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  1. SEC Tournament: Florida survives Kentucky

    Mar 16, 2014, 5:39 PM EDT

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    Kentucky got what they wanted. Andrew Harrison dribbled right at James Young, setting a ball-screen on a dribble handoff that allowed Young to curl into the lane. But Young’s feet gave out, and Kentucky’s rally fell short. Florida — the SEC regular season champs, the No. 1 team in the country and a virtual lock…

  2. ACC Tournament: Can Virginia earn a No. 1 seed after beating Duke for the title?

    Mar 16, 2014, 3:44 PM EDT

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    Malcolm Brogdon scored 23 points and Joe Harris notched 13 of his 15 points after halftime as Virginia won their first ACC tournament title since 1976 with a 72-63 win over Duke. Brogdon was the best player on the floor for much of the afternoon for the ‘Hoos, and Harris hit a massive, deflating three…

  3. Six things to watch for on Selection Sunday

    Mar 16, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Practiced started almost six months ago. The first games were played more than four months ago. In that time, 351 Division I basketball teams played 31 game regular season schedules and 31 of the 32 conferences across the country have held their conference tournaments; we’ll turn the Ivy League to the darkside at some point.…

  4. NCAA Tournament Primer: Western Michigan Broncos

    Mar 16, 2014, 3:13 AM EDT

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    They won’t be trendy, but find out why Western Michigan can pull an upset.

  5. NCAA Tournament Primer: New Mexico State Aggies

    Mar 16, 2014, 2:37 AM EDT

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    Get to know New Mexico State and their 7-foot-5 center, Sim Bhullar.

  6. NCAA Tournament Primer: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks

    Mar 16, 2014, 2:04 AM EDT

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    Can the Lumberjacks extend their 28-game winning streak?

  7. Big 12 Tournament: Baylor lost, but the Bears are still dangerous

    Mar 16, 2014, 1:11 AM EDT

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    Baylor lost on Saturday, but the Bears spent the last month turning themselves into the team we thought they’d be in October.

  8. Big 12 Tournament: Iowa State overcomes slow start to win a Big 12 title

    Mar 15, 2014, 11:57 PM EDT

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    Iowa State won 15 Big 12 games between 2008-2011. Three years later, they’re Big 12 tourney champs and a Final Four threat.

  9. AAC Tournament: Louisville looks like a title favorite with blowout win of UConn

    Mar 15, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT

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    On Thursday, Louisville beat Rutgers by 61 points in the quarterfinals of the AAC Tournament. On Friday, Russ Smith scored a school-record 27 of his 42 points in the first half of a semifinal win over Houston. On Saturday, there were no records set, but Louisville beat UConn by double-digits for the fifth consecutive time,…

  10. Atlantic 10 Tournament: VCU beats George Washington, but injuries are story

    Mar 15, 2014, 6:26 PM EDT

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    Injuries to Melvin Johnson, Kethan Savage concerning moving forward.

  11. Bubble Banter: Three teams can lock up a bid, and then there’s N.C. State

    Mar 15, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT

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    Get caught up on all of Saturday’s action on the bubble.

  12. Purdue sophomore Ronnie Johnson to transfer

    Mar 15, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Purdue’s sophomore starting point guard Ronnie Johnson will be transferring out of the program, the school announced on Saturday afternoon. Johnson averaged 10.8 points and 3.7 assists this season. “Ronnie has expressed his interest in transferring from our program and we have granted him his release,” head coach Matt Painter said. “We wish Ronnie the…

  13. Big Ten Tournament: Michigan survives furious Ohio State comeback

    Mar 15, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT

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    Michigan keeps blowing big leads. Just how concerning should that be?

  14. NCAA Tournament Primer: Tulsa Golden Hurricane

    Mar 15, 2014, 2:16 PM EDT

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    Get to know all of the NCAA Tournament’s automatic bids here. Conference: Conference USA Coach: Danny Manning Record: 21-12 (13-3 Conference USA) Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 76 – RPI: 81 – AP/USA Today: Not ranked Seeding?: Louisiana Tech was a No. 12 seed in Dave Ommen’s latest bracket projection, and Tulsa should end up being…

  15. Georges Niang gets his face bloodied (PHOTOS and VIDEO)

    Mar 15, 2014, 2:04 AM EDT

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    Why does Georges Niang look like he was in an MMA fight?

  16. Bubble Banter: Monster day for teams on the cutline

    Mar 15, 2014, 1:55 AM EDT

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    Get caught up on all of Friday’s bubble action.

  17. Pac-12 Tournament: Are we overlooking Arizona right now?

    Mar 15, 2014, 1:48 AM EDT

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    Arizona is playing as well as anyone in the country. How come no one is talking about them?

  18. Was Duke’s Rodney Hood fouled by Clemson? You make the call (VIDEO)

    Mar 14, 2014, 11:59 PM EDT

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    Duke was involved in another controversial call. Did the refs get it right?

  19. Big 12 Tournament: Iowa State lights up a poor Kansas defense

    Mar 14, 2014, 9:52 PM EDT

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    Iowa State lit up Kansas for 94 points. Is it time to be worried about the Jayhawks defensively?

  20. SEC Tournament: ‘The Tweak’ worked as Kentucky runs over LSU

    Mar 14, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

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    What “The Tweak” was doesn’t matter. The end result is that Kentucky finally bought-in. But will it last?

  21. WATCH LIVE: Atlantic 10 Quarterfinals; VCU-Richmond and UMass-George Washington

    Mar 14, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

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    The Atlantic Tournament quarterfinals are being held in Brooklyn on Friday and the NBC Sports Network will be there to help you along the way. You can watch all of the games live on NBC Sports Live Extra. Things kicked off at noon St. Bonaventure beating Saint Louis in a thriller with a buzzer-beater, while Dayton…

  22. ACC Tournament: Pitt locks up tourney bid by beating struggling No. 16 North Carolina

    Mar 14, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

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    Pitt’s in the dance, but was today a sign that North Carolina won’t be for long?

  23. Was Devin Brooks’ off-the-backboard pass actually intentional? (VIDEO)

    Mar 14, 2014, 2:40 PM EDT

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    Devin Brooks tries to prove his off-the-corner-of-the-backboard assist was intentional.

  24. Atlantic 10 Tournament: St. Bonaventure upsets Saint Louis with a three at the buzzer (VIDEO)

    Mar 14, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT

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    It’s time for Saint Louis fans to be concerned about their team’s defensive issues.