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UNC Basketball enters ACC Tournament in unfamiliar territory

If the 2019-2020 collegiate basketball season has proved anything thus far, it’s that nothing is for sure. Just ask North Carolina. A storied program that is typically etched in stone on virtually every March Madness bracket, UNC enters the ACC Conference Tournament with the last seed. Typically, UNC has already …

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Seminoles Basketball Falls to Duke

The No. 8 Florida State Seminoles (20-4, 10-3 conf.) fell to No. 7 Duke (21-3, 11-2 conf.) 70-65 on Monday in a fierce ACC matchup. The Seminoles left everything on the court yesterday but failed overall to push past the Blue Devils. Shooting Shortcomings Following a three-game win streak, FSU …

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Sweet 16: Duke vs. Virginia Tech Preview

A Zion-less Duke fell 72-77 to Virginia Tech during an ACC regular season game in February 26th. Fast forward a month and these two Basketball giants meet again in one of the most prestigious stages of the NCAA Tournament, the Sweet 16. Zion Back in the House https://twitter.com/DukeMBB/status/1111638707860373506 Zion Williamson …

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Florida Must Show The Ability to Bounce Back In Year Four of Mike White Era

The Gator men’s basketball team hoped to go into Tallahassee on Tuesday night and pull off a road upset to open the 2018-2019 college basketball season. The exact opposite happened as Florida State dominated the Gators on both ends of the court winning the season opener 81-60. Disappointing Start to …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Faces Tough Road Test Against No. 17 Florida State

The Florida Men’s Basketball team will take on the 17th-ranked Florida State Seminoles in a highly-anticipated season opener. The Gators haven’t defeated their in-state rivals since 2013-14, when Billy Donovan, Scottie Wilbekin, Patric Young and Casey Prather led the team to a Final Four berth. After leading the team to …

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Louisville, Rick Pitino to Appeal NCAA Penalties

The NCAA issued a number of penalties against Louisville on Thursday after completing an investigation into the school’s sex-for-play scandal. In a press conference held after the penalties were announced, head coach Rick Pitino, athletic director Tom Jurich and interim school president Gregory Postel emphatically stated Louisville will be appealing …

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Florida Advances To Their 11th Sweet 16 in School History in a Dominating 65-39 Victory Over Virginia

For the 11th time in school history, the Florida Gators are going to the Sweet 16. UF took down the Virginia Cavaliers, 65-39, on Saturday night in front of a home-like crowd at the Amway Center in Orlando. Devin Robinson and Justin Leon led the way for Florida, as Robinson …

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NCAA Round of 32: Virginia – Florida Preview

The over/under may be set at 100 for this primetime defensive match-up. On Saturday night at 8:40 p.m., the fourth-seed Florida Gators will take on the fifth-seed Virginia Cavaliers in a contest between two of the top defensive teams in the nation. KenPom ranks UVA as the second-most efficient defense …

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NCAA Tournament: Notre Dame – Princeton Preview

No. 5 Notre Dame (25-9, 12-6 ACC) and No. 12 Princeton (23-6, 14-0 Ivy league) are kicking off March Madness in a West region battle from Buffalo, New York. Junior forward Bonzi Colson will lead the NCAA Tournament experienced Fighting Irish against the veteran-filled Tigers and sophomore guard Devin Cannady. …

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Is This Duke’s Year?

If you take a look at Duke’s schedule this season, you might not see why they’re one of the best teams in college basketball. The Blue Devils went 27-8 this season with some bad losses to Virginia Tech and at home vs. NC State, the ACC’s third worst team. Despite losing three …

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