Sweet 16

Louisville’s Kevin Ware undergoes successful two-hour procedure on fractured leg

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According to a release from the school, Louisville sophomore guard Kevin Ware underwent a successful two-hour surgical procedure on his fractured right leg. Ware suffered the injury when he landed awkwardly after challenging a Tyler Thornton jumper with 6:33 remaining in the first half of the Cardinals’ 85-63 win over Duke in the Midwest regional [more]

Duke runs out of answers in second half against Louisville

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Despite 10 first-half turnovers and three fouls for senior forward Ryan Kelly the Duke Blue Devils trailed Louisville by just three points at the half, 35-32. With those two facts in mind the Blue Devils had to like their chances against the tournament’s top overall seed. But after a solid start to the second half [more]

Dominant second half punches Louisville’s ticket to Atlanta

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In the aftermath of the gruesome injury suffered by guard Kevin Ware in the first half, it was anyone’s guess how top overall seed Louisville would perform in the second half of the Midwest regional final against 2-seed Duke. But after a slow start to the second stanza Rick Pitino’s team played at a very [more]

Michigan blows out Florida, headed to first Final Four in 20 years

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The outcome of the South Region final between 3-seed Florida and 4-seed Michigan was decided in the game’s first four minutes. John Beilein’s Wolverines scored the first 13 points of the game and led by as many as 24 points in the first half on their way to a 79-59 victory at Dallas Cowboys Stadium [more]

Marquette had enough talent to win in March, but not enough to play to April

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marquette has seen the Syracuse 2-3 zone before. They’ve seen it a lot, both in-person and on film. In fact, they’ve beaten the zone this year, a 74-71 win back on February 25th. But the teams that survive and advance late into March are usually equipped with a handful future NBA players, [more]

Report: Racial discrimination led to Arsalan Kazemi leaving Rice for Oregon

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In the months following the 2011-12 season there was a mass exodus of sorts from the Rice basketball program, as multiple players decided that they would be better off finishing their respective careers elsewhere. Originally the thought of many was that the school’s decision to not renew the contract of assistant coach Marco Morcos as [more]