March Madness

Feb 1, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright reacts during the first half against the Creighton Bluejays at Wells Fargo Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 25, 2020 - 8:45 pm
March was supposed to be the month for Villanova University to play in the NCAA Tournament. But with the coronavirus pandemic canceling March Madness, Wildcats coach Jay Wright has been looking for his own version of a new normal this month. Read more here.
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Jesse Pantuosco
March 12, 2020 - 4:34 pm
The spreading coronavirus pandemic prompted the cancellation of the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on Thursday, a day after the NCAA said the events would carry on without spectators.
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In this March 19, 2019, file photo, Fairleigh Dickinson's Kaleb Bishop (12) and Prairie View A&M's Iwin Ellis (13) leap for the opening tip-off.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 5:09 pm
NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Read more here.
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Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) high-fives a fan after shooting the game-winning three point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Houston.
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Tim Jimenez
March 03, 2020 - 8:07 am
The National College Players Association says the NCAA should consider having men's and women's tournament games in empty arenas and eliminating events where players and fans interact. The NBA, in a memo sent to teams on Sunday, offered 10 recommendations to players with hopes of decreasing risks...
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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'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'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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