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NCAA Tournament

DeChellis: Penn State gave 'all I can ask'

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 7:26 PM
Amid the delirium of Temple's win, there was a losing team on the other side of the floor. It so happens that said team was one that just a few of you pay attention to. So here's the transcript of Penn State's postgame press conference, courtesy of ASAP Sports. On the dais were coach Ed DeChellis... Read more

Fran Dunphy admits he's happy

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 7:11 PM
We all know that Fran Dunphy is one of the most selfless people in college basketball. It is always about his players, even on a day like today when he won a game in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 17 years. It took some prodding, but Dunphy did admit that the win was pretty special. Here's... Read more

Video: Juan Fernandez's game-winner

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 4:51 PM
This happened: Read more

Live NCAA Tournament updates

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 5:33 AM
One of the two best days of the college basketball season is upon us. From noon to midnight, we'll be feasting on NCAA Tournament hoops from across the country. You can get updates on all today's action below, and click here for a live scoreboard and stats. I'll be chatting throughout the afternoon... Read more

Here's my bracket. What's yours?

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 7:20 AM
I finally have all my picks in. It took me a while to decide on some of them, but with the First Round starting tonight, there wasn't much time to waste. So here's my bracket. Now I want to see yours. Sign up for's NCAA Tournament pick'em contest, and join the "Soft Pretzel Logic Readers"... Read more

Complete NCAA Tournament first and second round schedule

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 4:06 PM
Here it is: the field of 68 teams in this year's NCAA Tournament. Make your picks in's March Madness Brackets Contest, and print out your own bracket (.pdf) by clicking here. At the bottom of this post is the transcript of my Selection Show live blog. If you're on a mobile device, click... Read more

Gus Johnson, Marv Albert ready for NCAA Tournament

Friday, March 11, 2011, 8:32 PM
NEW YORK - Every year, CBS Sports holds a press conference on the Tuesday of Championship Week at which reporters can interview the network's executives and NCAA Tournament broadcasters. This year was my third straight time covering the event. The previous two were held in an anonymous and relatively... Read more

CBS and Turner unveil NCAA Tournament TV schedule

Thursday, February 10, 2011, 10:27 AM
This year's NCAA Tournament was already going to be quite different from past years' editions because of the new first-round games. Now we know just how different it will really be. CBS and Turner unveilved their television schedule for the Big Dance today, and it is a dramatic departure from what... Read more

There is no such thing as impossible

Sunday, March 21, 2010, 9:30 PM
[Comment From Philly hustler] Cornell is a pretty good ballclub, but you still shouldn't be losing to an IVY league squad in the big Dance. [Comment From CK] temple's going to lose by 20 pts to an Ivy League team!!! Pathetic! Those remarks were posted in my Cornell-Temple liveblog on Friday. You... Read more

Sweet 16 schedule and annoucers

Sunday, March 21, 2010, 8:18 PM
Here's the schedule of tip times and announcer pairings for the regional semfinals... Thursday 7:07 p.m.: W1. Syracuse vs. W5. Butler at Salt Lake City (Gus Johnson and Len Elmore) 7:27 p.m.: E2. West Virginia vs. E11. Washington at Syracuse (Dick Enberg and Jay Bilas) 9:37 p.m.: W2. Kansas State... Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is's college sports blog, with a primary focus on the University of Pennsylvania. You'll also see coverage of the Big 5, other major college sports events in the region, and the annual Penn Relays track and field meet.

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