1. Biggest Challenges Tennessee Faces vs. Michigan in Sweet 16 Matchup

    Tennessee is having its best season under third-year coach Cuonzo Martin. The Volunteers (24-12; 11-7 SEC) have won three games in this year's NCAA tournament. They look like a team that is coming together at the right time...

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  2. Biggest Challenges Virginia Faces vs. Michigan State in Sweet 16 Matchup

    Virginia enters its battle with Michigan State with an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season championship and tournament title on its 2013-14 resume. According to VirginiaSports ...

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  3. North Carolina Basketball: Final Grades for 2013-14 Season

    North Carolina's roller coaster 2013-14 season came to a close on Sunday, as the Tar Heels lost a closely fought battle with Iowa State 85-83 in the NCAA tournament's Round of 32. UNC's 24-10 record does not tell the up-and-down story of this year...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 5 months ago 11,246 reads 36 comments

  4. Syracuse Basketball: The Unraveling of the Orange's 2013-14 Season

    The Syracuse Orange sat on top of the college basketball world a little over a month ago. Going into their game on February 19, they were 25-0, ranked No. 1 in the country and appeared to be ready to make a deep run in the 2014 NCAA tournament...

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  5. 5 Things We Learned from North Carolina's Win over Providence

    North Carolina survived its hard-fought battle against Big East tournament champion Providence, 79-77. The Tar Heels had to come from seven points down with 4:36 to go...

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  6. Most Amazing Moments from Round of 64

    The NCAA men's basketball tournament never disappoints. It is the most exciting event of the sports calendar every year. The Thursday and Friday games that make up round of 64 consistently deliver must-see action...

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  7. Who Is to Blame for Duke's Loss to Mercer?

    Duke's 78-71 second round loss to 14-seed Mercer was unexpected and agonizing. Coach Mike Krzyzewski was forced to pull out all the stops against the Bears, but the Blue Devils still came up short...

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  8. Biggest Challenges Duke Faces in NCAA Tourney Matchup vs. Mercer

    On Friday, Duke opens up the 2014 NCAA tournament against Mercer, the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season and conference tournament champions...

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  9. Biggest Challenges North Carolina Faces in NCAA Tourney Matchup vs. Providence

    North Carolina will make their 45th NCAA tournament appearance as the Tar Heels take on Providence in San Antonio on Friday...

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  10. 5 Things We Learned from Syracuse's Win over Western Michigan

    Syracuse made a strong statement with its decisive second-round win against Western Michigan, 77-53 . It shook off some of the pesky problems of the last seven games...

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  11. Biggest Challenges Syracuse Faces in NCAA Tourney Matchup vs. Western Michigan

    March Madness is here, and Jim Boeheim could not be happier. His Syracuse team is ready to get on the floor in Buffalo and put the last month behind it...

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  12. X-Factors to Watch for in Duke vs. Mercer NCAA Tournament Matchup

    Very few people are expecting the second-round game between 3-seed Duke and 14-seed Mercer to be much of a contest...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 5 months ago 7,353 reads 11 comments

  13. X-Factors to Watch for in North Carolina vs Providence NCAA Tournament Matchup

    North Carolina needs to get back on track...Now! Because March Madness is "win or go home," the Tar Heels need to bring their two-game losing streak to a halt when they play their second round game against Providence on Friday in San Antonio...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 5 months ago 8,228 reads 9 comments

  14. X Factors to Watch in Syracuse vs Western Michigan NCAA Tournament Matchup

    When 3-seed Syracuse and 14-seed Western Michigan take the floor on Thursday in Buffalo, the Orange will be strong favorites to move on to the Round of 32. Jim Boeheim 's bunch brings a 27-5 record (14-4 ACC) to the South Region matchup...

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  15. 2014 NIT Tournament: Odds and Predictions of Opening-Round Games

    The 2014 National Invitational Tournament kicks off its opening-round games on Tuesday. Thirty-two teams will square off this week with the goal of getting to play in the championship game in New York City at Madison Square Garden on April 3...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 6 months ago 22,242 reads 20 comments

  16. NCAA Women's Basketball Bracket 2014: 10 Bold Predictions for Tournament

    The 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship bracket was announced Monday. The four No. 1 seeds are Connecticut , Notre Dame , Tennessee and South Carolina ...

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  17. NIT 2014 Bracket: Breaking Down Entire Field of 32

    Thirty-two teams will start action around the country this week in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). Twenty-three of the 32 teams competing in this year’s bracket had at least 20 wins...

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  18. Tennessee Volunteers' Blueprint to Have a Deep Run in 2014 NCAA Tournament

    Tennessee had to win some games at the end of the season and in the SEC tournament to make it in to the NCAA Tournament. The Volunteers won six of their last seven matchups before losing to March Madness' overall No...

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  19. Oregon Ducks' Blueprint to Have a Deep Run in 2014 NCAA Tournament

    In just four seasons, Dana Altman has done a fantastic job of re-establishing Oregon Ducks basketball. He led the program to a CBI championship in 2011 and the NIT Quarterfinals in 2012...

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  20. North Carolina Tar Heels' Blueprint to Have a Deep Run in 2014 NCAA Tournament

    The North Carolina Tar Heels have been the epitome of a "Jekyl and Hyde" college basketball team this season...

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  21. UNC Basketball: Why James Michael McAdoo Is Set to Explode in NCAA Tournament

    Two months ago, the North Carolina Tar Heels were sitting with an 11-7 record after losing four of their first five Atlantic Coast Conference games...

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  22. UNC Basketball: Is Marcus Paige Finally Ready for a Breakout Game Against Duke?

    North Carolina's Marcus Paige is having an outstanding sophomore season. He has taken on a much bigger role on this year's team than just about anyone expected...

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  23. Kentucky Basketball: Steps Kentucky Must Take to Recover Before March Madness

    The Kentucky Wildcats' 2013-14 season is at a defining moment. After losing to Arkansas and South Carolina, head coach John Calipari and his young squad are faced with a challenging next couple of weeks...

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  24. UNC Basketball: Breaking Down Brice Johnson's Importance to Tar Heels in 2013-14

    North Carolina's Brice Johnson is one of the most dynamic sixth men in college basketball. The 6'9" sophomore has played a vital role in the Tar Heels current nine-game Atlantic Coast Conference win streak...

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  25. Arizona Basketball: How Arizona Is Reinventing Itself in Wake of Brandon Ashley

    Arizona is a different team today than it was at the beginning of February. The Wildcats started off the 2013-14 season by winning a school-record 21 games. They had been the No...

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