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2013 NCAA tournament third round Sunday TV schedule

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 12:41 AM
Click here for Saturday's TV schedule. Sunday (all times are Eastern): 12:15 p.m.: W2. Ohio State vs. W10. Iowa State at Dayton, Ohio (CBS/Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//Tracy Wolfson) 3:06 p.m.: E1. Indiana vs. E9. Temple at Dayton, Ohio (CBS/Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/Tracy Wolfson) 5:25 p.m.: S1. Kansas... Read more

Live chat: 2013 NCAA tournament Friday marathon

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 10:39 PM
UPDATE (3:50 p.m.) - No. 9 Temple advanced past No. 8 N.C. State with a 76-72 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. - - - - - I have been covering college basketball in Philadelphia for a decade now, and I can't remember heading into a day as wild as this one promises to be. Since I moved... Read more

La Salle coach John Giannini: 'We feel like we're on top of the world'

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 9:29 PM
La Salle's 1954 national championship was won at Kansas City's famous old Municipal Auditorium. Just a few blocks away sits the modern, glittering Sprint Center. That's where the Explorers will face Kansas State on Friday. Courtesy of ASAP Sports, here's a transcript of La Salle's press conference... Read more

Kansas State ready for 'a big‑boy game' against La Salle

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 9:18 PM
Courtesy of ASAP Sports, here's a transcript of Kansas State's press conference ahead of Friday's game against la Salle in Kansas City. Q. Jordan, last year you had such a good NCAA tournament. Can you talk about your confidence coming into this tournament, address how your back is feeling right... Read more

Live chat: La Salle vs. Boise State

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 5:42 PM
Matchup: W13a. Boise State vs. W13b. La Salle, NCAA Tournament First Round Time: 9:12 p.m. EDT Venue: University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio TV/Radio: truTV (Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg and Tracy Wolfson)/WNTP 990-AM The final game of the NCAA tournament's first round is the one we care about most... Read more

La Salle coach John Giannini: 'You have to build a culture'

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 3:55 PM
Courtesy of ASAP Sports, here's a transcript of La Salle's press conference ahead of Wednesday night's NCAA tournament first round game against Boise State in Dayton. THE MODERATOR: We're ready to be joined by the La Salle student‑athletes, Sam Mills, Tyreek Duren, and Ramon Galloway. Q. Ramon... Read more

Boise State coach Leon Rice: La Salle has 'got so many weapons and so many ways to score'

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 3:29 PM
Courtesy of ASAP Sports, here's a transcript of Boise State's press conference ahead of Wednesday night's NCAA tournament first round game against La Salle in Dayton. THE MODERATOR: We're now being joined by Boise State student‑athletes Anthony Drmic, Jeff Elorriaga, and Derrick Marks. Q. Anthony... Read more

Here’s my 2013 NCAA tournament bracket

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 3:22 PM
For a while, I had talked myself out of doing a bracket this year. I wanted to have the discipline to not bother, to just sit back and enjoy watching games without caring about pools or being held to predictions. Well, just hours before the start of the first round, I got talked back into it. So here... Read more

Video: A burden off La Salle coach John Giannini's shoulders

Monday, March 18, 2013, 5:55 PM
La Salle coach John Giannini was very much the man of the hour during Monday's Coaches vs. Cancer March Madness Tip-Off Breakfast at the Palestra. After the event ended, I talked with him for a few minutes about how it feels to have ended the Explorers' 21-year NCAA Tournament drought. Read more

Video: La Salle celebrates its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1992

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 9:54 PM
There was quite a celebration at 20th and Olney on Sunday night, as La Salle earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 21 years. We've got two cool videos from the occasion: one by staff photographer David Maialetti and one by La Salle's athletic department. I would think that whatever school... Read more
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