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Scrappy Defensive Battle Results in Virginia Win and Trip to Elite Eight

Virginia advanced to the elite eight with a scrappy win over sleeper 12 seed Oregon in Louisville, 53-49. Virginia, despite having issues scoring, locked up the Ducks athletic lineup and controlled the tempo to bring the Cavaliers to their second elite eight in four years. Oregon held a 16-10 advantage over the south’s top ranked team in the middle of

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Gophers advance to round of 32 with 86-76 win over Louisville

In the first game of the first round, Richard Pitino’s seventh seeded Golden Gophers defeated tenth seeded Louisville 86-76. The Gophers controlled the game from tip, as their front line of Jordan Murphy and Daniel Oturu gave the Cardinals trouble all afternoon. The Gophers took at five point lead into the locker room, outscoring the Cardinals 38-33 in the first

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Who Will Win the ACC Tournament?

The ACC once again proved its dominance in college basketball in 2019. Going into the postseason, the ACC currently boasts three of the top five teams in the NCAAM, with an additional two in the AP top 25. Duke, Carolina, and Virginia repeated as top 3 in the ACC, with Virginia and UNC finishing in a virtual tie for the

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Previewing the NIT Tip-Off

Today marks the start of the NIT Tip-Off featuring four high quality programs all looking for big signature wins to boost their resumes to propel themselves through the season. All four teams enter the field a combined 12-1, three teams have been ranked this season and two are currently ranked in the AP top five. New York City will take

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The ACC Set to Have Historic Season

Over the past few years, America’s premier college hoops conference has undoubtedly been the ACC. Since the conference expanded in 2014, the conference has sent no less than 6 teams to the big dance and has had only one year where it is not represented in the elite eight. In addition, 2 of the last 6 champions have come from

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ACC 2018-19 Season Preview

Last season was an exciting one for America’s premiere conference. Virginia went from the projected sixth place finish to winning both the ACC regular season and tournament, just to be knocked out by UMBC in the first round, the first 16-1 upset in NCAA history. Duke showcased their elite freshman class, and Marvin Bagley III and co. brought the Blue

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Ranking the Top Programs of the 21st Century: The Top Ten

#10 Louisville Cardinals Record: 469-188 (.714) Regular Season Champions: 4 Conference Tournament Champions: 6 NCAA Tournament Appearances: 14 Average NCAA Tournament Seed: 4.5 Sweet 16 Appearances: 7 Elite Eight Appearances: 6 Final Four Appearances: 3 National Title Game Appearances: 1 National Titles: 1 Rating Score: 132.42 The Louisville Cardinals are all over the place and with the NCAA and FBI investigation

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