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Instant Analysis: No. 8 NC State wins at buzzer

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Following the theme of today’s games, LSU and NC State kept it close. It appeared to be your typical 8-9 match-up until about 5 minutes left in the first half when LSU went on a 21-6 leading into halftime … at which point I thought this game was over. Clearly I hadn’t learned my lesson from the rest of the 1st round. NC State would make me pay for that when they went on a 18-3 run to close out the game. North Carolina went on to win 66-65.

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Instant Analysis: No. 6 Xavier outlasts Ole Miss

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After losing four out of five games previously, Ole Miss had to rally from a 17-point deficit against BYU. They must have had a little of that St. Patty’s Day luck hangover left in that come from behind win. Unfortunately, that means nothing to the NCAA Tournament as Xavier rolled them over, 76-57.

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Instant Analysis: No. 11 Ole Miss rallies to stun BYU

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If you are a fan of fast-paced, non-stop, pull up transition bombs, high-flying dunks, and poor defense, this was your game. If you were watching in the first half, maybe you didn’t tune in for the second. For your soul’s sake, I hope you kept watching. True, BYU was up 17 at halftime, but you have to know better than to change the channel during March, man. Such a rookie mistake. Ole Miss came raging back in the second half to somehow find a way to beat the Cougars, 94-90.

For all the talk that college basketball lacks scoring and is boring to watch, tonight’s game zipped a few lips for quite a while. This game was filled to the brim with ridiculous shots and alley oops that it seemed like a game of NBA 2K15. Granted, the defense wasn’t exactly Virginia-esque, but we can let that slide for one night. It’s tourney time, baby!

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