Archive for March, 2008

Picking the best player

March 24, 2008
By genefoto
Picking the best player

Mike Huguenin of rivals.com picked his top five players of this season, in reverse order. If you were at the RBC Center this weekend for the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament you got to see two of the five players in action. 5. Notre Dame’s Luke Harangody 4. Davidson’s Stephen Curry: The sophomore had...

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Pictures: Davidson 74, Georgetown 70

March 24, 2008
By genefoto
Pictures: Davidson 74, Georgetown 70

Stephen Curry scored 25 of his 30 points in the second half and the Davidson Wildcats rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit to stun the No. 2 seed Georgetown Hoyas 74-70 on Sunday at the RBC Center in Raleigh, sending the Wildcats to a spot in the round of 16. Despite 14 points from Jessie...

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Pictures: UNC 108, Arkansas 77

March 24, 2008
By genefoto
Pictures: UNC 108, Arkansas 77

The Tar Heels scored the first nine points, led 51-26 at halftime and shot 68 percent for the game. They became the first team to score 100 points in their first two NCAA games since Loyola Marymount did it against New Mexico State and Michigan in 1990. Wayne Ellington scored 20 points, Ty Lawson...

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Piety vs. March Madness

March 23, 2008
By genefoto
Piety vs. March Madness

Mount St. Mary’s students torn over Good Friday By Brent Jones |Sun reporter March 21, 2008 EMMITSBURG – Her Catholic parents generally keep days like Good Friday solemn by shunning technology, and if that holds true tonight, Mount St. Mary’s University senior Maria Parker will find herself in a predicament. Should she sneak off to watch...

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Pictures: Georgetown 66, UMBC 47

March 23, 2008
By genefoto
Pictures: Georgetown 66, UMBC 47

Roy Hibbert went over and around undersized UMBC all day, finishing with 13 points and leading the second-seeded Hoyas past the 15th-seeded Retrievers. Jonathan Wallace added 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting and Austin Freeman finished with 11 for the Hoyas (28-5), who shot 51 percent and held UMBC scoreless for a 7-minute stretch. Darryl Proctor scored...

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Pictures: Arkansas 86, Indiana 72

March 23, 2008
By genefoto
Pictures: Arkansas 86, Indiana 72

The #9 Arkansas Razorbacks quickly erased the disappointment of losing the SEC championship game by blowing past the #8 Indiana Hoosiers 86-72 in the first round of the NCAA tournament at the RBC Center. Arkansas held a seven point lead at halftime and continued to build on their advantage in the second half. The Razorbacks...

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1. North Carolina vs 9. Arkansas Preview

March 23, 2008
By genefoto
1. North Carolina vs 9. Arkansas Preview

from the ACC & SEC Blog East Region Raleigh, NC 5:20 PM 1. North Carolina vs 9. Arkansas First Round Review Mount St Mary’s wanted to run with North Carolina and the Tar Heels licked their chops; UNC cruised to a 1st round win. Arkansas kept Indiana at arms length after about 10 minutes of back and forth....

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Video: UNC shoot around before start of NCAA Tournament

March 23, 2008
By genefoto

Short video clip of the UNC Tar Heels shoot around on Thursday at the RBC Center before the start of the first round of the 2008 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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If You’re Not 1 of 65, Please Don’t Whine

March 22, 2008
By genefoto
If You’re Not 1 of 65, Please Don’t Whine

Interesting article by John Feinstein in today’s Washington Post. Excerpts follow - Let us begin today with a very simple statement: The NCAA men’s basketball tournament does not need more teams. If anything, it needs one less team, removing the horrific play-in game that forces one team to go home without getting to go...

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Pictures: Davidson 82 , Gonzaga 76

March 22, 2008
By genefoto
Pictures: Davidson 82 , Gonzaga 76

Stephen Curry scored 30 of his 40 points in the second half and hit the tie-breaking three-pointer with just over a minute left to lead Davidson to an 82-76 win over Gonzaga in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Jason Richards added 15 points and nine assists for Davidson. View the 2008 NCAA...

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