Warren Buffett's NCAA bracket challenge has a winner. A West Virginia factory worker won $100,000 for correctly picking the first 29 games of the basketball tournament's first round, outlasting everyone else who entered the competition for Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) employees. He also picked the winners of the 31st and 32nd games correctly. The 30th game, between Marquette and South Carolina, cost him big time. If he had correctly picked South Carolina to win, he would have pocketed $1 million with a perfect first-round bracket. But at least he didn't have to split the pot like last year's two winners. Berkshire Hathaway didn't release the employee's name in its statement announcing the win. The
The night before Indiana announced the firing of Tom Crean, the coach watched cut ups of the Hoosiers’ NIT loss to Georgia Tech at his kitchen table. Around 11:30 p.m Crean got a text message from his agent: “Are you up?” The Wednesday night text marked the beginning of the end of Crean’s nine-year tenure at Indiana. The next morning, Crean got a text message from athletic director Fred Glass to meet with him, which Crean inferred was to receive news of his dismissal.
VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Less than 48 hours after their careers ended with a crushing loss to Wisconsin in Buffalo, Villanova's three seniors stood together for the last time on the practice court at the Davis Center on campus trying to make sense of it all. Three early NCAA exits surrounding a national championship. More wins than anybody in the country since the start of the 2013-14 season but only one trip to the Sweet 16. "It's difficult to accept, but that's the reality of it," Josh Hart said. "We gave it everything we could. We battled. We battled our whole careers here and gave everything we could to the program. "We had some successful years so whenever we think about it, we'll think about