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  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...
  • NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons

    NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons
    Joey Ptasinski didn't enjoy the 200-mile trip to American last month. The Lafayette shooting guard didn't like missing six of the nine 3-pointers he took during that game and hates losing. But what made the trek to Washington, D.C. unfavorable was that...
  • NOTES AND NOTABLES: The Daily Press Editorial Board weighs in on March Madness, school closures, and a one-way ticket to Mars

    Nothing but net It's March, so there is Madness. Even with all that's going on around the region, the state, the nation and the world, this is the time of year when so much seems to take a back seat to basketball. Three teams from our commonwealth...
  • NCAA tournament roundup: Day 4

    NCAA tournament roundup: Day 4
    Top seeds Wisconsin and Duke were among the NCAA tournament winners Sunday. No. 4 Louisville 66, No. 5 Northern Iowa 53: Terry Rozier had 25 points and seven assists, and Rick Pitino directed the undermanned, fourth-seeded Cards to a 66-53 victory...
  • 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...
  • Disappointed or not, Terps aren't taking NCAA tournament appearance for granted

    Disappointed or not, Terps aren't taking NCAA tournament appearance for granted
    From the time they emerged from a team meeting in the basement of coach Mark Turgeon’s home Sunday night, the Maryland players and Turgeon himself have tried to move forward from the shocking image they saw displayed on the living room’s big...
  • Wichita State advances with 78-65 win over Kansas

    Wichita State advances with 78-65 win over Kansas
    OMAHA, Neb. –  Wichita State won the state and a trip to the Sweet 16. In a showdown of the Sunflower State in the NCAA tournament round of 32, the Shockers advanced with a 78-65 victory against No. 2 seed Kansas. They face No. 3 seed Notre Dame...
  • Wichita State has chance of lifetime to topple in-state rival Kansas

     Wichita State has chance of lifetime to topple in-state rival Kansas
    OMAHA, Neb. — The texts start around 8:30 a.m. "It's usually motivating texts," Wichita State guard Ron Baker said. "People saying, 'Good luck,' 'Take down the 'Hawks,' little things like that. Obviously everyone is really excited as am I."...
  • Indiana falls to Wichita State in NCAA Round of 64

    Indiana falls to Wichita State in NCAA Round of 64
    OMAHA, Neb. — Yogi Ferrell's 3-pointer in the corner in front of Indiana's bench appeared to be a shot that could be looked back on as the difference maker. "We always say anything can happen," sophomore forward Troy Williams said. "We could...
  • Wichita State takes down Indiana 81-76

    Wichita State takes down Indiana 81-76
    OMAHA, Neb. -- Yogi Ferrell hit a 3-pointer in the corner in front of his Indiana bench with less than 2-1/2 mintues left in the game that seemed to be pulling momentum back in the Hoosiers' favor. Wichita State just didn't back down, hitting their free...
  • Indiana bows out of NCAA tournament, but coach likes program's direction

    Indiana bows out of NCAA tournament, but coach likes program's direction
    OMAHA, Neb. — Yogi Ferrell's 3-pointer in the corner in front of Indiana's bench appeared to be a shot that could be looked back on as the difference maker. "We always say anything can happen," sophomore forward Troy Williams said. "We could...