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Trey Burke wins PG award, loses NCAA war

One of the greatest NCAA championship games you could ever hope to see was moving into crunch time when it almost seemed to develop into a battle of point guards. Louisville’s Peyton Siva scored six straight Cardinals points, and Michigan’s Trey Burke responded with a three-point play and then made one of two foul shots after crashing to the floor on a drive.

Moments later, the 6-foot Siva...

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Louisville's Russ Smith honors late mentor Jack Curran

Villanova's Mouphtaou Yarou is defended by Louisville's Gorgui

(Credit: AP)

Russ Smith and his Louisville teammates got to meet former President Bill Clinton Thursday night after their 74-55 Big East quarterfinal victory over Villanova, but that was a mere footnote to Smith on the day one of the most important men he’d ever met died.

As a faithful alum of Archbishop Molloy, Smith placed a friendly call to the athletic offices of the Queens school on Thursday morning...

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