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  • West Virginia’s Defense Too Much for Maryland

    The No. 5 seed West Virginia Mountaineers used stifling, high pressure defense to break down No. 4 seed Maryland, in the Midwest regional semifinals on March 22 in Columbus, Ohio. West Virginia advanced on to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2010, while Maryland exits in the round of 32. ...

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  • Obama Cheers Niece on at NCAA Women’s Basketball Game

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama cheered for his niece’s Princeton team Saturday as the squad defeated Wisconsin-Green Bay in a first-round NCAA Tournament game. The 80-70 victory by Princeton means the team remains undefeated. Obama’s niece, freshman Princeton ...

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  • Maryland Survives Valparaiso to Reach Round of 32

    Freshman guard Melo Trimble posted a team-high double-double of 14 points with 10 rebounds to help the Maryland Terrapins claim a close victory over the No. 13 seed Valparaiso Crusaders, 65-62, in the Round of 64 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in Cleveland. The No. 4 seed Terps ...

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  • Georgetown Reaches Round of 32 for First Time Since 2012

    Junior guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a team-high 25 points to help push the No. 4 seed Georgetown Hoyas to a 84-74 win over the No. 13 seed Eastern Washington in the round of 64 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on March 19 in Houston. The Hoyas advanced to face No. 5 seed ...

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  • 49ers’ Chris Borland Retires from NFL at Age 24

      After just one season in the NFL, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland retired, saying he wants to avoid sustaining serious concussion-related injuries in the future. Borland, 24, made his announcement on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” on March 16. Boland said he retired because of ...

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  • Maryland Falls to Michigan State

    Freshman guard Melo Trimble scored a game-high 22 points but the Maryland Terrapins still fell to Michigan State, 62-58, in the semifinals of the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament on March 14 in Chicago, Ill. No. 8 ranked Maryland (27-6 overall record) now awaits its seeding for the ...

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  • Kentucky Leads the Way with Top Spot in March Madness

    The Kentucky Wildcats ended up where everyone expected them on Selection Sunday: Seeded No. 1 on their quest to become the first undefeated team since 1976. Oh, but there were surprises when the bracket came out, too. Big-conference UCLA and Texas made it. Colorado State and Temple did not. ...

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