Princeton 1996

Great Moments in Tournament History: Princeton upsets UCLA

14 March 2015
Pete Carril and the Princeton Tigers were a constant thorn in the side of some of the biggest names in NCAA basketball history, as they’d taken Georgetown, Arkansas and Villanova down to the wire in the NCAA Tournament over the years. But it took until Carril’s 29th and final year as…
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2010 Butler HaywardShot

Great Moments in Tournament History: Butler’s Final Four run

11 March 2015
The comparisons between the 2010 Butler Bulldogs and the movie Hoosiers were understandable. Butler plays its home games at Hinkle Fieldhouse, the historic Indianapolis basketball arena where the legend of Hickory High was born when Milan High School won the 1954 state championship. On an April night just down the road…
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Indiana 1976

Great Moments in Tournament History: Unbeaten Hoosiers

09 March 2015
The year was 1976 and the team was Indiana. Coached by the always entertaining Bobby Knight, the Hoosiers rolled to a national championship with a perfect, 32-0 season. With UCLA having recorded four unbeaten seasons of its own between 1964 and 1973, little would anyone have known at the time…
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Danny Manning Kansas

Great Moments in Tournament History: Danny and the Miracles

08 March 2015
In 1988, Kansas’ Danny Manning carried the Jayhawks to an improbable national championship, earning his team the nickname Danny and the Miracles. Manning averaged 27 points per game during the tournament and scored 31 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in the championship game. Kansas finished the season with 11 losses,…
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