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Sweet 16 East Region: UNC flies past Indiana

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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The Indiana Hoosiers had no answer for how to stop North Carolina as the Tar Heels would score early and often.  Senior guard Marcus Paige nailed two early threes to help the Tar Heels jump out to a 8-3 lead.  This lead was...

Sweet 16 South Region: Super ‘Nova Elite

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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Villanova has found their way to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2009. They have blown by their opponents so far along the way. Blowing out UNC-Asheville and also Iowa in the first couple of rounds, Miami defeated nationally beloved ...

Sweet 16 West Region: Ducks dodge Duke

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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Both Oregon and Duke have touted scoring duos.  Elgin Cook and Dillon Brooks have scored in bunches all season for the Ducks and are the main reason Oregon won the Pac-12 Conference and earned a number one seed.  Grayson Allen an...

2nd Round South Region: Jayhawks put down the Huskies

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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The number one overall seeded Kansas Jayhawks squared off with UConn in the second round after trouncing Austin Peay in the first round, 105-79. The Huskies of UConn advanced after defeating the Colorado Buffaloes 74-69. Never be...

2nd Round West Region: UNI collapses, A&M prevails

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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The NCAA Tournament has been given the name March Madness by many and certainly lived up to the name in this matchup between Northern Iowa and Texas A&M.  UNI, after upsetting Texas in the first round, looked bound to knock off yet anothe...

2nd Round East Region: Tip-in at buzzer sends Fighting Irish to the Sweet Sixteen

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 2, 2016

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The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks were riding high coming into their round of thirty-two match up after their upset win over West Virginia.  Out of the 20 fourteen seeds who won their first round game, only two have moved onto the Sweet...

2nd Round Midwest Region: Orange you glad that MTSU isn’t moving on?

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 2, 2016

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The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders were looking to make a deep run after probably the biggest upset in the history of the NCAA Tournament by defeating number 2-seeded Michigan State. Syracuse barely made it into the tournament. ...

2nd Round Midwest Region: Cavaliers take down Bulldogs

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

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Coming off of a blowout win against number-fifteen seeded Hampton on Thursday, the number one seed out of the Midwest region, Virginia, faced the Butler Bulldogs in the second round. Butler defeated Texas Tech in the first round. But...

2nd Round South Region: Rainbow Warriors slain by Terrapins

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

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The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors were riding high after they defeated a Pac-12 Conference powerhouse in the California Golden Bears in the first round. However, they would need to get past another “Power 5 Conference” powerhouse in th...

2nd Round South Region: Villanova to Sweet 16, finally

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

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Many were hoping that it would be an “All-Philly” second round match up if both the number-two seeded Villanova Wildcats and the Temple Owls had won. However, that would not come to fruition as the #10-seeded Temple Owls would fall...

2nd Round Midwest Region: Another Trojan upset?

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

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In the first round of the tournament, extreme underdog Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans shocked the world when they knocked off heavily favored Purdue in double OT, 85-83. At the time, the Trojans were tied with the Kansas Jayhawks for the b...

2nd Round Midwest Region: Sabonis boosts Bulldogs

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

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Similar to when a really high seed plays a really low seed, this game was not really close at all. The Gonzaga Bulldogs won this game pretty handily. According to ESPN, this game’s 23-point win tied the third-largest by a team se...

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