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The Road To The 1989 Final Four

The Road To The 1989 Final Four (0)

One interim coach completed a magic ride and a newcomer to the scene made his first big statement. The Big Ten filled the field and a developing dynasty continued to stride forward. Those were the

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The Road To The 1977 Final Four

The Road To The 1977 Final Four (0)

The 1977 Final Four was the year Al McGuire rode into retirement in a blaze of glory with the Marquette Warriors. It was also a year when Jerry Tarkanian made his first appearance on college

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The Road To The 1986 Final Four

The Road To The 1986 Final Four (0)

The 1986 Final Four was a seminal moment in college basketball history. It was the last Final Four and national championship for a great coach in Louisville’s Denny Crum. In the title game he beat

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The Road To The 1983 Final Four

The Road To The 1983 Final Four (0)

The 1983 Final Four is a watershed moment in the history of the NCAA Tournament, remembered most for N.C. State’s stunning national championship. There was another Cinderella story in Georgia, along with powerhouses Houston and

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The Road To The 1981 Final Four (0)

The first four days of the NCAA Tournament in 1981 were marked by a sequence of upsets and buzzer-beaters that was then unprecedented. But by the time the 1981 Final Four rolled around, the powers-that-be

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