NCAA tournament

Mike Cratty
March 21, 2019 - 6:31 pm
Northeastern was back in the NCAA tournament, but nothing went as planned for the 13th-seeded Huskies as they fell to the fourth-seeded Kansas Jayhawks, 87-53, Thursday in Salt Lake City. Kansas star Dedric Lawson took over early with a couple of nice defensive stops and the first seven points for...
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Lucy Burdge
March 22, 2018 - 7:37 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Philadelphia at Orlando, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Washington at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) NHL: Vegas at San Jose, 10 p...
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WEEI
March 17, 2018 - 10:22 am
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if the mid-major Cinderella is a thing of the past? It may happen again some year, David whupping Goliath. Certainly thought this year would not be that year. It may not happen again, either. But Maryland-Baltimore County will be remembered forever...
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WEEI
March 16, 2018 - 5:04 pm
By John Rooke You knew it was coming. Like so many Nor’easters that can cause havoc at home through the winter, you just know it’s coming and there’s little you can do about it. Providence knew they were up against it against Texas A&M with the Aggies’ size and strength inside Friday in...
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WEEI
March 15, 2018 - 5:59 pm
By John Rooke The mission, and message, is very simple for the Providence Friars Friday in Charlotte, NC. It’s been taped on their lockers, on the walls, on the bus, in their equipment bags, on the TV sets in their rooms – and even on the backsides of some of the players. “Block out.” “When we woke...
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Villanova celebrates its Big East title
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John Tomase
March 15, 2018 - 9:58 am
By Danny Dragin The NCAA Tournament has arrived, and that means WEEI.com's Danny Dragin is here to break down the top 25 teams in the field. Virginia looked like the favorites before an injury hurt its chances. Who will win? Let's find out. 1. Michigan State (29–4) There has been a lot non-...
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WEEI
March 14, 2018 - 7:02 pm
By John Rooke Leaving the snow, ice and frigid temps from the latest Nor’easter behind them at home, the Providence Friars flew south Wednesday to Charlotte, NC to begin preparations for their NCAA 1st round game with Texas A&M. But while they were greeted by only slightly warmer temperatures...
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WEEI
March 13, 2018 - 7:07 pm
By John Rooke Stop agonizing over your NCAA brackets. It’s really very simple. 16-seeded teams are 0-for-forever against #1 teams. And while there may be some sentiment to take a shot with a team like Ivy champ Penn (high marks for offensive efficiency) in the role of David against Kansas’ Goliath...
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WEEI
March 11, 2018 - 10:28 pm
By John Rooke For a second straight season, two of Rhode Island’s four Division I men’s basketball programs have earned invitations to the NCAA Basketball Tournament, aka “The Big Dance.” This year, however, they’ll both be going stag – without any friends from New England tagging along. Providence...
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March 21, 2016 - 4:25 am
Welcome to Monday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Magic at Celtics, 7:30 p.m. (CSNNE) NBA: Spurs at Hornets, 7 p.m. (NBA TV) NBA: Grizzlies at Suns, 10 p.m. (NBA TV) NIT...
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