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After the buzzer sounded, confetti fell from the rafters of Reliant Stadium in Houston, marking a national championship won by the University of Connecticut. But people will quickly forget it.
Go ahead, hum the music to yourself now. It’s in your head, like it always is on championship night.
The national championship game in college basketball is usually a fairly neutral affair. Alums and locals root for their respective schools, and the rest of the country splits the difference. Tonight, however, throw all placidity …
With his team up, 58-54, with a little over three minutes left in its national semifinal game against VCU, Butler guard Shelvin Mack took a few dribbles near the top of the three-point arc, eyes in the direction of the rim, ready …
TIME’s Sean Gregory traded his notebook for a camera to provide a rare off-court look at the electric atmosphere at Reliant Stadium.
The men’s college basketball national semifinals tip off this evening from Houston. VCU battles Butler at 6:09 ET, and Kentucky squares off against Connecticut after. Here are the key players and trends to look for from each team:
Cinderellas. Underdogs. Long shots. Sleepers. Call them what you will — during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, they put the madness in March. And with No. 11 Virginia Commonwealth University making a remarkable run …
On Sunday VCU, out of Richmond and the Colonial Athletic Conference, whipped top-seeded Kansas, 71-61, to make the Final Four.
The first two rounds the March Madness lived up to the hype, like they always seem to do.
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