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2019 March Madness First Round, March 21

#4 Florida State vs. #13 Vermont, March Madness First Round (Hartford, CT)

Despite an unholy barrage of three pointers from #13 Vermont (27-6, 14-2 AEC), the No. 4 seed Florida State Seminoles (28-7, 13-5 ACC) survived by a score of 76-69 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT to advance to Saturday’s second round matchup against Murray State.  

In search of its school-record 28th win of the season, Florida State entered this game as solid favorites despite being without veteran forward Phil Cofer (right foot) for the thirteenth game of the season. Nevertheless, FSU scoring was led by 6’10” forward Mfiondu Kabengele with 21 points and senior guard Terrance Mann with 19. Despite a sufficient offensive showing, the …

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Pelicans Can’t Knock Off First Place Bucks

The New Orleans Pelicans hosted the Milwaukee Bucks at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Tuesday night. The Pelicans, who currently sit at 12th place in the Western Conference, have had a rough couple of months. Pelicans’ superstar Anthony Davis requested a trade on January 28th and the Pels entered the game with the Bucks on a three-game losing streak.

Despite getting no points from Anthony Davis in the first quarter, the Pels and Bucks ended the quarter tied at 23. By halftime, the Bucks had built a 56-48 lead but the Pelicans were still in striking distance.

The third quarter is where the Bucks pulled away. The Bucks scored 45 to the Pelicans’ 41 to build a …

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Kyle Busch Sweeps The Desert

It’s getting to the point to where Kyle Busch should feel that he can come into ISM Raceway and win in any vehicle. It doesn’t matter if Kyle Busch is driving in the truck, in the Xfinity race, or in the Monster Energy Race. Kyle Busch has now won two in-a-row in the desert in the Monster Energy Series. He has not finished worse than 7th at ISM Raceway in his last eight races. He’s also finished inside the top ten in 12 of his last 15 starts.

There is also a bit of history that Kyle Busch is chasing as he entered the weekend at a total of 197 wins, only three wins behind “The King” Richard Petty for …

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2019 Ingles Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Semi-finals

Wofford 81  ETSU 72

(Asheville, NC) – As far as shot-making goes, the coaches on both sidelines thought they had seen everything imaginable over the past four years from Wofford’s senior sharp-shooter Fletcher Magee. The Southern Conference’s Player of the Year, on the brink of NCAA history, is known for his variety of high-risk, no-look, long-range three pointers with defenders draped all over him. However to make one with the season on the line is enough to leave even the most experienced and traveled coaches shaking their heads. 

With just over eight minutes remaining in their back and forth semifinal matchup with ETSU, the Terriers watched as their ten point lead had been trimmed to four, and could feel the momentum …

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Quarterfinal Action at the Big South Conference

No March tournament has the potential for more madness than the Big South Conference Tournament (being held in Buies Creek, North Carolina on the campus of Campbell University). Parity is the name of the game in the Big South as the top eight teams in the conference were separated by a mere three games in the regular season. It would not be a shock if any of the remaining teams win the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Big South storylines to follow:

Radford tries to repeat as tournament champion but comes in limping. They lost three of their final five games. The Highlanders will lean heavily on Ed Polite Jr and Carlik Jones (last year’s Big South Tournament …

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