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March Madness: It All Started With Larry and Magic

1979 title game made basketball a slam dunk with public, book says

(Newser) - March wasn't always so mentally unstable. A new book claims the whole college roundball craze started 30 years ago, when Michigan State and Indiana State—and their stars, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird—met in the title game. “You couldn't have asked for a better dynamic between these two... More »

No. 20 Drake Soars Past Indiana State

Bulldogs' win in tourney completes a season sweep of Sycamores

(Newser) - Drake moved one step closer to its first NCAA tournament berth since 1971 by easily defeating Indiana State, 68-46, in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. The top-seeded Bulldogs (26-4) held the Sycamores, who won a play-in game over Wichita State Thursday, to 26% shooting, reports AP. Conference... More »

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