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In NCAA tournament West Region, Gonzaga has its best Final Four shot yet

This is Gonzaga’s best chance to get to a Final Four because this is easily the weakest of the four regions. Arizona is a deserving No. 2 seed - the Wildcats should have been the fourth No. 1 over...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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NCAA tournament East Region is good television, but unfair to top teams

Villanova and Duke, the past two national champions, is a TV dream regional final. Duke, widely considered at worst the sixth-best team in the field, shouldn’t be in the same regional with the top...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Kansas, Louisville and a lot of rich potential in NCAA tournament Midwest Region

Apparently losing in a conference tournament when you’re a big-name team has very little meaning. Kansas lost to TCU in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City and didn’t drop one...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

2017 NCAA tournament: The most likely upsets for the first round

Picking favorites in the NCAA tournament is the smart play, but it’s the upsets and Cinderella teams that make it memorable . . . and help you get the edge you need to win your bracket pool. As we...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

Snubs, surprises for the 2017 NCAA tournament

The field of 68 is set, and few should be surprised by who is actually included in the NCAA tournament. Well, few who don’t have a fondness for orange Kool-Aid, anyway. There were a few seeding...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis’ historic season ends at hands of Colorado Mines

GOLDEN After Saturday’s long, physical, overtime opening-round upset win against Lone Star Conference power Tarleton State, Fort Lewis had to turn around and face Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Villanova gets top seed in NCAA Tournament

For pure drama, best wait ’til the shots start flying. For sheer excitement, Selection Sunday belonged to Northwestern. Though it was no surprise when that school’s name popped into the NCAA...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Villanova No. 1; Duke claims the ACC

NEW YORK – Josh Hart scored 29 points and No. 2 Villanova beat Creighton 74-60 on Saturday to win the Big East Tournament and probably lock up the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. Hart,...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis knocks off Tarleton State in NCAA South Central Regional

GOLDEN In last week’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team blew a late lead, went to overtime and lost the title to Colorado Mines. It was such a...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis golf secures second

It was a strong start to the spring season for the Fort Lewis College men’s golf team. After three rounds in North Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Minot State-MSU Billings Beaver-Jacket Invitational at...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis set to face Tarleton State in NCAA South Central Regional

GOLDEN The last two seasons have been full of firsts for the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team. In Saturday’s opening round of the NCAA Division II South Central Regional Tournament, the...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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No. 7 Arizona beats Colorado

LAS VEGAS – Lauri Markkanen scored 20 points, Allonzo Trier added 19 and No. 7 Arizona pulled away in the second half for a 92-78 victory over Colorado on Thursday night in the Pac-12 Tournament...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports