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RaShawn Stores of the Manhattan Jaspers reacts after being eliminated by the Louisville Cardinals during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at Amway Center on March 20, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Manhattan’s Masiello After Near Upset: ‘I’m Proud To Coach These Men’

The 13th-seeded Jaspers looked entirely capable of pulling off the biggest upset on the first full day of the NCAA tournament. Until Louisville’s two most reliable players took over.

03/21/2014

Jeremy Stetler timed his vasectomy with a previous NCAA college basketball tournament. (credit: CBS 2)

March Madness Is Prime Time For Vasectomies

The timing is all about having an excuse to recover while watching a lot of basketball.

03/20/2014

Florida’s Patric Young, right, and Albany’s John Puk battle for a rebound during the second round of the NCAA tournament at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., on March 20, 2014. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

No. 1 Florida Needs Second-Half Surge To Finally Put Away No. 16 Albany

Billy Donovan’s bench came up big, bailing out top-seeded Florida in a tight game against what was supposed to be an overmatched opponent.

03/20/2014

Syracuse guard Tyler Ennis, left, takes a shot as Tucker Haymond of Western Michigan defends during the second round of the 2014 NCAA tournament at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y., on March 20, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Dominant Guard Play Powers Syracuse To Easy Win Over Western Michigan

Syracuse’s backcourt of Trevor Cooney and Tyler Ennis combined for 34 points and the Orange defense clamped down in a 77-53 victory over Western Michigan on Thursday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

03/20/2014

The Harvard Crimson bench cheers on their team during their game against the Cincinnati Bearcats in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on March 20, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Ivy Pride! No. 12 Harvard Upsets No. 5 Cincinnati To Advance In NCAA Tourney

Siyani Chambers scored 11 points, including five straight in the final two minutes, and 12th-seeded Harvard won its second NCAA tournament game in history, upsetting Cincinnati 61-57 Thursday.

03/20/2014

Head coach Gregg Marshall (C) of the Wichita State Shockers watches his team cut down the nets after beating the Drake Bulldogs to win the Missouri Valley Conference on February 22, 2014 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita State won 83-54. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Kallas: Why Did Wichita St. And Louisville Get Jobbed?; Final Four Picks

Despite the alleged modern-day transparency, some decisions boggle the mind. You have to wonder whether things coaches say have any effect on seeds and matchups.

03/20/2014

DJ Evans #3 celebrates with John Puk #44 and Sam Rowley #14 of the Albany Great Danes during their 71-64 win over the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at at University of Dayton Arena on March 18, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Upstate Underdogs: Albany Insists ‘Anything Can Happen’ In NCAA Tourney

No. 1 seeds are 116-0 in opening games since the NCAA tournament field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. The Great Danes are hoping to break that streak against Florida.

03/20/2014

Rick Pitino (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images), Steve Masiello (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Louisville’s Pitino Blasts NCAA For Manhattan Matchup

Louisville coach Rick Pitino had no problem with his team’s NCAA Tournament seeding. It was the pairing that drew his ire.

03/20/2014

Jahenns Manigat of the Creighton Bluejays is surrounded by teammates before their game against the Xavier Musketeersat the CenturyLink Center on January 12, 2014 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

6 Subplots To Watch During The 2014 NCAA Tournament

The start of the NCAA tournament is arguably the best week on the sports calendar, filled with great teams, exciting games, star players and, usually, plenty of upsets.

03/20/2014

Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orangemen speaks with Trevor Cooney #10 (credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Which Local Teams Are Driving Highest Prices For NCAA Tournament Tickets?

Despite being placed in the South Region, Syracuse will open up at the First Niagara Center (formerly HSBC Arena) in Buffalo, N.Y.—the draw closest to campus that they could have possibly gotten.

03/19/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 24: Dajuan Graf #35, Eddie Murray #23 and Brett Comer #0 of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles celebrate after defeating the San Diego State Aztecs 81-71 during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Top 5 NCAA Tournament Cinderella Stories Of All Time

Everybody loves a Cinderella story. And the NCAA Tournament has had its fair share. Here are the top five.

03/19/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Obama Picks Michigan St. To Win NCAA Tournament

The president’s picks are in. President Barack Obama is picking Michigan State to win the NCAA men’s basketball championship over defending-champion Louisville.

03/19/2014

Beejay Anya #21 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack celebrates in their 74-59 win over the Xavier Musketeers during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at University of Dayton Arena on March 18, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Is Mystery And Intrigue Missing From The NCAA Tournament?

Has some of the mystery that made the NCAA tournament so intriguing over the years been slowly stripped away?

03/19/2014

DAYTON, OH - MARCH 18: DJ Evans #3 of the Albany Great Danes celebrates in the second half against the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at University of Dayton Arena on March 18, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Albany Wins First Four Tilt To Advance In NCAA Tournament

Evans scored 22 points, including two clinching free throws with 12.6 seconds left, to lead the Great Danes to their first NCAA tournament victory, 71-64 over Mount St. Mary’s in the First Four.

03/19/2014

Head coach Jamion Christian of the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Different Approaches For Albany, Mount St. Mary’s In NCAA First Four Game

The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers like to run and shoot threes. The Great Danes, winners of the American East, prefer to pound it inside.

03/18/2014

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