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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 30:  Malcolm Armstead #2 of the Wichita State Shockers smiles in the second half while taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes during the West Regional Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wichita State Shocks Mighty Ohio State in West Regional Final

Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66 victory over Ohio State on Saturday.

03/30/2013

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Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its Seeds

To measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.

03/25/2013

A fan of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles holds up a cardboard cutout giant head of FGCU head coach Andy Enfield (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images); Cleanthony Early #11 of the Wichita State Shockers celebrates after defeating the Gonzaga Bulldogs (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images).

Rothstein: 10 Things I Learned During The First Weekend Of The NCAA Tournament

Florida Gulf Coast head coach Andy Enfield has won at life. There isn’t much more to say than that.

03/25/2013

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Wichita St.’s 3-Pointers Boot No. 1 Gonzaga 76-70

Gonzaga is out of the NCAA tournament thanks to Wichita State, a No. 9 seed that made five straight shots from behind the arc Saturday for a 76-70 victory that sent the West Region’s top seed back home.

03/24/2013

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Prediction Machine: Pitt One Of The Favorites To Make Final Four

Paul Bessire, better known by the name of his simulation program, “The Prediction Machine,” joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to offer the machine’s advice for filling out brackets this year.

03/20/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

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Louisville Top Overall; Kansas, Indiana, Gonzaga Also No. 1 Seeds

Louisville earned the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament Sunday, while Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga also received No. 1s after a topsy-turvy regular season and another round of weekend upsets.

03/18/2013

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Rising Star: Gonzaga Junior Kelly Olynyk

Gonzaga has a history of busting brackets but the Bulldogs now find themselves in the role of the hunted as Gonzaga became No. 1 in the AP poll for the first time in history.

03/05/2013

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Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; New Mexico, UCLA & More

If there’s a squad that should be rewarded outside the power six conferences with a No. 1 seed, it’s New Mexico.

03/04/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

This is a major opportunity for UCLA. The Bruins have yet to earn a marquee victory in the non-conference portion of their schedule and the Tigers will enter Pauley Pavilion as the seventh-ranked team in the country.

12/28/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

I believed in Colorado. I had already seen the Buffaloes about a half-dozen times this season and thought they had what it took to push Kansas in Lawrence on Saturday. Boy was I wrong.

12/10/2012

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Basketball

Iowa State at Iowa: An intense in-state rivalry should provide a thrilling atmosphere in early December.

12/07/2012

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Rothstein Files: What Fab Melo’s Absence Means; Breakdown Of The NCAA East And Midwest Regions

All of a sudden, the Orange have a completely different look heading into the NCAA Tournament.

WFAN–03/14/2012

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Ahead Of First Four, Iona’s Jones Glad Jimmer Time Over At BYU

Lamont Jones has played against BYU twice before. But he only remembers one player — one no longer even with the Cougars.

WFAN–03/13/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates during their 69-62 win over the Louisville Cardinals at Rupp Arena. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.

WFAN–01/02/2012

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