Danny Manning Goes Dancing Again as Head Coach of Tulsa Golden Hurricanes

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Head coach Danny Manning is no stranger to the NCAA tournament. He led the Kansas Jayhawks to a national championship his senior season in 1988 and was named the tournament’s most outstanding player. He also played on the Jayhawks’ 1986 squad […]

How to Beat the Arizona Wildcats: 5 Lessons From the UCLA Bruins


Pittsburgh Basketball Moves Off Bubble With Strong ACC Tournament Showing

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Heading into the ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C., there were no guarantees that the Pitt Panthers were heading to the big dance. A flimsy non-conference schedule, to put it lightly, does not impress the NCAA tournament selection committee even when a […]

Arizona Basketball Showcases Nation’s Best Defense at Pac-12 Tournament

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It’s not so much that the Arizona Wildcats have faced poor teams thus far at the 2014 Pac-12 Conference tournament in Las Vegas. Their two opponents thus far, the Utah Utes in Thursday’s quarterfinal, and the Colorado Buffaloes in Friday’s […]

Pac 12 Basketball Tournament: Stanford Cardinal Prove They Deserve To Dance

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If there were any doubts headed into the Pac-12 tournament that the Stanford Cardinal deserve a spot in this season’s field of 68, the Cardinal took it upon themselves Thursday night to not only dispose of those doubts but bury […]

California Basketball: Golden Bears’ Bubble Bursts, Program Weaknesses Exposed This Season

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Head coach Mike Montgomery (pictured) and his California Golden Bears squad knew that winning their Pac-12 tournament quarterfinal game Wednesday was not optional. The Bears were barely riding the NCAA tournament bubble after posting a 19-12 regular season record. Nonetheless, […]

Pac-12 Basketball Tournament: UCLA Bruins “Wear” Out Oregon Ducks

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It took somewhat of a family affair for the UCLA Bruins to pull away in the second half on Wednesday night and defeat the Oregon Ducks by a final score of 82-63 in the Pac-12 Conference tournament quarterfinals in Las […]

Arizona Wildcats Bounce Back To Thrash Utah Utes In Pac 12 Tournament Quarterfinal

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In Wednesday’s Pac-12 tournament action in Las Vegas, the Arizona Wildcats showed no signs of letting up despite a tough loss to the Oregon Ducks last weekend in their regular season finale, only their third this season. The Wildcats wasted […]

10 Bubble Teams That Must Play Well In Their Conference Tournaments


Wichita State Stays Perfect, Has Tools For Deep Run In NCAA Tournament

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The Wichita State Shockers will be the first team since 1991 to enter the NCAA tournament undefeated. Sophomore guard Fred VanVleet erupted for 20 of his 22 points in the second half, and junior guard Tekele Cotton poured in 20 points […]

5 Things Arizona State Basketball Must Do To Make The 2014 NCAA Tournament

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