NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, also known and branded as NCAA March Madness, is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States, currently featuring 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), to determine the national championship. The tournament was created in 1939 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, and was the idea of Ohio State coach Harold Olsen. Played mostly during March, it has become one of the most famous annual sporting events in the United States.

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These teams haven't grabbed many headlines this season, but have hung in the rankings and are ready to break out in the NCAA tournament.
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About 47 million people - one in five American adults - are expected to bet a combined $8.5 billion on "March Madness," the annual men's college basketball..
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Here are five questions we have about this year's NCAA tournament bracket, like why top seed Duke was paired with Michigan State in the same region.
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This is your one-stop shop for the 2019 NCAA tournament with all the March Madness bracket analysis and insight you'll need to win your office pool.
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CBS games could be free, if you have an antenna, but you'll need proof of cable subscription for games on Turner networks. We have a workaround.
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Stopping Zion could be key to outdueling Duke in NCAA Tournament
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These are five teams that have been ranked in the coaches' poll throughout the season. But don't count on them to make a deep run in March Madness.
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Winning your NCAA tournament pool is contingent on making smart picks. Here's a look at the four best bets for bracket-busting by double-digit seeds.
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March Madness can begin now that the 68 college teams have been selected to compete over the next three weeks. CBS New York's sports anchor Steve Overmyer has..
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Big Ten sending record 8 teams to NCAA Tournament, among 11 different leagues with multiple teams
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SportsPulse: The madness is finally here. USA TODAY's Trysta Krick breaks down everything you need to know about this year's tournament.
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North Carolina State's omission from the NCAA Tournament field doesn't sit well with AD
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USA TODAY Sports breaks down the NCAA basketball tournament East Regional in the bracket with team-by-team capsule previews. March Madness has begun.
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The day everyone in college basketball waits for is here. Selection Sunday ends starts March Madness with the reveal of the NCAA tournament bracket.
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Malik Benlevi hits four 3-pointers, finishes with 16 points, Georgia State advances to a second straight NCAA Tournament with a 73-64 victory over..
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Tennessee competing for one of last four at-large spots in NCAA Tournament as Lady Vols attempt to keep their streak alive
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The NCAA men's basketball tournament kicks off with Selection Sunday on CBS
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Breanna Wright scored 16 points, including two free throws with seven seconds remaining, and Abilene Christian held off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 69-68 in the..
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Lydia Rivers scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Radford beat Campbell 57-45 for a berth in the NCAA Tournament after winning Big South tournament for..
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Kaitlyn Slagus scored 23 points to lead Bucknell to its school record 28th win, the Patriot League tournament championship and its fourth NCAA Tournament berth..
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Alex Copeland scored a season-high 25 points and Yale beat archrival Harvard 97-85 for the Ivy League title and its second NCAA Tournament trip in four..
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Duke, Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee are forecasted to be this year's No. 1 NCAA tournament seeds. What about Gonzaga? We dissect profiles.
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Here's a look at 10 NCAA tournament hopefuls sweating the most on Selection Sunday while waiting to find out their March Madness fate.
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For the teams sliding around on the NCAA Tournament bubble, there are no more opportunities to change their resumes
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Jaren Lewis had 20 points and six rebounds, Jaylen Franklin added 16 points and six assists and Abilene Christian beat New Orleans 77-60 in the Southland..
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Nancy Mulkey scored 24 points and No. 24 Rice rallied in the second half to defeat Middle Tennessee 69-54 in the Conference USA championship game for the Owls'..
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USA TODAY Sports' Brackets allows fans to switch their picksΒ during live tournament games this March Madness. Never see your NCAA tournament go bust.
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During March Madness, play a different kind of bracket pool for the NCAA tournament. USA TODAY Sports Brackets allow your bracket to never get busted.
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Kyra Collier scored 21 points, including the game-winning layup with 1:09 to play, and Little Rock defeated South Alabama 57-56 in the Sun Belt tournament..
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Mary Goulding is a big reason why Fordham is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years
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As No. 3 Notre Dame awaits its seeding in the NCAA Tournament, Jackie Young has emerged as the do-everything player for coach Muffet McGraw's defending..
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Desirae Hansen hit a 12-foot jumper with 2.9 seconds remaining to lift Portland State to a 61-59 victory over Eastern Washington and claim the Big Sky Conference..
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No. 2 UConn is expected to be awarded a No. 1 seed Monday in the NCAA Tournament for a 13th consecutive year, but this one feels a little different
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It's the time of Championship Week when programs on the NCAA Tournament bubble start to worry about bid thieves
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Jordan Burns scores career-high 35 points and Will Rayman adds 18 to lead top-seeded Colgate to a 94-80 win over No. 2 Bucknell in the championship game of the..
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The madness of March has already begun with conference tournaments in full swing and Selection Sunday looming
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The NCAA Tournament's bubble got a little tighter on Tuesday night after Saint Mary's upset No. 1 Gonzaga to earn an automatic bid to the Big Dance.
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A quick look at the teams who have claimed automatic bids to the NCAA tournament by winning conference tournament championships.
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Emily Vogelpohl scored eight of her 14 points in the fourth quarter to help Wright State beat Green Bay 55-52 in the Horizon League tournament championship..
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March Madness is here. Teams will be earning NCAA tournament berths as others try to win championships. A look at the conference tournament schedule.
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