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Spartans Overcome Bison 3-pt Parade, Win at the Line

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  In their home state, the Michigan State Spartans, a 3-seed, got into the trenches with the 14-seed Bucknell Bison in the Round of 64 in Detroit, Michigan.


  Michigan State never trailed Bucknell for the first 14 minutes and change until Buckne...

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The Butler...in Detroit...With the Win: Bulldogs Advance

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Butler Bulldogs may have come in as the lower seed versus the Arkansas Razorbacks, but anyone who has ever watched Butler play knows that you cannot ever count them out of a game, especially during NCAA Tournament time.


  They are...

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Purdue Advances, But Loses Haas in the Process

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora 


  Teams that are given a 2-seed in the NCAA Division-I Men's Basketball Tournament have an all-time record of 124-8 versus 15-seeds heading into this year's tournament games.


  The 2nd-seeded Purdue Boilermakers made sure to add another 'W' t...

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Syracuse Has A Ticket from Dayton to Detroit

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Syracuse Orange entered into their "First Four" contest with the Arizona State Sun Devils with a quest to see who would gain the true 11-seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Division-I Men's Basketball Tournament.


  True freshman ...

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Demontrae Jefferson & Texas Southern Set Their Sights on Xavier

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Texas Southern Tigers and NC Central Eagles entered their "First Four" match-up as dual 16-seeds, vying in this NCAA Tournament play-in game for the opportunity to face the top-seeded Xavier Musketeers of the West Bracket.


  NC Centr...

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Bonnies Take Care of Business vs PAC-12's UCLA

Posted on March 13, 2018 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The UCLA Bruins began their "First Four" contest with the St. Bonaventure Bonnies in what sounded like a crowd tilting toward the Bonnies in Dayton Ohio, as the dual 11-seeds squared off to take the spot outright with the opportunity to move on to face the 6th-seeded Florida Gators on the line.

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Highlanders Shoo Away Blackbirds, Move Onto Match-up with Villanova

Posted on March 13, 2018 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament officially kicked off with the "First Four's" initial match-up from Dayton, Ohio, where the LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds and Radford Highlanders took on one another as dual 16-seeds in the East Region for the right to advance to the Round of 64 to...

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2018 NCAA Tournament: Sifting Through the Bracket

Posted on March 13, 2018 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora


  As you fill out your bracket in the "WakeUpCall Bracket Challenge" (https://tournament.fantasysports.yahoo.com/t1/group/9345" target="_blank">JOIN FREE HERE), below is some thought as we get started in the NCAA Tournament on who I see advancing to the Round of 32:

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Wahoo Nation Avenges 2016, Virginia Wins ACC Tourney Title

Posted on March 10, 2018 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The stage was set for the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Tournament championship rematch.


  Two years ago, the North Carolina Tar Heels had bested the Virginia Cavaliers in Washington, D.C., and this time around, Virginia was looking to f...

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2016 to 2018: Background on the UVA-UNC Title Rematch

Posted on March 10, 2018 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  Welcome, to the rematch.


  Two years ago, when the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) men's basketball tournament was held at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., the Virginia Caval...

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