Tag Archive: March Madness

Apr 01

Mississippi State upsets UConn, advances to women’s title game DALLAS — The streak is over.

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DALLAS — The streak is over. The University of Connecticut’s historic run of 111 consecutive wins ended Friday night with a 66-64 overtime loss to Mississippi State in the national semifinals.

Mar 14

The NCAA Tournament: Memories, Madness, and Me

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When I see the above photograph, it’s hard to believe 19 years have passed since it was first captured. The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, but the story told is dependent of the receiving eyes. The young may see it as just another cover, marking just another moment in …

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Feb 16

The March Madness Tradition.

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March Madness. The time of year the world focuses on College Hoops. Even if you aren’t a fan, chances are you are doing a bracket.  Bu making brackets, or betting on college basketball, it is contagious and widespread.  At sportsjabber, it’s an exciting time of year. But how did it start?  This single elimination tournament …

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Apr 04

Why a Girl Will Win Your NCAA March Madness Pool

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Friend of the site and StyleCaster founder Ari S. Goldberg emailed me on Friday to tell me he had an NCAA Tournament-related story he had to tell. What follows is his fantastic post about an NCAA Tournament picks theory. Enjoy: For the past 10 years Mikey, Dave and I have had an NCAA Tournament Pool …

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Mar 27

Wisconsin routs Baylor 69-52 to reach West final

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Frank Kaminsky scored 19 points and blocked six shots, and Wisconsin romped into the West Regional final with a dominant 69-52 victory over Baylor on Thursday night. Ben Brust hit three 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the second-seeded Badgers (29-7), who jumped to a 14-point lead in the first half …

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Mar 26

The Sports Bank.net: Eight ways the NBA can duplicate the excitement of March Madness

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March madness has been my favorite time of year for…well a very long time. This year however I’m finding out a lot of other people feel the exact same way. Or at least they’re expressing it more in social media. I’m hearing a lot more “March madness is the best days of the sports calendar,” …

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Mar 22

No. 1 Florida tops Pitt 61-45, makes Sweet 16

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Scottie Wilbekin sat on the bench for the final minute, holding a bag of ice against his left knee. It was about the only time he wasn’t giving Pittsburgh huge problems on both ends of the court. Wilbekin scored 21 points, including 11 of the team’s 13 during a 7-minute stretch …

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Mar 19

The Sports Bank.net: How the Wisconsin Badgers match up with the entire WEST region

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Many believe this is the best Wisconsin Badgers team Bo Ryan has ever had during his 13 years in Madison. That’s debatable since he’s had*teams briefly*ranked number one and three teams which won at least a share of the Big Ten Title. Nonetheless, we will soon find out if it’s his best because the Badgers …

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Mar 18

The Sports Bank.net: March Madness: Sweet 16, Final Four, Brackets, Title picks

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The Sports Bank staff brackets breakdown. Here’s the TSB staff picks for all the brackets, Sweet 16, Final 4, National Title game. Brackets, brackets, brackets, let’s dive right in. Here’s the tv, tip times and on-air talent assignments for all the brackets. Resident college basketball genius David Kmiecik: SOUTH REGIONAL: #1 Florida over #4 UCLA …

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Mar 17

The Sports Bank.net: Michigan State: National Champion Pick of all 5 ESPN Analysts

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Even though MSU is just a #4 seed, Las Vegas has them with the second greatest odds of winning it all at 9-2. Florida is first at 4-1. Nate Silver who predicted 49/50 states correctly in the last two U.S. Presidential races has Mich St. as the favorite to win the East Regional. They have …

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