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Maryland ends Belmont’s Cinderella Hopes – Can the Terrapins go further?

After coming to a close call toward the end of the game, Maryland defeated No. 11-seed Belmont 79-77 on Thursday, March 21st. Belmont took a 40-34 lead into halftime and led 67-60 with just 7 minutes left of the game. They played their second tournament game in less than 48 hours and the determination was rising. Belmont had the chance

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Loyola continues their improbable run

Loyola claimed victory over Nevada 69-68 as they march on in the NCAA Tournament. Loyola, an 11 seed, has shown quite the success throughout tournament. Nevada’s started off fast, scoring a quick 12 points, yet the shots started to fall for the Ramblers, as they took control of the lead. Loyola’s Clayton Custer finished with 15 points and 4 assists

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Texas A&M Routes UNC

T.J. Starks scored 21 points and Texas A&M overpowered UNC inside, upsetting the 2017 National Champions 86-65 to mark the second straight year the title holder from the past year missed the Sweet 16. North Carolina shot just 33%, with 6 of 31 on 3-pointers during the start of the game shooting 37% behind the arc. They than led 20-13

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Auburn survives Charleston

No. 4 seed Auburn defeated No. 13 seed Charleston on Friday with a score of 62-58. Auburn hit its’ last four shots, including a pair of 3-pointers.  Mustapha Heron scored 16 points for Auburn, which shot only 35.6% overall, and just 20.8% from 3-point range. D. Murray had 11 points for Auburn, and B. Brown added 10.  Charleston’s J. Brantley scored a

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Nevada beats Texas in OT

The Texas Longhorns’ ended their season 19-15 overall to Nevada, with the score of 87 to 83. Lead by coach Shaka Smart, Texas has gone four seasons without winning an NCAA Tournament. K. Stephens led No. 7 seed Nevada with 22 points, and C. Martin added 18 points with 10 rebounds. Nevada erased a 14-point, second-half deficit and started to

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Florida bounces St. Bonaventure after the Bonnies’ first NCAA Tournament win in 48 years.

Florida’s Koulechov scored 20 points causing them to ease past St. Bonaventure 77-62 on Thursday night, putting an end to St. Bonaventure’s postseason. The guard had his first 20-point game since early January, going 4 of 10 from 3-point range.  Jalen Hudson scored 16 points and Chris Chiozza had 11 assists for the Gators. St. Bonaventure’s Matt Mobley and Jaylen Adams did

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Gonzaga Survives and Advances

As the first round of March Madness progresses, Gonzaga took care of UNC Greensboro 68-64, making it their 10th win in the opening-round NCAA Tournament in Boise, Idaho. Gonzaga’s top forward, Johnathan Williams, had 13 rebounds and a game high of 19 points. Senior Williams went just 3 of 9 from the free-throw line 34 minutes into the game. The

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