March Madness

Jordan Schwartz
January 24, 2020 - 3:22 pm
With a month of the 2019-20 men’s basketball season, including the Thanksgiving week tournaments, in the books, it’s time to take a fresh look at what the NCAA Tournament field could look like in March. Teams will be broken down into three categories: · “Wallflowers” are bubble teams. Everyone...
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AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
April 09, 2019 - 12:01 am
Virginia has won the first men's basketball championship in school history, getting a career-high 27 points from De'Andre Hunter and clutch play from Kyle Guy to beat Texas Tech 85-77 in overtime.
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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver (23) celebrates after defeating Michigan State 61-51 in the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis.
(AP Photo/Matt York)
April 07, 2019 - 9:15 am
This national championship game is going to be a clinic on defense.
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Baylor players celebrate their 72-67 win over Oregon during a Final Four semifinal of the NCAA women’s college basketball tournament Friday, April 5, 2019, in Tampa, Fla.
(AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)
April 06, 2019 - 9:34 am
Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw is excited that Sunday's night championship game will have two women coaches.
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AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
April 05, 2019 - 5:53 pm
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hunker down, hoops fans. This one might be ugly. The Final Four's second semifinal Saturday features Texas Tech, the team with the best defense in a generation, against Michigan State, the nose-in-the-dirt team whose coach used to put helmets and...
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(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
April 05, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Under different circumstances Joshua Langford might have had a throng of reporters around him as he sat in front of his locker at U.S. Bank Stadium, two days before Michigan State plays in the Final Four.
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(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 04, 2019 - 1:40 pm
The NCAA Tournament needed a little time to warm up.
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(Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 2:30 pm
By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The losses last weekend by Duke, Gonzaga, North Carolina and Purdue pulled the curtains on their seasons, one painful game short of the Final Four. Those teams that made it to Minneapolis ? The guys from Michigan State, Texas Tech, Auburn and...
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Michigan State guard Cassius Winston, right, celebrates with teammates Matt McQuaid (20), Nick Ward (44) and Gabe Brown (13) after defeating Duke in an NCAA men's East Regional final college basketball game in Washington, Sunday, March 31, 2019.
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 01, 2019 - 4:29 pm
Michigan State's dramatic NCAA Tournament victory over Duke drew a 10.5 television rating, the highest for a late Sunday regional final in 14 years.
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Texas Tech players shower coach Chris Beard with confetti after their win against Gonzaga during the West Regional final in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. Texas Tech won 75-69.
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 01, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Tom Izzo drew up the perfect play at the perfect moment, sending Michigan State past mighty Duke for a spot in the Final Four.
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