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Sweet 16

The Connecticut Huskies band performs during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Fans Thrilled To Watch Huskies Win At MSG

Exuberant UConn fans descended on Madison Square Garden Friday evening to watch their team beat Iowa State and reach the East Regional finals.

03/28/2014

Shabazz Napier and the UConn Huskies (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

UConn Ready For Home Cooking Against Iowa State In Sweet 16

The Huskies are back at MSG, where they won seven Big East tourney titles. But head coach Kevin Ollie warned that being the local favorite doesn’t guarantee anything.

03/28/2014

Kendall Pollard #22 of the Dayton Flyers celebrates after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 82-72 in a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the FedExForum on March 27, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dayton Tops Stanford, Takes Cinderella Season To Elite 8

Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament’s Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.

03/28/2014

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Sweet 16 Tickets At MSG Are More Expensive Than Final Four

This year, the NCAA Tournament finally returns to the ‘Mecca of Basketball’ for the East Regionals, and there is perhaps no better example of the demand for March Madness than prices for NCAA Tournament tickets to these sessions.

03/26/2014

Chasson Randle of the Stanford Cardinal (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images), Devin Oliver of the Dayton Flyers (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Jordan McRae of the Tennessee Volunteers (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Underdogs Stanford, Dayton, Tennessee Set For Sweet 16

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16.

03/24/2014

Scoochie Smith #11 of the Dayton Flyers and Tyler Ennis #11 of the Syracuse Orange dive for a loose ball during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Dayton Stuns Syracuse 55-53 To Advance

Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points and Jordan Sibert hit a key 3-pointer with 47.7 seconds left as Dayton stunned Syracuse 55-53 Saturday night to earn a spot in Sweet 16 for the first time in three decades.

03/22/2014

Glenn Robinson III #1 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a three point shot in the second half against the Texas Longhorns during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center on March 22, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan Beats Texas 79-65 To Advance To Sweet 16

Wolverines beat the Longhorns to reach the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 for the second straight year.

03/22/2014

The Louisville Cardinals celebrate after they won 82-76 against the Michigan Wolverines during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at the Georgia Dome on April 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Riot Police Called In After Louisville Celebration Gets Out Of Hand

Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.

04/09/2013

Head coach Andy Enfield of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles smiles in the second half while taking on the San Diego State Aztecs during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

See Ya, ‘Dunk City': Andy Enfield Leaves Florida Gulf Coast For USC

Southern California hired Andy Enfield as men’s basketball coach on Monday night after he took Florida Gulf Coast to the round of 16 of the NCAA tournament.

04/02/2013

Christophe Varidel of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles reacts in the second half while taking on the San Diego State Aztecs during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

Sherwood Brown #25 of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles celebrates with teammates on the bench in the second half while taking on the San Diego State Aztecs during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Can Florida Gulf Coast Keep It Up? Super Cinderella Aims To Keep Magical Run Going

Florida Gulf Coast (26-10) plays the SEC regular-season champion Gators (28-7), the No. 3 seed in the South, on Friday night.

03/29/2013

Bernie Fine (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Fired SU Assistant Basketball Coach Bernie Fine To Sue ESPN For Defamation

Fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has filed the initial paperwork in a defamation lawsuit against ESPN for reporting sex-abuse claims against him.

03/28/2013

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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

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

Dana Altman (Photo by Thearon Henderson/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Louisville, Damyean Dotson And 16 Reasons To Love The Sweet 16

Louisville’s press, Damyean Dotson’s upside and Denzel Valentine’s versatility are just three of the many reasons to love the Sweet 16.

03/27/2013

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