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Louisville beats Michigan 82-76 for NCAA title

2013 NCAA Tournament - AP

Rick Pitino held court in a tunnel beneath the Georgia Dome, going on and on about the grittiest bunch of guys he's ever coached. One of them sat in the corner of the locker room, a net around his neck, grinning away. The Louisville Cardinals vowed to finish the job for Kevin Ware.


Analysis: Final Four — A Final Shock

Final Four - NY Times

The four teams left in the men’s N.C.A.A. tournament are an odd mix: a national player of the year candidate, Trey Burke of Michigan; a No. 1 seed, Louisville; an old-guard Big East team, Syracuse; and an outlier, Wichita State.


Burke leads improbable Michigan rally over Kansas

Trey Burke scored all 23 of his points after halftime, including a long, tying 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and Michigan rallied to beat Kansas 87-85 in the South Regional semifinals Friday night....


Wichita State stomps La Salle

Wichita State went from sweet to elite, beating La Salle 72-58
on Thursday night to reach the final eight of the NCAA tournament
for the first time in 32 years.


Marquette wallops Miami to reach regional final

Jamil Wilson scored 16 points, Vander Blue and Davante Gardner had 14 apiece, and Marquette advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2003 with a 71-61 win over Miami on Thursday night.


Wichita St.'s 3-pointers boot No. 1 Gonzaga 76-70

Wichita State Shockers

Gonzaga's gone. Cleanthony Early and Ron Baker scored 16 points apiece and Wichita State hit five straight 3-pointers late to knock the top-ranked and No. 1 seeded Bulldogs out of the NCAA tournament 76-70 on Saturday.


The first-round games that could have changed NCAA tournament history - USA TODAY

Davidson's near-upset against Marquette caused a common sigh to percolate through the room. For the Wildcats, there will always be that What If? This isn't the first season we've witnessed the heartbreak.


President Obama picks Indiana to win NCAA title

Hoosiers - AP

President Barack Obama is picking Indiana to go all the way in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. ESPN revealed Wednesday that Obama picked the Hoosiers to win it all in his 2013 bracket. He predicted Louisville, Ohio State and Florida would round out the Final Four.


March Madness from A to Z

March Madness

Do you know the mascot for South Dakota State? Can you come up with the all-time record for No. 16 seeds? How about the starting backcourt for the Michigan Wolverines? No? Well, to prepare you for Selection Sunday and the three weeks of March Madness, here is an A to Z primer on the NCAA Tournament that will cap a wildly unpredictable season in college basketball.


Gunfire wounds man during celebration of Ky. win

Kentucky Wildcats Fans

One man was wounded by gunfire early Tuesday in Lexington, numerous small fires were set and dozens were arrested as thousands celebrated Kentucky's win over Kansas to claim another NCAA title, authorities reported....


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