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Lyons leads 6th-seed Arizona over Belmont 81-64

  SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Arizona coach Sean Miller can understand why Belmont was the trendy pick to upset his sixth-seeded Wildcats. “Their style is such a nightmare,” Miller said of a great backcourt that has the ability to hit the 3 and make a lot of steals. Instead, ...

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Memphis survives frantic finish, beats St Mary’s

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — When D.J. Stephens is dunking and blocking shots, Memphis looks like a team that could make an extended run in this NCAA tournament. Then, the Tigers start missing free throws and turning the ball over — and suddenly no lead seems safe. “It’s the NCAA ...

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Indiana stays No. 1 in AP Top 25, Gonzaga No. 2

ASSOCIATED PRESS   SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga has been in 14 NCAA tournaments, five of which ended with an appearance in the Round of 16. But no Gonzaga team has ever before been ranked No. 2 in The Associated Press’ Top 25, as the Zags were Monday. Indiana remained No. ...

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Almighty SEC not almighty anymore

–mwilliams0824@gmail.com This is definitely not an argument for any one conferences’ dominance of the rest of the conferences. This is more of an argument that parody has taken hold of NCAA DIV 1A football. I listen to sports announcers everywhere declaring the Southeastern Conference as the strongest conference in college ...

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Is the pay worth the play?

» By Daniel Newton –fig1013@gmail.com For the first three weeks every season, we see a consistent trend in college football: powerhouses beating up on less-known and weaker competition. The infamous “pay for play” system has become a trend growing in popularity for many years. Big teams pay smaller teams, many ...

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