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Mar 25

Canyon Barry’s LeBron-esque block is the great play that nobody will remember (Yahoo Sports)

Canyon Barry's LeBron-esque block is the great play that nobody will remember

The play before the play began with a fly pattern, 15 feet of separation, and a ball, flying through the tension-filled Madison Square Garden air to its target and seemingly to the Elite Eight. Nobody will talk about what happened next, because what happened after what happened next was the greatest shot of the 2017 NCAA tournament, and arguably one of the great shots in NCAA tournament history. There was Khalil Iverson, racing down the floor of the world’s most famous arena, about to put Wisconsin up four with 36 seconds to play.

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Mar 25

How De’Aaron Fox ended Lonzo Ball’s college career and lifted Kentucky to the brink of another Final Four (Yahoo Sports)

Soft-spoken, mild-mannered, understated LaVar Ball wants you to believe his oldest son, Lonzo, is the greatest point guard of all time. In the real world, virtually all analysts believe Ball is one of the top two point guards in the 2017 draft class, …

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Mar 25

Florida stuns Wisconsin in best game of NCAA tournament (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans and Stephen Bardo look at the wild finish between the Gators and Badgers in Friday night’s East regional semifinal.

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Mar 25

What to watch for in Kentucky vs. North Carolina (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans and Stephen Bardo look ahead to Sunday’s South Regional Final between the Wildcats and Tar Heels.

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Mar 25

De’Aaron Fox carries Kentucky past UCLA (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans and Stephen Bardo react to the Wildcats guard’s performance, in which he scored an NCAA tournament high 39 points to lift Kentucky to an 86-75 win in the Sweet 16.

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Mar 25

Lonzo Ball ‘looked disinterested’, ‘had one eye on the NBA’ (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Stephen Bardo gives his take on the UCLA guard’s performance in the Bruins’ loss to Kentucky in the Sweet 16.

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Mar 25

These photos of Florida’s buzzer-beater are almost as incredible as the shot itself (Yahoo Sports)

These photos of Florida's buzzer-beater are almost as incredible as the shot itself

Florida is heading to the Elite 8 thanks to a dramatic, overtime buzzer-beater from Chris Chiozza. The shot, the first buzzer-beater of the tournament, was incredibly captured by photographers from the Associated Press and Getty. This buzzer-beater sent Florida to the Elite 8 (AP). Julio Cortez of the AP and Maddie Meyer of Getty each artfully snapped Chiozza’s shot from opposing angles, showing Chiozza mid-air as Wisconsin and Florida players watched with baited breath.

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Mar 25

Wisconsin’s Zak Showalter hits miraculous 3, celebrates with Aaron Rodgers’ belt move (Video) (Yahoo Sports)

Wisconsin's Zak Showalter hits miraculous 3, celebrates with Aaron Rodgers' belt move (Video)

Zak Showalter hit a miraculous 3-pointer in Wisconsin’s Sweet 16 game against Florida that, at the time, was the most memorable shot of the NCAA tournament.

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Mar 25

Lonzo Ball basically declared for the NBA draft immediately after UCLA’s NCAA tournament loss (Yahoo Sports)

Lonzo Ball basically declared for the NBA draft immediately after UCLA's NCAA tournament loss

Lonzo Ball and UCLA lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16 on Friday night. Ball was outplayed by Kentucky point guard De’Aaron Fox, who had 39 points to Ball’s 10.

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Mar 25

De’Aaron Fox upstages Lonzo Ball, powers Kentucky to the Elite Eight (Yahoo Sports)

De'Aaron Fox upstages Lonzo Ball, powers Kentucky to the Elite Eight

The insipid debate over whether Lonzo Ball is better than Steph Curry ended abruptly on Friday night when it became clear the heralded UCLA freshman may not even be college basketball’s premier point guard. Fellow freshman De’Aaron Fox staked his claim to that title with a performance for the ages in second-seeded Kentucky’s 86-75 Sweet 16 victory over the Bruins. Unquestionably the fastest point guard in college basketball, Fox erupted for a career-best 39 points by blowing past flat-footed UCLA defenders off the dribble over and over and finishing with ease around the rim.

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Mar 25

Commercials during March Madness mistakenly thank Republicans for repealing Obamacare (Yahoo Sports)

Commercials during March Madness mistakenly thank Republicans for repealing Obamacare

No matter where in the United States you live, you might have enjoyed watching basketball Friday night, whether it was Devin Booker dropping 70 points or any of four NCAA tournament games.

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Mar 25

North Carolina storms past Butler behind hot shooting and a healthy Joel Berry (Yahoo Sports)

North Carolina storms past Butler behind hot shooting and a healthy Joel Berry

Joel Berry was back at his best in North Carolina’s Sweet 16 win over Butler. In the first of two Sweet 16 games at FedEx Forum, fourth-seeded Butler was doing a lot of hat-tipping. The Tar Heels stormed to an awfully impressive 92-80 win over the Bulldogs to reach the Elite Eight.

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Mar 24

Cash-strapped Cal promotes top assistant to replace Cuonzo Martin (Yahoo Sports)

Cash-strapped Cal promotes top assistant to replace Cuonzo Martin

Wyking Jones will be the next head coach of Cal’s men’s basketball team. Cal made a surprising coaching hire on Friday that hints at some of the financial issues facing its athletic department. The Bears promoted assistant Wyking Jones to head coach just nine days after Cuonzo Martin resigned to take over at Missouri.

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Mar 24

Sean Miller and Arizona come up short yet again after late collapse fueled by ill-advised shots (Yahoo Sports)

Sean Miller and Arizona come up short yet again after late collapse fueled by ill-advised shots

As Arizona tried in vain to account for how it squandered an eight-point lead in less than four minutes against 11th-seeded Xavier, sophomore guard Allonzo Trier shot down one popular explanation. Trier insists poor shot selection wasn’t the reason the Wildcats failed to score on their last six possessions of their 73-71 loss. “At least for me, I feel good about all the ones I took,” Trier said.

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Mar 24

Best bets for Saturday’s Elite Eight matchups (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans provides his picks against the spread for Kansas vs Oregon and Gonzaga vs Xavier.

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Mar 24

Fantasy basketball pickups: Young royalty worth a look (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Stephen Bardo gives you his picks to grad off the waiver wire in your fantasy basketball leagues.

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