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I'm a fan of films and the strategic side of sports, and fan of the NFL and NBA, as well as NCAA Basketball. A sophomore at Middle Tennessee State University, I'm pursuing a degree in Video Production, as well as a minor in New Media Writing.

Instant Analysis: Kentucky makes big statement

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No. 1 Kentucky took care of No. 5 West Virginia at the Quicken Loans Arena tonight, dominating the Mountaineers in every facet of the game for a 78-39 victory.

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Sweet 16 Preview: 5 Ways West Virginia Can Stop Perfection

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No. 1 Kentucky has been unstoppable, going 36-0 and cruising into the Sweet 16. The No. 5 Mountaineers come into Thursday night as the underdogs, but freshman Daxter Miles Jr. told ESPN yesterday that he was confident in his team, and the Wildcats will be 36-1 tomorrow. While West Virginia fans appreciate his confidence, it will take more than that to bring down the juggernaut Kentucky, something Bob Huggins knows all too well. Here are five things West Virginia will have to do Thursday to end Kentucky’s perfect season.

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Instant Analysis: Duke rolls on

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No. 1 Duke cruised by No. 8 San Diego State in the Round of 32 today, 68-49, locking up its spot in the Sweet 16.

The game was never in question in the Time Warner Cable Arena, with Duke outscoring the Aztecs in both halves, and its defense remaining stout. Jahlil Okafor had a good day, ending the game with 26 points on 16 shots, but the real showing came from the Justin Winslow who grabbed 12 boards.

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