All posts tagged "NCAA Tournament"

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    Notes and quotes: Previewing Wichita State and Northern Iowa matchups in Round of 32

    The Missouri Valley Conference has performed well across the board this postseason. Wichita State and Northern Iowa advanced to the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament, Illinois State is in the second round of the NIT, Loyola...

    • Posted March 22, 2015
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    Rough Saturday for the Big East in Round of 32

    The Big East had an impressive season with 6 of its 10 teams earning NCAA Tournament berths. Four of those teams won their second round games, but the league posted a 1-3 record Saturday in the Round of...

    • Posted March 22, 2015
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    Xavier advances to Sweet 16, will face former coach Sean Miller

    Xavier held off mid-major darling Georgia State on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 with a 75-67 victory. In the West Region semifinals, the Musketeers will meet the Arizona Wildcats, coached by former Xavier coach Sean Miller....

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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    Arizona shuts down D’Angelo Russell, ends Ohio State’s season in Round of 32

    Everyone knew if freshman sensation D’Angelo Russell got hot, Ohio State could make a deep run in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. That happened Thursday as Russell scored 28 points and the Buckeyes knocked off VCU. Ohio State needed another...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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    Big Ten goes 5-2 in NCAA Tournament Round of 64

    Despite a big down-year, the Big Ten still got 7 teams into the NCAA Tournament. Although several of those teams were on the bubble, none of them had to compete in the First Four in Dayton and...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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    Valparaiso loses in devastating fashion at NCAA Tournament

    Valparaiso battled with Maryland but was bitten by a no-call on the game’s final play, falling 65-62 to the Terrapins. “I am obviously not a referee, senior forward Vashil Fernandez said, “but it was pretty clear that he fouled...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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    Wichita State holds off Indiana to earn long-awaited date with Kansas

    When watching the Selection Show last Sunday, Wichita State fans noticed it, Kansas fans noticed it, and every observant college basketball fan noticed it. If No. 7 seed Wichita State and No. 2 seed Kansas survived their...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Paul Jesperson led Northern Iowa with 16 points Sunday. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
    Large bench contributions carry Northern Iowa to Round of 32

    Looking at the stat lines of Northern Iowa’s win Friday against Wyoming, one would not expect the Panthers to have won by 17 points. MVC Player of the Year Seth Tuttle had 14 points and 9 rebounds, but needed...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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    Selection Sunday Bracketology

    Welcome back to The Catch and Shoot’s bracket projections, Selection Sunday style! Five conference championship games will be played Sunday, but everything else is set. Four of them are just for a matter of seeding, but the American...

    • Posted March 15, 2015
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    Texas Southern could break historically bad streak for SWAC

    The SWAC is a really bad basketball conference. It ranks No. 33 out of the 33 league on Kenpom with a .1424 rating. The next-worst conference is the MEAC at .2038. This is an historical problem. The SWAC is...

    • Posted March 14, 2015
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