Topic: NCAA Basketball Tournament
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Reaching this point in the NCAA tournament represents a major achievement in careers that began modestly, even for Coach K.
03/24/2011 11:49 am
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.
03/23/2011 06:36 pm
In Indiana, Democratic state legislators are balking at the Republicans' entire agenda – not just a single bill, as was the case in Wisconsin. That has made compromise difficult.
03/21/2011 08:46 pm
The NCAA Tournament has reached the round of 16 and there are some teams who are new to this whole affair.
03/21/2011 05:28 pm
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Boston University, 16th seed and victor of the America East conference championship, faces the No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks in an opening round West Regional NCAA tournament basketball game tonight at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (6:50 p.m. Eastern time, TBS).
03/18/2011 04:14 pm
After Obama announced his 'bracket' choices on live TV, he drew fire from Republicans for not focusing more on world crises and the deficit. Was his ESPN appearance a bit of March Madness?
03/17/2011 04:44 pm
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.
03/17/2011 12:48 pm
The NCAA men's basketball tournament gives teams that haven't been playing well – Purdue, Villanova, Georgetown – a second chance to fulfill some of the bracket predictions going into the NCAA tournament.
03/17/2011 09:32 am