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  1. NC State shocks top-seeded VillanovaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sports Network

    Trevor Lacey had 17 points and six rebounds, Abdul-Malik Abu and Lennard Freeman added double-doubles and the eighth-seeded Wolfpack shocked No. 1 seed Villanova 71-68 in third-round action from the East Region.

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  2. 2 days inspire 2 months for N.C. State's BarberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    For Cat Barber, death followed life. A day later, to be exact. On Jan. 15, Barber became a father, welcoming his daughter, Cadence Aniyah, into the world.

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  3. Idols of March: Dwayne McClain and Villanova play giant killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sporting News

    March Madness means it's time for another month of iconic plays, buzzer-beaters and signature moments in college basketball. Sporting News will take a look at some of our past favorites in a series called "Idols of March."

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  4. Meet the College Basketball Star Who Drives for Uber to Make Extra MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    Though fans of Xavier University's basketball team can catch the team's center Matt Stainbrook on the court for Thursday night's game, they can also catch him somewhere else: on a Cincinnati road driving an Uber car, ABC News reports. Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston, right defends Xavier's Matt Stainbrook during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big East Conference tournament, March 14, 2015, in New York.

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  5. NC State Basketball: NC State defeats Villanova to reach Sweet 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Isportsweb.com

    The North Carolina State Wolfpack advanced to their second sweet 16 in four years as they took down number one seed Villanova in their round of 32 matchup on Saturday night. In a closely contested game, the Wolfpack's relentless defense and domination in the paint ultimately proved to be too much for Villanova as they came out on top with a 71-68 victory.

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  6. announces 2014-2015 men's basketball awardsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Philadelphia Big 5

    Villanova standouts Darrun Hilliard and Phil Booth were named the 2014- 2015 Philadelphia Big 5 Player and Rookie of the Year, respectively, while Wildcats head coach Jay Wright garnered Coach of the Year honors. They will be recognized with other men's and women's award winners at the annual Big 5 banquet in the Palestra, Monday, April 13. Joining Hilliard on the All-Big 5 first team are teammate Ryan Arcidiacono, La Salle's Jordan Price, DeAndre' Bembry of Saint Joseph's and Temple's Will Cummings.

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  7. Big 5 Announces Men's Basketball AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Double G Sports

    The Philadelphia Big Five announced its recipients today. It is of no surprise that Villanova, the Big Five champions after winning all their games against their Philly opponents in 2014-2015, received many honors.

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  8. Villanova's Unsuccessfully Successful SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Double G Sports

    The Villanova Wildcats had a strong 2014-2015 season, but for many it can be seen as unsuccessful. They headed into nights game 33-2, a new program record for wins in a season.

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  9. Saturday NCAA Tournament roundup: NC State knocks out VillanovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    As good as Villanova has been all year, it only took one off day to stop the Wildcats in their tracks. Just two days after Villanova's best shooting performance of the season, the Wildcats had one of their worst.

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  10. Villanova struggles with accepting tournament lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Morning Call

    Jay Wright stood outside the locker room, away from where his Villanova players were trying to comprehend what just happened on the night when they were supposed to advance to the Wildcats' first NCAA Sweet 16 since their Final Four run in 2009. After the top-seeded Wildcats were unceremoniously bounced from the NCAA East Regional by No.

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  11. Villanova's exit: Bad vibe from the startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Philly.com

    The game never felt right from the start. Villanova was getting shots near the basket, the shots North Carolina State essentially was conceding, so concerned were they with the three-point line.

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  12. The Pack tears apart the top seedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Robesonian

    Raleigh News & Observer/TNSN.C. State coach Mark Gottfried celebrates with Cat Barber after the Wolfpack upset No. 1 Villanova to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.

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  13. Hilliard absorbs defeat with classRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Philly.com

    The scene in the losing locker room after an NCAA tournament game is always the same, and this is how it was Saturday night in the Consol Energy Center: Each player on the Villanova roster, seated and slumped, each one's face blank, each one's body folded into a too-small cubicle as if they were all dolls stuffed and stacked on a child's closet shelf. The silence in the room is always the most cutting thing, because for some of these kids - and they are still kids, despite the pomp and the attention and the billions of dollars made on their backs - college basketball is over for them.

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  14. Villanova looking aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Philly.com

    Jay Wright stood outside the locker room, away from where his Villanova players were trying to comprehend what just happened on the night when they were supposed to advance to the Wildcats' first NCAA Sweet 16 since their Final Four run in 2009. After the top-seeded Wildcats were unceremoniously bounced from the NCAA East Regional by No.

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  15. First No. 1 topples: Somebody up there likes the WolfpackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | WQXI-AM Atlanta

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  16. N.C. State upsets No. 1 VillanovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Day

    N.C. State is back in the Sweet 16, attacking one of the top teams in the nation for 40 minutes and stunning Villanova 71-68 on Saturday night. The Wolfpack went wild as the final horn sounded and danced around the court in celebration.

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  17. N.C. State Stuns No. 1 Villanova to Advance to Sweet 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Time

    The Wildcats missed so many shots - gimme layups, uncontested jumpers, airballed 3s - that it was no surprise the first thing to fall was their Final Four target. No wonder it came to this: The 'Cats were the first to go from a top seed to No.

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  18. After stunning Villanova, North Carolina State is primed for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Washington Post

    The Wildcats of the Big East conference entered the field as a legitimate threat to unbeaten and top-ranked Kentucky, but were down one with seconds remaining before halftime when Trevor Lacey, one of North Carolina State's best shooters, pulled up on the right wing for a three-pointer that extended N.C. State's lead to four. Villanova's confusion continued in the second half, and despite a flurry of late threes, the Wildcats were the first top seed ousted from the 2015 NCAA tournament, 71-68.

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  19. March Madness: N.C. State upsets No. 1 seed VillanovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | New York Daily News

    The top-seeded Wildcats , who were a model of consistency all season when they won both the Big East regular season and conference tournament, self destructed during a heartbreaking 71-68 East Region loss to eighth-seeded North Carolina State in an NCAA Round of 32 game. Villanova shot an abysmal 19 for 61 and 9 of 28 from three point range.

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  20. Wolfpack stuns top seedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Crescent-News.com

    N.C. State is back in the Sweet 16, attacking one of the top teams in the nation for 40 minutes and stunning Villanova 71-68 on Saturday night.

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