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  • Kentucky leads the way with top spot in March Madness

    The Kentucky Wildcats ended up where everyone expected them on Selection Sunday: Seeded No. 1 on their quest to become the first undefeated team since 1976. Oh, but there were surprises when the NCAA Tournament bracket came out, too. Big-conference UCLA...
  • NCAA tournament: East Region breakdown

    What the East lacks in sizzle it makes up for in size and sound basketball. Villanova, the region's top seed, doesn't have any likely All-Americans, but boasts six players averaging 9.2 points in an offense rated as the fourth-most efficient in the...
  • NCAA tournament: South Region breakdown

    Still regarded as an outsider in some college basketball circles, Gonzaga will get to measure itself against some of the most storied programs in the sport in the South Region. Top-seeded Duke has won four national titles, No. 4 Georgetown has one and...
  • 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...
  • Breaking down the NCAA West Region

    Breaking down the NCAA West Region
    Get to know No. 1: Nobody takes better care of the ball than Wisconsin. That's the Badgers' trademark. What stands out about this season's Badgers is how they couple explosive plays with precision plays. Frank Kaminsky headlines, but forwards Sam Dekker...
  • Breaking down the NCAA East Region

    Breaking down the NCAA East Region
    Get to know No. 1: Villanova has put together a 15-game winning streak against the nation's 25th-toughest schedule and won the Big East tournament. The Wildcats have a top-five offense and top-15 defense in efficiency ratings. Daniel Ochefu is the post...
  • Can anyone beat Kentucky in NCAA tournament?

     Can anyone beat Kentucky in NCAA tournament?
    Everybody's talking about Kentucky, the most heralded college basketball team this season. It's almost as if the biggest question is who is the second-best team in America? (And, no, you can't choose Kentucky's bench.) The most serious question...
  • Villanova's Wright, Lafayette's O'Hanlon would rather not be playing each other

    Villanova's Wright, Lafayette's O'Hanlon would rather not be playing each other
    Villanova coach Jay Wright and Lafayette coach Fran O'Hanlon would like to be rooting for one another when the NCAA Tournament starts this week. Instead they will be prepping to face one another. Wright and the Wildcats, who feature Liberty grad...
  • 15 years on, Lafayette's league championship runs still remembered

    15 years on, Lafayette's league championship runs still remembered
    At one point during Wednesday night's Patriot League championship basketball game in Lafayette's Kirby Sports Center, Brian Ehlers turned to Tim Bieg and said, "If we had a point guard like [the Leopards' Nick Lindner], we'd have made the Sweet 16."...
  • U.Va. No. 2 seed in East Region, opens NCAA tourney Friday

    U.Va. No. 2 seed in East Region, opens NCAA tourney Friday
    Virginia coach Tony Bennett heard the hullabaloo over whether his team got shortchanged when it was selected Sunday as a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament East Region, where it opens Friday against No. 15 seed Belmont in Charlotte, N.C. He just didn&...
  • Notre Dame hoping for better NCAA tournament showing this time

    Notre Dame hoping for better NCAA tournament showing this time
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame was still basking in the glow of its ACC tournament victory Sunday. Seniors Jerian Grant and Pat Connaughton were wearing the nets Notre Dame cut down at Greensboro Coliseum while watching where their team would be...