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Mark Menard
July 10, 2019 - 7:37 pm
The honors continue to roll in for the newest star of the New Orleans sports scene. Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson was given the ESPY award for Best College Athlete Wednesday night. Williamson's career as a star at Duke University is what positioned him to be taken #1 overall by the Pelicans in...
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Scoot
May 15, 2019 - 12:02 pm
It’s fair to say the New Orleans Pelicans are “lucky!” With only a 6% chance of winning the #1 pick in the NBA’s draft lottery, last night, the Pelicans won the #1 draft choice again! In 2012, New Orleans also won the draft lottery and selected Anthony Davis. I could only wonder how Davis felt last...
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March 31, 2019 - 6:53 pm
The Final Four is set. And after an opening weekend that went to plan based on the seeds, things look different heading into Minneapolis. Virginia is the only No. 1 seed to make it through to the final weekend of the season, with No. 1 overall seed Duke in the East and Gonzaga in the West losing in...
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March 31, 2019 - 9:41 am
A coaching matchup for the ages highlights Sunday's regional finals in the NCAA Tournament, airing on WWL/AM & FM Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and Michigan State's Tom Izzo face off in the East Region. Krzyzewski has 12 Final Four trips and five national titles. Izzo has seven Final Four appearances...
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Mar 17, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Loyola (Il) Ramblers guard Clayton Custer (13) celebrates with teammates after hitting the game-winning shot to defeat the Tennessee Volunteers in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at American Airlines Center.
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Seth Dunlap
March 19, 2018 - 6:31 pm
Wow! What a thrill ride that first week of the NCAA basketball tournament was. From UMBC’s all-time shocker, to an incredible season saving shot for Michigan, we were served everything that was promised, and more. ADVANCE THE BRACKET pic.twitter.com/v7GhTZMDWy — UMBC Athletics (@UMBCAthletics)...
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Steve Geller
June 23, 2017 - 6:50 pm
​​ Dealin' Dell Demps was shuffling the deck at the NBA draft last night. The Pelicans GM made a move to shoot up 9 spots in order to snag Frank Jackson with the 1st pick of round 2. The guard out of Duke just turned 19 years old last month but felt he was ready to head to the NBA after one season...
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