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Arizona Earns No. 1 Spot In Top 25

Credit – Chris Hook/Arizona Athletics

By Ryan Touhey,

Arizona freshman guard Rawle Alkins announced on Sunday that he had second thoughts about entering the NBA Draft, and instead opted to return to Arizona for this upcoming season. It may wind up being a logical choice for Alkins because Arizona is expected to accomplish big things during the 2017-18 NCAA basketball season.

NCAA March Madness Outlook

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By: Ryan Touhey,

According to NCAA.com, The Division I Men’s Basketball committee unveiled their predictions for the Sweet 16 for March Madness, on CBS this afternoon. They have the defending National Champions, the Villanova Wildcats, on top as the first seed, and have Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils, 16th. In between those teams are the likes of schools such as North Carolina, Louisville, and the currently-ranked number 1 team in the country, the Gonzaga Bulldogs. With the tournament a month away, and the regular season still currently ongoing, it’ll be interesting to see how accurate the committee was with their choices, and how everything ends up playing out.

Bracket 68 – Week of January 28, 2017

By Nick Puricelli,

Three teams in the Top 4 lost on Tuesday night shaking up the top 4 seeds once again for Bracket 68. #1 Villanova, #2 Kansas, & #4 Kentucky all lost on the road which will drop Villanova and Kansas out of a number one seed. The one constant comes from the best team in the west, 20-0 Gonzaga, remains the only undefeated team remaining. We’ll also look at the 2 teams to get hot, 4 higher seeds to lose early, and well look at the Mid Major of the week that involves a 50 point performance.

Arizona Holds Off A Late Texas A&M Rally

Credit – Arizona Daily Star

By Chris Ramirez,

Dusan Ristic tied a season-high with 18 points as No. 19 Arizona had to hold off a late Texas A&M rally for a 67-63 win. Ristic scored 14 of Arizona’s first 24 points and finished 8 – 12 from the field for Arizona. 

There’s Madness, But Not At Midnight

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By Regina Robinson,

It used to be that when the clock struck twelve, the NCAA’s Cinderellas entered the ballroom (arena), to be ooh’d and ahh’d by the fans whose biggest wish is for their team to get a go at the glass slipper at the postseason Big Dance.