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March Madness Memo Day One: Living It Up At Little Caesar’s Arena and Hitsville!

TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – Back in October, 351 Division I basketball teams began practice each with a dream, to cut down the nets in San Antonio in early April crowned 2018 NCAA Basketball Champions. Through their non-conference in November and December, Conference play in January, and then their tournaments in March the field has been paired down to the best 64 teams which began play on Thursday. There are eight sites
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NCAA Basketball: East Region Round Two Preview

The round of 64 is set and the madness has officially begun for most. Brackets are challenging, but at the Inscriber they are made easy for you. First this will be a great tournament, especially the third round (round of 32) of the tournament. Most brackets start with the second round (round of 64) of the tournament. Here goes the predictions for these games and why they will end this
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Ten

Last week, in the Mid-American Conference…Four teams have punched their ticket to Quicken Loans Arena and the 2018 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament presented by visitmyrtlebeach.com as Eastern Michigan joined Buffalo, Toledo, and Ball State to grab the final ticket to the North Coast. The rest of the dance card is set with Kent State, Western Michigan, Miami, and Central Michigan all having home games in the first round beginning
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B1G Ten Tournament Preview: Buckeyes, Wolverines Set For Title Game Rubber Match?

Today marks the start of the playoff season in the Big Ten conference. Reason being that the conference schedule in this conference started before the other conferences. With that being said, we made it to playoff action. In the Big Ten, the top four teams all get double byes, or a straight pass to the quarterfinal round. This regular season the Michigan State Spartans won the conference outright. They get
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NCAA Basketball: Top 64 Teams Heading Into March Madness

With college basketball's March Madness right around the corner, I took up ranking my top 64 teams in the nation, as it stands. These rankings are based off of: strength of record, basketball power index, record against top 25 competition, and mostly eye test. Where is your team? 1. Virginia 26-2 2. Villanova 25-4 3. Duke 24-6 4. Michigan State 28-3 5. Xavier 25-4 6. Kansas 24-6 7. Purdue 26-5
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Nine

Last week in the Mid-American Conference…The Toledo Rockets are within range of the Western Division title Friday with their win coupled with Ball State’s loss giving the Midnight Blue and Gold a two-game lead with two games remaining. The loss was ended a five-game winning streak for the Cardinals and just their second loss at home this season…Eastern Michigan is making a surge for the fourth and final ‘bye’ into
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Eight

Last week in the Mid-American Conference…The Buffalo Bulls clinched the Eastern Division title outright for just the second time in their history with their win over Bowling Green along with returning to the top of the overall conference standings thanks to Toledo’s loss at Ball State. A team that is surging late in this season is Ball State. The Cardinals swept the season series from the West Division leading Rockets
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Seven

Last week in the Mid-American Conference…The battle for positioning in the upcoming 2018 MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament presented by visitMyrtleBeach.com began to heat up At the top, Toledo’s win on Friday night at Miami coupled with a loss by Buffalo at Northern Illinois, gave the Rockets the number one seed for the first time this season. Ball State and Western Michigan had a pair of victories and currently hold the
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Six

Last week in the Mid-American Conference…Both Buffalo (nine) and Toledo (seven) saw their winning streaks come to an end. Kent State and Ball State (the teams that ended the streaks respectively) fell on Saturday while Ohio and Central Michigan played a double-overtime game in Athens arguably one of the best games of the MAC season so far Here is “The week that was” on the hardwoods of the MAC EASTERN
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Final Four Anaylsis: Gonzaga vs South Carolina Key Match Ups

Raise your hands if you had the Gonzaga Bulldogs against the South Carolina Gamecocks in your Final Four.  Anyone? Well, neither did I, which makes this match up extremely intriguing and fun. Both schools are making their first appearance in the national semifinals. Here are three key matchups to look for in this battle. [NickF] 1. Backcourts vs. perimeter defenses Gonzaga and South Carolina have ridden their runs to the Final