1. The Biggest X-Factors in the 2013 Final Four

    The Final Four is just days away! Wichita State will take on Louisville. Syracuse will go to war against Michigan. These games will primarily be decided by effort, skill and execution...

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  2. Louisville vs. Wichita State: Position-by-Position Breakdown of Final Four Game

    Any team that makes it to the NCAA Final Four has a chance of claiming the title. Wichita State doesn't have to beat Louisville in a seven-game series —the Shockers just ...

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  3. Wichita State Shockers' Blueprint to Beat Louisville Cardinals in Final Four

    Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall has been telling his team throughout the tournament to "play angry." The Shockers have used this motto to focus their energy and attention on defeating one foe after another in this year's March Madness...

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  4. Final Four 2013 Predictions: Ranking Potential Championship Matchups

    We are just days away from the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta. This is the 75th anniversary of the NCAA Tournament, and the upcoming action promises to be nothing short of excellent...

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  5. Louisville vs. Duke: Now the Real Challenge Begins for the Cardinals

    The Louisville Cardinals are going back to the Final Four for the second year in a row. Head coach Rick Pitino and his Cards did not start the journey to the 2013 Final Four after this year’s Selection Sunday...

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  6. The 10 Most Overachieving Teams in March Madness 2013

    March Madness is the perfect stage for teams to exceed expectations. Because the NCAA men's basketball tournament is not a playoff, but a "one game on one day" contest, high-seeded ...

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  7. Michigan vs. Florida: Baby Wolverines Are Finally All Grown Up

    The Michigan Wolverines are the youngest team in this year’s March Madness, according to Sports Illustrated , but this UM team has grown up in a hurry, finding ability ...

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  8. Florida Gulf Coast Basketball: 10 Things We'll Remember About FGCU's Dream Run

    Florida Gulf Coast didn’t quite have enough to take down state rival Florida in their South Region Sweet 16 game...

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  9. Kansas Basketball: Who's to Blame for Sweet 16 Collapse Against Michigan?

    The Kansas Jayhawks were beating Michigan by as much as 14 points with 6:50 to go in regulation of their South Region Sweet 16 matchup. But the Big 12 champs could not close the deal...

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  10. Syracuse vs Indiana: Orange Become an Instant Title Favorite with Heavyweight KO

    Syracuse has scrapped and struggled all season. They overcame a mid-year slump and pulled it together after falling apart in the Big East tournament championship game. After punching No...

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  11. Florida Gulf Coast Basketball: Why FGCU Is the Most Fun Team in America

    Florida Gulf Coast is not only "The Story" of this year's March Madness, but they may be shifting how college basketball teams pursue success. The No. 15 seed Eagles take winning seriously, but not themselves...

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  12. Who Would You Rather Have in the Sweet 16: Tom Izzo or Mike Krzyzewski?

    Michigan State and Duke square off in the late Midwest region game on Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. These two storied programs have appeared in 44 Sweet 16s and 23 Final Fours, along with sharing six NCAA championships...

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  13. Michigan State's Easiest Road to Winning the 2013 NCAA Basketball Title

    Michigan State is no stranger to the Sweet 16 and beyond. Counting this year, the Spartans have reached this round of the NCAA tournament 17 times in school history, and Tom Izzo has led MSU this far in 11 of his 18 years in East Lansing...

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  14. 10 Unsung Heroes Who Are Key to Sweet 16 Success

    Are you set for the Sweet 16? Eight closely contested games will go down on Thursday and Friday. Some of the best performances in these matchups will come from players who aren't their teams' stars...

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  15. Ranking the Most Lethal Sharpshooters of the Sweet 16

    Many of the college basketball teams playing this week in the Sweet 16 know the importance of three-point shooting...

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  16. Odds for Every Sweet 16 Team to Win 2013 NCAA Championship

    Is this year's March Madness great or what? Plenty of amazing upsets, surprising comebacks and a wide variety of star players that have made the 2013 NCAA tournament exceptional...

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  17. March Madness 2013: Have Louisville Cardinals Become the Unstoppable Team?

    The Louisville Cardinals are the hottest team in the 2013 NCAA tournament. The word “unstoppable” should not casually be thrown around to describe sports teams...

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  18. Will Gonzaga Go Down as the Worst No. 1 Seed in NCAA Tournament History?

    This was supposed to be the year that Gonzaga finally made it to the Final Four. The Bulldogs entered this year’s March Madness as a No. 1 seed and were placed in what arguably is the easiest of the four regions...

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  19. Biggest Bracket Busters from Round of 64 in NCAA Tournament

    March Madness' round of 64 is finished and it did not disappoint! Plenty of double-digit-seeded teams have sent their lower seeded opponents packing...

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  20. Will Harvard Be the Cinderella of the 2013 NCAA Tournament?

    Harvard pulled off a gigantic upset over No. 3-seed New Mexico, 68-62, in the round of 64 of this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, the first true day of March Madness...

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  21. NCAA Tournament Teams on Upset Alert in the Round of 64

    The first round of March Madness is complete, and we are ready to open the full schedule of games of the second round. Without a doubt, we will see close calls, buzzer-beaters and full-fledged upsets from this point on in the tournament...

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  22. Most Clutch Players in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    March Madness creates nonstop opportunities where someone needs to step up. When the shot clock is running down, when the half is getting close or when the game is on the line, in ...

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  23. 25 Greatest Moments in NCAA Tournament History

    Game-winning shots, buzzer-beaters and dramatic finishes are all awesome parts of March Madness. There is nothing like watching a No. 14 seed going down to the wire against a No...

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  24. Ranking the 10 Hottest Teams in the NCAA Tournament

    Every college basketball coach wants to hit March Madness at full speed. Rather than back their way into the NCAA tournament, teams want to play their best ball when Selection Sunday arrives and the committee announces the pairings...

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  25. Opening Odds for Every Team in 2013 NCAA Tournament

    We now know the 68 teams that make up the field for the 2013 NCAA tournament. Brackets are being downloaded and printed...

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