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Trey Burke #3 and Nik Stauskas #11 of the Michigan Wolverines react after they won 71-56 against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 21, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan Beats South Dakota State 71-56

Glenn Robinson III scored 21 points and Mitch McGary added 13 points and nine rebounds, helping fourth-seeded Michigan overcome a rough night for Trey Burke in a 71-56 NCAA tournament win over 13th-seeded South Dakota State on Thursday night.

03/22/2013

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Good Question: Why Aren’t More Minn. Colleges In Division I?

When it comes to NCAA Division I programs in Minnesota, there’s only one. Alaska has zero D-I teams while Hawaii, Maine, Vermont and Wyoming are the only other states with just one completely D-I program.

03/21/2013

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Wells Leads Maryland To 75-62 Win Over Wake Forest

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Dez Wells scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Maryland beat pesky Wake Forest 75-62 on Thursday night in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

03/15/2013

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NC State Rolls Past Virginia Tech 80-63 In ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Richard Howell kept attacking the rim and the boards alongside C.J. Leslie, while Lorenzo Brown was the transition-powering point guard eager to take on a tough defensive assignment against the Atlantic Coast Conference’s player of the year.

03/15/2013

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Interest Rate On College Loans Could Double This Summer

The interest rate on some federal college loans is set to double this summer if Congress doesn’t do something about it.

03/14/2013

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Kansas, K-State Favored As Big 12 Tourney Opens

Kansas State and Kansas tied for the regular-season Big 12 title, but that doesn’t mean they feel very good about themselves entering the league tournament.

03/12/2013

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Joe Mihalich And Niagara A Perfect Match

Joe Mihalich’s Niagara Purple Eagles have just eliminated Siena in the quarterfinals of the MAAC basketball tournament. Siena senior O.D. Anosike has played his last collegiate game.

03/11/2013

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Five Things: Belmont Punches Ticket, A Buzzer Beater, And Hoosiers Become Big 10 Champs

The Big dance is right around the corner and teams are making strides towards being part of it. It all started this weekend with a buzzer beater, Kentucky barely holding on and Belmont joining the tourney. A wild weekend indeed!

03/11/2013

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Five Things: A Renewed Rivalry, Niagara Eagles Eliminated, And Elite Stag Defense

One more team will join the big dance by the services of a popular tourney! The Metro Atlantic Athletic Tournament got under way and the stand out defense of the Rider stags kick started it in nice way! Along with other teams eliminated, important events you can’t miss!

03/11/2013

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U Of M Tests Year-Round Classes This Fall

The University of Minnesota is testing out a program that eliminates summer break for college students. Classes would go year-round.

02/11/2013

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Good Question: How Much Should We Save For Our Kids’ College?

Outside of buying a house, college may be the biggest expense many of us have.

01/31/2013

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Flat Tuition Pledge Central To University Aid Bid

Here’s a tradeoff University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is pitching to state lawmakers: Boost aid to the school and tuition for in-state undergraduates won’t go up.

01/11/2013

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MN Biz Survey Boasts Job Growth In 2013

On the outskirts of Sartell, Minn., sits a Minnesota success story. W3i develops mobile and web apps for companies around the world — and businesses is booming.

01/08/2013

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Student Writing Centers Buttress Skills Corroded By Social Media

National studies show our kids are flunking when it comes to a basic skill — being able to write.

11/29/2012

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Minn. Duluth Beats St. Cloud St. 2-1

Wade Bergman’s third-period goal lifted Minnesota-Duluth to a 2-1 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win over St. Cloud State.

11/24/2012

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