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  1. Dream lives for Bulldogs, Huskies

    Pat Forde

    HOUSTON -- For the record, Milan lost in the Indiana high school Final Four on its first improbable visit, in 1953. The Indians wrote the storybook ending the next year. Just thought I'd point that out for everyone who has loved the serendipitous ...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  2. VCU laughs all the way to Houston

    Pat Forde

    SAN ANTONIO -- When players from both teams shook hands before the game that broke the bracket once and for all, Kansas big man Marcus Morris went to the intimidation playbook once too often. "You guys have had a good run," he told Virginia Common...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  3. Elite Eight preview: VCU vs. Kansas

    Pat Forde

    SAN ANTONIO -- A quick preview of the Southwest Regional final: Virginia Commonwealth vs. Kansas: No. 11 seed VCU Rams vs. No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks, 2:20 p.m. ET (CBS) What to watch: The glass. Kansas is a brutally effective rebounding team, ...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  4. VCU, Kansas know this story well

    Pat Forde

    SAN ANTONIO -- With a few minor alterations to the plot, history is repeating itself here this weekend. Virginia Commonwealth is the modern version of George Mason, 2006: a No. 11 seed from the Colonial Athletic Association that barely squeezed in...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  5. NCAA tournament: History repeating in San Antonio

    Pat Forde

    With a few minor alterations to the plot, history is repeating itself in San Antonio this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2011
  6. Sweet 16 preview: Florida State vs. VCU

    Pat Forde

    SAN ANTONIO -- Here's a quick preview of the Florida State-Virginia Commonwealth matchup: No. 11 seed VCU (26-11) vs. No. 10 seed Florida State (23-10) 9:57 p.m. ET (TBS) What to watch: Turnovers. Specifically, how many do the Seminoles commit ...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  7. Mooney, Smart can't escape the questions

    Pat Forde

    SAN ANTONIO -- It's shopping season for college athletic directors in search of new basketball coaches. And the Southwest Regional has become Macy's. Perhaps the two hottest coaching commodities in the country are both here, with their Cinderella ...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  8. Counting it down: Title field cut to 189

    Pat Forde

    It was a light night on the chopping block. Only seven teams were definitively trimmed from the list of national title contenders Monday, reducing the field to 189 and setting the stage for bigger cuts to come. The toughest cuts came in the Colon...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  9. Counting it down: Title field now below 200

    Pat Forde

    We're under 200 contenders left for the national championship after an upsetting Sunday. The official number is now 196, after 20 more teams bit the dust. It was a tough day for No. 1 seeds, who had no interest in ending up on this list instead of...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  10. Counting it down: Title field cut to 253

    Pat Forde

    What are you doing here, East Tennessee State? And you, Portland? And you, James Madison? We certainly didn't expect to see you guys here on the national championship discard pile this soon. All three of you won at least 20 games in the regu...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  11. Counting it down: Title field cut to 270

    Pat Forde

    There are a ton of national championship elimination games to come Friday night, but the Big Dance Deathwatch afternoon action has been so interesting -- five games decided by a total of 24 points -- that it deserves its own entry. Start with this...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  12. Forde observations: Love leads Xavier

    Pat Forde

    Eight o'clock thoughts: Xavier comes much closer to punching an NCAA ticket with a big victory at Florida. The Musketeers had a week to stew on their beatdown at Dayton and came out flying in Gainesville. But most impressive was the fact that Xav...

    Blog | February 13, 2010
  13. Will three teams dance after hard-nosed semis?

    Pat Forde

    The CAA found its NCAA Tournament dream scenario Sunday, even if a couple of players ended up in pain getting there.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2006
  14. Loughton lifts ODU to CAA glory

    Pat Forde

    Alex Loughton showed that Andrew Bogut isn't the only Aussie big man worth watching.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2005