All posts tagged "ncaa tournament"

  • In this March 9, 2016, photo, Joe Silverman, right, poses in the lobby of his New York computer repair shop while employee Alex Lokshin watches the company's big-screen TV. Silverman realized last year he was losing productivity to the NCAA college basketball tournament, as the 20 staffers of his computer repair company kept checking their phones for scores during the games. His solution was to allow them to have the games on the big-screen TV he had installed for customers, but to let them know they do need to focus on their tasks at hand. Silverman keeps an eye on the games, too. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    March Madness: Some businesses will let workers watch NCAA

    NEW YORK (AP) — March Madness is taking over at small companies that are letting employees watch the NCAA basketball tournament while they work. Staffers at the marketing company Phelps will be able to keep an eye...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • This photo shows the bracket of the NCAA college basketball tournament, taken in New York on Sunday, March 13, 2016. The filled out bracket is one man's opinion on which team is going to advance and find a way to Houston for the Final Four. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
    AP Column: Who leaked the NCAA brackets? Maybe Kim Jong-un

    (AP) — Somebody up there hates the NCAA. OK, just about everybody hates the NCAA, but that’s a column for another day. So let’s focus on the somebody with access to the NCAA basketball tournament committee’s “top-secret”...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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  • Southern California head coach Andy Enfield, second from right, speaks with forward Bennie Boatwright, left, guard Julian Jacobs, second from left, and Southern California forward Darion Clark during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah in the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 men's tournament Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Las Vegas. Utah won 80-72. (AP Photo/John Locher)
    USC chosen for first NCAA Tournament since 2011

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julian Jacobs finished last season with Southern California wondering if he would ever reach an NCAA Tournament. With only five conference wins combined in two seasons, it appeared doubtful. Instead, thanks to a...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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  • Georgia State's R.J. Hunter (22) comes off the court after making a game winning shot against Baylor, as head coach Ron Hunter, back left, and Ryann Green (2) celebrate their 57-56 in the second round of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Rick Wilson)
    Bookies cheer as first 10 NCAA games covered by underdog

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bookmakers had something to cheer about Thursday, even if the underdogs didn’t always prevail in the NCAA Tournament. Favored teams took a beating to open the tournament, with underdogs covering the spread in...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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