tuesday. Quinn Cook led all Duke scorers with 24 points and nine assists in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge game.More >>
Tuesday, December 3 2013 4:00 PM EST2013-12-03 21:00:46 GMT
(RNN) - Imitated but never duplicated, the Big Ten/ACC Challenge offers some of the best out-of-conference action college basketball has to offer every year. The 15th incarnation of the showcase is noMore >>
The contests, held Tuesday and Wednesday, feature the top 12 from the ACC, based on last year's RPI, facing all of the Big Ten teams.More >>
This is the first of a 2-part series looking at some of the best players in the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Part 1 looks at standouts from the Big 6 conferences. Part 2, coming Thursday, will discuss the best of the mid-majors.
(RNN) – The commoners are creeping closer, but basketball's nobles still hold the castle surrounding the NCAA national championship.
Teams from the Big 6 – ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12 and SEC – have won the last 22 titles. The most recent time a squad outside the major programs walked away from the Big Dance as champions was in 1990, when UNLV won it all.
Last season was a return to dominance for the power schools; only Ohio of the Mid-American Conference and the Atlantic 10's Xavier made it into the second week of play.
That bucked the trend of previous tournaments when mid-majors broke past the gates of the Sweet Sixteen – most notably Butler, which was in the final game two years in a row.
But 2012 was also an outlier in the terms of the talent pool. Many top freshman from 2011 stayed in school another year – most at Big 6 programs – and the incoming class of newbies was one of the strongest in a decade.
With that pool a little more shallow, the Butlers, Gonzagas and New Mexicos have a much better chance of ending that 22-year streak.
Sunday, December 8 2013 11:21 AM EST2013-12-08 16:21:39 GMT
One person has been killed in a crash that happened around 3 AM Sunday. The driver crashed while crossing an icy bridge on 3rd Avenue North in the Metro Center area. The driver died at the scene. CopyrightMore >>
One person has been killed in a crash that happened around 3 AM Sunday.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 10:43 PM EST2013-12-08 03:43:45 GMT
A fire broke out at 426 N. 2nd street in East Nashville this evening. Officials say there is some minor damage and that the apartment was empty when the fire started. Early reports are that someone mayMore >>
A fire broke out at 426 N. 2nd street in East Nashville this evening.More >>
Despite some wintry weather that hit Middle Tennessee on Friday, some Christmas parades are still scheduled to go on as scheduled for Saturday. The Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. at theMore >>
Despite some wintry weather that hit Middle Tennessee on Friday, some Christmas parades are still scheduled to go on as planned for Saturday.More >>
One person is recovering after a shooting in south Nashville Friday night. Police say the victim showed up at the Executive Inn on Harding Place with a gunshot wound to the back. The person was quicklyMore >>
One person is recovering after a shooting in south Nashville Friday night. Police say the victim showed up at the Executive Inn on Harding Place with a gunshot wound to the back.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 7:45 AM EST2013-12-07 12:45:40 GMT
A semi overturned during a crash on I-24 W near the Haywood Lane exit Saturday morning. According to fire officials, a van cut the trucker off around 2 a.m. Officials say the trucker didn't have enoughMore >>
A semi overturned during a crash on I-24 W near the Haywood Lane exit Saturday morning. According to fire officials, a van cut the trucker off around 2 a.m.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 10:46 PM EST2013-12-07 03:46:20 GMT
A portion of the roadway is shut down on West End Avenue after two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle.Two pedestrians are said to have been injured near the intersection of West End and 21st Avenue.BothMore >>
A construction worker is in critical condition after he and a co-worker were struck by a vehicle Friday morning on West End Avenue while trying to cross the street.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 6:35 PM EST2013-12-06 23:35:34 GMT
With the threat of ice accumulation comes the possibility of power outages and slick roads that could strand drivers away from their intended destinations.The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency andMore >>
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and American Red Cross offer the following tips to stay safe while at home and on the roads during icy weather.More >>
Channel 4 has learned the Nashville Christmas Parade has been canceled for Friday due to incoming winter weather. The parade had been scheduled to start at 7 p.m. A winter weather advisory has been issuedMore >>
Channel 4 has learned the Nashville Christmas Parade has been canceled for Friday due to incoming winter weather.More >>
Need something to help you get through two weeks of March Madness? Try playing Basketball Cliche Bingo. Mark off the words or phrases that are overused during each game of the tourney.More >>
Don't like basketball? Need something to help you get through two weeks of March Madness? Try playing Basketball Cliche Bingo. Mark off the words or phrases that are overused during each game of the tournament.More >>