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Tale of the tape

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    Round Of 32 Matchup: #14 Mercer Vs. #11 Tennessee

    It’s been almost 30 years since the Bears have been in the Big Dance, but they’re certainly a new darling favorite after shutting down Jabari Parker and the Blue Devils.

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    Round Of 32: #7 Texas Vs. #2 Michigan

    Last season, the Michigan Wolverines were one win away from a national championship and returned to the March Madness college basketball tournament this year as a two seed.

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    Round Of 32: #4 Michigan State Vs. #12 Harvard

    President Barack Obama picked the Michigan State Spartans to win the national championship in this year’s March Madness college basketball tournament.

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    Round Of 32: #2 Villanova Vs. #7 Connecticut

    It’s interesting to see how the landscape of basketball is changing. Just three years ago, the Connecticut Huskies won the national championship, their third in 12 seasons

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    Round Of 64 Matchup: #8 Kentucky Vs. #9 Kansas State

    Both of these teams boast some impressive numbers from young freshman this season, with some getting more of the spotlight than others.

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    Round Of 64 Matchup: #7 New Mexico Vs. #10 Stanford

    As one of the most interesting matchups to start off this year’s tournament, the battle between the New Mexico Lobos and Stanford Cardinal is a hotly contested one.