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Archive - Apr 2008

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April 7th

Stock Watch: Final Four

Mon, 04/07/2008 - 8:37am

By Aran Smith
4/7/08

While Saturday's Final Four match ups didn't live up to the billing with a dream-scenario four number one seeds turning into two blow outs, there's still hope that Monday night's match up between Memphis and Kansas can have the excitement to make up for it. Here are the prospects that are rising and falling from Saturday's semifinal games in San Antonio.

Rising

April 6th

2008 Albert Schweitzer Tournament Recap

Sun, 04/06/2008 - 8:57am

By Simon Dresden
4/6/08

April 5th

Final Four Preview

Sat, 04/05/2008 - 9:00am

By Adi Joseph
4/5/08

I’m glad it came down to this.

Maybe I am in the minority, but I am happy Davidson didn’t beat Kansas. I was rooting for UCLA to come back against Texas A&M.

Nothing pleases me more than the guarantee that the best team in college basketball will be selected from the four best teams in college basketball. Cinderellas are great and all – for two weekends. After that, it’s time to define a champion, and, in doing so, define a season.

April 4th

Stock Watch: NCAA Tournament

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 9:09am

By Aran Smith
4/4/08

Rising

[img_assist|nid=3375|title=Tyler Hansbrough - Icon SMI |desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=450]Tyler Hansbrough 6-8 245 PF UNC Jr.

No one was more impressive in the second weekend of the NCAA tournament than Tyler Hansbrough as he carried the Tar Heels to victory in a close-fought battle with Louisville, converting numerous key baskets in the closing minutes.

April 3rd

Final Four: Top NBA Prospects

Thu, 04/03/2008 - 9:27am

By Kevin Duffy
4/3/08

With an unprecedented four No. 1 seeds, the amount of individual talent in this year’s Final Four is at an all time high. Never before have so many big-time NBA prospects been on display. Aside from the actual outcomes of the games, this weekend will be huge in determining where the following 12 potential first-round picks get drafted -- and also when they decide to declare. So without further adieu, here are the top three prospects from each of the four Blue Bloods in this weekend’s Final Four.