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Marshall to Alabama? No Shocker

Kevin Scarbinsky, Birmingham News

Lacking Drama if Not Excellence

Tim Warsinskey, Cleveland Plain Dealer

I was obsessed with March Madness even before I fully understood basketball. During the 1982 final between Georgetown and North Carolina, I wondered why Patrick Ewing was left on...(full article)

The more you talk to people who know Gregg Marshall, the easier it is to believe that the only game he's playing in Cleveland is Notre Dame tonight in the Sweet 16. If Marshall say...(full article)

Kentucky's legacy-extending run through the shallow end of the NCAA Tournament thus far has failed to add much drama to March Madness, but Big Blue Nation doesn't seem worried abo...(full article)

Supposedly, West Virginia was going to rise up from some Appalachian hell mouth and unleash this full-court press that would leave mighty Kentucky bruised, befuddled and maybe e...(full article)

Once upon a time, you needed to plan ahead to watch the start of the NCAA Tournament. A fake coughing fit on Wednesday afternoon, an artificially raspy voice on Thursday morning,...(full article)

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