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  • Seven-seed VCU looks to set pace early against 10th-seeded Ohio State | NCAA tournament

    Seven-seed VCU looks to set pace early against 10th-seeded Ohio State | NCAA tournament
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Year in and year out, it seems to be an elite level of guard play that propels a surprise team deep into March Madness. When VCU made its historic run to the 2011 Final Four, senior Joey Rodriguez and junior Brandon Burgess were...
  • Tournament roundup: Illinois State, Dayton, Robert Morris get wins

    Tournament roundup: Illinois State, Dayton, Robert Morris get wins
    DAYTON, Ohio — Derrick Marks wasn't even close on Boise State's final shot at the big NCAA Tournament upset. Kendall Pollard scored 17 points on Wednesday night, and Dayton — cheered on by the home crowd — went on a closing run for a...
  • Robert Morris Gets Balanced Scoring To Top N. Florida 81-77

    DAYTON, Ohio — Lucky Jones scored 21 points, including a key free throw, Rodney Pryor had 20 and Marcquise Reed 19 to lead Robert Morris back from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat North Florida 81-77 on Wednesday night in the First Four....
  • Best bets, upset alerts _ a look at early NCAA matchups

    It's been three decades since the NCAA Tournament expanded to 64 teams, and five years since the play-in game model was expanded to create the "First Four." Adding teams sure hasn't watered down the competition. Some of the most competitive...
  • Win your NCAA Tournament pool: Some tips on how to fill your bracket

    Win your NCAA Tournament pool: Some tips on how to fill your bracket
    President Barack Obama fills one out, so does just about everyone you know. Yes, the NCAA Tournament is underway and that means it's bracket-picking time. We're here to help make sense of March Madness. We want to provide you some insight on the 68...
  • Maryland men's basketball NCAA tournament history

    Maryland men's basketball NCAA tournament history
    Friday's game against Valparaiso marks the 25th appearance in the NCAA tournament for the Maryland men's basketball team. The Terps are 38-23 all time in tournament games and won their lone national title in 2002. Here's a look at each game in their...
  • One last look at bracket projections on Selection Sunday

    One last look at bracket projections on Selection Sunday
    It's been about two months since we started charting where the Terps fell on the latest NCAA tournament bracket projections, and finally Selection Sunday has arrived. We started these posts looking at a hypothetical Round of 32 game between Maryland and...
  • UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn

    UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn
    STORRS — To say that UConn's regular season was a prelude is theoretically correct. That's how the schedule flows. Everything in due time. But it also understates the consistency and domination that again catapulted the Huskies to the top of the...
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    A look at the NCAA tournament's East Regional: THURSDAY :: PITTSBURGH 1 Villanova (32-2, Big East champion) vs. 16 Lafayette (20-12, Patriot champion) Villanova, which won the Big East tournament for the first time since 1995, has six players...
  • Dayton has home-court advantage vs Boise State in First Four

    The NCAA Tournament will have a true home team for the first time in 28 years. The Flyers were assigned to the First Four on their home floor Thursday night, matched against Boise State. The NCAA Tournament committee decided that's where Dayton...
  • To NCAA selection committee, top leagues' teams look good

    The NCAA Tournament selection committee's members don't realize how many teams from each conference made the field until they see the graphic on TV after the bracket announcement. Scott Barnes, the committee's chairman, insisted that Sunday when asked...