College Basketball


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • "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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Avery Dingman #22 of the Creighton Bluejays drives on Seth Curry #30 of the Duke Blue Devils.

    March Madness has become a more digital experience, and several companies are trying to take advantage of the trend.

  • Pacers' GM Shares His March Madness Pick     Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders discuss where they think Qualcomm and Microsoft's stocks are headed; and Kevin Pritchard of the Indiana Pacers shares his March Madness pick.

  • Hot Wings + March Madness = Big Business     Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    Sally Smith, President and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings, explains how her company plans to cash in on the NCAA playoffs.

  • Avoid Big Moves During March Madness: Study     Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    If you're looking to win big during March Madness, you better pay more attention to your bracket than your portfolio, according to a new study, with CNBC's Brian Shactman; Alex Edmans, Wharton Business School; and Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial.

  • How to Win Your March Madness Pool Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:38 AM ET
    Kentucky Wildcats win NCAA Championship 2012

    What's the best way to slam dunk your rivals at work and walk away with your own championship crown? A couple of experts and self described statistical geeks weigh in.