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Just reaching the Final Four is a big accomplishment, given the rigors, perils and cruelty of the one-and-done NCAA tourney format. It’s unforgiving. One bad night … and you’re gone.
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It was a solid two days for Big Ten basketball fans, as the conference went 5-2 in opening-round NCAA tourney games. See Tom Dienhart’s best of the opening round inside.
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A.J. Hammons scored a team-high 17 points, but it wasn’t enough as Cincinnati snapped the Boilermakers’ 14-game winning streak in NCAA Tournament openers with a 66-65 win Thursday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
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There were two Big Ten teams involved in NCAA Tournament games on Thursday, and both contests were decided in overtime.
When it comes to picking a team outside of Kentucky to win this year’s NCAA Tournament, Wisconsin has been a popular choice across the nation.
Can you feel it? March Madness is here, and the field of 64 is set to begin on Thursday.