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January 26, 2016: Indiana Hoosiers guard Yogi Ferrell #11 points out instruction during the NCAA Basketball game between the Indiana Hoosiers and the Wisconsin Badgers at the Kohl Center in Madison, WI. Wisconsin defeated Indiana in overtime 82-79. John Fisher/CSM(Credit Image: © John Fisher/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Sweet Sixteen – East Region

Sweet Sixteen – East Region

The first weekend of the NCAA tournament was not short on entertainment or drama, and I expect that the sweet 16 games will in-turn follow the same pattern. In the east region specifically, the two matchups are highly intriguing as each team playing mirrors the other quite well. Let’s dive in quick and analyze the

March 19, 2016 - Des Moines, IA, USA - Kansas guard Wayne Selden converts an alley-oop pass from teammate Devonte' Graham in the second half against Connecticut in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Kansas advanced, 73-61. (Credit Image: � Rich Sugg/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

Sweet Sixteen – South Region Quick Hits

A “four-pack” of X’s & O’s from the teams in the Sweet Sixteen in the South Region – Maryland, Kansas, Miami and Villanova.  #5 Maryland Terps Double Drag Punch Maryland opened their Big Ten regular season game at Indiana with this double drag screen throwback to get a post isolation for Diamond Stone. #1 Kansas

MAR 11 2016: Stephen F. Austin head coach Brad Underwood applauds the action from the bench during the men's semifinal game of the Southland Basketball tournament between Stephen F. Austin and Houston Baptist from the Merrell Center in Katy, TX. Credit image: Erik Williams/Cal Sport Media.(Credit Image: © Erik Williams/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Upset X’s & O’s – Inside the Offense of Stephen F. Austin

Inside the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Offense – Coach Brad Underwood A lot of fans just assume Stephen F. Austin came out of nowhere, but they couldn’t be more wrong. Since 2007, the Lumberjacks are 227-65, they’ve won the Southland Conference regular season 5 times, won the Southland Conference Tournament 4 times, appeared in the

March 20, 2016 - St. Louis, MO, USA - Wisconsin guard Bronson Koenig (24) takes the game-winning three-point shot with less than a second remaining on Sunday, March 20, 2016, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. (Credit Image: � Chris Lee/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

March Madness – Top Plays of the NCAA Tournament

March Madness is truly the most wonderful time of the year for basketball coaches and fans. The opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament was packed full of great performances, upsets, buzzer beaters, and more than one “One Shining Moment.” This week, our Plays of the Week features the best sets from the first weekend of

March 18, 2016 - St. Louis, Missouri, U.S - Michigan State Spartans guard MATT MCQUAID (20) tries to block the three point shot of Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders guard JAQAWN RAYMOND (10)during the first round of the Midwest Region in the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, where #15 Middle Tennessee State leads #2 Michigan State by the score of 41-35 at half time  , held at The Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO (Credit Image: © Richard Ulreich via ZUMA Wire)

Middle Tennessee State: The Xs&Os of an Upset

Middle Tennessee State came into the NCAA Tournament as a 15 seed facing the number 2 seed Michigan State. Michigan State was on a roll after just clinching the Big Ten tournament title and playing well, and was chosen by most-myself included-to win the tournament. Middle Tennessee State didn’t just beat Michigan State, they outplayed

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