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– Luke Winn provides a fantastic-read on the friendship between Creighton stars Doug McDermott and Grant Gibbs. Gibbs was recruited by McDermott’s father Greg, when he was head coach at Iowa State. Gibbs decided to attend Gonzaga instead of ISU, but when he was in search of a fresh start, Gibbs looked no further than Omaha

– Baylor, Louisville and Cincinnati are getting new uniforms for the NCAA Tournament, and they aren’t attractive at all

– Before last night, the only reason you knew about Western Kentucky was because they were involved in that crazy “six players on the court” fiasco against Louisiana-Lafayette a few months back. But as of last night, the Hilltoppers are tournament-bound thanks to their improbable victory over North Texas in the Sun Belt Championship game. The story of the Hilltoppers journey is something you can’t really make up

– Mike Tyson attended a UNLV practice and dropped some knowledge on the Runnin’ Rebs

– Andy Katz caught up with the only remaining player from the last Harvard team to make an NCAA appearance

The McCallum father-son connection at Detroit is heading to the NCAA tournament

Will the Big East drop the hammer on Syracuse following the improper drug policy scandal?

– Duke forward Ryan Kelly will miss the entire ACC Tournament due to a sprained foot

– Did you know that only one BCS-conference team since 1990 has gone undefeated in the regular season and won the National Championship? That team was the 1996 Kentucky Wildcats. But the 2012 Wildcats hope to join elite company

– Bill Evans will be named as the new head coach at Idaho State

– Wichita State head coach Greg Marshall was reprimanded for his post-game comments regarding the officiating in his team’s MVC tournament loss to Illinois State

A statistical comparison between this season’s Tar Heel squad and UNC National Championship teams

– Former-Washington Husky Venoy Overton pleaded guilty to his role in promoting a prostitution ring

– A read definitely worth you time: Why young players should look up to Kent Bazemore