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All posts tagged "2013 NCAA Tournament"
Midwest Region: Derrick Walton Jr. fills Trey Burke’s shoes as Michigan makes another deep tournament run
Replacing the National Player of the Year when you’re a freshman is not easy. And that’s exactly what Derrick Walton Jr. had to do for Michigan this season. “As soon as Trey decided to leave, he knew...
- Posted March 29, 2014
Midwest Region: Improved Stauskas looks to prove himself in NCAA Tournament
Three points on 1-of-7 shooting. Those were Michigan guard Nik Stauskas’ Final Four stats when he walked off the floor after his team’s defeat in the 2013 national championship game. The Wolverines had been just a few...
- Posted March 27, 2014
2013 Final Four: Michigan Defeats Syracuse To Advance To Championship Game
By Jesse Kramer Well, after five months of basketball, the national championship game is finally set. On Monday night, Louisville, the No. 1 seed from the Midwest Region, will face Michigan, the No. 4 seed from the...
- Posted April 7, 2013
2013 Final Four: Reactions to Louisville’s Victory Over Wichita State
By Jesse Kramer The last Cinderella of the 2013 NCAA Tournament was eliminated in Saturday’s first Final Four game. In the first national semifinal in Atlanta, No. 1 seed Louisville knocked off No. 9 seed Wichita State, 72-68....
- Posted April 6, 2013
2013 NCAA Tournament: News, Notes and Insights from the Round of 64
By Jesse Kramer —The talent level may be down in college basketball, but the NCAA tournament is as good as ever. The First Four and second round was filled with everything that makes March mad. Marquette survived...
- Posted March 23, 2013
Did Tubby Smith Save His Job With Minnesota’s NCAA Tournament Win Over UCLA?
By Jesse Kramer Tubby Smith still looks like a Gopher, but is he Golden? The one-time national champion coach, with Kentucky in 1998, has fallen out of favor with the University of Minnesota fan base in his...
- Posted March 23, 2013
Round of 64 Picks for the 2013 NCAA Tournament: Thursday, March 21
Now that the First Four is in the past, the “real” NCAA tournament games will begin on Thursday afternoon with the first set of second round games. Thursday will feature 16 games, starting with Michigan State vs....
- Posted March 20, 2013
2013 NCAA Tournament: Five Potential Round of 64 Upsets for Thursday
By Jesse Kramer The First Four has been really fun since it began in 2011 and in my opinion has become must-watch TV, but the real Madness will begin on Thursday afternoon. Here are five games that...
- Posted March 19, 2013
Under-The-Radar Players That Will Make Headlines In the 2013 NCAA Tournament
Every season, there are a few talented players who fly under the radar from November thru February only to explode onto the national scene in March. Some names that come to mind are D.J. Cooper (Ohio 2012),...
- Posted March 18, 2013
2013 NCAA Tournament: Selection Sunday First Reactions
Well, Selection Sunday finally came. Overall, I thought the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee did a good job with this year’s field. I wholeheartedly agree with 67 of the 68 teams, with Middle Tennessee being the one slight...
- Posted March 17, 2013