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Someone other than Duke or Kentucky will cut down the nets

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With so many quality teams, there is one thing we know about the championship chase in college basketball. It is apparent the one among as many as 20 teams could walk away from March Madness holding the trophy over their heads. Many of the tradition-filled programs are having typically good seasons, but three of the most dominant programs of the past decade, Duke, Kentucky and Michigan State have encountered recent difficulty and had weaknesses exposed. Duke is 14-4 but stands…

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FSU women seek 2nd straight national soccer title

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The third Big Ten vs. ACC Challenge of the week is set for Sunday, but this one will determine far more than conference bragging rights. A soccer national championship awaits the winner. Defending national champion and top national seed Florida State (18-2-2) is seeking its second consecutive NCAA title. The Seminoles will face conference foe and No. 3 seed Duke (13-5-5) in Friday’s second game of the College Cup national semifinals being played in Cary, North Carolina. Friday’s first game…

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FSU among national leaders in basketball recruiting class for 2016

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While the 2015-16 college basketball season has just begun, coaches are already looking toward next year and beyond. The early signing period for recruits began on November 11 and will conclude on Wednesday. While Duke, Michigan State and Kentucky have the top-ranked classes so far, Florida State Coach Leonard Hamilton has much to smile about. The Seminoles have landed some quality players who might make an immediate impact on next year’s squad. Florida State has signed the eighth-ranked class so…

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