1. Bob Huggins: A Man I Had Not Seen before Showed up in Indianapolis on Saturday

    Entering Saturday, April 3rd, 2010, I had trouble deciding who to root for in the second semifinal game of the NCAA Tournament. It was between Duke and West Virginia. Duke is Duke...

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  2. Will Barry Rohrssen Leave Manhattan's Dominant Recruiting Class Behind?

    Since Steve Lavin was hired for the head coaching job at St. John's, rumors have swirled that Manhattan College head coach Barry Rohrssen would join Lavin's staff as an assistant coach...

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  3. Steve Lavin, Kevin Willard Look To Bring Big East Schools To Glory

    In the past few weeks, successful coaches have left their schools for better jobs, and the failing coaches have been fired. Here is a look some of the coaching changes that have taken place so far in 2010...

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  4. Mid-Major Basketball: Which Teams Could Make A Run Like Butler In 2011

    It is tough to find teams that will make a run like Butler's and go to the Final Four (with a chance at a national title)...

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  5. Sunday's Elite Eight: Michigan State Looks to Continue Run without Lucas

    No. 5 Michigan State vs. No. 6 Tennessee Despite not having Kalin Lucas, Michigan State will still be able to make its way back to the Final Four. The Spartans were able to score—many of these points came in spurts...

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  6. Saturday's Elite Eight: Can Butler Make Its Way Home for the Final Four?

    No. 2 Kansas State vs. No. 5 Butler Butler is one game away from playing its first Final Four in its hometown. The Bulldogs, who were picked by many to lose in the first round to No...

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  7. 2010 NCAA Bracket Update: Preview of Sweet 16 Friday Matchups

    No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 6 Tennessee Tennessee fouls 20 times per game. Generally, the more free throws Ohio State shoots in a game, the higher its percentage from the stripe. The Buckeyes are good free-throw shooters, minus Dallas Lauderdale...

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  8. 2010 NCAA Bracket Update: Sweet 16 Thursday Matchups Open for Upsets

    It is sad when the tournament field diminishes to only 16 teams, but the intensity and significance of every game rises. Here is a preview of the four Sweet 16 games that will take place on Thursday night...

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  9. NCAA Tournament Preview: Northern Iowa Upset Prediction Coming True

    Midwest No. 6 Tennessee vs. No. 14 Ohio Ohio has already made its season. The Bobcats made a MAC Tournament run to get to the NCAA Tournament and then dominated No. 3 seed Georgetown in the first round...

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  10. 2010 NIT Whatifsports.com Simulation

    Check out my other simulation . First Round No. 1 Illinois 71, No. 8 Stony Brook 64 No. 4 Kent State 72, No. 5 Tulsa 64 No. 6 Illinois State 71, No. 3 Dayton 49 No. 2 Cincinnati 77, No...

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  11. 2010 NCAA Tournament: Whatifsports.com March Madness Simulation

    I have been a fan of whatifsports.com for a long time. For those who do not know what whatifsports.com is, it is a website where you can take any team from a particular sport and match it up against another team from the same sport...

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  12. 2010 NCAA Tournament Preview and Predictions: East Region

    First Round No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 16 East Tennessee State Is there really an explanation needed for this game? Yes—last year, East Tennessee State was in the East Region and almost upset Pitt in the first round as a No...

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  13. March Madness 2010 Preview and Predictions: Midwest Region

    First Round No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Lehigh Lehigh has no chance in this game. A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 seed, and that will not change this year. Kansas 83, Lehigh 50 No...

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  14. 2010 NCAA Tournament: 10 Mid-Majors That Will Fare Well This March

    This article will evaluate which mid-major (non-BCS) teams have the best chance of winning games in the NCAA Tournament...

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  15. 2010 NCAA Tournament Bracket: Who To Watch For In The South Region

    March Madness is finally upon. Along with getting the best teams in the nation, we get to watch some of the great players...

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  16. 2010 NCAA Tournament Bracketology: Final Edition

    Here are the teams that have already punched bids to the tournament as conference champions: Cornell, Winthrop, East Tennessee State, Northern Iowa, Siena, Old Dominion, Murray State, Butler, Wofford, North Texas, Oakland, St...

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  17. Barry Rohrssen: Despite Big Recruits, Manhattan Basketball Coach Must Be Fired

    It astounds me that Manhattan College is still considering Barry Rohrssen for a fifth season as the men's basketball coach. In his first four years, Rohrssen compiled a 42-60 record without one postseason appearance...

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  18. Big East and MEAC Conference Tournament Previews

    Big East First Round—Mar. 9, Madison Square Garden, ESPN2 & ESPNU No. 9 South Florida vs. No. 16 Depaul Depaul has no chance at winning in this game. South Florida is riding a three-game winning streak, while Depaul has lost 12 straight.

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  19. Mid-Major Top 25: First Bids Get Punched To NCAA Tournament

    Does not include Sunday's games. Rank. Team (Previous Ranking) 1. Butler Bulldogs (1) Record: 27-4, 18-0 Horizon RPI: 17 Butler is riding a 19-game winning streak. The Bulldogs play Wright State in the final of the Horizon League tournament this week...

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  20. Mid-Major Top 25—Mar. 7: First Bids Get Punched To NCAA Tournament

    Does not include Sunday's games. Rank. Team (Previous Ranking) 1. Butler Bulldogs (1) Record: 27-4, 18-0 Horizon RPI: 17 Butler is riding a 19-game winning streak. The Bulldogs play Wright State in the Horizon championship this week...

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  21. NCAA Basketball Mar. 7 Bracketology: Kansas, Syracuse Fight For Top Seed

    No. 1 Seeds Kansas (Big 12), Syracuse (Big East), Kentucky (SEC), Duke (ACC) Kansas gets back to being the top seed with Syracuse's loss to Louisville on Saturday, their first loss away from home...

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  22. Manhattan-Siena: Jaspers' Season Comes to an End With Poor Second Half

    Barry Rohrssen was 20 minutes away from saving his job in the 2010-11 Manhattan season, with his Jaspers leading Siena 40-36 at halftime in the MAAC Quarterfinals. Manhattan (11-20, 4-14 MAAC) came out strong in the first half...

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  23. Manhattan-Loyola: Pickett, Jaspers Earn Quarterfinal Date With Siena

    The Manhattan Jaspers have given fans some hope in the last week. First, Rhamel Brown, the 6'6" forward shot blocker form Transit Tech High School, verbally committed to Manhattan...

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  24. Summit, Sun Belt, Big Sky, America East: Conference Tournament Preview

    Summit Quarterfinals—Mar. 6, Sioux Falls Arena, Midcontinent TV No. 1 Oakland vs. No. 8  UMKC Oakland beat UMKC twice by double digits in the regular season. Oakland is far superior to the Kangaroos and will win easily...

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  25. CAA, MAAC, WCC, SoCon: Conference Tournament Preview

    CAA First Round—Mar. 5, Richmond, VA No. 8 Towson vs. No. 9 UNC-Wilmington I am picking Towson in this game because the Tigers finished the season playing well, while UNC-Wilmington finished with losses in four of its last five games...

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