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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 »

Cornell Shocks Wisconsin, Gains Sweet 16

Big Red will face Kentucky; Ohio State outlasts Ga. Tech

(Newser) - Louis Dale scored 26 points, Ryan Wittman added 24, and No. 12 seed Cornell upset fourth-seeded Wisconsin, 87-69, today in Jacksonville, becoming the first Ivy League team since Penn in 1979 to advance to the round of 16.The Big Red (27-8) will play top-seeded Kentucky in the East Regional... More »

Cornell Bounces Temple

Ivy League records first win since 1998; Xavier eliminates Minnesota

(Newser) - Louis Dale scored 21 points, Ryan Wittman added 20, and No. 12 seed Cornell sent fifth-seeded Temple home with a 78-65 today in Jacksonville in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. With its first win in five trips to the tournament, the Big Red (28-4) recorded the Ivy League's... More »

Michigan State Powers Past Temple

Spartans shut down Owls' high-scoring Christmas

(Newser) - Michigan State reminded Dionte Christmas he wasn't playing in the Atlantic 10 anymore. The Spartans held Temple's 20.2 a game scorer to three points and beat the Owls 72-61 today in the NCAA Tournament, the Detroit News reports. MSU star Drew Neitzel was shut down the other way, but... More »

Temple Gets First NCAA Bid Since '01

Christmas scores 22 to lead Owls past rival St. Joseph's

(Newser) - Temple earned its first NCAA Tournament bid since reaching the Elite Eight in 2001, with a 69-64 triumph over Saint Joseph's in the Atlantic 10 championship game today, reports the Associated Press. Dionte Christmas scored 22 points for the Owls (21-12), who won a league-best seventh title by shooting 61%... More »

No. 7 Duke Hangs On to Beat FSU

UMass clips No. 14 Dayton's wings, Temple upsets No. 20 Xavier

(Newser) - The No. 7 Duke Blue Devils almost blew a 17-point lead to Florida State but hit eight consecutive free throws in the final 1:34 to seal the game and escaped with a 70-57 victory. FSU’s Jason Rich led the Seminoles attempted comeback by scoring all of his 18... More »

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