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2012-03-11 23:15:00

Josh Tolan, Founder and CEO of Spark Hire, draws some interesting comparisons between Selection Sunday for the NCAA Basketball Tournament and the process of finding a job. Chicago,

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2011-03-09 10:31:08

Think picking all the top-seeded teams as the Final Four in your March Madness bracket is your best bet for winning the office pool? Think again.

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2011-03-02 07:55:00

By examining historical data, statisticians in the College of Science at Virginia Tech have quantified biases that play a role in granting Division I at-large basketball teams inclusion in the NCAA March Madness Tournament.

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2010-03-15 15:25:00

For the average college basketball fan looking for an edge in a March Madness office pool, a University of Illinois expert in statistics and data analysis has some advice on how to pick winners: After the Sweet Sixteen round of play, ignore a team’s seeding, which is a statistically insignificant predictor of a team’s chances of winning.

2010-03-11 06:00:00

LONDON, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Leading Online Sports Book has Something for Every fan of College Basketball The most anticipated three weeks in sports, the NCAA college basketball tournament, kicks off next Thursday.

2010-03-10 10:19:00

ATLANTA, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Each spring, college basketball enthusiasts are drawn to the TV, brackets in hand, hoping to catch every upset, blow-out and buzzer-beater that March Madness has to offer.

2009-04-06 23:13:49

Ty Lawson led North Carolina with 21 points Monday and the Tar Heels beat Michigan State 89-72 to win their fifth NCAA basketball championship. Lawson -- the ACC Player of the Year -- also had six assists and a championship-game record eight steals.

2009-04-05 23:31:15

Renee Montgomery had 26 points, six assists and four steals Sunday to lead undefeated Connecticut past Stanford 83-64 and into the NCAA women's title game. The Huskies (38-0) will meet Louisville Tuesday in a battle of Big East powers for the women's championship.

2009-04-05 22:47:17

Angel McCoughtry scored six points during a 15-1 run Sunday to key Louisville's 61-59 upset of Oklahoma in an NCAA women's semifinal at Saint Louis. McCoughtry overcame an 0-for-8 first half to lead Louisville with 18 points, 11 rebounds and five steals.

2009-04-04 20:07:57

Michigan State beat Connecticut 82-73 Saturday in the opening semifinal of the NCAA Final Four in its bid for a third national college basketball title. Kalin Lucas scored 21 points to lead the Spartans (31-6).


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