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NCAA March Madness

The Michigan State Spartans celebrating beating the Duke Blue Devils in the championship game of the east regional. 

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The Michigan State Spartans celebrating beating the Duke Blue Devils in the championship game of the east regional. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

The Michigan State Spartans celebrating beating the Duke Blue Devils in the championship game of the east regional. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan State Spartans forwards Nick Ward and Kenny Goins celebrate after beating the Duke Blue Devils.   Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan State Spartans forwards Nick Ward and Kenny Goins celebrate after beating the Duke Blue Devils. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan State Spartans forwards Nick Ward and Kenny Goins celebrate after beating the Duke Blue Devils. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports
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Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson reacts after losing to the Michigan State Spartans.   Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson reacts after losing to the Michigan State Spartans. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson reacts after losing to the Michigan State Spartans. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports
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Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson and Michigan State Spartans forward Xavier Tillman go for a loose ball.  Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson and Michigan State Spartans forward Xavier Tillman go for a loose ball. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson and Michigan State Spartans forward Xavier Tillman go for a loose ball. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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Auburn Tigers head coach Bruce Pearl gets confetti dumped on his head after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats in the championship game of the midwest regional.   Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Auburn Tigers head coach Bruce Pearl gets confetti dumped on his head after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats in the championship game of the midwest regional. Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Auburn Tigers head coach Bruce Pearl gets confetti dumped on his head after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats in the championship game of the midwest regional. Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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Auburn Tigers guard Jared Harper shoots against Kentucky Wildcats forward Reid Travis.  Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Auburn Tigers guard Jared Harper shoots against Kentucky Wildcats forward Reid Travis. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Auburn Tigers guard Jared Harper shoots against Kentucky Wildcats forward Reid Travis. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
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Purdue Boilermakers forward Grady Eifert and guard Ryan Cline react in the locker room after the loss to the Virginia Cavaliers in the championship game of the south regional. 
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Purdue Boilermakers forward Grady Eifert and guard Ryan Cline react in the locker room after the loss to the Virginia Cavaliers in the championship game of the south regional. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Purdue Boilermakers forward Grady Eifert and guard Ryan Cline react in the locker room after the loss to the Virginia Cavaliers in the championship game of the south regional. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports
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Virginia Cavaliers head coach Tony Bennett reacts during the net cutting ceremony after the championship game against the Purdue Boilermakers.  Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers head coach Tony Bennett reacts during the net cutting ceremony after the championship game against the Purdue Boilermakers. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers head coach Tony Bennett reacts during the net cutting ceremony after the championship game against the Purdue Boilermakers. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
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Virginia Cavaliers forward Mamadi Diakite goes up for a shot ahead of Purdue Boilermakers guard Carsen Edwards during the championship game of the south regional. 
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Virginia Cavaliers forward Mamadi Diakite goes up for a shot ahead of Purdue Boilermakers guard Carsen Edwards during the championship game of the south regional. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers forward Mamadi Diakite goes up for a shot ahead of Purdue Boilermakers guard Carsen Edwards during the championship game of the south regional. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports
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Virginia Cavaliers players lift the trophy during the trophy ceremony after the championship game against the Purdue Boilermakers of the south regional.  Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers players lift the trophy during the trophy ceremony after the championship game against the Purdue Boilermakers of the south regional. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers players lift the trophy during the trophy ceremony after the championship game against the Purdue Boilermakers of the south regional. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
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Texas Tech Red Raiders guard Davide Moretti and forward Tariq Owens celebrate the victory over Gonzaga Bulldogs following the championship game of the west regional. 
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Texas Tech Red Raiders guard Davide Moretti and forward Tariq Owens celebrate the victory over Gonzaga Bulldogs following the championship game of the west regional. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech Red Raiders guard Davide Moretti and forward Tariq Owens celebrate the victory over Gonzaga Bulldogs following the championship game of the west regional. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
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Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens celebrates the victory against Gonzaga Bulldogs in the championship game of the west regional.   Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens celebrates the victory against Gonzaga Bulldogs in the championship game of the west regional. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens celebrates the victory against Gonzaga Bulldogs in the championship game of the west regional. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
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Kentucky Wildcats guard Immanuel Quickley after defeating the Houston Cougars in the midwest regional.   Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky Wildcats guard Immanuel Quickley after defeating the Houston Cougars in the midwest regional. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky Wildcats guard Immanuel Quickley after defeating the Houston Cougars in the midwest regional. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
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Virginia Tech Hokies guard Ahmed Hill dunks on a pass from guard Justin Robinson against Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson in the semifinals of the east regional.  
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Virginia Tech Hokies guard Ahmed Hill dunks on a pass from guard Justin Robinson against Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson in the semifinals of the east regional. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Tech Hokies guard Ahmed Hill dunks on a pass from guard Justin Robinson against Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson in the semifinals of the east regional. Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports
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Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson dunks against Virginia Tech Hokies guard Ty Outlaw.   Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson dunks against Virginia Tech Hokies guard Ty Outlaw. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson dunks against Virginia Tech Hokies guard Ty Outlaw. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke reacts as he suffers an apparent injury against the North Carolina Tar Heels.  Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke reacts as he suffers an apparent injury against the North Carolina Tar Heels. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke reacts as he suffers an apparent injury against the North Carolina Tar Heels. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
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North Carolina Tar Heels forward Garrison Brooks tries to grab a rebound between Auburn Tigers forward Anfernee McLemore and forward Chuma Okeke.   Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

North Carolina Tar Heels forward Garrison Brooks tries to grab a rebound between Auburn Tigers forward Anfernee McLemore and forward Chuma Okeke. Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

North Carolina Tar Heels forward Garrison Brooks tries to grab a rebound between Auburn Tigers forward Anfernee McLemore and forward Chuma Okeke. Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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Purdue Boilermakers forward Aaron Wheeler tries to control the ball as Tennessee Volunteers forward Kyle Alexander (11), guard Jordan Bowden (23), and guard Lamonte Turner (1) defend.    Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Purdue Boilermakers forward Aaron Wheeler tries to control the ball as Tennessee Volunteers forward Kyle Alexander (11), guard Jordan Bowden (23), and guard Lamonte Turner (1) defend. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Purdue Boilermakers forward Aaron Wheeler tries to control the ball as Tennessee Volunteers forward Kyle Alexander (11), guard Jordan Bowden (23), and guard Lamonte Turner (1) defend. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
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Virginia Cavaliers forward Mamadi Diakite reacts with Oregon Ducks guard Ehab Amin.   Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers forward Mamadi Diakite reacts with Oregon Ducks guard Ehab Amin. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Cavaliers forward Mamadi Diakite reacts with Oregon Ducks guard Ehab Amin. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan Wolverines bench reacts during the 63-44 loss against Texas Tech Red Raiders.   Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan Wolverines bench reacts during the 63-44 loss against Texas Tech Red Raiders. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan Wolverines bench reacts during the 63-44 loss against Texas Tech Red Raiders. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
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Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens scores a basket against the Michigan Wolverines.   Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens scores a basket against the Michigan Wolverines. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens scores a basket against the Michigan Wolverines. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
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Florida State Seminoles guard Trent Forrest moves to the basket against Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Brandon Clarke.   Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Florida State Seminoles guard Trent Forrest moves to the basket against Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Brandon Clarke. Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Florida State Seminoles guard Trent Forrest moves to the basket against Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Brandon Clarke. Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
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Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden shoots as Purdue Boilermakers guard Sasha Stefanovic falls and forward Aaron Wheeler looks on.   Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden shoots as Purdue Boilermakers guard Sasha Stefanovic falls and forward Aaron Wheeler looks on. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden shoots as Purdue Boilermakers guard Sasha Stefanovic falls and forward Aaron Wheeler looks on. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
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Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden reacts after the loss to the Purdue Boilermakers during overtime. 
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Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden reacts after the loss to the Purdue Boilermakers during overtime. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden reacts after the loss to the Purdue Boilermakers during overtime. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports
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Purdue Boilermakers forward Aaron Wheeler dunks as Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden defends.    Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Purdue Boilermakers forward Aaron Wheeler dunks as Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden defends. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Purdue Boilermakers forward Aaron Wheeler dunks as Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden defends. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
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Seton Hall Pirates guard Myles Powell slides into a table on the sidelines after saving the ball from going out of bounds against the Wofford Terriers.   John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Seton Hall Pirates guard Myles Powell slides into a table on the sidelines after saving the ball from going out of bounds against the Wofford Terriers. John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Seton Hall Pirates guard Myles Powell slides into a table on the sidelines after saving the ball from going out of bounds against the Wofford Terriers. John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Brandon Clarke dunks against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights.   Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Brandon Clarke dunks against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Brandon Clarke dunks against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Oklahoma Sooners guard Miles Reynolds looks to regain possession during the second half against the Virginia Cavaliers. 

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Oklahoma Sooners guard Miles Reynolds looks to regain possession during the second half against the Virginia Cavaliers. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma Sooners guard Miles Reynolds looks to regain possession during the second half against the Virginia Cavaliers. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats forward Saddiq Bey competes for a rebound with St. Mary's Gaels forward Malik Fitts and forward Dan Sheets.   David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats forward Saddiq Bey competes for a rebound with St. Mary's Gaels forward Malik Fitts and forward Dan Sheets. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats forward Saddiq Bey competes for a rebound with St. Mary's Gaels forward Malik Fitts and forward Dan Sheets. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
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Kansas Jayhawks guard Devon Dotson has his shot blocked by Auburn Tigers forward Horace Spencer.  Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Jayhawks guard Devon Dotson has his shot blocked by Auburn Tigers forward Horace Spencer. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Jayhawks guard Devon Dotson has his shot blocked by Auburn Tigers forward Horace Spencer. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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A bird appears on the court before the game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Tennessee Volunteers.  Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

A bird appears on the court before the game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Tennessee Volunteers. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

A bird appears on the court before the game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Tennessee Volunteers. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan State Spartans forward Nick Ward falls on Bradley Braves guard Nate Kennell.   

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Michigan State Spartans forward Nick Ward falls on Bradley Braves guard Nate Kennell. Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan State Spartans forward Nick Ward falls on Bradley Braves guard Nate Kennell. Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
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Houston Cougars forward Fabian White Jr. battles for the ball with Ohio State Buckeyes forward Kyle Young and Buckeyes forward Andre Wesson.   Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Cougars forward Fabian White Jr. battles for the ball with Ohio State Buckeyes forward Kyle Young and Buckeyes forward Andre Wesson. Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Cougars forward Fabian White Jr. battles for the ball with Ohio State Buckeyes forward Kyle Young and Buckeyes forward Andre Wesson. Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats forward Jermaine Samuels reacts after scoring against the St. Mary's Gaels.   David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats forward Jermaine Samuels reacts after scoring against the St. Mary's Gaels. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats forward Jermaine Samuels reacts after scoring against the St. Mary's Gaels. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
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Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson is guarded by UCF Knights center Tacko Fall.    Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson is guarded by UCF Knights center Tacko Fall. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson is guarded by UCF Knights center Tacko Fall. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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The Ohio State Buckeyes mascot reacts on the court during a stoppage in play.   Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Ohio State Buckeyes mascot reacts on the court during a stoppage in play. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Ohio State Buckeyes mascot reacts on the court during a stoppage in play. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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The Houston Cougars players celebrate after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes.     Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Cougars players celebrate after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Cougars players celebrate after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Florida State Seminoles guard Terance Mann reacts after a score against the Murray State Racers.   David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Florida State Seminoles guard Terance Mann reacts after a score against the Murray State Racers. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Florida State Seminoles guard Terance Mann reacts after a score against the Murray State Racers. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
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Buffalo Bulls guard CJ Massinburg passes as Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens defends.  Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Bulls guard CJ Massinburg passes as Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens defends. Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Bulls guard CJ Massinburg passes as Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Tariq Owens defends. Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
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Ohio State Buckeyes guard C.J. Jackson leaps onto a media table while battling for the ball with Houston Cougars guard Galen Robinson Jr. 


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Ohio State Buckeyes guard C.J. Jackson leaps onto a media table while battling for the ball with Houston Cougars guard Galen Robinson Jr. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Ohio State Buckeyes guard C.J. Jackson leaps onto a media table while battling for the ball with Houston Cougars guard Galen Robinson Jr. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Amir Coffey shoots  against Michigan State Spartans forward Xavier Tillman.  Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Amir Coffey shoots against Michigan State Spartans forward Xavier Tillman. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Amir Coffey shoots against Michigan State Spartans forward Xavier Tillman. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports
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Oklahoma Sooners guard Aaron Calixte shoots around Mississippi Rebels forward KJ Buffen.  Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma Sooners guard Aaron Calixte shoots around Mississippi Rebels forward KJ Buffen. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma Sooners guard Aaron Calixte shoots around Mississippi Rebels forward KJ Buffen. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Duke Blue Devils forward Cam Reddish loses control of the ball while defended by UCF Knights forward Collin Smith. 
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Duke Blue Devils forward Cam Reddish loses control of the ball while defended by UCF Knights forward Collin Smith. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Duke Blue Devils forward Cam Reddish loses control of the ball while defended by UCF Knights forward Collin Smith. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Liberty Flames forward Scottie James falls onto a court side table as he chases a ball against the Virginia Tech Hokies.  
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Liberty Flames forward Scottie James falls onto a court side table as he chases a ball against the Virginia Tech Hokies. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Liberty Flames forward Scottie James falls onto a court side table as he chases a ball against the Virginia Tech Hokies. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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The shoes of Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson.     Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The shoes of Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The shoes of Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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