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Sweet 16 East Region: Notre Dame reaches Elite Eight

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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The best time to have a lead in a sporting event is when the game clock hits 0:00.  The Wisconsin Badgers didn’t trail the Notre Dame Fighting Irish until under six minutes to go in the second half; however, they quickly regained the lead...

Sweet 16 South Region: Jayhawks advance…again

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

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The number one overall seed Kansas Jayhawks defeated UConn in the “Round of 32” rather easily. Standing in their way on their road to greatness are the Maryland Terrapins. Maryland coasted to wins over South Dakota State and Hawa...

Sweet 16 Midwest Region: Cyclones fall to Cavaliers

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

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The University of Virginia was looking to advance to their first regional final since 1995. First however, they would have to defeat the Iowa State Cyclones, who would end UA-Little Rock’s Cinderella bid with a 78-61 victory in the secon...

Sweet 16 West Region: Oklahoma blows by A&M

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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For the first time in this NCAA Tournament, Buddy Hield didn’t lead his team in scoring and failed to reach the twenty-point mark.  It didn’t matter though as Jordan Woodard and company helped thrust the Sooners into the Elite Eig...

Sweet 16 Midwest Region: Cinderella Syracuse

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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Both Gonzaga and Syracuse were technically classified as “underdogs” in the Midwest Region. Polish-born Domantas Sabonis and teammate Kyle Wiltjer both basically carried the Gonzaga Bulldogs on their backs throughout the whole tour...

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. ...

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