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When Mike Davis replaced Bob Knight, removed after 29 years at Indiana, he made the national title game in his second year — then didn’t reach the tourney’s second weekend in the next four years and was let go.

Certainly the Huskies are an altogether different challenge than any team Arizona has faced in the tourney so far.

Possibility seems so abundant in a women’s field of 64 teams and a men’s tourney of 68.

That could spell trouble for the Big 12 trio of West Virginia, Oklahoma State and Texas, who are all outside the top 25 as the tourney begins.

That’s particularly frustrating when taking one or the other would have lowered anxiety about a tourney berth headed into Thursday’s coin flip against the Spartans.

The U.S. will need more offensive firepower to make a deep run in the tourney.

While fans of snubbed teams will be furious, or dispirited, or both, Wellman will crush in the aftermath of Tourney selection.

The Cougars pour in 84.2 points per game, more than any other team in the tourney.

They became just the seventh 15 seed in tourney history to win their first-round matchup.

Forth went the messengers "crying the tourney," till their mules were dust-covered and their voices cracked.

All the knights swore that he had outdone all the cavaliers of the tourney, and must receive the chief prize.

They have come in the spirit that brought their sisters of old to watch true knights battle in the tourney.

In Welsh tru means a twisting or turning, and this root is at the base of tourney and tournament.

The tourney does not open till noon; my arms are in good condition and my horse is eating his provender.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tourney, such as: tournament, attack, bout, clash, collision, and combat.

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