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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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Saturday Syllabus: Games Not to Miss

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It’s the last full weekend of the regular season as mid-major and low-major conferences begin their conference tournaments next week. And the slate of games doesn’t disappoint. There are two huge games in the Big 12 (but aren’t we saying that every weekend?), a late-night special in the WCC and a Big East battle that has all the makings of an instant classic. Grab your popcorn and settle in for a day of fantastic hoops.

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Progress Report: Western Mid-Majors

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With the exception of the WCC and its trio of Gonzaga, St. Mary’s and BYU, many of the teams leading the mid-major and low-major conferences out West are relative unknowns. One team has won more games than it’s ever won at the Division I level. Another is leading the nation in scoring … while yet another has the nation’s leading scorer in Tyler Harvey, pictured above. Two teams are clear-cut favorites, while most of the others are battling for a shot at a coveted spot in the NCAA Tournament. As we head toward the final week of the regular season, here’s a primer to bring you up to speed before the conference tournaments get underway.

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