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NYU Reacts: March Madness

NYU Reacts: March Madness

Maddie Howard, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

WSN interviewed NYU students to gauge their interest and involvement in the affair just as March Madness comes to a close.

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The Sports Kid Column: Valar March-ghulis, All Brackets Must Die

The Sports Kid Column: Valar March-ghulis, All Brackets Must Die

Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor
March 25, 2016
Filed under COLUMNS, SPORTS

The Sports Kid breaks down what you think you know about parity when it comes to March Madness.

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Final Buzzer Sounds on Men’s and Women’s Basketball Seasons

Final Buzzer Sounds on Men’s and Women’s Basketball Seasons

Suhana Jagadesan, Contributing Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Two seasons came to an end Saturday, as the NYU men's and women's basketball teams were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament.

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March Madness in full swing

March Madness in full swing

Bobby Wagner, Sports Editor
March 23, 2015
Filed under SPORTS

2015 March Madness is in full swing. What about this unique tournament makes it so captivating year after year for millions of viewers?

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Basketball teams finish seasons

Basketball teams finish seasons

Bobby Wagner, Sports Editor
March 9, 2015
Filed under SPORTS

The men's and women's basketball teams left it all on the floor this past weekend in their respective end-of-the-season tournaments.

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Universities fail student athletes

Universities fail student athletes

April 9, 2014
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Although Monday may have marked the end of this year’s March Madness, the debate surrounding the toxic relationship between universities and student athletes has likely just begun. In the past few months, several controversies have come to light, including declining academic standards, potential uni...

UConn, Kentucky to put up fight

UConn, Kentucky to put up fight

April 7, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

March Madness is characterized by the improbable. The top-ranked teams do not always win and upsets are commonplace, which makes the tournament tantalizing to watch. Few would have predicted the finals we have the privilege to watch tonight. Two of the hottest teams, the UConn Huskies and the Kentucky...

Early favorites fail to live up to expectations in March Madness

Early favorites fail to live up to expectations in March Madness

March 25, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

This year was poised to be the year of traditional powers at the NCAA Basketball Championship. Perennial contenders like Duke University, University of Kansas and Syracuse University were expected to make runs toward a national championship thanks to rosters with superior, NBA-level talent. Following the tournament’s first two rounds, however, al...

Traditional powerhouses expected to lead in March Madness tournament

Traditional powerhouses expected to lead in March Madness tournament

March 4, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

When turning the calendar page to March, two things are readily apparent: both spring and the NCAA’s annual basketball tournament will soon be upon us. With Selection Sunday looming on March 16, college basketball programs across the nation will look to finish their seasons on a high note with the...

‘Ville victory caps mad march

‘Ville victory caps mad march

April 9, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

The Louisville Cardinals won the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball championship on Monday night. Lousville, one of the four top seeds in the March Madness tournament, ousted the Michigan Wolverines 82-76 in Atlanta, Ga., in front of a crowd of over 74,000 — the largest in history. In a game that fe...

NYU students know nothing about March Madness, sports in general

NYU students know nothing about March Madness, sports in general

April 1, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, SPORTS

While conducting a student poll about this year’s March Madness basketball tournament, WSN learned that no one on the NYU campus even knows what basketball is. “Wait, what?” said many a disinterested student when asked about the annual tournament. WSN asked about specific details concerni...

NCAA basketball tournament shows no favorites

NCAA basketball tournament shows no favorites

March 25, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

It’s that special time of year again: the weather is improving, the snow is melting and the NCAA has begun another edition of its annual Division I basketball tournament, also known as March Madness. The annual 68-team, single elimination contest never fails to disappoint — schools that have secured a spot in ...

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