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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Butler comes back, crushes Siena

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- More to come later, but a quick, postgame analysis from Butler 70, Siena 53: It's official: The Saints must win the MAAC tournament title to play in the NCAA tournament. Impressive job by Butler winning without injured dou...

    Blog | February 20, 2010
  5. Siena leads Butler at halftime

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Halftime notes from Siena 31, Butler 28: After being on the ropes a bit early, Siena regrouped and used its pressure defense to shut down the Bulldogs in the final 10 minutes of the half. Butler scored five points in the final 10 ...

    Blog | February 20, 2010
  6. Pregame thoughts on Siena-Butler

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Greetings from my favorite building in basketball, a must-visit shrine for every hoops romantic. It's old, cavernous, almost completely lacking in modern amenities -- in a word, perfect. Close your eyes and you can see Bobby Plump hit...

    Blog | February 20, 2010
  7. A Friday night for the ages

    Pat Forde

    Friday night usually only matters twice a year in college basketball: 1) The first weekend of the season, when schools are generally trying to avoid Saturday conflicts with football. 2) The postseason, when conference and NCAA tournament games ...

    Blog | February 13, 2010