Posts Tagged NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship

Hot on TV: Zombies, basketball, Jesus

NEW YORK (AP) — Zombies, basketball and Jesus Christ have been hot television properties during the past week.

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Big Ten shines bright with Final Four in own backyard

Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, right, celebrates with teammates after beating Arizona 85-78 in a college basketball regional final in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. Wisconsin will play in the Final Four in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After Michigan State clinched a spot in the Final Four over the weekend, Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker wrote a short but pointed note on Twitter that packed as much of a punch as one of his slam dunks.

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Mateen Cleaves among analysts on Final Four homer broadcasts

NEW YORK (AP) — Michigan State great Mateen Cleaves and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s son-in-law are among the commentators who will call the “homer” broadcasts during the Final Four.

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East Tennessee State hires Wichita State assistant Forbes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Former Wichita State assistant Steve Forbes says he plans to build a winner at East Tennessee State by following the same formula that worked at his old school.

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Butler coach Chris Holtmann gets contract extension

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler coach Chris Holtmann has a new contract that could keep him with the Bulldogs through the 2020-21 season.

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