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NC State's Cinderella story continues, as underdog Wolfpack knockoff Marquette to reach Elite 8

As the number of underdogs in this year’s NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament continues to dwindle, the North Carolina State Wolfpack are doing their part to keep the magic alive. The No. 11 Wolfpack knocked off the second-seeded Marquette Golden Eagles on Friday night. The 67-58 win lifted NC State to the Elite Eight for the first time since …

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Marquette coach Shaka Smart gets emotional after team edges out Colorado to reach Sweet 16

The Marquette Golden Eagles are heading to the Sweet 16 after a tough battle with the Colorado Buffaloes on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The 81-77 victory was no easy get, even with Marquette owning an 11-point lead at halftime. It came down to key plays in crunch time, and veteran guard Tyler Kolek hitting some …

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