Tag Archives: Sweet Sixteen

NCAA-BOK Boost

The surprise is – that anyone is surprised. The recent hosting of early-round NCAA basketball action is being praised for its effect on area businesses. That was supposed to be a given. Members of the hotel community are touting occupancy … Continue reading

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Half-filled. Women’s Final 4.

Two of the teams are in. Two will be decided Tuesday night. And it may be a little consolation to Sherri Coales Sooners. Notre Dame, which bounced OU from the tournament, finally whipped Tennessee. The victory was 28 years in … Continue reading

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It’s a Final Four First.

In all the years of Final Fours, this has never happened. The teams battling it out for a chance at the National Championship are all lower-seeds – not a one or a two among them. The longest road taken? That … Continue reading

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Jawhawks looking past VCU?

David versus Goliath, and all those sports cliches. It is Virginia Commonwealth rising up from the No. 11 seed to take on the Kansas Jayhawks, the sole remaining No.1 seed. There is no way around Kansas. VCU must topple the … Continue reading

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