2013 NCAA Tournament Preview: No. 16 Western Kentucky vs No. 1 Kansas

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After falling just short in the NCAA Tournament title game last season, Bill Self finds his team primed to make another run except this time led by redshirt freshman guard Ben McLemore. His team must first avoid becoming the only […]

2013 NCAA Tournament Preview: No. 10 Iowa State vs No. 7 Notre Dame

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A battle of strength against weakness makes Friday night’s 9:45 p.m contest in Dayton, Ohio, a trendy upset pick. The No. 7 seed Notre Dame Fighting Irish (25-9) will take on the No. 10 seed Iowa State Cyclones (22-11) in […]

2013 NCAA Tournament Preview: No. 10 Oklahoma vs No. 7 San Diego State

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Two of the NCAA’s most seasoned coaches battle again once more in The Big Dance, as the No. 10 seed Oklahoma Sooners (20-11) take on the No. 7 seed San Diego State Aztecs (22-7) at 9:20 p.m. ET in Philadelphia. […]

2013 NCAA Tournament Preview: No. 14 Northwestern State vs. No. 3 Florida

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Billy Donovan’s senior class enters the 2013 NCAA Tournament aiming to culminate their climb back to the top after missing The Big Dance in 2010, before hitting the Elite 8 the past two years. The No. 3 seed Florida Gators […]

2013 NCAA Tournament Preview: No. 9 Villanova vs. No. 8 North Carolina

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Two college-basketball blue bloods face off at the top of the South Region in Kansas City Friday night, as the No. 9 seed Villanova Wildcats (20-13, 10-8 Big East) battle the No. 8 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (24-10, 12-6) […]

2013 NCAA Tournament Preview: No. 15 Iona vs. No. 2 Ohio State

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After tearing through the toughest conference tournament in the 2013 college basketball landscape, Thad Matta‘s squad looks to make its first national title appearance since the Greg Oden days and it all starts in Dayton, Ohio. The No. 2 seed […]

2013 NCAA Tournament Preview: No. 15 Florida Gulf Coast vs. No. 2 Georgetown

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John Thompson III‘s No. 2 seed Georgetown Hoyas will attempt to ignore the ghosts of early rounds past when they face the No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast Eagles in the South Region at 6:50 p.m. ET Friday. The Hoyas […]

2013 NCAA Tournament: 5 Reasons Why Georgetown Will Win the South Region


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2013 March Madness: Don’t Sleep on Saint Louis

Brian Spurlock-USA Today Sports

The Saint Louis Billikens have provided as great an NCAA tournament story as any school heading into the first weekend. Playing in the memory of their late coach Rick Majerus adds the emotional human-interest aspect that appeals to diehards and […]