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  1. Spartans' Summers warms up at right time

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Izzo sent in a sub for Durrell Summers with 15 minutes, 21 seconds left in the game Thursday. When Summers reached the Michigan State sideline, he looked longingly for a chair at the end of the bench. No vacancy. He was going t...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  2. NCAA tournament: Tennessee's J.P. Prince comes up big in win over...

    Pat Forde

    J.P. Prince was gassed in the final minutes. But as the best player in the country shot a 3 to send it to OT, it was Prince who swatted it away and sent Tennessee to its first Elite Eight. It was a testament to a resourceful group of Vols.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  3. NCAA tournament: Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo meet for the first time

    Pat Forde

    At long last, two of the pre-eminent coaches in the game -- Rick Pitino and Tom Izzo -- will match wits, wardrobes and signature playing styles.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  4. NCAA tournament: Decision time for Utes

    Pat Forde

    MIAMI -- Dice-rolling time for Utah coach Jim Boylen. Center Luke Nevill picked up his third foul at the 16:10 mark of the second half, but with the Utes down 10, Boylen has opted to leave his leading scorer and rebounder in the game. This is now-o...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  5. NCAA tournament: Butler Bulldogs to play Connecticut Huskies for ...

    Pat Forde

    Is Butler ready to fulfill its destiny as a modern-day Milan? The Bulldogs will have to go through UConn in the title game if it's to happen.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2011
  6. Rapid Reaction: Arizona 70, Texas 69

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- Thoughts on Arizona's 70-69 win over Texas: Overview: Arizona advances after leading virtually all game, losing the lead in the final minute, and then pulling out the victory in a wild series of plays in the final 30 seconds. Derri...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  7. Rapid Reaction: Arizona 77, Memphis 75

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- Derrick Williams came to the rescue defensively for Arizona, blocking a Wesley Witherspoon layup in the final seconds to preserve a thrilling 77-75 victory for the Wildcats. Williams won a game in similar fashion against Washington du...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  8. Previewing Tulsa: The night games

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- A brief breakdown of the two night games here Friday No. 1 seed Kansas (32-2) vs. No. 15 seed Boston (21-13), 6:50 p.m. ET (TBS) What to watch: Are the Jayhawks ready to take care of business? The No. 1 seed in the Southwest wa...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  9. Big Ten title game preview

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Ohio State and Penn State co-star in the Big Ten tournament title game Sunday. The working subtitle: Nothing in Common. Ohio State has owned this event. The Buckeyes are playing in their third consecutive Big Ten championship game,...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  10. NCAA tournament: Big Dance edition -- Forde Minutes

    Pat Forde

    Everything about this Dance is big -- from dreams to trouble to winners to losers. Forde Minutes has it all covered.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2011
  11. Rapid Reaction: Penn St. 61, Michigan St. 48

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Penn State took a giant step toward its first NCAA tournament bid in 10 years with a surprisingly easy, 61-48 victory over flat Michigan State. The sixth-seeded Nittany Lions have won four straight games to seemingly push off the bubb...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  12. Penn State finds beauty in ugly win

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The ugliest game in Big Ten history was still a thing of beauty to Penn State. The score of the Nittany Lions' victory over Wisconsin was 36-33. Yes, the final score. Jimmer Fredette scored as many points in a half as the Badgers s...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  13. Michigan: Getting to Yes

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Yes Face is working for the Michigan Wolverines. That is coach John Beilein's phrase for the positive visage he wants to see at all times during games in his team's huddles. It's a term that dates back more than 200 years, to T...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  14. Rapid Reaction: N'western 75, Minnesota 65

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Northwestern rode a dominant, 35-point performance from guard Michael Thompson for a surprisingly easy 75-65 victory over Minnesota. It was a Northwestern record for most points scored in a Big Ten tourney game, and it helped the W...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  15. College basketball: Championship Week preview (Part 2) -- Forde M...

    Pat Forde

    The Minutes offers the second installment in its Championship Week preview and hands out some awards.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  16. 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