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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 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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The Road To The 1982 Final Four (0)

The 1982 Final Four produced one of the great national championship games, as North Carolina and Georgetown went down to the wire before Dean Smith won his first title. With Louisville and Houston also in

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2009 North Carolina Basketball Dominates The NCAA Tournament (0)

North Carolina basketball had returned to prominence with an NCAA title in 2005, as Roy Williams pulled the program back up from a brief downturn. A year later, the Tar Heels were eliminated in the

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The 2005 NCAA Tournament: One Of The Best Ever

The 2005 NCAA Tournament: One Of The Best Ever (0)

The 2005 NCAA Tournament was one of the best in the modern era. It produced a rarity, a championship game between the two teams clearly acknowledged as the best in the country, and its regional

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