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Without Basketball We Wouldn’t Have …

Since the game was created in 1891, basketball has burrowed its way into American culture. Here’s a nostalgic look at some of our favorite things this sport has given us.

How do you land a big event? Tips from the organizers of the next DIII Men’s Basketball Championship

With just one exception, Division III men’s basketball champions have been crowned in Salem, Virginia, for more than two decades, but that tradition ends this spring.

Modern memorable moments that have catapulted the women’s game

In recent years, the game has sparked new interest simply by providing historic accomplishments and a little mainstream fun.

In March, you never know what might come between the teams and the tournament

Each spring is a new adventure for the NCAA travel staff, who are charged with moving not only 20,000 Division I men’s and women’s basketball players, coaches, staff, band members and cheerleaders throughout the country, but also competitors and coaches for the other NCAA spring championships.

Pep bands’ greatest hits from the soundtrack of college basketball

Without the accompaniment of a pep band to give the cacophony a cadence, the experience wouldn’t be complete.

Brothers ensure basketball players from their home country have proper footwear

Basketball shoes are generally made up of rubber, leather and synthetic materials. While brothers Ikenna and Osinachi Smart were growing up in Nigeria, they might as well have been made of gold.

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