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Expanding The NCAA Basketball Tourney… Is It About The Madness Or The Money?

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.  To the American sports fan this time period known as “March Madness” is equal to Christmas, Thanksgiving and The Fourth of July all wrapped up in one. The only exception?  This holiday last for an entire month!  People all over this nation, basketball fan and non-basketball fan, cast their lots in basketball tourney pools at

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Big Ten 2018-19 Season Preview

The Big Ten continues to be an impossible conference to judge.  Last season, the Spartans and Boilermakers ran through the competition, each finishing with over 30 wins on the season.  However, Michigan State lost to Syracuse in the Round of 32, while Purdue got beat badly by Texas Tech in the Sweet 16.  This left Michigan – also a 3

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NCAAM Review Preseason All-Americans

Preseason 1st Team RJ Barrett (Freshman, Duke) Nassir Little (Freshman, UNC) Zion Williamson (Freshman, Duke) Carsen Edwards (Junior, Purdue) Luke Maye (Senior, UNC)   Preseason 2nd Team Cam Reddish (Freshman, Duke) Caleb Martin (Senior, Nevada) Mike Daum (Senior, South Dakota State) Romeo Langford (Freshman, Indiana) Eric Paschall (Senior, Villanova)   Preseason 3rd Team Tyus Battle (Junior, Syracuse) De’Andre Hunter (Sophomore,

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Vincent Edwards leads Purdue to second straight sweet 16, with 76-73 win over Butler

No Isaac Haas, no problem for Purdue. The 2nd seeded Boilermakers defeated their in-state rival and 10th seeded Butler Bulldogs 76-73 Sunday afternoon. After losing starting senior center Isaac Haas to a fractured elbow in Friday’s win over Cal-State Fullerton, freshman Matt Haarms was inserted into the starting lineup in place of Haas. Haarms played a very efficient game, scoring 7 points,

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