All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NCAA Tournament’

Kentucky Wins Facebook’s NCAA Bracket, Obama’s Too

If you’re having trouble finishing your NCAA tournament bracket, you could turn to the largest social network in the world or the leader of the free world for help. Facebook mined all the posts and comments about all the teams in the field and filled out a bracket based on which teams garnered the most attention. Facebook’s Final Four is …

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Jennifer Lawrence Cheers on Louisville Cardinals

Jennifer Lawrence was back in her hometown near Louisville, Kentucky over the Christmas holidays, and she cheered on the Louisville Cardinals while she was there. The Hunger Games star wore a Louisville t-shirt and even got into a team cheer while seated in the stands–and was spotted making a letter ‘L’ to display her devotion to her team. This isn’t …

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NCAA Final: Kentucky Wildcats Will Meet The UConn Huskies

In an incredibly unlikely scenario in the NCAA Final, Kentucky will match up with Connecticut, in a game between the SEC and the AAC conferences. Neither team was predicted to go far, yet they will both be playing for the national championship. In order to reach the NCAA Final UConn defeated Florida for the second time this season, and Kentucky …

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Kentucky Upsets Michigan, Earns A Trip To The Final Four

Kentucky came into the NCAA tournament as a No.8 seed, and many people did not have high expectations from the young team after mid-season struggles, but they have made quite a run to earn a spot in the Final Four. The Kentucky Wildcats and the Michigan Wolverines played a hard-fought battle, and it was an incredibly close game throughout. The …

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UConn Upsets Michigan State, Advances To The Final Four

In one of the worst offensive performances in the NCAA tournament, the UConn Huskies defeated the Michigan State Spartans. The Spartans were highly favored coming into the Elite Eight match-up, and many people thought that they had what it takes to win the championship. The Spartans struggled to score throughout the game, and ended the game with only 54 points, …

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Willie Cauley-Stein’s Status For Elite Eight Game Is Doubtful

Kentucky won a hard fought battle against their in-state rivals last night, and were forced to play throughout part of the game without Willie Cauley-Stein. The Kentucky forward suffered an injury in the first half of the Louisville game, and was unable to return. The Sweet 16 match-up between rivals Kentucky and Louisville was certainly one of the biggest, and …

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Kentucky Fans Still the Most Basketball Obsessed, Twitter Data Shows

When it comes to loyal and devoted college basketball fandom, there’s simply no place like my old Kentucky home. The University of Kentucky Wildcats have the most wins in the history of college basketball, and they also have the highest winning percentage. They’ve appeared in the NCAA tournament more times than any other team, and have won more games in …

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March Madness 2014: The Games Start On Thursday, Are Your Brackets Ready?

The madness will soon be upon us, as all of the top teams, and their fans, prepare for the big NCAA tournament that will ignite March Madness 2014. It has been a wild year that has seen several top teams go up and down, and no team has much of an edge heading into the tournament. The seeds and first-round …

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NIT Tournament Reveals Bracket, SMU Is No.1 Seed

Well, clearly the NIT tournament is not one that everyone gets excited about, but some teams that do not make the NCAA tournament are able to continue playing, and have even been able to make a statement in the NIT in past years. After being one of the big snubs in the NCAA tournament, SMU was given the No.1 overall …

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Florida Gators Win SEC, Claim No.1 Overall Seed In NCAA Tournament

In a year where no team seems to be in control, the one thing that most people seem to agree on is the fact that the Florida Gators were the team that deserved the No.1 seed in the NCAA tournament. Florida already had the No.1 ranking heading into the SEC Conference Championship Game this afternoon, and they hung on to …

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Danny Manning And Tulsa Heading To NCAA Tourney

Danny Manning is heading back to the NCAA Tournament, this time as head coach of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, who hired Manning as a head coach in March 2012. After a first year riddled by injuries to key players, the Golden Hurricane has bounced back in the 2013-2014 season, winning 21 games and maintaining a 13-3 win-loss record in Conference …

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Warren Buffett Backs Billion Dollar March Madness Contest

In a move apt to bring a smile to the face of every statistics geek on Earth, Warren Buffett is backing a one billion dollar payout for anyone who can perfectly pick the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Quicken Loans is running the contest, and the payout, in the extremely unlikely event that there is a payout, will be backed by …

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