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Wisconsin Fans Take Over Minneapolis Bar

Faithful Bucky Badger fans filled the 508 Bar in downtown Minneapolis Saturday night to watch the team in the Final Four. The whole place was packed with Wisconsin fans all day. “I just want it so badly that it’s terrifying to think that it’s so close but it’s going to be a big battle,” Wisconsin fan Greta Hughes said.

04/05/2014

Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after a one-point victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, To Play For Title

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a one-point victory over Wisconsin.

04/05/2014

79,444 people attended the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament semi-finals at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Final Four Sets NCAA Attendance Record

The national semifinals drew 79,444 AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 13, 2003.

04/05/2014

Shabazz Napier of the Connecticut Huskies goes up for a shot as Dorian Finney-Smith of the Florida Gators defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal. (Photo by Chris Steppig-Pool/Getty Images)

Daniels Sparks UConn To 63-53 Upset Of Florida

DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak.

04/05/2014

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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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