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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Counting it down: Title field cut to 290

    Pat Forde

    Two-thirds of the armed services have been sidelined. Colgate, Campbell and Kennesaw State have been KO'd. And you can cross off Holy Cross. Eight more teams are out of the national championship chase, bringing the number of potential nation...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  4. Mississippi State stands by its man -- again

    Pat Forde

    To pay back the shameless enabling of his coach, Renardo Sidney's task the rest of this season is pretty simple: Average a triple-double, lead Mississippi State to a Southeastern Conference championship and NCAA tournament berth, get a 4.0 GPA and...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  5. Final Four: Big Ten getting blown out in title game … shocke...

    Pat Forde

    DETROIT -- The Big Ten tradition continues. Tradition of being bum-rushed out of a national championship, that is. Michigan State is following the beatdown trail blazed by Ohio State in football and basketball -- two lopsided losses in the BCS Cham...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  6. Self's tourney has been a roller-coaster ride of melodrama

    Pat Forde

    Bill Self's trip to the national championship game has been a wild ride of melodrama. Win or lose Monday, it will continue with the Oklahoma State vacancy. Yet Self seems unaffected through it all, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2008
  7. Brownell finds the right formula at Wright State

    Pat Forde

    First-year coach Brad Brownell has been the right guy at the right time at Wright State. But only after UNC-Wilmington got it all wrong, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2007
  8. Winning's never enough ... even when UK wins it all

    Pat Forde

    Winning a national championship is the only thing that satisfies fans in the Bluegrass State ... sometimes.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2002