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Blanton’s scoring burst buries Indiana State

IN AN extremely tight tussle, the Eastern Kentucky Colonels managed to sneak past the Indiana State Sycamores in an overtime thriller, taking home the 89-88 triumph in the Discount Tire CBI (College Basketball Invitational) on Tuesday. The two sides played out a thrilling encounter at the Ocean Center, unable to be separated after two halves […]

Nowell’s nerves of steel steers Kansas State

IN A thrilling finish to an exciting game, guard Markquis Nowell led the Kansas State Wildcats to the Sweet 16 in March Madness, as his side defeated the Kentucky Wildcats, 75-69 on Monday at Greensboro Coliseum. Kentucky came in as underdogs against a higher seeded Kansas State side, but it was the latter who performed […]

Princeton powers past Arizona for upset

FRIDAY saw the first upset in the March Madness tournament, with the Princeton Tigers taking down the second-seeded Arizona Wildcats to the tune of four points at Golden 1 Centre. The Tigers came into the match ranked 15th in their division, and faced a tough matchup against the Wildcats, who were one of the form […]

Knights tame Tigers to advance

DAY TWO of the First Four saw the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights book a spot in the official March Madness bracket by defeating the Texas Southern Knights to the tune of 23 points in an emphatic performance. The two sides locked horns at UD Arena earlier on Thursday, and the Knights had control of the contest […]

Panthers hold on in thrilling First Four

MARCH MADNESS kicked off on Wednesday, with part of a pair of nail-biting encounters seeing the Pittsburgh Panthers claim a thrilling one-point triumph over the Mississippi State Bulldogs at UD Arena. In one of the best starts to the tournament in recent memory, the Panthers held on in a mesmerising finish, which saw both side’s […]

Selection Sunday done; March Madness inbound

THE MOST exciting period of the college basketball calendar has arrived, with the NCAAM Tournament set to explode with March Madness kicking off on Wednesday morning. Over the next couple of weeks, all eyes will be the United States’ college basketball competition, with a surplus of exciting action set to take place around the country. […]

Memphis topples No. 1 Houston to claim AAC Championship

MEMPHIS Tigers have upset the top-seeded Houston Cougars in the American Athletic Conference final by 10 points to claim the championship in the biggest of games heading into March Madness. The Tigers delivered a stunning performance in the opening half to unravel the nation’s best side and take a commanding lead in the first 10 […]

Wheeler wills Lady Raiders past 49ers

THE MIDDLE Tennessee Lady Raiders stormed past the Charlotte 49ers in the NCAAW at Ford Center at the Star on Friday, with Savannah Wheeler delivering a standout offensive performance. The 49ers came into the match looking to conjure quite an upset, given the fact that their opposition had lost four of their 29 games coming […]

Harkless heroics helps Rebels down Falcons

AN EXQUISITE offensive performance from EJ Harkless has seen the UNLV Rebels defeat the Air Force Falcons to the tune of eight points in the Mountain West Championship in the NCAAM. The two sides faced off at Thomas & Mack Center earlier on Thursday in a game that ended up needing overtime to split the […]

Burnham Pilots Portland to upset win

THE PORTLAND Pilots delivered an outstanding third quarter in their matchup against the Gonzaga Bulldogs, which proved to be a catalyst for their four-point triumph in the NCAAW. The two sides clashed earlier on Wednesday at Orleans Arena, with Gonzaga coming in as favourites given its ranking as the 16th best side in the nation […]

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