"March Madness" Tagged Articles

Business, Central New York, Sports, Syracuse

Syracuse’s Tournament Magic Boosts Sales in Local Apparel Stores

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On Sunday, the 11-seed Syracuse Orange shocked the 3-seed Michigan State Spartans 55-53 to advance to its second Sweet Sixteen in the last three years. Among the nation’s best, the 2-3 zone of Syracuse held the Spartans to a 26 percent shooting performance and forced 14 turnovers, controlling the game and allowing Syracuse to eliminate a presumed national title contender. While […]

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Central New York, Sports

CNY residents share anxiety over SU basketball’s bubble status

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Click the play button above to hear Central New York residents’ thoughts on Syracuse’s NCCA tournament chances. Audio Transcript: SU’s tournament chances By Joshua Widman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — It’s going to be another nervous Selection Sunday for Orange fans. After missing the NCAA tournament a season ago, Syracuse is 19-12, including an 8-10 record in […]

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Sports

Newhouse Knows: What is Bracketology?

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works or […]

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Business, Central New York, Sports

Local Businesses Prepare for NCAA East Regional Tournament

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By Nick Petraccione SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Businesses in Syracuse are preparing for a busy weekend. The Men’s Basketball NCAA East Regional Tournament kicks off on Friday at the Carrier Dome. The weekend-long event will bring thousands of tourists to the Syracuse area. Businesses like Manny’s, a popular Syracuse apparel store located on Marshall Street, are […]

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Sports

Do you have a billion dollar NCAA bracket?

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By Russell Oliver SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For this year’s NCAA Men’s College Basketball tournament, you could take home a big prize for making your bracket predictions. American multi-billionaire Warren Buffett is sponsoring a bracket challenge that will reward the winner with one billion dollars. The catch is: you must correctly call every game and […]

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