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Every NCAA tournament lock with 9 days before Selection Sunday

Selection Sunday is coming at us like an Obi Toppin breakaway dunk. Since it’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve been able to look at the bid picture in detail, here’s another reminder of how this process works. For the 2020 NCAA tournament, 23 conferences are likely to earn a single bid, though there’s […]

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NCAA March Madness bracket, schedule unveiled

March 18 (UPI) — College basketball’s regular season and conference championship week is finished and the 68-team NCAA tournament field is set. On Sunday, Auburn won its first SEC title since 1985, Cincinnati defeated Houston in the AAC championship game and Michigan State captured the Big Ten championship over Michigan. Duke claimed the ACC title […]

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College basketball’s best transfers for 2020-21 season

Here is an updated 2020 NBA mock draft. Who are the best 2020 NBA Draft prospects? This mock draft, however, is going to be slightly different than some of the past mock drafts that we have run here at NBC Sports. I joined forces with Pro Basketball Talk’s Kurt Helin over the weekend to go […]

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NCAA March Madness Live – Apps on Google Play

Official App of the NCAA. Fill tournament brackets in the Capital One March Madness Bracket Challenge, watch video on demand and find exclusive March Madness content you won’t see anywhere else.Enter the Capital One March Madness Bracket Challenge Game. Fill out a tournament bracket and receive personalized alerts to let you know how yours is […]

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March Madness 2020: Schedules, Dates, Brackets, Odds For NCAA And Conference Tournaments

MANHATTAN, KS – FEBRUARY 29: Devon Dotson #1 of the Kansas Jayhawks brings the ball up court during … [+] the first half against the Kansas State Wildcats at Bramlage Coliseum on February 29, 2020 in Manhattan, Kansas. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images) Getty Images The calendar has flipped to March, which means the […]

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The Money Behind the March Madness NCAA Basketball Tournament

For college hoops fans, March is the month they’ve been waiting for. On March 15, Selection Sunday kicks off the annual March Madness NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The 15-day, 14-city event dominates the news and pushes all other sports onto the back burner — and it’s a very big business. Between media, marketing, broadcasting, ticket […]

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NCAA basketball rivalries: Ranking the top 25 college basketball rivalries

(Photo by Lance King/Getty Images) Ranking the best NCAA basketball rivalries, including Duke vs. North Carolina, Indiana vs. Purdue and all the best that make college basketball the best. Any list purporting to identify and rank the best college basketball rivalries will be full of subjectivity, recency bias, geographic limitations, ageism and the overarching theme that […]

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NCAA March Madness basketball games will be played without fans

The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s upcoming men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be played with “only essential staff and limited family attendance,” NCAA president Mark Emmert said in a statement Wednesday. No public fans will be allowed to attend. “The NCAA continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 in consultation with public health officials and […]

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Definition, History, Rules, Players, & Facts

Basketball, game played between two teams of five players each on a rectangular court, usually indoors. Each team tries to score by tossing the ball through the opponent’s goal, an elevated horizontal hoop and net called a basket. The only major sport strictly of U.S. origin, basketball was invented by James Naismith (1861–1939) on or […]

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March Madness 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Tickets

March Madness 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Tickets | Ticketmaster You must set your browser to accept cookies and to enable Javascript in order to access certain functions of this site, including the purchase of tickets. To order tickets by phone, please call Ticketmaster National Sales at 1-800-745-3000. Skip to main content NCAA Division I […]