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Stanford Wins a Rematch With Texas and a Trip to the Final Four

SPOKANE, Wash. – The reigning champions are back in the Final Four. No. 1-seeded Stanford beat No. 2 Texas, 59-50, on Sunday to reach its 15th NCAA tournament national semifinals. The Cardinal were cheered on by a Spokane Arena crowd decidedly in their court thanks to fans of the Hull twins, Lexie and Lacie, who …

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The NCAA Undervalued Women’s Basketball. Marketers Didn’t.

SPOKANE, Wash. – No one here could escape the symbolism. March Madness logos seemed to be everywhere in this small city last week, on posters, stickers, towels, electronic billboards and in hotel lobbies. The madness had come to this and the three other cities hosting the final 16 teams in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. …

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Women’s March Madness: Elite 8 Schedule, Tip Times and Analysis

The last two teams for the women’s Final Four will be decided on Monday night in Bridgeport, Conn., And Wichita, Kan. The lineup includes the Connecticut Huskies, who have been to the past 13 national semifinals. The other three teams have much more to prove. UConn will play North Carolina State in the first game, …

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Stopping Creighton’s Charge, South Carolina Heads to the Final Four

GREENSBORO, NC – South Carolina, the top-seeded team in the women’s tournament, is heading to its fourth Final Four after defeating Creighton 80-50 on Sunday. The Gamecocks put on a show in one of their best games of the year. The 10th-seeded Bluejays, one of several big underdogs in the men’s and women’s tournaments this …

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For St. Peter’s and UNC Coaches, Outcome Doesn’t Alter Rosy Futures

PHILADELPHIA – After the University of North Carolina men’s basketball team ended the NCAA tournament run by St. Peter’s on Sunday in the round of 8, winning, 69-49, the two coaches involved were facing different futures, albeit promising ones. North Carolina’s Hubert Davis was still on track to become the first first-year coach to win …

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Women’s March Madness: Elite 8 Schedule, Tip Times and Analysis

The Elite Eight round of the NCAA women’s tournament begins on Sunday, bringing even higher stakes and tight matchups. In the Greensboro and Spokane regions, two No. 1 seeds will fight for the Final Four spots that they believe are rightfully theirs, and two lower seeds – one much lower – will try to spoil …

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