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  • Preview: Michigan State vs. Virginia

    Despite drawing a No. 4 seed in the East region, Michigan State was considered by many the NCAA tournament favorite while top-seeded Virginia had the misfortune of winding up in the same part of the bracket. The Spartans, who face the Cavaliers in Sweet...
  • East Region: Thursday's games

    East Region: Thursday's games
    (5) Cincinnati (27-6) vs. (12) Harvard (26-4) 1:10 p.m., TNT After looking like a potential high seed a few weeks ago, the Bearcats stumbled down the stretch, dropping three of their last six games. They like to play physical defense, but they'll face...
  • Dick Jerardi: Selection Committee fouls up

    The NCAA Tournament Selection Committee had consecutive very bad Sundays. The group of well-meaning men and one woman simply did not understand how to put a balanced bracket together. They spent all their time rewarding teams for November and December...
  • Drew Sharp: Fouls could be Spartans' downfall in Sweet 16

    SPOKANE, Wash. There's a common pose for Michigan State players lately, reminiscent of that classic Sports Illustrated cover with an incredulous Pistons Bad Boy Bill Laimbeer facially contorting "What? Me? Foul?" It's rooted more in frustration,...
  • Michigan State gets past Harvard, 80-73

    Michigan State gets past Harvard, 80-73
    SPOKANE, Wash. — Michigan State advanced to the round of 16 on Saturday but only after going 12 unexpected rounds with middleweight Harvard. Michigan State, a watch-out No. 4-seeded team in the East Regional that many think can win the national...
  • Michigan State 80, Harvard 73

    (Updated: CORRECTS Harris steals in graph 2 RECASTS graph 2 CORRECTS Moundou-Missi rebounds in graph 2) Michigan State 80, Harvard 73: Branden Dawson scored a career-high 26 points and recorded nine rebounds as the Spartans blew a 16-point lead in the...
  • Michigan State responds to Harvard challenge

    Michigan State responds to Harvard challenge SPOKANE, Wash. -- Harvard, the Ivy League school best known for producing scholars, almost produced a major upset in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night. The Crimson erased a 16-point deficit in the...
  • Preview: Harvard at Michigan State

    Twelfth-seeded Harvard will try to slow down Michigan State forward Adreian Payne and reach the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament for the first time in its history when the teams meet in a third-round game of the East regional Saturday in...
  • UCLA's Steve Alford urgently needs a certain opening statement: win

     UCLA's Steve Alford urgently needs a certain opening statement: win
    SAN DIEGO — He's been on the job nearly a full calendar year, leading a young basketball team to a conference tournament championship while filling a dormant program with energy and hope. Yet Steve Alford's career as UCLA basketball coach doesn'...
  • Michigan State meets former Michigan coach Tommy Amaker and Harvard

    SPOKANE, Wash. Random oddities though they may be, the circumstances of Tom Izzo's 17th straight NCAA tournament have a "full-circle" feel to them. His Michigan State team is playing in front of his mentor and former boss, Jud Heathcote. The Spartans are...
  • Harvard hopes to pop Michigan State with upset bug

    SPOKANE, Wash. And this is why they call it Madness. There were a record four overtime games on Thursday's opening day for the field of 64 and at least a half-dozen double-digit seeds advancing to the next round. But it was the biggest stunner of them...
  • Matchup capsules for Saturday's NCAA Tournament games

    SOUTH REGIONAL At Orlando, Fla. No. 9 Pittsburgh vs. No. 1 Florida, 11:15 a.m. (CBS) The more impressive first-game winner was . . . Pitt. The Panthers demolished Colorado while the Gators were lackluster against 16th-seeded Albany. What can Pitt learn...