March Madness

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Chris Miller
March 29, 2019 - 10:41 am
The LSU Fighting Tigers tip off in the Sweet 16 tonight, for the first time since 2006. The Tigers may be the underdogs for the first time in this tournament, but expect them to be in it until the very end. Michigan State is giving the Tigers six points in tonight's match-up, but professional...
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Cassius Winston and Tremont Waters
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Seth Dunlap
March 27, 2019 - 12:42 pm
This time of year, nothing is easy. That old cliche' is especially true for this year's NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, where the top 12 seeds all advanced, and 14 of the top 16 seeds. The best teams separated themselves from the March pretenders, setting up one of the most highly anticipated second...
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Jim Hanzo
March 21, 2019 - 11:46 am
It's a college basketball fan's favorite time of the year. March Madness. Those ever popular brackets are due. But what is the magic to picking a winner? This fan says it's simple.... "I go with the number ones, always, he said. "I'm playing a couple of brackets this year," another fan said. I'll...
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Chris Miller
March 20, 2019 - 9:04 am
March Madness is about to begin! You have probably already got the email about filling out your brackets for the company pool. Despite conventional wisdom about "lost productivity" in the office, the basketball tournament could be good for business. The Robert Half company surveyed senior managers...
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NCAA basketball tournament
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Seth Dunlap
March 18, 2019 - 6:53 pm
The NCAA Tournament is finally here! No more pointless midseason games, or conference tournament throw-aways. It's the Big Dance, and it starts tomorrow in Dayton with a quartet of First Four matchups. Seth Dunlap & Tim Zimmer decided that this occasion called for a special podcast session!...
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USA TODAY
March 18, 2019 - 12:13 pm
(WWL.com) -- LSU opens their NCAA Tournament run Thursday against Yale, and the American Gaming Association says 47 million American adults will place a bet on this year’s contest either by filling out a bracket, or putting down money on a specific game. CEO Bill Miller says 8.5 billion in bets...
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Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports
March 18, 2019 - 10:29 am
(TigerRag.com) -- Despite dropping its first game of the SEC Tournament and playing without its head coach, the LSU basketball team earned a No. 3 seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers (26-6) will take on 14th-seeded Yale on Thursday at 11:40 a.m. CST in Jacksonville, Fla. “...
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Mar 15, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; LSU Tigers guard Tremont Waters (3) with LSU Tigers interim head coach Tony Benford during the first half of game seven in the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena
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Seth Dunlap
March 17, 2019 - 7:04 pm
There was much speculation about whether the NCAA Tournament selection committee would unjustly penalize LSU basketball for the suspension of head coach Will Wade and the programs looming crisis around the federal probe into corruption in college basketball. We finally got the answer: they weren't...
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March 15, 2019 - 2:29 pm
(WWL.com) -- Florida hit a three-pointer with 1.2 seconds left as the Gators upset the LSU Tigers 76-73 in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals. Naz Reid had 26 in a losing effort. Javonte Smart was cleared to play and had 13 points, but Tremont Waters and Skyler Mays combined to scored just 15 points...
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Mark Menard
March 12, 2019 - 5:32 pm
When all is said and done, 32 teams will earn automatic bids to the NCAA tournament as conference champions. Here's the squads who have reserved their spots so far and why they might deserve some love in your bracket. Bradley Braves Auto-bid: Missouri Valley Conference Record: 20-14 (9-9 MVC – reg...
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