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Patriotic Teams: Top Three

In honor of the Fourth of July, I’d like to recognize and honor not only the independence we gained 243 years ago, but also the college teams that hold the most patriotic names (and mascots) in the game. Below are the top three most patriotic (in my opinion) teams. The UMass Minutemen. Minutemen are members of the American military, from

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Top Ten Jerseys (IMO)

As they always say, “play for the name on the front of the jersey, not on the back.” The list below is a compilation of the top ten college basketball jerseys that would make me personally excited to play for the team listed on the front. UNC. Oregon’s black. Georgia. San Diego State. Duke. Creighton. Florida Gulf Coast’s white. The

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Upset Alert: Anteaters Advance

The UC Irvine Anteaters were predicted to be unable to handle the Kansas State Wildcats defense, but to the surprise of many, the Anteaters were able to scrape a 70-64 win by the fourth-ranked Wildcats. Irvine started senior Jonathan Galloway, junior Tommy Rutherford, senior Robert Cartwright, junior Max Hazzard, and junior Evan Leonard. The team was led by Leonard, who

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The Eagles are Champions!

In a matchup of similar talent, the North Carolina Central Eagles beat the Norfolk State Spartans 50-47 in the MEAC championship finale. The Eagles edged out the North Carolina A&T Aggies 65-63 to advance to the Championship, while the Spartans beat the Howard Bison 75-69 to arrive at the final. The Spartans hosted the Eagles in the Norfolk Scope Arena.

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The Spartans Claim No. 1 In Big 10

The highly anticipated in-state rivalry matchup between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans finally took place tonight in East Lansing at 8 p.m. E.T. Both teams were fighting for the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament, which starts Wednesday, March 13. Tonight the Spartans not only got in-state bragging rights but also the coveted No. 1

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Williams and Bone lead the Vols’ revenge against the Cats

At the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee, the seventh-ranked Volunteers beat the fourth-ranked Wildcats 71-52 in a thrilling Southeastern Conference men’s basketball rematch on Saturday.    Although Kentucky had held a 52-50 all-time record against the Volunteers when playing in Knoxville, Tennessee had never lost at home to the Wildcats under head coach Rick Barnes. The statement still rings true,

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The Knights Are Champions!

Today, Sunday, November 18th, the annual Myrtle Beach Invitational championship game took place between the University of Central Florida and Western Kentucky University. Each team went with familiar faces to start the game. The University of Central Florida Knights started senior BJ Taylor, sophomore Collin Smith, junior Terrell Allen, junior Aubrey Dawkins, and senior Tacko Fall. The Hilltoppers started sophomore

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Wildcats lack good offense but march​ on

On a day when Villanova struggled offensively, they still managed to beat Texas Tech 71-59. In doing so, they’re on their way to San Antonio, TX for the Final Four. The Red Raiders went on a 7-0 run to start the first half and even led 9-1, the largest deficit Nova had faced this tournament. Although Texas Tech was offensively

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