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  1. Crowder makes the difference for Marquette

    Brian Bennett

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- You'd never know it now by looking at his sculpted body, but Marquette's Jae Crowder used to be pudgy, to put it kindly. Going into his junior year of high school, Crowder was a 5-foot-11 point guard. He weighed 235 pounds. "...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  2. Previewing Louisville: Saturday's games

    Brian Bennett

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Thursday's slate of second-round games at the KFC Yum! Center didn't offer a lot of intrigue. All four higher seeds won by an average of 16 points. Maybe they were just setting the stage for a dramatic doubleheader Saturday. On ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  3. Previewing Louisville: Afternoon games

    Brian Bennett

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The NCAA tournament has arrived at the KFC Yum! Center, and this pod definitely comes Kentucky-fried for your enjoyment. Murray State begins the day by playing within its state's borders, and No. 1 seed Kentucky and No. 16 seed ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  4. Buckeyes guards prove their value

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jared Sullinger gets most of the attention for No. 3 Ohio State, and rightfully so. He's a legitimate candidate, if not the leading one, for player of the year honors this season. Yet on a night when Sullinger had a good but no...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 81, Florida 74

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Quick analysis from Value City Arena, where No. 3 Ohio State defeated No. 8 Florida 81-74 on Tuesday night. How the game was won: Florida hurt Ohio State early with guard penetration, pick-and-rolls and six first-half 3-pointers....

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  6. Checking in from Columbus: Florida-OSU

    Brian Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The last time I covered college basketball, I watched Ohio State destroy opponents in its first two games of the 2011 NCAA tournament in Cleveland. Those Buckeyes look destined for greatness, but they would fall short in the Swee...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  7. 'No-name' Marquette makes itself known

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- In the middle of the celebratory Marquette locker-room scrum stood Buzz Williams, stripped down to an undershirt over his dress pants. Williams then ripped off his tank top and went into the coaches' area. A moment later, he ran back int...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  8. Ohio State crushes competition

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- On Saturday night, Ohio State senior and Cleveland native David Lighty took all his teammates to his family's church. The parishioners treated the Buckeyes to a feast of soul food. Then at Sunday morning's shootaround, four Ohio State...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  9. Preview: Sunday in Cleveland

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- The four remaining teams in this East Region pod know how to move on in March. All four have been to a Final Four since 2003, and three of them have national championship trophies encased in glass back home. Beyond that, we've got the...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  10. Marquette makes statement against Xavier

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- If you go by the seedings, Marquette was the 11th -- and last -- Big East team to make the NCAA tournament field. Appropriately enough, the selection committee awarded the Golden Eagles a No. 11 seed. "We were just happy we got in," g...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  11. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 75, UTSA 46

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- Ohio State did what No. 1 seeds are supposed to do in their first NCAA tournament game: Squeeze the life out of a No. 16 seed and eliminate any possible drama. We didn't learn a lot new about the Buckeyes, except that they weren't ner...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: George Mason 61, 'Nova 57

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- For George Mason, it was shades of 2006. For Villanova, it was more of the same. The Patriots won their first NCAA tournament game since their magical 2006 Final Four run with a 61-57 victory over No. 9 seed Villanova on Friday aftern...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  13. Kentucky's veterans spoil Pearl's return

    Brian Bennett

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Bruce Pearl returned to the SEC sidelines on Tuesday night. Unfortunately, not all of his players came with him. Tennessee could have had Bruce Wayne or Minnie Pearl coaching it against No. 18 Kentucky, and the Volunteers still w...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  14. Quick reaction from Ohio State-Butler

    Brian Bennett

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Ohio State had a rough start to the Evan Turner-less era. The Buckeyes' star player injured his back last weekend and could miss eight weeks. If Saturday's game at No. 20 Butler is an indication, it could be a long two months. T...

    Blog | December 12, 2009
  15. NCAA tournament: Terrence Williams ready to drive the Louisville ...

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- As Louisville huddled in the hallway outside its locker room before a second-round NCAA tournament game against Siena, Terrence Williams punctuated the moment by yelling, "Motown, baby!" Later, Williams showed that if the Cardinals...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2009