Opinion: Refs Almost Ruined March Madness, and the NCAA Has to Fix it.

With only minutes left in #1 Gonzaga’s round of 32 game against #8 Northwestern, Gonzaga Freshman Zach Collins stuffed a Northwestern shot with what was quite possibly the most obvious goaltending in basketball history. Not only did Collins have his hand completely through the cylinder, he also pushed the net above the rim to make it painfully obvious that he was committing a goaltending violation.

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NCAA March Madness: Elite Eight Day 2 Recap

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#7 South Carolina and #1 UNC are advancing to the Final Four | Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

64 teams entered, only 4 remain. The Final Four is here, and the Fourth String team is here to recap the Elite Eight action that got us here.

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NCAA March Madness: Elite Eight Day 1 Recap

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#3 Oregon and #1 Gonzaga are advancing to the Final Four

#3 Oregon and #1 Gonzaga become the first teams to book their tickets to the Final Four after the first day of this year’s Elite Eight. The Fourth String team recaps all the action from tonight’s two games.

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NCAA March Madness: Sweet Sixteen Day 2 Recap

 

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#7 South Carolina, #1 UNC, #2 Kentucky, and #4 Florida are all advancing to the Elite Eight

The second night of the Sweet Sixteen may not have started off very exciting, but it ended with some of the best basketball of the tournament. The Fourth String teams recaps all the action from all four of tonight’s games.

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NCAA March Madness: Sweet Sixteen Preview, Day 2

After an exciting night of action saw #3 Oregon, #1 Gonzaga, #1 Kansas, and #11 Xavier advance to the Elite Eight, the Fourth String team previews the second night of this year’s Sweet Sixteen.

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