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Oklahoma City Preview: Oklahoma, Texas A&M face hot double-digit-seed challengers

20 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Two former Jeff Capel III-coached schools will kick things off at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday, when 2-seed Oklahoma squares off against 10-seed VCU at 5:15 PM ET. Thirty minutes following the conclusion of that contest, 11-seed Northern Iowa will look to continue its success against teams from the Lone…
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Interview: Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson talks his team’s experience, challenges of Aggies’ size and athleticism

20 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Ben Jacobson and eleventh-seeded Panthers have played a lot of games this season that have come down to the final possession.  That kind of experience and composure his players have can only help when facing similar high-pressure end-game situations in March.  Jacobson also credits his veteran team’s ability to…
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Second Round Highlights: Duke survives late drama to get past Yale

19 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Grayson Allen had 28 points and Brandon Ingram scored 25 to help No. 4-seed Duke hold off upset-minded Yale in NCAA second-round action from Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Allen had five 3-pointers for the Blue Devils who advance to next week’s regional action in Anaheim. But it was…
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Interview: Yale coach James Jones discusses the resilience of the Bulldog seniors; Makai Mason’s toughness and athleticism; unfinished business; and more

19 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
PROVIDENCE, RI – Yale head coach James Jones doesn’t need anyone to tell him just how momentous it was when his Bulldogs claimed the New Haven school’s first outright Ivy League title since 1962; nor does he need reminding that their upset win over Baylor was Yale’s first ever in the…
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Providence Second Round Preview: Double-digit seeds look to challenge Tobacco Road foes

19 March 2016 Comments are off for this post.
PROVIDENCE, RI – Saturday’s slate of Second round games gets started with an early matinee in Providence.  Both contests feature a match-up between a confident small conference team–playing their best respective basketball of the season–and an athletic squad from the Atlantic Coast Conference. The 11-seed Wichita State Shockers will tip-off against the 3-seed Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes…
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