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Willie Cauley-Stein (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images), Frank Kaminsky (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images), Jahlil Okafor (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

2015 NCAA Tournament: Top Underdogs, Matchups And Players To Watch

The 2014 NCAA Tournament was one for the ages, filled with bracket-busting upsets, buzzer-beating finishes and star players rising up. This year’s bracket could be even better.

03/19/2015

Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison, left, gets a hug from head coach John Calipari during the second half against Vanderbilt at Rupp Arena on Jan. 20, 2015. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Kentucky Leads The Way With Top Spot In March Madness

The Wildcats are seeded first overall in the tournament and tops in the Midwest Region, in search of six more wins for a perfect season.

03/15/2015

DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 21: Justise Winslow #12 and Quinn Cook #2 of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate during their win against the Clemson Tigers at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 78-56. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Five Great College Basketball Games Left This Season

Here are five games this week that will get you ready for the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

03/01/2015

Eli Manning (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Report: Giants Say Basketball Not To Blame For Manning’s Ankle Injury

The Giants insist Eli Manning’s ailing ankle is a football injury, plain and simple, according to the New York Daily News.

04/11/2014

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 02: Jamie Skeen #21 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams goes to the hoop against Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.

Top 5 Moments In NCAA Final Four History

The NCAA Final Four has given us many amazing moments in its illustrious history. Here are the top 5.

04/03/2014

Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Warren Buffett (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Early Upsets Dash Billion Dollar Hopes For Perfect NCAA Tournament Brackets

A second day of upsets ended any chance of someone having a perfect NCAA tournament bracket in Warren Buffett’s $1 billion challenge.

03/22/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Jermaine Marshall of the Arizona State Sun Devils drives to the basket on February 14, 2014. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Marshall, Marcus & More

Jermaine Marshall has been one of the nation’s best transfers. And because of that the Sun Devils are in position to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009.

02/17/2014

Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers watches the action against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at McCamish Pavilion on February 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Virginia, Arizona State & More

The Cavaliers have lost one game in 2014 and it was a four-point defeat against Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium. This team is very much a threat to both Syracuse and Duke at the top of the ACC.

02/10/2014

Ed Cooley of the Providence Friars. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Cooley Rallies Friars & More

The Friars are now legitimately in the NCAA picture after five consecutive victories including wins over Creighton and Xavier.

01/27/2014

An exterior view of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

AP Photographer Dave Martin Dies After Collapsing At Chick-Fil-A Bowl

Martin suffered an apparent heart attack and was administered CPR on the field, according to a statement from the Georgia Dome. He was taken to Emory Hospital Midtown where he died early Wednesday morning.

01/01/2014

Brandon Ashley and Nick Johnson of the Arizona Wildcats defend against Glenn Robinson III of the Michigan Wolverines on December 14, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Arizona defeated Michigan 72-70. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Arizona, Duke-UCLA & More

There is no team more prepared for the long haul than the Wildcats.

12/16/2013

Fran McCaffery (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa’s Depth, Underrated Opener & More

The Hawkeyes may not have a first-team All-Big Ten player but there are 11 capable pieces on Iowa’s roster that can all impact a game.

10/17/2013

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