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  • Duke, UNC, NC State point guards drive teams into Sweet 16

    Triangle neighbors Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State are getting top-notch play at the point. It's a big reason why they're headed to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 together for the first time in a decade. The freshman-senior duo of Tyus...
  • The unsung heroes of the NCAA tournament

     The unsung heroes of the NCAA tournament
    Their job is to make the head coach look good. And to leave opposing players in tears. When the brackets are revealed on Selection Sunday, the players celebrate. Parents make travel plans. Head coaches knock out media responsibilities. The assistants in...
  • Greg Cote: Midnight comes early for Cinderella in March Madness

    This is the break at the midpoint of the annual American basketball bacchanalia March Madness, the pause that allows your brackets to breathe always assuming your brackets have any life left and have not been ripped to confetti in frustration by now. The...
  • Cheers and tears: March Madness recap so far

    Cheers and tears: March Madness recap so far
    Had enough of March Madness yet? Yeah, neither have we. But just in case you had to sleep/eat/call your mother at some point this weekend and missed some of the action, this will catch you up in a hurry. IT'S GOOD TO BE … The ACC Despite...
  • INSIDE THE MADNESS: SDSU takes on stomach bug; curtain back

    Notes and tidbits from around the NCAA Tournament on Sunday: ___ SAN DIEGO STATE BATTLES STOMACH BUG, NOT JUST DUKE San Diego State's battling a lot more than just Duke and star freshman Jahlil Okafor. Team spokesman Mike May said several players...
  • Deuces fall: Kansas, Virginia picked off Sweet 16 path

    Jahlil Okafor powered Duke into the Sweet 16. No such luck for a pair of No. 2 seeds in Kansas and Virginia. Kansas lost to Wichita State in a victory for an upstart school thirsting for a shot against the Jayhawks. And Michigan State continued its March...
  • Trice leads Michigan State over Virginia again 60-54

    Travis Trice received a text message Sunday from Golden State Warriors forward and former Michigan State player Draymond Green that read: "Don't let this be your last game." The Spartans' senior guard texted back, "It won't." Trice made sure of that...
  • Oklahoma, WVU salvage Big 12's weekend in Big Ten country

    The Big 12 salvaged its NCAA Tournament in Big Ten country. Oklahoma overcame Dayton's home-state advantage and moved on to a regional that seems truly up for grabs. West Virginia also had a successful stay in Ohio State's hometown, but there is no doubt...
  • Villanova struggles with accepting tournament loss

    Villanova struggles with accepting tournament loss
    PITTSBURGH - Jay Wright stood outside the locker room, away from where his Villanova players were trying to comprehend what just happened on the night when they were supposed to advance to the Wildcats' first NCAA Sweet 16 since their Final Four run in...
  • Come March Madness, Michigan State's Tom Izzo works his magic

    Come March Madness, Michigan State's Tom Izzo works his magic
    The calendar said March 1, but Tom Izzo knew better. It's not March until the brackets come out. So on the day that followed Feb. 28, Izzo set a lineup at Wisconsin that didn't include his most important player. He benched the bruising Branden Dawson,...
  • Despite plenty of upsets in NCAA tournament, Kentucky plows on

    Despite plenty of upsets in NCAA tournament, Kentucky plows on
    Out of more than 11.57 million brackets in an ESPN-sponsored NCAA tournament challenge, only one remained intact after the opening round of games. That tells a small picture of a typically March-like opening to March Madness. The means for bracket...