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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

SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 23:  Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange goes up over Robert Thurman #34 of the California Golden Bears in the first half during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at HP Pavilion on March 23, 2013 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Syracuse Overcomes Poor Shooting To Top Cal 66-60

C.J. Fair scored 18 points, James Southerland added 14 and the fourth-seeded Orange survived a second-half drought of more than 12 minutes without a field goal to beat No. 12 seed California 66-60 on Saturday night in the NCAA tournament.

03/24/2013

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NCAA Investigating Syracuse? Boeheim Brushes Off ‘Annual’ Reports

Syracuse has been under investigation for possible NCAA violations, mostly in its basketball program, for at least a year, according to two reports.

03/21/2013

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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.

03/18/2013

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College Basketball Pregame Playlist

It takes a heavy library of new and oldschool jams to keep today’s college basketball players motivated. Check out what and who these players listen to while getting pumped before a big game.

03/18/2013

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 16:  Luke Hancock #11 of the Louisville Cardinals  reacts in the second half against the Syracuse Orange during the final of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 16, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

No. 4 Louisville Tops No. 19 Syracuse In 78-61 Come From Behind Win

Peyton Siva had 11 points and eight assists to lead No. 4 Louisville to a 78-61 victory over No. 19 Syracuse on Saturday night, giving the Cardinals their second straight Big East tournament title.

03/16/2013

Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange speaks to head coach Jim Boeheim in the second half against the Seton Hall Pirates during the second round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Big East Tourney: Syracuse Snaps Out Of It, Dispatches Seton Hall

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — James Southerland hit five 3-pointers in the first half to keep No. 19 Syracuse in the game and Brandon Triche keyed a big second-half run that gave the Orange a 75-63 […]

03/13/2013

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Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know It

The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.

03/12/2013

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Rothstein: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops; Stony Brook’s Raw Deal & Other Notes

How do you slow down Ryan Kelly? Put Reggie Bullock on him.

03/08/2013

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Rothstein: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops; Billikens’ Balance & Other Notes

Can the Crimson go the NCAA Tournament for the second time in as many seasons? Absolutely. Can they finally win a game at Jadwin Gym? That’s to be determined.

03/01/2013

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Rothstein: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops; Ole Miss’ Chances & Other Notes

By Jon Rothstein » More Columns SAINT LOUIS AT BUTLER Just how good are the Billikens? Good enough to advance to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Saint Louis has a group of tough […]

02/22/2013

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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

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops & Other Notes

The battle between two of the top three teams in the country could wind up being the best game we’ve seen all season.

02/01/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops Plus Other Notes

Michigan State has won six games in a row while posting an overall record of 17-3 and yet, no one is talking about the Spartans.

01/25/2013

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