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Best NCAA Tournament Teams Ever By Seed

The NCAA Tournament expanded in 1985, making March Madness what it is today
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Best NCAA Tournament Teams Ever By Seed

In the 2021 NCAA Tournament, Oral Roberts came up just short of becoming the first No. 15 seed to advance to the Elite Eight, falling to Arkansas 72-70. The Golden Eagles can still lay claim to being the greatest 15-seed in the history of March Madness.

 

LSU Tigers vs. Michigan Wolverines Prediction: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview

Top-seeded Wolverines look to avoid the upset against the Tigers
LSU Tigers vs. Michigan Wolverines Prediction: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview

East Region No. 1 seed Michigan gets its first test of the NCAA Tournament on Monday night against No. 8 LSU. The Wolverines are coming off an 82-66 victory over 16 seed Texas Southern. Mike Smith led four double-digit scorers with 18 points in a game whose outcome was never really in doubt.

 

LSU clamped down on defense, holding No. 9 St. Bonaventure to just 61 points in a 76-61 victory. Cameron Thomas was awesome with 27 points while getting to the line 13 times overall. The Tigers out-rebounded the Bonnies 49-30 in the win.

 

St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs. LSU Tigers Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview

The A-10 champs get a crack at Will Wade and LSU on Saturday
St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs. LSU Tigers Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview

One of the more intriguing matchups in contrasting styles gets underway Saturday as SEC runner-up LSU takes on the Atlantic 10 champion St. Bonaventure. The ultimate irony to a game like this is if VCU beat the Bonnies last week, would they in this matchup taking on their former coach Will Wade?

 

This Day in Sports History: June 24

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 24

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 24 is the day in which the Orlando Magic drafted two of the NBA's all-time best centers and the longest tennis match in history took place.

 

LSU Basketball: Tigers Team Preview and Season Prediction 2019-20

Tigers have the talent to contend in SEC
LSU Tigers 2019-20 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

The wish for LSU this season will be for more stability, even if it means fewer wins and cutting down fewer nets.
The 2018-19 Tigers went 28–7 (tying for the second-most wins in school history), won the program’s first SEC regular-season title in a decade and reached the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since making the 2006 Final Four.

LSU Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans Prediction: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview

Tigers and Spartans clash in Washington D.C. with Elite Eight berth on the line
LSU Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans Prediction: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview

Four teams enter the nation's capital fresh off a pair of NCAA Tournament wins. They haven't all been pretty, they haven't all been blowouts. But they've been wins, and in a time appropriately dubbed as "madness," wins are simply the most important commodity to collect.

 

Maryland Terrapins vs. LSU Tigers Prediction: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview

Terrapins and Tigers square off in Jacksonville with berth in Sweet 16 at stake
Maryland Terrapins vs. LSU Tigers Prediction: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview

The first day of the NCAA Tournament concluded with few upsets but a bit more chaos throughout the day. Two of those survivors meet in the second round when 3-seed LSU squares off with 6-seed Maryland in Jacksonville.

 

LSU escaped a late threat from 14-seed Yale on Thursday. The Tigers dominated the majority of the game, but the Bulldogs mounted a late charge with an onslaught of 3-pointers in the final minutes. Maryland, meanwhile, simply reached the finish line first in a back-and-forth affair against 11-seed Belmont that went down to the final seconds.

LSU Basketball: Tigers Team Preview and Season Prediction 2018-19

Tigers hope to break three-year NCAA Tournament drought
LSU Tigers 2018-19 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

At a basketball luncheon this past season, LSU great Rudy Macklin was introduced to the audience, with a mention that he still held the school record with 32 rebounds in a game set in 1976. “Don’t worry,” LSU coach Will Wade said at the time. “We’re not going to be breaking any of your records [in 2017-18].”

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