Boxed Out by Bill Frieder

Bill Frieder on Duke, Kentucky and more

08 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Congratulations to Duke on a very hard-fought win over an emotionally spent Wisconsin team in the final. I am not going to lie…the fact that Duke cruised to a win over Michigan State while Wisconsin emptied its…
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National Championship Highlights: (1) Duke 68 – (1) Wisconsin 63

06 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
INDIANAPOLIS- Tyus Jones scored a game-high 23 points including 19 in the second half to lead the Duke Blue Devils to their fifth national title with a 68-63 championship win over Wisconsin. Jones shot 7 of 13 from the floor and was perfect on seven attempts from the foul stripe…
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Final Four Highlights: (1) Wisconsin 71 – (1) Kentucky 64

05 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
INDIANAPOLIS- Wisconsin scored 15 of the game’s last 19 points and got 20 from Frank Kaminsky as the Big Ten champion Badgers upended top-seeded Kentucky, 71-64, in a national semifinal game at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Wildcats, seeking to become the NCAA’s first unbeaten champion since 1976, were limited to…
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Final Four Highlights: (1) Duke 81- (7) Michigan State 61

04 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
INDIANAPOLIS- Justise Winslow scored 19 points, Jahlil Okafor added 18 and Quinn Cook pitched in 17 to lead Duke to an 81-61 win over Michigan State in a national semifinal game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Duke’s balanced scoring overtook an early Spartan lead and the Blue Devils were never challenged.…
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Tournament Interview: Wisconsin’s Josh Gasser

04 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
INDIANAPOLIS – A year removed from a heartbreaking loss at the Final Four, Wisconsin is back in a very familiar place: at the Final Four and staring at a matchup with Kentucky in a national semifinal Our Jason Horowitz caught up with the Badgers’ Josh Gasser ahead of the game.…
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Final Four Interview: Michigan State’s Tum Tum Nairn

04 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
INDIANAPOLIS- Michigan State guard Tum Tum Nairn is one of just three freshmen ever to start at point guard under Spartans coach Tom Izzo. He is just the second to start in the Final Four. Nairn hopes to guide the Spartans to Monday’s national championship game against either Wisconsin or…
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Final Four Interview: Kentucky’s Devin Booker

04 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
INDIANAPOLIS- On the eve of the NCAA Final Four in which the Kentucky Wildcats attempt to become the first unbeaten champion since the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers, freshman guard Devin Booker hopes to extend his first college season by two days. Booker has averaged 10.1 minutes per game during the Wildcats’…
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Boxed Out by Bill Frieder

Bill Frieder on the Final Four

01 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
I’ll start this week’s blog with the same words as last week’s: that was fun. The Midwest Regional in Cleveland gave us one good game, one epic blowout and one that bordered on an all-time classic – and I showed up on local TV in South Bend. What will we get in…
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