Epic ending for Mike Krzyzewski, the man in the arena

Epic ending for Mike Krzyzewski, the man in the arena

NEW ORLEANS — Mike Krzyzewski took his seat in the back of a golf cart next to his bride of 53 years, Mickie, the flight attendant he married the day he graduated from West Point. He faced some reporters who were documenting the moment, and decided to have some fun with the bitter end of … Read more

March Madness 2022: Inside Duke-North Carolina matchups

March Madness 2022: Inside Duke-North Carolina matchups

The Post’s Zach Braziller breaks down Saturday night’s national semifinal between No. 2 Duke and No. 8 North Carolina at the Caesars Superdome: point guard White Plains native RJ Davis has elevated his play this month, scoring at a high level when the opportunity has arisen, while understanding the most important part of his job … Read more

Shaheen Holloway leaves Saint Peter’s for Seton Hall

Shaheen Holloway leaves Saint Peter's for Seton Hall

Shaheen Holloway couldn’t have scripted a better March: MAAC title. Elite Eight. New job in a high-profile conference. One of the big stars of March Madness is coming home, returning to his roots at Seton Hall as his next head coach. As expected after weeks of rumors, the Big East school made it official Wednesday, … Read more

Saint Peter’s coach Shaheen Holloway expected to leave for Seton Hall

Saint Peter's coach Shaheen Holloway expected to leave for Seton Hall

PHILADELPHIA — Shaheen Holloway wasn’t ready to look ahead yet. Following Cinderella Saint Peter’s NCAA Tournament exit in a one-sided, 69-49 Elite Eight loss to No. 8 North Carolina on Sunday, he declined to address rumors about his own future. When Kevin Willard left Seton Hall for Maryland last Monday, reports circulated that Holloway would … Read more

Saint Peter’s vs. North Carolina: Matchup, March Madness prediction

Saint Peter's vs.  North Carolina: Matchup, March Madness prediction

Saint Peter’s is chasing history, looking to become the lowest seed to reach the Final Four in NCAA Tournament history. First, the Peacocks have to get by No. 8-seed North Carolina on Sunday at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Post’s Zach Braziller breaks down the East Region final: Point Guard RJ Davis, the White … Read more

Saint Peter’s vs. North Carolina: Matchup, March Madness prediction

Saint Peter's vs.  North Carolina: Matchup, March Madness prediction

Saint Peter’s is chasing history, looking to become the lowest seed to reach the Final Four in NCAA Tournament history. First, the Peacocks have to get by No. 8-seed North Carolina on Sunday at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Post’s Zach Braziller breaks down the East Region final: Point Guard RJ Davis, the White … Read more

Arkansas tops Gonzaga to reach Elite Eight

Arkansas tops Gonzaga to reach Elite Eight

SAN FRANCISCO—Pressure. You either embrace it in the big moment or it’ll slowly suffocate you. There are many ways to relieve pressure in sports. In the case of Thursday night’s Sweet 16 West Regional, Arkansas coach Eric Musselman had the magic elixir: Mix business with pleasure. The result was a gritty 74-68 Arkansas upset of … Read more

NCAA tournament referees lacking in consistency and accountability

NCAA tournament referees lacking in consistency and accountability

When North Carolina’s Brady Manek fired an elbow into the face of Baylor’s Jeremy Sochan with 10:08 left in an NCAA Tournament second-round game Sunday, it sent the officiating crew working the game to the replay monitor with a big decision to make. Eject a key player from an elimination game, or assign a lesser … Read more

Ron DeSantis declares Florida swimmer victor over Lia Thomas

Ron DeSantis declares Florida swimmer victor over Lia Thomas

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation Tuesday that declared the runner-up the “rightful winner” of a 500-yard freestyle competition instead of transgender NCAA champion Lia Thomas. The Republican governor named University of Virginia freshman Emma Weyant as the champion after she was defeated by Thomas, 22, in the NCAA swimming competition Thursday by 1.75 … Read more

UConn wins an ‘ugly’ one to reach yet another Sweet 16

UConn wins an 'ugly' one to reach yet another Sweet 16

It was chippy, it was tense and it certainly wasn’t pretty. But No. 2 UConn pushed past No. 7 Central Florida to land a place in the Sweet 16 on Monday, extending its own NCAA record for the program’s 28th consecutive appearance in the women’s tournament’s second weekend. Monday’s second-round game was notably rough for … Read more