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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

Gene Teague #21 of the Seton Hall Pirates celebrates the win with Sterling Gibbs #4 after the win over the Villanova Wildcats during the quarterfinals of the Big East Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2014 in New York City.(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Upset City! Seton Hall Stuns No. 3 Villanova In Big East Tourney Thriller

Sterling Gibbs hit a step-back jumper at the buzzer and Seton Hall stunned No. 3 Villanova 64-63 in a thrilling Big East quarterfinal Thursday, a loss that could cost the Wildcats a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

03/13/2014

Trevor Cooney of the Syracuse Orange dunks.  (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

No. 2 Syracuse Orange Remains Unbeaten, Tops Villanova 78-62

Trevor Cooney scored 21 points, Tyler Ennis had 20 and C.J. Fair added 17 Saturday as the undefeated Syracuse topped No. 8 Villanova 78-62.

12/28/2013

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning Notebook; Duke, Dayton, ‘Nova And More

The Blue Devils have three known commodities in Jabari Parker, Rodney Hood and point guard Quinn Cook, but after that everything is in flux.

12/02/2013

Doug McDermott (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And More

It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.

07/08/2013

St. John’s Chris Obekpa, left, and Villanova’s Ryan Arcidiacono battle for the ball during the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

St. John’s Thinking NIT Bid Following Loss To Villanova In Big East Tournament

Mouphtaou Yarou made his first seven shots and scored 18 points, sending Villanova to a 66-53 victory over St. John’s in the second round of the Big East tournament Wednesday night.

03/13/2013

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Villanova Upsets Syracuse 75-71 In Overtime

The Wildcats defeated Louisville on Tuesday and became the first unranked team to beat two Top 5 teams in the same season since 2011-12.

01/26/2013

D'Angelo Harrison (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Seven Schools Splitting From The Big East To Form Basketball-Only Conference

Seven schools are leaving The Big East to form a new basketball conference.

12/15/2012

Phil Martelli

Rothstein Files: Martelli, St. Joseph’s Eyeing Return To NCAAs in 2013

Phil Martelli and his St. Joseph’s Hawks are looking to return to the NCAA tournament in

08/02/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Kentucky coach John Calipari said earlier this week that he will attempt to schedule more games in football stadiums moving forward to prepare his teams for the NCAA Tournament.

05/11/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Jim Valvano used to say all that matters in college basketball is surviving and advancing and that’s exactly what happened for Kevin Willard’s Seton Hall team against St. Francis on Saturday night.

11/14/2011

(AP Photo/Barbara Johnston)

St. John’s Knocks Off Villanova 81-68

The Red Storm (19-9, 11-5 Big East) won their sixth straight game and beat their first Top 25 team away from the Garden.

WFAN–02/26/2011