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  • NCAA Tournament: Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

    NCAA Tournament: Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

    Arizona dismissed Duke Thursday night, making the Blue Devils the second No. 1 seed sent home in this year's NCAA Tournament. In tonight's Sweet 16 action, four teams from the bottom half of the seeding try to continue their improbable runs and the two remaining No. 1 seeds try and hang on.

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  • NCAA Tournament: Wrapping up men's 'March Madness'

    NCAA Tournament: Wrapping up men's 'March Madness'

    A few weeks ago, there were 68 teams. Now, only one - the University of Connecticut Huskies - stand alone as 2011 NCAA tournament champions. Along the way, there were thrills, upsets and outstanding individual performances, which this annual ritual never fails to supply in abundance.

  • NCAA Tournament: Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

    NCAA Tournament: Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

    Arizona dismissed Duke Thursday night, making the Blue Devils the second No. 1 seed sent home in this year's NCAA Tournament. In tonight's Sweet 16 action, four teams from the bottom half of the seeding try to continue their improbable runs and the two remaining No. 1 seeds try and hang on.

  • In Pictures NCAA fans

    Syracuse fans Denis Hickey (l.) and John Groat wear masks of coach Jim Boeheim before an East regional NCAA college basketball tournament second round game between Syracuse and Indiana State in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 18.

  • My favorite NCAA tournament upsets – and near upsets

    My favorite NCAA tournament upsets – and near upsets

    There's been much debate ever since the NCAA expanded the field of the men's Division 1 Basketball Tournament to 64 teams in 1985. This, paired with the NCAA's decision (also that year) to introduce the shot clock, has helped make it possible for the mid-major and smaller conferences to better compete with the power conferences.

  • NCAA Tournament 2011: Top buzzer-beaters and wild finishes (VIDEO)

    NCAA Tournament 2011: Top buzzer-beaters and wild finishes (VIDEO)

    With 64 of the 68 teams in the field eliminated, the NCAA Tournament lived up to its reputation in the first two weekends of play, complete with shocking upsets, heart-pounding finishes, controversies, and a school from Richmond called Virginia Commonwealth. Here’s our top list of wild and crazy finishes from the second third rounds, the Sweet 16, and the Elite Eight.

  • NCAA tournament: Morehead State joins Top 10 Cinderella teams

    NCAA tournament: Morehead State joins Top 10 Cinderella teams

    One of the most enjoyable things about the NCAA tournament – for basketball fanatics and casual observers alike – is the Cinderella story. On Thursday, Morehead State chalked up the first upset of the tournament by vanquishing No. 4 Louisville. There’s just something appealing about watching the triumph of the little guy - the team no one ever paid any attention to, never gave a chance. Or maybe it's watching the titan, the sure-thing, the team that everyone knows will win, well, not win. Here is our Top 10, plus one.

  • NCAA tournament: A former coach, neighbors, and 11 degrees of Big East

    NCAA tournament: A former coach, neighbors, and 11 degrees of Big East

    NCAA tournament kicks off Tuesday night with a pair of play-in games. Once we get to Thursday, the NCAA tournament really gets cooking.

  • When sociology students visit Creation Museum

    When sociology students visit Creation Museum

    A professor of sociology led a field trip through Kentucky's Creation Museum, a fundamentalist Christian facility. The professor found that non-fundamentalists felt uncomfortable there. Museum officials say they've received death threats and the site sometimes draws anti-Creationist protesters.

  • NCAA men's basketball tournament: six records that may never fall

    NCAA men's basketball tournament: six records that may never fall

    Last year, only one record was broken in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Here are six records that you may not have heard of but are feats not likely to be duplicated anytime soon.

  • NCAA tournament not enough? There’s more college basketball around.

    The Sports Economist NCAA tournament not enough? There’s more college basketball around.