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  • 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...
  • Wisconsin holds off pesky Oregon, advances to Sweet 16

    Wisconsin holds off pesky Oregon, advances to Sweet 16
    OMAHA, Neb. — While Wisconsin was huddled on stools midway through the second half Sunday night against Oregon, an arena announcer declared that forward Sam Dekker's previous 3-pointer had been reviewed and ruled just a two-pointer. As if things...
  • NCAA tournament TV listings

    NCAA tournament TV listings
    A look at the start times and TV stations for the Round of 64 games in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. THURSDAY           (Round of 64) 12:15 PM             (14) Northeastern vs (3) Notre Dame, CBS 12:40 PM             (14) UAB vs (3) Iowa...
  • 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...
  • President Obama picks Maryland to reach Sweet 16 in NCAA tournament

    President Obama picks Maryland to reach Sweet 16 in NCAA tournament
    Mark it down: The Terps are heading to the Sweet 16. At least that's what the most powerful man in the free world believes. President Obama continued his tradition of picking an NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN, and he has the fourth-seeded Maryland...
  • 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...
  • Nola to face major league hitters Friday

    Nola to face major league hitters Friday
    Aaron Nola, the Phillies first-round pick last June, will make his debut against major league hitters Friday when he faces the Yankees in a Grapefruit League game in Clearwater. … Chuck Bednarik "epitomized what the word sacrifice is all about; not...
  • Looking Ahead To The Sweet 16

    A few storylines before the Sweet 16 games begin later this week: Kentucky (36-0) needs four wins to become the first undefeated champion since Indiana in 1976. Next up in the Midwest Regional semifinal is West Virginia, another team that will come right...
  • NC State in Sweet 16 with 71-68 stunner over No. 1 Villanova

    NC State in Sweet 16 with 71-68 stunner over No. 1 Villanova
    PITTSBURGH — Villanova went from a top seed to No. 1-and-done. N.C. State is back in the Sweet 16, attacking one of the top teams in the nation for 40 minutes and stunning Villanova 71-68 on Saturday night. The Wolfpack went wild as the final horn...