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Had Louisville coach Rick Pitino filled out a bracket, it would be looking pretty good right about now.
Before the NCAA tournament begins, he likes to look for what he calls ''dangerous'' teams. Saint Louis made his cut. So did Oregon, which promptly reinforced Pitino's genius by knocking off fifth-seeded Oklahoma State. He was right on with LaSalle, which took down Kansas State. Davidson didn't win, but Pitino could have told Buzz Williams days ago that the Wildcats were going to give his Marquette team fits.
Another team in his bracket would have been Colorado State, the overall No. 1 seed's opponent Saturday.
Pitino says he looks for talent and experience coming together ''and Colorado State has both.''
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Before the NCAA tournament begins, Rick Pitino likes to scan the list of teams, looking for a few sleepers he considers ''dangerous.''
''It's based on how many upperclassmen do they have that have stayed together and how much talent do they have,'' the Louisville coach said Friday. ''You have a lot of upperclassmen, but they may not be...
Louisville Cardinals forward Chane Behanan was rejected by the rim on a dunk attempt in the first half of Thursday's NCAA tournament game against North Carolina A&T.
Fortunately Behanan's miss didn't matter much, as top-seeded Louisville rolled over the 16th-seeded Aggies 79-48.
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Louisville's Chane Behanan took off for an earth-shattering dunk against North Carolina A&T in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, but got rejected by the rim.
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