College Basketball


  • Oh no! There go all the March Madness brackets Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
    Jibri Bryan #34 of the Mercer Bears celebrates with teammates after defeating the Duke Blue Devils 78-71 during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    The sighs heard round the office Thursday were likely from those who came out on the wrong end of their bracket picks for the NCAA tourney.

  • Buffalo Wild Wings bracket boost  Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings president and CEO, discusses the big business her company gains from March Madness and their use of tablets at the table.

  • March Madness: Is there a chance to win $1 billion? Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett is offering $1 billion to anyone who will fill the perfect NCAA tournament bracket. But the odds and numbers are in his favor.

  • Your March Madness pool is probably illegal Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 8:02 AM ET
    Patric Young No. 4 of the Florida Gators and Julius Randle No. 30 of the Kentucky Wildcats vie for a rebound in the second half during the championship game of the 2014 Men's SEC Basketball Tournament in Atlanta.

    Workers will likely break the law by taking part in office pools for the NCAA basketball tournament. But not always.

  • $1 billion Madness contest not just chance: Buffett Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 9:31 AM ET
    Dan Gilbert and Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett discusses how he's feeling about insuring a contest by Quicken Loans to offer a billion dollars for the perfect March Madness bracket.

  • Odds of nailing $1 billion bracket? Astronomical!  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University professor of mathematics, break down the math on Quicken Loans and Warren Buffett's offer of a billion dollars to anyone who can guess the perfect March Madness bracket.

  • Rick Pitino: Social media not great for athletes  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Lousiville Cardinals Coach Rick Pitino discusses March Madness and how he teaches his players to deal with the pitfalls of social media.

  • Buffett's NCAA bet prompts lawsuit against Yahoo Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    Warren Buffett, chairman of the board and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

    Warren Buffett said he would pay $1 billion to anyone who could pick a perfect NCAA bracket, but it appears Yahoo may have had the idea first, a report said.

  • The lawsuit that could reshape college sports Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    Ed O'Bannon

    Win or lose, a lawsuit against the NCAA to give college athletes compensation for the use of their likeness will likely change collegiate athletics.

  • Sports bucket list: Top 10 coolest seats in sports Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
    Seating at the newly renovated Madison Square Garden.

    Some of these seats provide a view you've never seen before. Others enable you to see and be seen with movers and shakers of Wall Street, Hollywood and sports.

  • Rick Pitino: Our government is 'totally dysfunctional'  Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    "We are a team, we come together to try to win, we are not winning for our country" says Rick Pitino, Louisville men's basketball coach, comparing our government to sports. We are like "2 different countries fighting against each other" he adds.

  • What Golf Can Teach You About Investing  Friday, 24 May 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Joe Kernen hits the golf course with Citi's Tobias Levkovich to chat about the discipline of golf — and what it can teach you about investing.

  • Duke's Coach K on Recruiting  Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Duke University head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski about his winning strategies for recruiting and coaching.

  • Rutgers' Pernetti Walks Away With $1.2 Million  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    Fired Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice's boss, Tim Pernetti, resigned under pressure last week and is walking away with a lucrative settlement. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Simon Hobbs, discuss.

  • Another Head Rolls at Rutgers  Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    More fallout from the Rutgers scandal, after Tim Pernetti, Athletic Director at Rutgers University resigned today. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Matt Swift, Legacy Management Group CEO, weigh in on whether to expect additional resignations.

  • Rutgers Atheltic Director Tim Pernetti Resigns  Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest news from Rutgers University.

  • March Madness Drives Pizza Profits: Domino's CEO  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Patrick Doyle, President & CEO of Domino's Pizza, discusses what's fueling the company's nearly forty percent stock jump over the past year.

  • Rutgers Fires Head Basketball Coach  Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 4:54 PM ET

    Rutgers' head basketball coach Mike Rice has been fired for abusive behavior towards players, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Rutgers Fires Basketball Head Coach Mike Rice  Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details on the firing of the head basketball coach at Rutgers University for mistreating some of his players.

  • Big Data: March Madness Math in the Real World Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 12:18 AM ET
    Shane Larkin #0 of the Miami Hurricanes concentrates at the free throw line

    A couple of academics teamed up to predict which college basketball teams would make it to the NCAA Tournament. They're bringing those same tools to practical business problems.