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UPDATE: #MarchMadness: Guide to the Elite 8-- Wichita State -vs- Ohio State

Ready for the next step in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship? Then you’re in the right place! ViralRead is bringing you a complete Guide to the Elite 8 over the next two days. But since tip-off for the first game, Marquette versus Syracuse, is only hours away, we’ve got this brief preview for you. Expect updates, including the low-down on tonight’s late game- Wichita State (9) versus Ohio State (2), […]

#MarchSadness: FGCU lost to Florida in Sweet 16

15th seed Florida Gulf Coast University’s magical run through the NCAA Tournament came to a crashing halt last night against the third seed Florida Gators, losing 62-50 in the Sweet 16 last night. “It was great to see the excitement across the country with the underdog, and it’s just a real feeling when you’re the underdog and you’re the talk of the nation,” FGCU coach Andy Enfield said. “Our plan […]

UPDATE #MarchMadness: Your Guide to the Sweet 16 - Tonight's Lineup

Did you check Viral Read’s Sweet 16 primer for yesterday’s games? Here’s tonight’s offering. Tonight’s games: Oregon (12) -vs- Louisville (1) Louisville wins: if they keep playing like Louisville. As Dana O”Neill at ESPN.com puts it: “Since a five-overtime loss to Notre Dame, UL is beating teams by an average of 21 points per game. No one has gotten closer than 12 points.” Oregon wins: Dana Altman, the coach of the […]

#MarchMadness: Another "1" Bites the Dust

Just as Viral Read reported yesterday, the key for the Orangemen was forced turnovers as the Syracuse defense proved too much for 1-seed Indiana. Indiana toiled mightily against Syracuse’s 2-3 zone, committing 10 turnovers in the first 10 minutes, 19 overall. The Orange finished with 11 blocks, holding Indy to a meager 34 percent shooting, and ‘Cuse coach Jim Boeheim was thrilled with the performance. “Our perimeter defense was tremendous. […]

Controversy: Buckeyes Escape With Win Over Underdog Iowa State.

In a match that went neck-and-neck, swinging wildly until the last shot, the Ohio State Buckeyes eked out a victory over the Iowa State Cyclones to put them into the Sweet Sixteen. Ohio State point-guard Aaron Craft had an uneven game - missing several shots in the second half and committing a key turnover. He redeemed himself, though, knocking down a 3-point buzzer beater to end a game that looked […]