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Louisville v Wichita State

Wichita State hung tough in the first half and actually started to pull away at the start of the second half, but Louisville’s incredible defence looked the part to close out the game and the Cardinals are off to the NCAA championship game after a 72-68 win.

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Louisville v Wichita State

If you’ve watched Wichita State at all in this tournament, it should come as no surprise that the Shockers are hanging tough with No. 1 overall seed Louisville in the first Final Four game.

Wichita State jumped out to a quick 8-0 lead (which was actually Louisville’s biggest deficit of the tourney so far) and kept the pressure coming throughout the first half, as evidenced by this thunderous Cleanthony Early dunk…

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Kevin Ware on Letterman

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Between him actually being the one to calm his teammates down after his horrific injury and his upbeat personality in the days following, Kevin Ware has already become somewhat of an inspiring figure regardless of how swiftly or successfully he gets back on an NCAA basketball court.

As if that inspiration hadn’t already endeared the sophomore Louisville guard to fans and casual observers, here’s Ware helping people find the humour in his misfortune on the Late Show with David Letterman:

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In the two weeks since the 2013 NCAA tournament tipped off, college basketball has seen its fair share of scandals. There was the Los Angeles Times revealing that Shabazz Muhammad is actually 20-years-old instead of 19. Then came the Mike Rice scandal at Rutgers that resulted in Rice being fired and assistant coach Jimmy Martelli resigning. Western Kentucky’s director of basketball operations resigned on Thursday amid prior NCAA allegations, and now this – Ed Rush has resigned as Pac-12 coordinator of officials after some odd comments made towards officials during the Pac-12 tournament.

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Syracuse v Marquette

With the NCAA Tournament down to just four teams, college basketball fans can begin to look ahead to the championship game as well as the professional futures of some collegiate stars.

After two weeks of the tournament, here’s a quick look at how the draft stock of seven players has been affected by the Madness of March.

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Gregg Marshall's name should be linked to some big programs in the near future

Gregg Marshall’s name should be linked to some big programs in the near future

In a West Region that was defined by upsets and unpredictability, it’s quite fitting that a team named the Shockers emerged victorious.

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Syracuse v Marquette

It was slow, it was ugly, it was downright painful to watch at times. Syracuse doesn’t mind though, as the Orange advanced to the Final Four with another dominating defensive performance.

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