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Texas Southern Tigers vs. Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Four Preview

SWAC, NEC champions get March Madness started with the opening game in Bloomington
Texas Southern Tigers vs. Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Four Preview

It's NCAA Tournament time once again, and Texas Southern and Mount St. Mary's have the honor of kicking March Madness off with their First Four matchup on Thursday. The champions of the SWAC and NEC will tip-off from the campus of the University of Indiana with hopes of advancing to the First Round of the NCAA Tournament to face Big Ten champion and East Region No. 1 seed Michigan on Saturday.

 

College Basketball's Top 10 Coaching Hires for 2012

Our coundown of the top 10 college basketball coaching hires, plus other superlatives
<p> Summing up the college basketball coaching carousel</p>

Only in college basketball could 45 programs make coaching changes and only a handful of them be truly blockbuster. No moves at Arizona or Kentucky as in recent seasons.

The biggest name to move may be Frank Martin from Kansas State to South Carolina. The biggest vacancy was at Illinois, where the Illini struck out on their top candidates before hiring Ohio’s John Groce.