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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...

2nd Round South Region: Miami shocks Shockers

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

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Repeatedly, when the Miami Hurricanes would call a timeout, fans could hear Hurricanes player Sheldon McClellan shout, “We are NOT losing this game!” The Wichita State Shockers look to upset the Miami Hurricanes, two days a...

2nd Round East Region: Hoosiers tame the Wildcats

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

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If you’re a fan of great point guard play, you would have greatly enjoyed this game.  Yogi Ferrell and Tyler Ulis are regarded as two of the best point guards in the nation and possibly two of the best players.  Both are semifi...

2nd Round East Region: Koenig, Wisconsin beat Xavier at the buzzer

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

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Wisconsin just somehow keeps finding ways to win basketball games, and at this point in the season, that’s not a bad trait to have at all.  After a win over Pittsburgh in a game where Wisconsin only scored 47 points, they knew they...

2nd Round East Region: Tar Heels roll Friars

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

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North Carolina is arguably playing its best basketball of the season and boy, did it come at a good time.  After a blowout of Florida Gulf Coast in the first round, the Tar Heels would face a good Providence team that has ...

2nd Round West Region: What can’t Buddy do?

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

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The Oklahoma Sooners tend to play well when Buddy Hield plays well.  In the first half, the opposite seemed to happen.  Hield was held to just seven points through the first twenty minutes as he missed time after picking up his sec...

2nd Round West Region: Ducks reach Sweet Sixteen

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

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Oregon knew the Hawks of Saint Joseph’s would be a much tougher opponent than the Holy Cross Crusaders were in the first round.  Oregon’s two stud scorers would need to take over the game and rise to the occasion if the Duck...

2nd Round West Region: Duke holds off Yale

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

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Grayson Allen and Brandon Ingram are good, very good.  The dynamic scoring duo played brilliantly early in the game.  Ingram sunk a three on Duke’s first possession and Allen soon followed with a triple of his own to get ...

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