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North Dakota-Minnesota Rivalry Renewed At Frozen 4

The North Dakota-Minnesota hockey series was a significant casualty of the football-driven conference realignment that interrupted so many classic rivalries across the country. As if prearranged to mollify fans frustrated by the first regular season in 67 years without this border-state matchup, the rivalry will be revived at the Frozen Four in Philadelphia. Those close to the clash felt like it was supposed to happen.

04/05/2014

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Nic Dowd Scores In OT For St. Cloud State

Nic Dowd scored with 2:39 left in overtime to give St. Cloud State a 4-3 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday night the NCAA West Regional semifinals. Dowd, a Hobey Baker Award finalist who leads the Huskies with 22 goals, fired a wrist shot from the left circle that beat Steven Summerhays high. “At this point, any shot’s a good shot,” said Dowd, whose Huskies (22-10-5) will play top-seeded Minnesota on Sunday for a spot in the Frozen Four. The Gophers beat Robert Morris 7-3.

03/30/2014

Traevon Jackson of the Wisconsin Badgers drives on Aaron Gordon of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half during the West Regional Final. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Beats Arizona 64-63 In OT In West Region

Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona to advance to the Final Four.

03/29/2014

Minnesota Beats Robert Morris 7-3 In NCAA West

Minnesota earned the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament with strong goaltending and a balanced offense. The Gophers used the same formula Saturday night to advance to the West Regional final. Nate Condon scored twice and Adam Wilcox made 22 saves to help the Gophers beat Robert Morris 7-3.

03/29/2014

Scottie Wilbekin of the Florida Gators goes to the basket as Jordan Sibert and Devin Oliver of the Dayton Flyers defend during the south regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Florida 1st To Final Four, Beating Dayton 62-52

Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half as Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers.

03/29/2014

Russ Smith of the Louisville Cardinals dunks the ball over Julius Randle of the Kentucky Wildcats. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kentucky Tops Louisville 74-69 In Midwest Regional

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals.

03/28/2014

Keith Appling and Travis Trice of the Michigan State Spartans fight for the loose ball against Mike Tobey of the Virginia Cavaliers. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Michigan State Beats Virginia 61-59

Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 to advance to East Regional final.

03/28/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Potholes, NCAA Ribbons & Flower Show Leftovers

Breanna from Anoka asked: Why are potholes called potholes? Taylor from Rosemount wanted to know: What do the red, white and blue ribbons on the floors of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament stand for?

03/28/2014

Kaleb Tarczewski of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot as Skylar Spencer of the San Diego State Aztecs is called for a goal-tending in the second half. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Arizona Holds Off San Diego State 70-64

Arizona rallied to beat San Diego State 70-64 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA tournament.

03/28/2014

Dorian Finney-Smith of the Florida Gators goes up for a shot as Travis Wear of the UCLA Bruins defends during a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Gators Win Their 29th Straight, Down UCLA 79-68

Michael Frazier II hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points as Florida beat UCLA 79-68 to reach its fourth consecutive NCAA regional final.

03/27/2014

Kendall Pollard of the Dayton Flyers dunks against the Stanford Cardinal during a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dayton tops Stanford 82-72 in Sweet 16

Jordan Sibert scored 18 points and Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 while Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 to make the Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.

03/27/2014

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Fmr. Wolves Player Leading Iowa State To Sweet-16

His name is Fred Hoiberg and we got to know him as a member of the Timberwolves. Now, he’s leading Iowa State to the Sweet-16 in his home town of Ames, Iowa. But could he one day be called to the Timberwolves as its next head coach?

03/26/2014

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Minnesota Is Top Seed In NCAA Hockey Tournament

Minnesota is the top overall seed in the NCAA hockey tournament. Boston College, Union and Wisconsin also received No. 1 seeds when the 16-team field was announced Sunday.

03/23/2014

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Penn State Wins 4th Straight Wrestling Title

Penn State won its fourth consecutive NCAA wrestling title, holding off Minnesota 109.5-104 on Saturday night. Oklahoma State placed third with 96.5 points, Iowa was fourth with 78.5 and Edinboro (Pa.) fifth with 62.

03/22/2014

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Penn State leads In NCAA Wrestling Championships

Three-time defending champion Penn State holds the slimmest of leads heading into the final day of the NCAA national wrestling championships.

03/22/2014

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