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Same Faces Different Places: ACC Flavored Final 4

North Carolina and Syracuse face off Saturday night in a familiar Final Four matchup, but their trips to this point couldn’t be more different. It has been a track of polar opposites, a tale of two cities if you will. Differences aside, both teams sit one win away from a date with destiny in the National Championship game. North… Continue reading Same Faces Different Places: ACC Flavored Final 4

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The Curious Kevin Stallings Hire

Less than a week after Jamie Dixon departed for TCU, Pitt basketball has a new head coach. Athletic Director Scott Barnes has hired Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings to fill the position in what should be considered a dubious decision at best. The move to bring in Stallings makes little sense on any level. It has been publically… Continue reading The Curious Kevin Stallings Hire

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Remember the Good Times: Top 5 Players of the Travis Ford Era

The overwhelming sentiment around Oklahoma State fans following the dismissal of Men’s Basketball Coach Travis Ford can be summed up pretty simply. Too bad, so sad, don’t let the door hit you in the ass on your way out. Not many tears are being shed on Ford’s behalf to say the least. A fact that… Continue reading Remember the Good Times: Top 5 Players of the Travis Ford Era

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Jamie Dixon’s Departure

When new Head Coach Ben Howland arrived on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus in 1999 he inherited a program in shambles. The Panthers were a hapless bunch who hadn’t made an NCAA tournament in six years and were nine years removed from their last 20-win season. Little did Howland know, he and an under the radar assistant… Continue reading Jamie Dixon’s Departure

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Arkansas Little Rock Snatches Unlikely Victory

(12) Arkansas Little Rock 85 – (5) Purdue 83 F/2OT Recap: 12-5 upset part two. Purdue squandered leads in both regulation and overtime on the way to botching what should have been a win. The Boilermakers were up 13 points with 3:33 left in the game. 13… Arkansas Little Rock outscored Purdue 20-7 the rest… Continue reading Arkansas Little Rock Snatches Unlikely Victory

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NCAA Recap: Duke Downs UNC Wilmington

(4)Duke 93 – (13)UNC Wilmington 85 Recap: A 43-40 deficit heading into the locker room at the end of the first half undoubtedly brought Duke fans flashbacks of upsets past. Brandon Ingram helped the Blue Devils weather the storm with 11 first half points. Duke righted the ship and created some breathing room with a… Continue reading NCAA Recap: Duke Downs UNC Wilmington

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NCAA Recap: Yale Scores Historic Upset

(12)Yale 79 – (5)Baylor 75 Recap: The first real upset of March Madness! Yale checked off this year’s traditional 12-5 upset in dramatic and historic fashion. The win marks Yale’s first tournament appearance since 1961-62 and the school’s inaugural NCAA Tournament win. Scrappy Point Guard Makai Mason was outstanding throughout, displaying poise far beyond his… Continue reading NCAA Recap: Yale Scores Historic Upset