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Villanova Final Four-bound After Cutting Down South Region Nets

No 2-seeded Villanova came into the Elite Eight match-up against top seeded Kansas as the underdog, but that mattered little as the Wildcats were the ones cutting down the nets once the final whistle had been blown. Kris Jenkins, Josh Hart, and Ryan Arcidiacono all scored 13 points in a well-balanced …

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NCAA Sweet 16 Preview: Orange Look to Stay Sweet Against Zags

Two programs ripe with tradition and NCAA tournament experience, Syracuse and Gonzaga, were both very close to not even making the big dance this season. The Bulldogs needed a WCC tournament championship against rival Saint Mary’s to clinch an automatic bid, while the Orange somehow squeezed into the field despite dropping …

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NCAA Tournament: West Regional Recap

The first weekend of the 2016 NCAA Tournament is officially over. The West Region consisted of stellar individual performances, epic comebacks and teams winning their first ever NCAA Tournament game. Oregon, the No. 1 seed in the West, easily took care of Holy Cross in the first round 91-52 and then won …

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NCAA Tournament Preview: Day 2 of the Big Dance

The opening day of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is in the books; two five seeds lost to 12 seeds and two 11-seeds took out their six seed opponents and it featured one quite interesting post game interview. "How did Yale out-rebound Baylor?" https://t.co/5UapBDXaoo pic.twitter.com/LhsghxHkWT — Deadspin (@Deadspin) March 17, 2016 Today, …

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NCAA Tournament Preview: Vanderbilt vs. Wichita State

The Commodores and Shockers matchup Tuesday for an NCAA Tournament play-in game. The winner will play Arizona on Thursday. FIRST FOUR: No.11 Shockers/Commodores Winner faces No.6 Arizona (Providence, RI) #SelectionSunday #watchus pic.twitter.com/4BaHSlxw3t — Go Shockers (@GoShockers) March 13, 2016 Wichita State will make its sixth consecutive appearance in the NCAA …

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FGCU Attempting to Recreate 2013 Magic in NCAA Basketball Tournament

As time expired on the night of March 22, 2013, one of the greatest upsets in recent NCAA Tournament history had occurred. A new Cinderella team was born, and everyone became aware that the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles came to play. The No. 15 seed Eagles defeated the No. 2 seed Georgetown Hoyas 78-68 …

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Selection Monday: SEC Preview

Selection Monday is upon us  and tonight at 7 PM, the committee will announce the 68 teams that have made the cut. SEC fans everywhere will look to see where their teams land in the tournament after over a week off since the SEC Tournament.  Currently ESPNs own Charlie Crème has nine SEC teams …

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Huskies Claim Their Fourth Program National Title, Defeat UK 60-54 In Hoops Title Game

If St. Joseph would’ve made one more shot in regulation during the second round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, none of this would’ve been possible — but, they didn’t. Instead, Connecticut’s road to claiming its fourth national championship in program history came by defeating Villanova, Iowa State, Michigan State, Florida …

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Florida’s Fantastic Hoops Season Ends With a 63-53 Final Four Loss to Uconn

The Florida Gator men’s basketball magical season has come to an end (36-3) as the Connecticut Huskies defeated the Florida Gators by a score of 63-53 in the Final Four in Dallas on Saturday. It was the kind of game Gator fans have been fearing all season as Florida’s offense …

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