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Marquette guard Markus Howard (0) goes up for a shot against Seton Hall players
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March 18, 2019 - 9:01 pm
Picking a perfect bracket has become a nearly impossible act, the ritual of ripping up brackets an annual rite of the NCAA Tournament.
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Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49.
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March 18, 2019 - 7:35 pm
Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the No. 1 seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament
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Virginia's Kyle Guy reacts after making a 3-pointer in the 2019 ACC tournament.
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March 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
A dominant No. 1 seed Virginia team primed for a Final Four run . That was true last year, too, but then the unthinkable happened: a first-round loss to No. 16 seed UMBC. It's Gardner-Webb trying to make back-to-back miracles at the Cavaliers' expense. But, all in all, Virginia has a favorable draw...
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Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura flies in for a dunk.
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March 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Gonzaga earned the No. 1 seed in the West Region despite losing to Saint Mary’s in the WCC tournament final. Rui Hachimura is averaging 20.1 points for the Zags, who have four players averaging double figures. Florida State lurks in this corner of the bracket as a dangerous No. 4 seed , No. 6 seed...
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March 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Duke is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and the heavy betting favorite. The Blue Devils feature phenom Zion Williamson back from a knee injury and dominating, R.J. Barrett proving why he's a future top-five NBA draft pick and point guard Tre Jones becoming a scarier offensive threat...
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North Carolina's Coby White and Luke Maye slap high-five during the 2019 ACC tournament.
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March 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
North Carolina has its work cut out in a Midwest Region that's loaded with blue-blood programs and big-name coaches. How about a Sweet 16 game against Bill Self's Kansas and an Elite 8 matchup with John Calipari's Kentucky? And that's not even counting No. 3 seed Houston, which posted a 31-3 record...
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March 17, 2019 - 8:59 pm
Williamson and the Blue Devils got the overall top seed in the tournament, while Gonzaga and two more Atlantic Coast Conference teams — North Carolina and Virginia — also received No. 1 seeds. Three teams in one conference on the top line matches a record, and offers the selection committee’s guess...
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Buffalo's Jeremy Harris, center, drives to the basket against Bowling Green's Demajeo Wiggins, left, and Daeqwon Plowden during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game of the Mid-American Conference men's tournament, Saturday, March
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March 17, 2019 - 10:50 am
Not a coaching change. Not new players. Not any MAC team has been able to slow this historic run.
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a Stanford University student walks in front of Hoover Tower on the Stanford University
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March 17, 2019 - 10:45 am
Instead of paying recruits to attend schools, coaches and top athletic officials at some of America's finest universities were selling spots on their rosters to the highest bidder.
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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) blocks a shot by Iowa State forward Michael Jacobson (12) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the final of the Big 12 men's tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, March 16, 2019
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March 17, 2019 - 10:21 am
Three players from three very different backgrounds now have something in common: a title.
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