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The survivors, those who've persisted toward Atlanta for the Final Four and a shot at the national title, are diverse.
There's the Big Ten team that's not the Big Ten team many expected to see there. And the Kansas school that believes in the code of the WuShock, not the Jayhawk.
The Big East's best team is still thriving....read more
(2) Miami vs. (3) Marquette
7:15 p.m., Ch. 2
WHAT TO WATCH
Marquette surviving without the three
The Golden Eagles are one of the worst 3-point shooting teams in the country, shooting at a 30....
BY BLAIR KERKHOFF
The Kansas City Star
At Washington, D.C.
No. 3 Marquette vs. No. 2 Miami, Fla., 6:15 p.m., CBS
• Shane Larkin has been outstanding all year, but the Miami point guard has elevated his game in the postseason....
An already unpredictable season of college basketball got a little bit wackier last weekend. After defeating Georgetown, 15-seed Florida Gulf Coast has received the majority of the Cinderella-centric media coverage, and rightly so, but let’s not forget about the other two double-digit seeds in the Sweet Sixteen: 12-seed Oregon and 13-seed La Salle.
The NCAA tournament hasn’t lacked for madness in recent years; this is the fourth consecutive year at least three double-digit seeds have survived into the second weekend....read more
N.C. State threatened in the last stanza, the refs made several horrible calls affecting both sides, teams traded free throws, but Temple was able to hang on in a very strange and painfully slow final 30 seconds.
Temple’s Khalif Wyatt finished the game with 29 points, including a pair of late free throws as part of a 10-12 showing at the stripe. N.C. State won the battle in nearly every statistical category, except for trips to the line and number or turnovers, two very important stat groups this time of year....
By Larry Brown
Expert NCAA Tournament picks? Yes, we say that lightly. The truth is the NCAA Tournament is one of the most difficult events in sports to predict. If it were so easy, then there wouldn’t be a one in 9....read more
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