The Lives of Division III College Athletes

By Kurtis Kendall For the Love of the Game We often hear a lot about division one (D1) athletes on a nationwide scale. Many of these individuals we watch on TV, cheering for or against them while we take in the game before us. We debate about where these athletes might get drafted, perhaps hoping for one of them to […]

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Virginia Wins Men’s First National Basketball Title

By Jaly Marquez Last year, the Virginia Cavaliers experienced a huge upset as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a 16 seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. This year, the Cavaliers had mounting pressures to try and redeem themselves after an unfortunate early finish the year prior. It’s safe to say that they did, in fact, redeem […]

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March Madness 101

By Jaly Marquez Sports fans all love March because if you have any real love for college basketball you live for March Madness. March Madness is the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament. It is highly anticipated because it is a single-elimination tournament of 68 teams that each compete in seven different rounds for the national championship. To be able […]

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March Madness – 2013

By Derek Staples The odds of predicting an entire March Madness bracket correctly is slim to none. Dr. Jeff Bergen, a professor at DePaul University recently estimated the probability of a perfect bracket for someone who “knows basketball” as 1 in 128 billion, which is far from encouraging, but for most, the goal is not to be perfect, but to […]

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Men’s basketball starts strong

By Michael Ingram-Rubin Can the Fitchburg State men’s basketball team become the next Kentucky Wildcats of Division 3? As head men’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, John Calipari has been able to keep fans on their feet with his well-balanced and very talented teams. This year, Fitchburg coach Derek Shell plans to do the same. “This year I […]

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