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10 Teams To Watch In The NCAA Tournament

Every year in the NCAA Tournament, we see great games, finishes, a few upsets and some dramatic moments. But which teams should we keep an eye on that likely survive the first weekend? Who will get to the Final Four, and which smaller school has the best chance to pull off an upset? Here are 10 teams to keep an eye on as we head to Selection Sunday.

03/12/2015

DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 21: Justise Winslow #12 and Quinn Cook #2 of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate during their win against the Clemson Tigers at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 78-56. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Five Great College Basketball Games Left This Season

Here are five games this week that will get you ready for the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

03/01/2015

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Podcast Page! 1-26-15 The WCCO Morning News With DAVE LEE!

Monday Morning featured the return of MIKE LYNCH! Click the link above to hear highlights.

01/26/2015

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PODCAST PAGE: 12-4-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!

Thursday highlights…..Click the link above to listen back to Dave Lee!

12/04/2014

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Duke The Dog Sworn In As Mayor Of Cormorant, Minn.

Every dog has his day and Saturday is it for Duke the dog. Duke was elected mayor of the northwestern Minnesota community of Cormorant, and he being is sworn in Saturday.

08/16/2014

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 02: Jamie Skeen #21 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams goes to the hoop against Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.

Top 5 NCAA Final Four Moments Ever

The NCAA Final Four has given us many amazing moments in its illustrious history. Here are the top 5.

04/02/2014

Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

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Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

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Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

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1-1-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Click the link to listen to Mike Max talk with Dave Lee about the Wild and Coach Yeo, Johnny Football and more.

01/01/2014

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12-13-13 Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Sid Hartman and Coach K from Duke talked to each other….what did Coach have to say? Click the link to listen to the podcast.

12/13/2013

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Tyus Jones Chooses To Take His Talent To Duke

Another one of Minnesota’s star basketball recruits announced Friday that he will be leaving the state.

11/15/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

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Curry, Plumlee Power Duke By Albany 73-61

Seth Curry scored 26 points, Mason Plumlee had 23 and second-seeded Duke beat Albany 73-61 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional.

03/22/2013

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College Basketball Pregame Playlist

It takes a heavy library of new and oldschool jams to keep today’s college basketball players motivated. Check out what and who these players listen to while getting pumped before a big game.

03/15/2013

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Spending Time With MN’s Nationally Known Tyus Jones

You have to go way back to Sam Jacobson to remember a player that created this much basketball buzz.

03/08/2013

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Rothstein: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops; Stony Brook’s Raw Deal & Other Notes

How do you slow down Ryan Kelly? Put Reggie Bullock on him.

03/08/2013

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Minnesota Nets No. 9 Ranking On AP Top 25

For the third straight week Duke is the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press’ Top 25, and for the first time in 16 years Minnesota is in the top 10.

12/31/2012

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No. 5 Duke Manhandles Minnesota, 89-71

Seth Curry scored 25 points and Mason Plumlee added 20 points and a career-high-matching 17 rebounds as No. 5 Duke’s starters scored all but two of the Blue Devils’ points in an 89-71 victory over Minnesota on Thursday in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

11/22/2012

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Gophers Prepare For Stiffer Competition In Bahamas

A nice trip to the Bahamas sure sounded like a great way for the Golden Gophers to spend the Thanksgiving weekend until they looked at the competition waiting for them.

11/21/2012

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Blind Dog, Guide Dog Duo Find New Home

Two memorable dogs WCCO-TV first introduced you to a couple weeks ago now have a home.

07/26/2011

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Blind Yellow Lab Has Her Own Guide Dog

Some things in life are predictable. Find Duke and you’ll find Daisy. It is quickly apparent the two yellow Labrador retrievers get along better together. Without Duke, you see, Daisy bumps into things — a lot.

07/11/2011

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Jane Goodall’s Chimp Research Archive Leaves U Of M

Chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall is moving her vast collection of field data away from the U of M to Duke University.

03/17/2011