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March Madness

March Madness

Susanna Williams, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2018

On March 17, 1939 the first NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament began; only eight teams competed, with the University of Oregon reigning victorious over Ohio State. Every year since, fans have gathered in stadiums across the country and around their televisions to see a now 68-team field duke...

Wild Championship Epitomizes 2016 March Madness Tournament

Alden Glass

April 5, 2016

The 2016 Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament ended in a win for Villanova over the University of North Carolina on Monday night. With two clutch three-point shots in the last ten seconds, the final will go down as one of the most exciting finishes to a tournament in NCAA history. As always, the tournament...

Duke conquers March Madness

Dylan Snyder

April 9, 2015

March is always the time in which even the most casual sports fan hits a fever pitch of excitement as there is more basketball that can physically be watched for two weekends. This year was different though, as the tournament had several other enticing aspects to follow. Obviously there was the undefeated...

Women’s Basketball Team Reaches the Elite 8

Kyle Howe

April 4, 2013

Over spring break, the women's basketball team was hard at work shattering expectations reaching the Elite 8 in the Division III NCAA basketball tournament. This memorable season saw the team go 23-6, even be ranked 11th on the D3 Hoops.com poll and 22nd in the USA Today Coaches Poll. "Words can't...

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