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  1. POSTERIZED: Russ Smith dunks on Julius Randle … again (VIDEO)

    Mar 28, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT

    Russ Smith

    For the second time this season, Russ Smith has dunked all over Julius Randle.

  2. Sweet 16 Preview: No. 4 Louisville vs. No. 8 Kentucky

    Mar 27, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    College basketball’s best rivalry taking place in the Sweet 16? Count me in.

  3. Sweet 16 Preview: No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 11 Tennessee

    Mar 27, 2014, 10:20 AM EDT

    AP Photo

    Tennessee’s muscle vs. Michigan’s finesse. What wins out?

  4. No. 11 Tennessee overpowers No. 14 Mercer

    Mar 23, 2014, 8:52 PM EDT

    Tennessee put an end to Cinderella’s ball, manhandling a smaller Mercer team.

  5. Don’t let Sunday’s loss sully what Wichita State accomplished this year

    Mar 23, 2014, 8:07 PM EDT

    Fred VanVleet, Cleanthony Early

    Wichita State was special. They proved it Sunday, even if it resulted in a loss.

  6. For the first time all season, Kentucky lived up to their potential. Can it last?

    Mar 23, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Kentucky has as much talented as any team in the country. For the first time all season, it looked like it. Should Louisville be worried?

  7. 3-point shooting gets No. 2 Michigan past No. 7 Texas and into the Sweet 16

    Mar 22, 2014, 7:33 PM EDT

    Nik Stauskas

    Michigan advances to the Sweet 16 to play the winner of Mercer-Tennessee.

  8. John Beilein gets lost going back to the team hotel after Michigan’s win over Wofford (VIDEO)

    Mar 22, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT

    John Beilein

    Wofford wasn’t the only challenge Michigan head coach John Beilein had on Friday in Milwaukee.

  9. Mercer center Monty Brown suffers concussion vs. Duke, doesn’t remember the game

    Mar 22, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT

    Duke v Mercer

    A concussion limited the Mercer big man to four minutes against Duke and will keep him off the floor against Tennessee on Sunday.

  10. No. 8 Kentucky knocks off No. 9 Kansas State, advances to face No. 1 Wichita State

    Mar 22, 2014, 1:38 AM EDT

    Julius Randle

    Kentucky advances past Kansas State to take on Wichita State on Sunday.

  11. No. 1 Wichita State cruises to a 64-37 win

    Mar 21, 2014, 10:22 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Cleanthony Early scored 23 points to lead No. 1 Wichita State to a convincing win over No. 16 Cal Poly, 64-37. Early was the only Shocker starter that scored more than seven points, but it didn’t really matter. The Mustangs were totally and completely overwhelmed by Wichita State’s defense. They finished the night shooting 20.7%…

  12. Coach K visits Mercer locker room after Duke loses (VIDEO)

    Mar 21, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT

    Duke v Mercer

    After No. 3 Duke’s shocking loss to No. 14 Mercer in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, Mike Krzyzewski paid a visit to the Mercer locker room to congratulate the Bears on their victory.

  13. Mercer, Florida-Gulf Coast prove there’s more than one way to pull an upset

    Mar 21, 2014, 4:43 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Not every cinderella is built the same, however, and this Mercer team is not all that much like FGCU.

  14. Mercer coach Bob Hoffman gives epic interview after win vs. Duke (VIDEO)

    Mar 21, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT

    Bob Hoffman

    One of the best postgame interviews you’ll see this March.

  15. Lehigh, Florida Gulf Coast tweet congratulations to Mercer on win over Duke

    Mar 21, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT

    Bob Hoffman

    Lehigh upset Duke in 2011. Florida Gulf Coast made a run to the Sweet 16 in 2013. Both teams were impressed with Mercer’s upset win over Duke.

  16. No. 14 Mercer shocks No. 3 Duke in Round of 64

    Mar 21, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

    mercer2

    The Blue Devils bow out in the Round of 64 in a major upset for the second time in three years.

  17. Cameron Ridley sends Texas through to the Round of 32

    Mar 21, 2014, 2:12 AM EDT

    AP Photo

    Rick Barnes was fired before the season began. Now he’s in the Round of 32 thanks to Cameron Ridley.

  18. Luke Hancock catches fire late, No. 4 Louisville holds off No. 13 Manhattan’s upset

    Mar 21, 2014, 1:50 AM EDT

    Getty Images

    Louisville needed a late rally to beat Manhattan, but you shouldn’t be worried about the Cardinals.

  19. Cameron Ridley’s putback beats Arizona State at the buzzer (VIDEO)

    Mar 21, 2014, 12:03 AM EDT

    Screen grab from CBS

    The day’s first real buzzer-beater capped a terrific game in Milwaukee.

  20. Midwest Region Preview: Is 4-seed Louisville the favorite?

    Mar 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

    Louisville v SMU

    Wichita State didn’t get any favors as a No. 1 seed, but Louisville got a great draw as a No. 4.