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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 ...

1st Round East Region: Notre Dame fights back to knock off Michigan

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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College basketball is a long game.  There is plenty of time for each team to make a run and an abundance of time for teams to lose a lead.  They play two halves for a reason.  This game featuring two teams from power conferences was a perfect example of what a ta...

1st Round East Region: Walkup, SFA stun West Virginia

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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First off, I would like to add that I had this upset predicted in my bracket.  The Lumberjacks busted my bracket in 2014 when they upset VCU and nearly put my bracket to shambles again last year when they came close to u...

1st Round West Region: Texas A&M crushes Green Bay

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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One fourteenth-seed, Stephen F. Austin, had what it took to pull off an upset over a three-seed, but that just wouldn’t be the case here in this game. Green Bay looked liked they were going to give the Aggies a run for their mone...

1st Round Midwest Region: Utah wallops Fresno State

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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Utah finished second in the Pac 12 conference behind Oregon. They ultimately lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament. Fast Forwarding to Selection Sunday… Utah got a 3 seed in the tournament. This set the Utes ...

1st Round West Region: Ducks drown Crusaders

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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A large majority of the college basketball world was shocked when Oregon was announced as a number-one seed on Selection Sunday.  Michigan State and Villanova were thought to be much better candidates for the last number-one s...

1st Round West Region: VCU beats Oregon State

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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The Virginia Commonwealth Rams are no stranger to the NCAA Tournament and have made their share of deep runs in the past under former head coach Shaka Smart.  This past off season, Smart departed for the same position at...

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