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Joe Kutsunis

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Big Ten Cash Payments, If Done Right, Could Be The Future of NCAA Sports

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There are some things we need to get out of the way first. First of all you need to admit, as a fan of a big time college basketball or football team, that at least one player is probably receiving...

2011 NCAA Tournament: Kentucky Eliminates Ohio State 62-60, Ends Big Ten Season

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The careers of three great Ohio State seniors have finally come to an end. David Lighty, William Buford and Jon Diebler, along with freshmen standouts Jared Sullinger and Aaron Craft, helmed a...

2011 NCAA Sweet 16: Ohio State And Kentucky Tied At 30 At Half

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It is a battle of two very similar teams, led by gritty seniors and highly talented freshmen, and half way through the Sweet Sixteen match of Kentucky and Ohio State, it is still a stalemate. Ohio...

2011 NCAA Sweet 16: Butler Eliminates Wisconsin 61-54, Only Ohio State Remains From Big Ten

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Wisconsin was shooting hot last weekend, beating Belmont and Kansas State in the process, nut against Butler in New Orleans, the Badgers looked much more like the team that lost to Penn State in...

2011 NCAA Sweet 16: Butler Locking Down Wisconsin, 33-24 At Half

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Butler seems like they are well on their way to another Elite Eight, as they have stifled Wisconsin's offense up and down the court in the first half. It also certainly hasn't hurt that Butler has...

2011 NCAA Sweet 16: Badgers Ready For Defending National Runner Up Butler

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It is too bad that only one of these two teams can move on. The Wisconsin Badgers, who always seem to be counted out before the season starts and who always put together a solid season have to go...

Arnold Palmer Invitational 2011: Tee Times, Field, Pairings For Masters Tune-Up

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Plenty of big names are on hand for the 2011 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. The full list of first round tee times shows a loaded field.

2011 NCAA Tournament: Illinois Fails In Upset Bid Of Kansas 73-59

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The Illini could not pull off the upset of No.1 seeded Kansas, and their season comes to an end. The Illini played the Jayhawks tough for most of the game, but in the end the size advantage of...

NCAA Tournament 2011: Illinois Hanging Tough With Kansas 33-29 At Half

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The Illini are trying to do the improbable tonight as they attempt to take down a No.1 seed, something they have never done in their history. After falling behind by 11 points early, the Illinois...

2011 NCAA Tournament: VCU Shocking Purdue 42-32 At Half

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Just a week ago, many experts and fans were wondering aloud how VCU made it into the NCAA Tournament field while teams like Colorado and Virginia Tech were left out. After beating USC on Wednesday...

NCAA Tournament 2011: Ohio State Dismantles George Mason 98-66, Advance To Sweet Sixteen

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The Buckeyes have come alive and are playing their best basketball at just the right time, dominating the George Mason Patriots from nearly start to finish. Mason took an early lead in the game of...

2011 NCAA Tournament Round Three: Ohio State Firmly In Control Of George Mason 52-26 At Half

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Things seem to be well in hand for the Ohio State Buckeyes in Cleveland today, who after a slow start ended the half with a 32-6 run on the George Mason Patriots. David Lighty in particular was an...

From SBNation: Illinois Takes Down UNLV Advances To Face Kansas

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I think the reaction from the Illinois blog Hail to the Orange says it best for the Illini's first NCAA Tournament win since 2006. Nothing about the season matters right now. All that matters is...

2011 NCAA Tournament: Purdue Shutting Down St. Peter's At Half 33-17

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Purdue has been known all year as one of the toughest defensive teams in America, and they seem to be proving as much so far against St Peter's so far, holding the Peacocks to only 17 points in the...

Ohio State Rolls Over UTSA Roadrunners 75-46

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The Roadrunners could not stop the Ohio State machine  firing on all cylinders, nor could they overcome their defense. The No.1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament cruised over Texas San Antonio by...

Ohio State Rolling Over UTSA Roadrunners 37-19 At Half

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The No.1 overall seed in this year's NCAA tournament seems to be off and running, as Ohio State is making short work of No.16 Texas San Antonio 37-19 at half. Despite the fact that the Buckeyes...

2011 NCAA Tournament: Michigan Blows Out Tennessee 75-45, Advances To Third Round

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Michigan was supposed to be in a rebuilding year, a season after losing Deshawn Sims and Manny Harris, but in their blowout win over Tennessee on Friday, it seems that the young Wolverines are...

2011 NCAA Tournament Day 2: Michigan, Ohio State Purdue and Illinois

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The Big Ten will have four teams in action today, with Purdue and Ohio State in very winnable games and Michigan and Illinois in much tougher draws. Yesterday the Big Ten ended up with one win and...

Big Ten Goes 1-2 On First Full Day Of NCAA Tournament, Michigan State Comeback Comes Up Short

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With upsets happening all over the brackets, the Thursday went strictly by chalk for the Big Ten conference's three teams in action. Penn State played hard right down to the wire with the No.7...

2011 NCAA Tournament Day 1: Michigan State Down To UCLA 42-24 At Half

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UCLA jumped on the Spartans early on in the opening round in Tampa Bay, getting a 10-3 lead in the first three minutes, and building on their lead for the rest of the half. Michigan State has been...

Wisconsin Avoids Upset Against Belmont 72-58, Advances To Round of 32

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Bo Ryan has to be pleased, his Badgers dispatched the Belmont Bruins with relative ease, doubled the scoring output from their last game, and left their disappointing losses to Penn State and Ohio...

Wisconsin Leads Belmont 34-27 At Half As Big Ten Looks For First Win In NCAA Tournament

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Penn State lost a heart breaker to Temple earlier today, so its up to Wisconsin to bring the first victory home for the Big Ten Conference in the 2011 Big Ten Tournament against the scrappy Belmont...

2011 NCAA Tournament: Can No. 4 Wisconsin Survive Upset Hungry Belmont?

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Wisconsin is heading into tonight's game coming off of a 36-33 loss to Penn State at the Big Ten Tournament, and a blowout win at No. 1 Ohio State, and now must face one of the most dangerous mid...

2011 NCAA Tournament Day 1: Penn State, Michigan State, and Wisconsin Set For Second Round Action

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Three of the seven Big Ten teams get underway today in the first full day of the NCAA Tournament. The Penn State Nittany Lions, Wisconsin Badgers and Michigan State Spartans all have a tough game...

Ohio State Wins 2011 Big Ten Tournament, 71-60 Over Penn State

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Ohio State has won its second straight Big Ten Tournament against the heavy underdog Penn State 71-60.  Ohio State broke free from the tough defense and methodical pace of the Nittany Lions in the...

2011 Big Ten Basketball Tournament: Ohio State Takes 29-26 Lead Over Penn State To Halftime

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If Ed Dechellis' strategy for beating the No. 1 Ohio State Buckeyes was to slow the pace, limit the number of possessions and keep things close until the end, his team is executing it to...

2011 Big Ten Basketball Tournament: Ohio State And Penn State Ready For Surprise Championship Game

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One player is a freshman who has seen success immediately as a college player, leading his team to a No.1 national ranking, and likely a No.1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament.  The other is a...

2011 Big Ten Tournament: Talor Battle Propels Penn State Past Michigan State 61-48, Will Face OSU in Championship

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Talor Battle has been playing these past three days for a chance to make the first and only NCAA tournament of his career. Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis, the senior guard broke the record for...

2011 Big Ten Tournament: Michigan State And Penn State Tied At 26 At Half.

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it looks like there is going to be yet another Big Ten Tournament going down right to the wire here in Indianapolis, as Michigan State and Penn State are playing tight tied at 26 apiece heading...

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