March Madness

Virginia Cavaliers guard De'Andre Hunter (12) cuts down the net after beating the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the championship game of the 2019 men's Final Four at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
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Tim Jimenez
April 09, 2019 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NCAA men's basketball title game was an overtime thriller Monday night. The University of Virginia is now home to the national champs, and a player who calls Philly home had a lot to do with it. The clock was winding down. The game was on the line. Virginia needed...
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Virginia's De'Andre Hunter (12) goes up for a basket during the first half in the championship of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Texas Tech, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis.
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April 09, 2019 - 6:41 am
By Eddie Pells, AP National Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Now that, Virginia, is the way to close out a season. And quiet those critics, too. Led by De'Andre Hunter and his NBA-ready game, the Cavaliers turned themselves into national champions Monday night, holding off tenacious, ferocious Texas Tech...
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An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the NCAA.com's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA.
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March 26, 2019 - 7:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the NCAA.com's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA. Gregg Nigl of Columbus told The Columbus Dispatch he almost didn't fill out his bracket last week, saying he was home sick...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, North Carolina's Cameron Johnson (13) dunks against Gonzaga during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
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March 19, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Noah Trister, AP Sports Writer At this time of year, everyone's in search of a system — some way of simplifying the brackets and making it a little easier to pick one champion out of all those contenders. You could go with the most experienced coaches, or perhaps the teams playing the best...
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General view of March Madness basketball during practice before the First Four in the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Dayton Arena.
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Tim Jimenez
March 19, 2019 - 9:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NCAA tournament tips off on Tuesday night. Even though March Madness can be quite a distraction for people at work, a new survey says the good may actually outweigh the bad. A survey from global staffing firm Robert Half , shows 72 percent of senior managers...
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2016 Villanova Parade
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Tim Jimenez
December 13, 2018 - 10:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year, according to Google, among the most frequently asked questions were “Who won Mega Millions?” and “What is Bitcoin?” As for the “Where is...” question, the top search for 2018 in the U.S. was “Where is Villanova?” Google released its list of the top searches...
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Villanova Parade
Photo credit: Holli Stephens
April 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nova Nation took over Center City Thursday to celebrate the Wildcats' NCAA National Championship. Big crowds lined both sides of Market Street to get a glimpse of the championship team. Smiling players tossed tee shirts to the fans and took turns holding the trophy...
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Villanova Fans
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Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2018 - 10:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Classes were canceled at Villanova University on Thursday because of the parade , so students went on a field trip of champions that started with a train ride to Philadelphia. Decked out in their blue and white, the students made the short walk from campus to the...
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villanova fans celebrating
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Andrew Kramer
April 02, 2018 - 10:58 am
BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - The Villanova Wildcats look to make history once again Monday night as they face Michigan in the NCAA National Title game. Many students and alumni who can't make it out to San Antonio for the big game will be showing their support from the Main Line. That...
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