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1st Round West Region: Oklahoma wins big

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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If you consider yourself a college basketball fan, or just a fan of the sport in general, and haven’t heard the name Buddy Hield by now, something is wrong.  You need to become more aware of your surroundings because Buddy Hield...

1st Round East Region: Badgers slip past Pitt

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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If you enjoy fast-paced, efficient basketball, this game was not for you.  If you enjoy points being scored, this game probably wasn’t for you either. Wisconsin and Pittsburgh struggled mightily to put the ball through the basket....

1st Round South Region: Miami narrowly escapes Buffalo

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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Normally when a #3 seed plays a #14 seed, it doesn’t go over well. Normally, the 14 seed gets annihilated. However, the Miami-Buffalo game was an exception. This game had all the makings of a good one. Miami entered the gam...

1st Round West Region: UNI upsets Texas at the buzzer

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team is no stranger to buzzer beaters.  The Panthers won the Missouri Valley Conference tournament on a buzzer beater from point guard Wes Washpun. Washpun’s game winning shot was, however, only a bit behind the free-t...

1st Round Midwest Region: Seton Hall drops game to Gonzaga

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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Gonzaga went into the 1st round after winning the West Coast Conference Tournament for the fourth year in a row. They would enter as the number eleven seed where they would play the number six seeded Seton Hall out of the Big Eas...

1st Round West Region: Hawks win in a thriller

Joe Brannan, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

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The last game of the first round matched up ninth-seeded Cincinnati from the American Conference and eighth-seeded Saint Joseph’s from the Atlantic 10.  This one would be a great ending of the first two-days of the 2016 NCAA...

1st Round South Region: Governors impeached, Jayhawks advance

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

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Never before has a #16 seed beat a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Number one overall seed Kansas Jayhawks took on the  Austin Peay Governors of the Ohio Valley Conference. Austin Peay was looking to make history, but sadl...

1st Round South Region: Wichita State shocks Arizona

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

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On Tuesday, March 15, in a “First Four” game, the Wichita State Shockers defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 70-50 in order to become the number-11 seed and face the #4-seeded Arizona Wildcats in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Th...

1st Round Midwest Region: Butler upends Texas Tech

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

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For the eighth time in ten years, the ninth-seeded Butler Bulldogs are in the NCAA Tournament. In the past, they had faced the likes of Old Dominion, Wake Forest, and Texas. In fact, in both 2010 and 2011, they made it into the...

1st Round South Region: Villanova romps UNC-Asheville

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

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Going into this contest, it was never really a contest. Villanova was projected as a number-one seed prior to the “Selection Show” on Sunday, March 13. However, a loss in the ACC Tournament to Seton Hall changed that. The Wildcat...

1st Round South Region: Hawaii upsets Cal

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

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The number 13-seeded Hawaii Rainbow Warriors went into this game as the Big West champions. This came after the NCAA issued sanctions to the program. Hawaii was also looking for their first-ever NCAA Tournament win in their sch...

1st Round Midwest Region: Syracuse Orange ground Dayton Flyers

Joe Hall, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

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This game was played in St. Louis, and it started off in a weird way. As the day began, tournament organizers were scrambling to find another set of nets because the ones that were sent to the Scottrade Center were not regulation s...

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