1. Quality Over Quantity: ACC at the Top of the Heap

    Now that the dust has settled, and the NCAA Championship is behind us, time to take a look at the conferences. Much gets made about the strength of individual conferences and how a team’s strength of schedule is impacted...

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  2. Coach K Continues Changing with the Times

    Another decade and another national title—such is life for the Duke Blue Devils and Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Kyle Singler scored 19...

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  3. Butler-Duke: Tale of the Tape

    Setting : It all comes down to this. Lucas Oil Stadium is the stage. Brad Stevens and his No. 5 seed Butler Bulldogs (33-4) do battle with Mike Krzyzewski and his No. 1 seed Duke Blue Devils (34-5)...

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  4. Butler's Run Reminiscent of Michael Spinks' Gold Medal

    Call them unlikely. Call them underdogs. Call them whatever you want. Tthe Butler Bulldogs climb into the ring tomorrow night with forty minutes of perfection standing between them and immortality...

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  5. Dayton's Season Decided By The Slightest Of Margins

    Marcus Johnson led with 20 points. Chris Wright and Chris Johnson added 14 points and nine rebounds apiece. When it was over, Dayton’s Flyers defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels 79-68 to take the 2010 NIT Championship...

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  6. Butler-Michigan State: Tale of the Tape

    Setting Brad Stevens and his No. 5-seed Butler Bulldogs (32-4) will travel a few traffic lights to Lucas Oil Stadium for a Final Four showdown with Tom Izzo and his No. 5 Michigan State Spartans (28-8)...

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  7. West Virginia-Duke: Tale of the Tape

    Setting Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the stage for Bob Huggins and his No. 2-seed West Virginia Mountaineers (31-6) to take on Mike Krzyzewski and the No. 1 seed Duke Blue Devils (33-5)...

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  8. Baylor-Duke: Tale of the Tape

    Setting Reliant Stadium is the stage as Scott Drew’s No. 3 seed Baylor Bears (28-7) clash with Mike Krzyzewski and his No. 1 seed Duke Blue Devils (32-5)...

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  9. Tennessee-Michigan State: Tale of the Tape

    Setting Tennessee and Michigan State meet in St. Louis as Bruce Pearl’s No. 6 seed Volunteers (28-8) do battle with Tom Izzo’s Spartans (27-8) on the court at Edward Jones Dome...

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  10. Kansas State-Xavier: Dr. James Naismith Would Love Wildcats and Musketeers

    Thursday night’s West Regional semifinal at Energy Solutions Arena lacked the sex appeal offered by so many games in this year’s NCAA Tournament. Fans looking for magnetic storylines about a shepherd boy and a Philistine giant need not bother.

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  11. West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Kentucky Wildcats: Tale of the Tape

    Setting The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York is the place for the East Regional final, as Bob Huggins and his No. 2 seed West Virginia Mountaineers (30-6) tip it off with John Calipari and the No...

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  12. Butler-Kansas State: Tale of the Tape

    Setting: Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City is the location for the West Regional final battle between Brad Stevens and his No. 5 seed Butler Bulldogs (31-4) and Frank Martin’s No...

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  13. No. 4 Seed Purdue vs. No. 1 Seed Duke: Tale of the Tape

    Setting : Reliant Stadium will be a buzz Friday night, as Matt Painter’s No. 4 seed Purdue Boilermakers (29—5) clash with Mike Krzyzewski and his No.1 seed Duke Blue Devils (31—5)...

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  14. Butler-Syracuse: Tale of the Tape

    Setting : Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City is the location for the West Regional semifinal battle between Brad Stevens and his No. 5 seed Butler Bulldogs (30-4) and Jim Boeheim’s No...

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  15. Xavier-Kansas State: Tale Of The Tape

    Setting: Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City is the site for the West Regional semi-final tilt between Chris Mack’s No. 6 seed Xavier Musketeers (26-8) and Frank Martin’s No...

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  16. Washington-West Virginia: Tale of the Tape

    Setting The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., is the place for the East Regional semifinal as Lorenzo Romar’s No. 11 seed Washington Huskies (26-9) take on Bob Huggins' No. 2 seed West Virginia Mountaineers (29-6)...

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  17. Villanova: Personal Fouls and The Sliding Fortunes Of The Wildcats

    Thirty-three days ago, Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats dispatched the Seton Hall Pirates, 81-71. A No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament dangled in front of the Wildcats. Only days prior, they easily defeated Notre Dame ...

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  18. West Virginia-Villanova: Tale of the Tape

    Setting : West Virginia and Villanova close their Big East regular seasons at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia Center when Bob Huggins brings in his No. 10 Mountaineers (23-6/ 12-5) for a clash with Jay Wright’s No...

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  19. NCAA Basketball Blind Resume: Center Edition

    Okay, connoisseurs of all that is basketball, let us take the time and pour over some numbers. Below you will find raw statistics and the identities of these players are removed to avoid any possible allegiances or biases...

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  20. Dayton-Richmond: Tale Of The Tape

    Setting: The Robins Center will be rocking tonight with the sounds of an Atlantic 10 rumble. Brian Gregory brings his Dayton Flyers (19-9/ 8-6) to Richmond for a tilt with Chris Mooney’s Spiders (22-7/ 11-3)...

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  21. Tale of the Tape: UConn Huskies (17—12) @ Notre Dame Fighting Irish (19—10)

      Setting Hot times tonight in the Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center when Jim Calhoun and his Connecticut Huskies (17—12, 7—9) come a—calling for a Big East battle with Mike Brey’s Notre Dame Fighting Irish (19—10, 8—8)...

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  22. Richmond-Xavier:Tale Of The Tape

    Setting: Atlantic 10 heavyweights collide when Chris Mooney brings his No.23 Richmond Spiders (22-6 / 11-2) to the Cintas Center to face Chris Mack’s Xavier Musketeers (20-7/ 11-2). Plot: A piece of first place is at stake...

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  23. Villanova-Syracuse: Tale of the Tape

    Setting Tune in and put away the remote. You won’t want to miss a second of this Big East clash when Jay Wright and his No. 7 Villanova Wildcats (23-4/ 12-3) collide with Jim Boeheim and his No...

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  24. Blind Resume | Point Guard-2/26/10

    Okay, connoisseurs of all that is basketball, let us take the time and pour over some numbers. Below you will find raw statistics. The identities of these players are removed to avoid any possible allegiances or biases...

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  25. Dayton-Temple: Tale of the Tape

    Setting : 1776 N. Broad Street is the location for an Atlantic 10 showdown between Brian Gregory’s Dayton Flyers (18-8/ 7-5) and Fran Dunphy’s No. 18 Temple Owls (22-5/ 10-2). Plot : Urgency is the theme for Dayton...

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