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UConn Defense Stifles Butler

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UConn Defense Stifles Butler

The Connecticut Huskies used a suffocating 2nd-half defense to capture their third overall national championship on Monday night, spoiling Butler’s unexpected return to the title game by a 53-41 score. The victory made UConn coach Jim Calhoun the oldest (68) head coach to guide a national champion. UConn’s 11th-straight win climaxed an unreal late-season run…

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The Brilliance Of Two

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The Brilliance Of Two

Out of nearly six million submitted brackets on ESPN.com, only two people had a Final Four of Kentucky vs. UCONN and Butler vs. Virginia Commonwealth. While most people are focusing on the fact that nearly 5.9 million people got it wrong, we should instead be focusing on the fact that ANYBODY was able to pick…

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Finally: The Final Four

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Finally: The Final Four

Show me one person who had a Final Four consisting of Butler vs. Virginia Commonwealth, and Kentucky vs. UCONN. In one of the most fascinating NCAA basketball tournament’s of all times, we are left with a Final Four that for first time will not have a number one or number two seed in it. In…

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College Basketball

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College Basketball

For college basketball fans, March is sure to bring madness. With Ohio State falling to Kentucky and Duke getting upset by Arizona, the lone number one seed remaining is Kansas. They’ll surely have their hands full, however, with an upstart 11th seeded Virginia Commonwealth squad. Going in, mathematical odds favored a champion rising out of…

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The Road To The Final Four

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The Road To The Final Four

By Sunday evening we will have our NCAA Final Four in place, and while popular opinion is that it will be Ohio State, Duke, Kansas and Florida, things have a tendency to not fall into place so easily, especially this year. Though it might sound crazy, teams like Marquette, VCU, BYU and Butler have looked…

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Why It’s Called March Madness

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Why It’s Called March Madness

Following the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, fans typically wake up Monday morning to see their brackets in complete disarray. This year is no different. Let’s have a show of hands on who had a VCU- Florida State matchup in the fourth round? Or how about Richmond and Marquette advancing? Heck, are we…

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