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April 10th, 2008
By Borko Popic
Day 1-Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Tidewater Sealants 99 - Holiday Inn-Portsmouth 81
By Aran Smith
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.
By Adi Joseph
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.
By Aran Smith
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.
By Kevin Duffy
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.
By Simon Dresden
Just a handful of youngsters have made it into the next stage (Top 16) of Euroleague competition. We will continue to take a look at those who did with their respective teams, in our weekly report.
By Kevin Duffy
[img_assist|nid=3417|title=Greg Paulus - Icon SMI|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=371]This time of year, most people are focused on celebrating the good by reviewing the NCAA Tournament's upsets and buzzer-beaters. Let's take a step back and look at the “not so good” from the opening weekend of action. Here are the sixteen biggest disappointments of the NCAA Tournament thus far:
16. The CBI.
By Nick Prevenas
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I know you’re sick of hearing about UCLA.
I know you’re tired of seeing the puff pieces. I know you’re burnt out on seeing the Bruins top the majority of your co-workers’ brackets.
Me? I’m not tired of UCLA at all. In fact, I can’t get enough of them.