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  1. Final Four: Ed Davis "definitely coming back"

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- North Carolina freshman Ed Davis, who scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds in Monday night's 89-72 rout of Michigan State in the NCAA national championship game at Ford Field, said he'll definitely return to school for his sophomore...

    Blog | Conversation | April 07, 2009
  2. North Carolina's Ed Davis returning for sophomore campaign

    Mark Schlabach

    North Carolina's Ed David said Monday that he'll return for his sophomore season.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2009
  3. Final Four: Lawson steals the record

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- There's more than seven minutes to play in the game, and UNC point guard Ty Lawson has already set an NCAA championship game record with eight steals. At one point he had the game's only eight steals. Lawson broke the former mark of seven...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  4. Final Four: Attendance records shattered

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- Tonight's crowd shattered the NCAA record for attendance at a Final Four. The finals crowd of 72,922 at Ford Field is the second-largest to ever watch a college basketball game. A crowd of 78,129 watched Michigan State play Kentucky at th...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  5. Final Four: Pregame notes on the Heels

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- A few notes on the Tar Heels headed into the game: 1. A victory would give UNC its fifth NCAA national championship, moving it into a third-place tie with Indiana for most all time. UCLA leads with 11 and Kentucky has seven. A win would g...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  6. Final Four: Bird and Magic's court appearance

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- NBA legends Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, who squared off in the 1979 NCAA tournament championship game while starring at Indiana State and Michigan State, respectively, just appeared on the Ford Field court for a quick pregame ceremony. ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  7. Final Four: Instant Analysis of Michigan State Spartans vs. North...

    Mark Schlabach

    Here is Mark Schlabach's instant analysis of the 2009 national championship game between Michigan State and North Carolina.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  8. Final Four: NCAA signs deal with official scissors company

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- In case you wondered, the NCAA now has an official scissor for cutting down the nets on Monday night. Fiskars, a Finland-based company and the self-proclaimed "world's No. 1 scissors brand," reached an agreement with the NCAA to become t...

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2009
  9. Final Four: Instant Analysis of Villanova Wildcats vs. North Caro...

    Mark Schlabach

    Here is Mark Schlabach's instant analysis of North Carolina's 83-69 win over Villanova in Saturday's second national semifinal.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2009
  10. NCAA tournament: Invaluable Ty Lawson is key to North Carolina's ...

    Mark Schlabach

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams has referred to Ty Lawson as "Dennis the Menace" and "Rambo." Whatever you call him, Lawson's impact on the Tar Heels is irrefutable.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2009
  11. NCAA tournament: North Carolina Tar Heels show why they'll win it...

    Mark Schlabach

    The ACC's all-time leading scorer, Tyler Hansbrough, didn't hit double figures versus Oklahoma on Sunday. That didn't even faze North Carolina, which is on its way to the Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2009
  12. NCAA tournament: Tourney finds bright spot with Hansbrough-Griffi...

    Mark Schlabach

    Magic versus Bird in 1979? Not exactly. But Tyler Hansbrough and Blake Griffin facing off on the same court brightens up an NCAA tournament that has been lacking in shining moments.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  13. NCAA tournament: Josh Heytvelt and Tyler Hansbrough meet again

    Mark Schlabach

    MEMPHIS -- When Gonzaga senior Josh Heytvelt played North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough the first time, it seemed that Heytvelt was the player on his way to earning multiple All-America honors. In the semifinals of the 2006 preseason NIT at Madison S...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  14. NCAA tournament: Ranking and predicting the Sweet 16

    Mark Schlabach

    Throw out the seedings. The 2009 NCAA tournament is down to 16 teams. And from where I stand, as many as eight schools have a legit shot at cutting down the nets in Detroit. Who's playing the best heading into the Sweet 16? Let's rank them 1 to 16...

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2009
  15. Most improved players taking over the spotlight

    Mark Schlabach

    Players like Wayne Ellington, Arinze Onuaku and Sam Young were mere afterthoughts last season on their team's benches. But with one more year of experience, they've turned into big-time studs, writes Mark Schlabach.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2008
  16. After two years away, Maryland's surging into NCAAs

    Mark Schlabach

    After two years away from the NCAA Tournament, Maryland proved in its comeback upset of North Carolina that this year's Selection Sunday will be much more pleasant.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2007