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North Texas too Mean for Badgers

IN A grind of an affair, the North Texas Mean Green managed to outlast the Wisconsin Badgers in the Northern Invitation Tournament (NIT) semi-finals to advance closer to the title. The clubs clashed at Orleans Arena on Wednesday morning in a low-scoring affair, and it was a contest that was not settled until the final […]

Clark cleans up as Iowa advances

A RECORD-SETTING performance from Iowa Hawkeyes star Caitlin Clark was enough to see the team past the Louisville Cardinals in the Elite Eight stage of the NCAAW tournament on Monday. The Hawkeyes were expected to win given they were ranked three seeds higher than the opposition coming into the game. However, this tournament has shown […]

Miller’s perfect night leads Miami comeback

THE EXCITEMENT of March Madness continues to deliver, with the Miami Hurricanes delivering an impressive comeback to defeat the Texas Longhorns and advance to the Final Four. The two teams went head to head at T-Mobile Center on Monday morning, and in a thrilling finish to the match, the Hurricanes stormed home and kept their […]

Nowell record-breaking masterclass leads Wildcats in OT

A MARCH Madness performance for the ages from Markquis Nowell was enough to drag the Kansas State Wildcats past the Michigan State Spartans in the Sweet 16 stage of the tournament. Friday morning saw a classic match at Madison Square Garden (a fitting venue for such an entertaining game), as both sides looked to make […]

Walker’s wizardry leads Blazers to victory

SOME EXCELLENT play from guard Jordan Walker was a key factor in the UAB Blazers claiming a triumph over the Vanderbilt Commodores in the National Invitational Tournament on Thursday. Held at the Memorial Gymnasium, the match saw some back and forth action as both sides looked to advance in the quarterfinal matchup. The Blazers had […]

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 […]

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