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Dan Wolken


Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Dan:

Kansas State knocks out No. 16 seed UMBC, ending Cinderella run

The Wildcats escaped a determined effort by the Retrievers just two days after UMBC pulled off the biggest upset in NCAA tournament history. → Read More

No. 7 seed Texas A&M stunningly drubs No. 2 North Carolina to earn Sweet 16 trip

Texas A&M used its advantage on the interior, while the Tar Heels struggled shooting in the second round of the NCAA tournament. → Read More

2018 NCAA tournament: Suddenly, UMBC's Ryan Odom is hot name in coaching

After his No. 16 seed Retrievers knocked off No. 1 Virginia, he immediately moved to the top of many lists. Odom right now will just coach his team. → Read More

How UMBC pulled off the greatest upset in NCAA tournament history

The Retrievers routed No. 1 Virginia in what may have been the most shocking result in the history of college basketball → Read More

UMBC stuns Virginia to make NCAA tournament history as first No. 16 seed beat No. 1 seed

A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament until Maryland-Baltimore County stunned Virginia. → Read More

NCAA tournament 2018: Joel Berry II passes Michael Jordan on North Carolina scoring list

Michael Jordan is one of the greatest players in North Carolina basketball history, but Joel Berry II has now scored more points than the Tar Heels legend. → Read More

Tony Bennett has Cavaliers locked in, seeking first Final Four trip since 1984

Coach Tony Bennett is steadfast in his leadership despite past NCAA disappointments. → Read More

Roy Williams explains why he's a huge Tiger Woods fan

North Carolina coach had updates on Tiger's round sent to his phone. → Read More

Georgia turns its focus to Tom Crean in coaching search

The Bulldogs were turned down by Thad Matta and are pursuing Crean, who is on the list of other places as well. → Read More

FBI scandal doesn't cast a pall over NCAA tournament. It lifts one

The investigation shows that it is not just a handful of guys in a few places playing outside the rules. → Read More

2018 NCAA tournament: Fall in love again with Ron Hunter, Georgia State

The Panthers and their entertaining coach, who fell off his stool while celebrating an upset, are back in the Big Dance, ready to make their mark. → Read More

2018 NCAA tournament: Coach Dan D'Antoni and Marshall get their shot

The brother of NBA trend-setting coach Mike D'Antoni loves the wide-open system, a fast pace and the idea that a quick shot doesn't mean a bad shot. → Read More

NCAA tournament bracket: 2018 March Madness South region capsules

No. 1 overall seed Virginia leads a region filled with defensive-minded programs, including Cincinnati, Tennessee and Arizona. → Read More

Schools firing 'for cause' look to be blatant attempts to wiggle out of big buyouts

Getting back the upper-hand when dealing with coaches salaries and buyouts should come on the front end of a contract negotiation, not the back. → Read More

Terry McAulay out as American Athletic Conference shifts football officiating oversight model

Terry McAulay will not return as the American Athletic Conference's coordinator of football officiating as the league moves to new officiating model. → Read More

Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. rusty in return, and expecting more might be too much to ask

Credit to the freshman for wanting to step in and help his team, but his return adds uncertainty for a team that needs to be at its best. → Read More

Florida Atlantic focuses on Brian White to be new athletics director

Brian White, the Missouri deputy AD, is the son of Duke AD Kevin White, and the brother of UCF AD Danny White and Florida hoops coach Mike White. → Read More

Unforgettable Olympics moments: Chloe Kim, record-breaking medalists and... pandas

Here are the most memorable moments from each day of competition in Pyeongchang. → Read More

OPINION: It's time to put basketball where it belongs, in the Winter Olympics

Moving basketball to the winter -- when it is actually played -- makes a lot of sense and would help ratings. → Read More

17 unforgettable moments from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Here are the most memorable moments from each day of competition in Pyeongchang. → Read More