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Davante Gardner #54 of the Marquette Golden Eagles celebrates with Trent Lockett #22 after making a late free throw against the Butler Bulldogs during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena on March 23, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer; X-Factors, Predictions & More

The Hurricanes have had a dream season, but Marquette is the toughest team in college basketball. That’s just one of four great matchups.

03/28/2013

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Rising Star: Arizona Senior Mark Lyons

Mark Lyons had a solid career at a perennial basketball power and helped lead his team to the Sweet 16—last season. This season, he helped lead another basketball power, this time Arizona, to the Sweet 16.

03/26/2013

Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes shoots a game-winning three point basket against Georges Niang #31 of the Iowa State Cyclones late in the second half during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at UD Arena on March 24, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Craft 3 Sends Buckeyes Back To Sweet 16

Aaron Craft hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton — a place of heartaches — as the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament’s wild West Regional, beating Iowa State 78-75 on Sunday.

03/24/2013

Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Storylines, Picks & More

Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.

03/22/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

Head coach Steve Alford of the New Mexico Lobos (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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 & Other Notes

The Badgers may be one marquee win away from clinching an NCAA berth. It says here that they’ll get it on Saturday.

02/08/2013

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

He doesn’t wow you with any one thing he does, but Yogi Ferrell was brilliant in the Hoosiers’ win over Michigan on Saturday night.

02/04/2013

Aaron Craft (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Top 10 Glue Guys In College Basketball

The anchor of Buckeyes’ attack on the both sides of the floor, there couldn’t be a list of glue guys without mentioning Aaron Craft.

01/15/2013

Tubby Smith (credit: Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend; College Hoops Notes

If I was a financial adviser, I’d tell my clients to buy stock in the Gophers.

01/11/2013

Cuonzo Martin (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Let me say this: I like Cuonzo Martin’s team in Tennessee. But they won’t make the NCAA Tournament.

01/07/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

Cuonzo Martin has built a culture of toughness and discipline in the short time he’s been in Knoxville and it’s yet to be determined if Josh Pastner’s team can respond well in what’s sure to be a hostile environment.

01/04/2013

Jim Boeheim (credit: Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

Jim Boeheim earned his 900th win earlier in the week and it says here that 901 won’t be far behind.

12/21/2012

Mark Turgeon (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), John Calipari (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Getting You Set For College Basketball’s Opening Weekend

With Dez Wells, the Terps have all the looks of an NCAA Tournament team and a squad that should present a formidable opening test for Kentucky.

11/09/2012

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Curci: Week 5 College Football Preview

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer gets his first real test as the Buckeyes head to East Lansing to take on the Spartans.

09/28/2012

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