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NCAA Tournament Game Capsules

(Wednesday, March 18) Final Score: Robert Morris 81, North Florida 77 Dayton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucky Jones scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half, helping Robert Morris extend its season with an 81-77 come- from-behind victory over North Florida in an NCAA Tournament First Four matchup. The Northeast Conference champion Colonials overcame a 44-31 deficit early in ... Read More »

Tarkanian, The Original Rebel

By Gregg Xenakes – Associate Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – They say that death comes in threes, which means the college basketball community is now holding its collective breath, waiting for the other shoe to drop. Over the weekend we lost one of the most beloved coaches basketball has ever known in North Carolina’s Dean Smith and ... Read More »

Syracuse self-imposes postseason ban

Syracuse, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Syracuse has self-imposed a one-year postseason ban on its men’s basketball team, the school announced Wednesday. The ban will keep the Orange out of this year’s ACC tournament and would also prevent them from playing in the NCAA Tournament. Syracuse previously notified the NCAA of the ban as part of a case that is pending before ... Read More »

‘Nova pulls away from St. John’s in Top-25 showdown

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points and No. 8 Villanova downed No. 24 St. John’s, 90-72, at a lively Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night. The Big East Top-25 clash had a March feel with fans of both schools providing plenty of energy in the back-and-forth battle. The Wildcats (14-1, 2-1 Big East) silenced the Red ... Read More »