On Sunday, the Division I men's basketball committee selected Northwestern as one of 68 teams taking part in March Madness.
Their lone loss of the year came to BYU, February 25.
Sure, predicting the first- and second-round upsets is always fun-and we've got a handful of sleepers to consider this year-but if you're going to win your NCAA tournament bracket pool, you're going to need to nail your Final Four picks.
K-State was floating on the bubble the latter half of the season when it lost eight of 10 games, but two wins to conclude the regular season over TCU and Texas Tech helped their cause. Subsequently, it was near impossible to predict both seeding in the 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket and it'll be just as hard trying to fill it out.
The Wildcats were rated No. 57 in the RPI with a No. 39 strength of schedule playing in the Big 12. Of course, it's hard to get those games, especially at home. Last season, Boeheim said the Orange earned a No. 10 seed because of five Top 50 wins, two of which came on a neutral court in the Bahamas against Texas A&M and CT. The Wildcats went a flawless 13-0 in non-conference play, featuring wins over top-ranked programs such as Purdue, Notre Dame, and Virginia. United Kingdom is 29-5 in the regular season and just beat Arkansas to win the SEC Championship. The Cats might have even boosted their tournament seed with back-to-back wins in this week's Big Ten Tournament, including a Friday-night victory over Maryland in front of a raucous pro-Terps crowd at the Verizon Center. The other blight on Syracuse's résumé was its six losses to teams not expected to make the NCAA tournament, a list that includes a awful 33-point drubbing from St. John's and a bad road loss at Boston College.
After being married to devoted Mets fan Marc Anthony, and after a post-divorce relationship, she found Drake , son of The 6. Have we ever witnessed more of a career roller coaster than the one Yankees special advisor Alex Rodriguez is on?
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A strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was detected on a chicken flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee. The outbreak also marks the first time HPAI has shown up in Tennessee, notes the USDA.
A trio of longtime Democratic donors are set to make a movie about the Washington Post's role in exposing the "Pentagon Papers". Steven Spielberg is working on another political thriller, in which the lead roles plays Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks.
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Police Chief John LaCross told Eyewitness News Williams was face down in the driveway and Haley was face down in the garage. The women were discovered by a neighbour Saturday morning and rushed to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.
ET Canada can confirm that 29-year-old Mohammed Jaffar has been arrested on charges of burglary and stalking. Judge David Frey signed off on an order of protection against Jaffar, barring any contact with the pop star.
The 737 MAX 8 is the first in the family to be developed and meets customer demand in the heart of the single-aisle market. Certification of the MAX 8 comes two days after the next re-engined 737 variant, the MAX 9, rolled out.
Ealy played 37% of the snaps as a rookie and had played almost 60% of the Panthers snaps over the past two season. In New England, Ealy will be on the final year of his rookie contract and set to become a free agent in 2018.
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The Philadelphia Eagles introduced newly acquired wide receiver Alshon Jeffery during a press conference on Friday afternoon. According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, the former SC wide receiver is signing a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had accused the BJP of "compromising with the territorial integrity" of Manipur. While BSP has fielded candidates on all 49 seats, SP is contesting 40 seats and Congress 9 seats under an alliance.
She was born weighing a staggering 11 lbs and was shortly diagnosed afterwards with the parasitic disease called Elephantiasis. She is most likely to return to Alexandria, her home, in two to three weeks and will continue the diet for some time.
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The fire, which was driven by wind gusts of almost 50 miles per hour , jumped Interstate 76 and spread into Phillips County. The fire originated across the state border in Oklahoma , where it burned an estimated 390 square miles in Beaver County.
Highs will be in the 60s through Thursday , but a cool down is expected to arrive late Thursday night through the weekend. For travelers, the early-morning transition into snow will make for a slow and messy Friday morning commute.
Shujalpur Sub-Divisional Officer Amit Mishra told IANS that the coach was detached from the train after the blast. Passengers have given different reasons including explosion in wirings, mobile or a suitcase.
Kennedy Burke added 11 points, but second-leading scorer Monique Billings was 3 of 14 shooting and finished with six points. While Smith was carrying Stanford at the offensive end, the Cardinal shut down Oregon State and star Sydney Wiese.
Previous research has suggested that the consumption of soy products may increase the risk of developing breast cancer . However, high amounts of isoflavone did not associate with higher mortality in women who did receive hormonal therapy.