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Purdue point guard Bryson Scott transferring

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

The Purdue Boilermakers are coming off of a very successful season this year, and the future hasn’t looked brighter in quite some time. Matt Painter was able to lead his team to an NCAA Tournament appearance, but they lost a very tough overtime game in the first round against the Cincinnati Bearcats. Bryson Scott was a huge part of their ...

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Georgia State’s R.J. Hunter planning to enter NBA Draft

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R.J. Hunter was an NCAA Tournament hero this year, and it all started with a huge game-winning three-point shot for Georgia State. He was an electric scorer all season long, but hadn’t gotten national media attention on a consistent basis up until that clutch shot went through the net. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Hunter ...

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NCAA Tournament: Final Four schedule

Evan Pike-USA TODAY Sports

The 2015 NCAA tournament is down to four national semifinalists who will take the hardwood in Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium to decide a champion. The seventh seeded Michigan State Spartans beat fourth-seeded Louisville 76-70 on Sunday to advance to the Final Four.  The first-seeded Duke Blue Devils beat Gonzaga 69-52 on Sunday to also advance. Kentucky, the No. 1 seed overall, was ...

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Four more advance on the final day of the Sweet 16

Utah vs. Duke 2015

On Friday, the second weekend of this year’s NCAA Tournament continued as four of college basketball’s top title-contenders took the next step towards achieving the ultimate, and four more dreamers were sent packing. In the South Region, fifth-seeded Utah never recovered from a slow start that included missing it’s first nine shots and came up short in the second half ...

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NCAA Tournament: Elite 8 schedule

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The Elite Eight at the 2015 NCAA tournament begins Saturday night. SATURDAY West Region 6:09 p.m. ET No. 1 Wisconsin vs. No. 2 Arizona / West region TBS. Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner and Rachel Nichols. Staples Center, Los Angeles. Midwest Region 8:49 p.m. ET No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 3 Notre Dame / Midwest region TBS. Announcers: ...

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Kentucky cruises past West Virginia

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Closing-in on a perfect season, the top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats destroyed West Virginia 78-39 on Thursday night in the Midwest Region to punch their ticket to the Elite 8 and continue their quest to bring another national championship to the Bluegrass State. Following four days of trying to convince the country that their press would be Kentucky’s kryptonite, the Mountaineers were ...

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Notre Dame dominates Wichita State to earn trip to Elite 8

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Facing an experienced Wichita State Shockers’ squad with a trip to the Final Four up for grabs, the third-seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish knew that they had to play some of their best basketball of the season if they planned on extending their increasingly-memorable run in this year’s NCAA Tournament. And that’s exactly what they did. In a game that ...

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Dean Smith willed $200 to each of his former UNC players

Dean Smith

Legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith, who passed away in February, has willed each of his former players $200. Coach Smith willed his trust to send a $200 check to each his former players following his passing. #DeanSmith pic.twitter.com/NyiBhU9taQ — Jiimmm Demmpseeeyyy (@ChestPassDemps) March 26, 2015 Smith wants his former players to “enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith.” ...

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Can Notre Dame survive Sweet 16?

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Highly-ranked but not widely respected, Notre Dame headed into this year’s NCAA Tournament as little more than a potentially entertaining afterthought despite having won the ACC’s conference tourney less than a week earlier and possessing victories over some extremely talented teams. But instead of imploding when faced with the possibility of yet another early exit from the NCAA Tournament on ...

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ACC will continue to cash-in on NCAA Tournament success

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Heading into this year’s NCAA Tournament, a few things about the country’s power conferences were clear. The SEC had the best team in top-ranked Kentucky, the new-look Big East is alive and well after just two years of operation, and a large segment of the nation’s sports-scape continues to ignore the Big 12 past football season. It’s not that anyone ...

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