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  • March Madness: Watch As Coin Flips Decide The 2011 Men's Basketball Championship

    March Madness: Watch As Coin Flips Decide The 2011 Men's Basketball Championship
    It's March Madness time again, and that means college basketball fans everywhere have begun filling out their brackets. With first-round play beginning tomorrow, people are looking for any method to pick the big bracket-busting upsets. We took an unusual...
  • Sports flashback: Northwestern hosts first NCAA tournament final, in 1939

    Sports flashback: Northwestern hosts first NCAA tournament final, in 1939
    Northwestern never has made the NCAA men's basketball tournament. But one could argue Northwestern helped make the NCAA tournament. After the National Invitational Tournament had its first postseason affair in 1938, Ohio State coach Harold Olsen...
  • Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals

    T.J. McConnell shook off his terrible first half and a Xavier defender with equal poise, sliding around a screen and finding an open 3-pointer. The senior's shot split the net in the waning minutes and he put Arizona on its way back to the brink of the...
  • Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia 78-39 in NCAA Sweet 16

    Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide. The Wildcats were as advertised: too big, too strong, too everything. Just too good. Perfect and pulverizing....
  • Top-seeded Wisconsin hangs on to beat North Carolina 79-72

    Wisconsin looked like a beaten team for much of the game. Frank Kaminsky got off to a slow start, his team couldn't make a shot in the first half and then fell behind by seven midway through the second half. It looked like a repeat of the Big Ten...
  • Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spot

    Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder. There was no screaming. No frantic scribbling of Xs-and-Os. That's not Brey's style. Or his team's either. "I said 'Fellas, been here...
  • Malone enjoying anonymity at end of Kentucky's bench

    The name rings a bell. It's OK, you can laugh about it. Sam Malone totally gets it. Grow up an hour south of Boston as the namesake of the one of the most popular TV characters of the 1980s and 90s and you get used to the jokes even if you happened to be...
  • Frustration wanes amid another March run for Izzo, Spartans

    It's times like this when all the frustration seems worth it to Tom Izzo. The ups and downs of a long season having finally given way to another exhilarating run in the NCAA Tournament. "I wouldn't trade anybody as far as the way these guys have...
  • Top-seeded Wisconsin, Notre Dame advance to Elite Eight

    Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 on Thursday night and advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. Reserve Zak Showalter...
  • Poetry pulled Texas center McGee-Stafford from depression

    Poetry, Imani McGee-Stafford says, saved her life. She was still in middle school when she began putting the words rumbling through her head down on paper, filling notebook after notebook in search of a voice to break free of the depression that was...
  • NCAA says it will monitor impacts of Indiana religious law

    With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people....