Dick Weiss

  • Events
    The ACC comes back to earth

    INDIANAPOLIS– This was a weekend the Atlantic Coast Conference would rather forget. The conference some argued was...

  • Dick Weiss
    Villanova leaves Buffalo with an Empty Feeling

    BUFFALO, N.Y.– There will not be no March magic for Villanova this season, no repeat of last year’s fairy tale national championship season. The Wildcats– who were the top seed overall– were bounced from the NCAA tournament here Saturday, losing to a bigger, fundamentally sound, Wisconsin team, 65-62, in a second round...

  • Dick Weiss
    Michigan suddenly the darling of the tournament.

    BUFFALO, N.Y.– It’s early, but Michigan may be the team of destiny in this year’s NCAA tournament....

  • Dick Weiss
    Princeton’s effort shows how far the Ivy League has come

    BUFFALO– Fifth seeded Atlantic Coast Conference power Notre Dame held off Ivy League champion Princeton, 60-58, here...

  • Dick Weiss
    Villanova Counts on Experience to Repeat

    BUFFALO, N.Y.- Last year, after three disappointing first weekend losses in NCAA play, no one expected Villanova...

  • Dick Weiss
    Washington fires Romar; will likely lose Michael Porter Jr.

    College basketball was rocked yesterday when Washington fired popular coach Lorenzo Romar after 15 years and Cuonzo...

  • Dick Weiss
    11th Hour Bracketology.

    The mist is beginning to clear in the NCAA tournament picture. Official announcements will be made at 5:30 tonight. But it is fairly clear the top four seeds in the 68-team field will be Villanova, North Carolina, Kansas and Gonzaga. In our bracket, Villanova, the overall No. 1 seed and defending national...

  • Dick Weiss
    New York gets to enjoy a special night in College Basketball

    BROOKLYN– This is the Duke team we waited all year to watch, the gifted collection of stars...

  • Dick Weiss
    Grayson Allen is Duke’s Lightning Rod

    BROOKLYN– The Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament here at Barclays Center have already been filled with and dramatic...

  • Dick Weiss
    Villanova’s next man up philosophy paying off in Big East

    NEW YORK– St. John’s loves to refer to Madison Square Garden as their house. But top-seeded defending...

  • Dick Weiss
    St. John’s defeats Georgetown as two teams bring back memories of old Big East

    NEW YORK– When the Big East was formed close to 40 years ago, St. John’s and Georgetown rapidly developed into one of the great rivalries in college basketball. For about five volatile, intense minutes in Madison Square Garden here Wednesday night, it felt like 1985 again, back when Georgetown and St. John’s...

  • Dick Weiss
    Orange loss in ACC Tournament could become Bitter Sweet on Selection Sunday

    BROOKLYN– Syracuse has been gone from the Big East for four years, but it still seemed strange to see them take the court for a 12 noon game against Miami in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at the Barclays Center. For years, the Orange conducted a campaign to...

  • Dick Weiss
    Deshaun Watson lifts Clemson to the top of college football

    TAMPA, Fla.– Deshaun Watson wrote the latest chapter in his legendary career here last night. Clemson’s dynamic junior quarterback completed 36 of 56 passes for 420 yards and three touchdowns– including the game winner on a two yard pass to one-time walk on Hunter Renfro with one second remaining— as the Tigers (14-1) defeated...

  • Dick Weiss
    Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is the difference in this CFP championship game.

    TAMPA, Fla.– It is hard to dispute the power of Alabama since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa. He has built his own dynasty and will try to win its fifth national championship in eight years Monday when the top-seeded Tide (14-0) plays second-seeded Clemson (13-1) in the College Football Playoff national championship game here at Raymond...

  • Dick Weiss
    Alabama gambles switching offensive coordinators will pay off in the end.

    TAMPA, Fla.– Jalen Hurts may be the new kid on the block at Alabama, but the 6-2, 210 pound quarterback from Channelview, Tex. has chance to enhance the Tide’s rich history Monday when undefeated 14-0 SEC champion Alabama plays ACC champion Clemson (13-1) in a rematch of last year’s College Football Playoff championship game Clemson at Raymond James Stadium. Hurts, who...

  • Dick Weiss
    Deshaun Watson performs like the Best Player in college football

    GLENDALE, ARIZ.– Deshaun Watson’s performance in Clemson’s 31-0 victory over Ohio State in the College Footballl Playoff semi-finals here Saturday raises an obvious question. If the Heisman Trophy balloting were held today, who would win the award? The easy answer is Watson, who dazzled the sellout crowd of 71,297 at the University of...