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Tar Heels Take NCAA Championship

71-65 win over Gonzaga erases year of heartache

(Newser) - It's OK, Carolina, you can open your eyes. An unwatchable game turned into a beautiful night for the Tar Heels, who turned a free-throw contest into a championship they've been waiting an entire year to celebrate. Justin Jackson delivered the go-ahead three-point play with 1:40 left Monday... More »

Tips for Your March Madness Bracket

Some portion of everything you need to know!

(Newser) - Glance around your office, and odds are you'll see more than one person staring brow-furrowed at a March Madness bracket. Yes, the selection committee released its official bracket yesterday (you can download one here ), and that means it's time to identify Cinderellas, pick some 5-12 upsets, and/or... More »

Curry Lifts Davidson Past Gonzaga

Guard's 40 points give Wildcats first NCAA win in decades

(Newser) - Stephen Curry wanted to go to Virginia Tech, but the Hokies never made an offer to the son of former NBAer Dell Curry. They probably wish they had now. Curry scored 40 points this afternoon, 30 of them in the second half, as 10th-seeded Davidson gave the NCAA Tournament another... More »

San Diego Topples Zags in WCC

2nd straight upset sends Toreros to NCAA tourney

(Newser) - The San Diego Toreros continued cutting a swath through the WCC elites last night, with a breathtaking upset of Gonzaga following on the heels of Sunday's overtime defeat of St. Mary's. It only took regulation time for the Toreros to outplay the No. 22 Bulldogs 69-62 and secure a place... More »

Zags Headed to WCC Finals

Gonzaga sweeps Santa Clara out of the way in 52-48 win

(Newser) - Gonzaga let Santa Clara come worryingly close before wresting a 52-48 win in last night's WCC semifinals. The breakout performance came from Josh Heytvelt, the third-string center who got a game-high 15 points for the Bulldogs, reports the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. The Broncos led most of the first half, though their... More »

Kansas State Can't Topple the Jayhawks Again

Xavier fends off George Washington, St. Mary's loses to Gonzaga again

(Newser) - The No. 6 Kansas Jayhawks took revenge on the team that spoiled their perfect season earlier this year, putting Kansas State away 88-74. Brandon Rush, who led the Jayhawks' scoring with 21 points, isn't worried about his team's marred record, and expects to take the court as one of the... More »

Saint Mary's Downs Rival Gonzaga

Gaels' 3rd win in 25 games against Bulldogs is 89-85 OT battle

(Newser) - The West Coast Conference now features three teams—Gonzaga, St. Mary's and San Diego—all tied for first place after St. Mary's overtime defeat of old nemesis Gonzaga. The 89-85 win came in spite of 62% free-throw shooting and 41% from the field, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Nevertheless, "... More »

No. 1 Memphis Takes Out Gonzaga

Tigers run home win streak to 43 as Calipari gets 200th victory

(Newser) - Top-ranked Memphis extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 43 with an 81-73 win over Gonzaga today, the Associated Press reports. The game marked the first time ever that the Tigers played at home ranked No. 1. The Tigers, 19-0, were led by Chris Douglas-Roberts' 21 points and Derrick... More »

No. 6 Duke Blows Out Albany 111-70

No. 18 'Zags top Northern Colorado, No. 22 Miami beats Stetson

(Newser) - No. 6 Duke used excellent three-point shooting to defeat Albany 111-70. The Blue Devils shot 15-of-26 from beyond the arc and shot 60 percent from the field. Senior DeMarcus Nelson led a Duke attack that saw five players score in double figures with 23 points. Tim Ambrose scored a career... More »

WSU 8-0 After Felling Gonzaga

Cougars hand Bulldogs first home loss in 55 games, 51-47

(Newser) - Cats triumphed over dogs last night as the No. 8 Washington State Cougars pulled off a hard-fought 51-47 win at Gonzaga. The No. 17 Bulldogs hadn't lost at home while ranked in 55 games, but their 26% shooting and their worst first half in 11 years spelled their downfall, reports... More »

Gonzaga Staves Off Upset, Wins in OT

Oregon survives Kansas State, USC tops Oklahoma

(Newser) - In a game that looked nearly out of reach with No.19 Gonzaga up 17 on St. Joe's early in the first half, the final outcome turned out to be anything but certain, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. With Gonzaga shooting 1-15 in one second half stretch, St. Joseph grabbed a... More »

65-51 Upset by FSU Snaps Florida's Streak

No. 6 Louisville and No. 14 Gonzaga also toppled unexpectedly

(Newser) - The Florida State Seminoles easily subdued the young but powerful Florida Gators, breaking the No. 25 team's 15-game win streak with a 65-51 beating.  The more experienced Seminoles raced to an early lead to score 36 points in the paint and 15 on fast breaks, the AP reports. Other... More »

Kansas State Can't Catch George Mason

Other hoops winners more expected: SIU Gonzaga, Villanova

(Newser) - Upstart George Mason had the advantage over No. 18 Kansas State from the beginning of last night's game, and held on to win 87-77, reports AP. John Vaughn, with 21 points, was just one of five starters scoring in the double digits as George Mason improved to 4-0 for the... More »

N. Arizona Nearly Upsets No. 17 AU, 76-69

But no surprises in Gonzaga, UCLA, Texas A&M matchups

(Newser) - The Arizona Wildcats didn't start their season well, struggling at times to pull off a 76-69 victory against unranked Northern Arizona. AU has 24 straight wins against NAU, but playing without coach Lute Olsen caused some faltering last night, with NAU outshooting and outrebounding the Wildcats, reports the Arizona Republic.... More »

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