NCAA tweaks March Madness seeding rules for more flexibility

INDIANAPOLIS - The committee that puts together the field of 68 for the NCAA men's basketball tournament will have more flexibility to set the First Four and give No. 2 seeds more favorable matchups.The NCAA announced Monday that...
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Today In Sports History for June 26-27 No. 4, No. 2 will play No. 3. The teams will be selected by a committee, similar to the way the NCAA basketball tournament field is set.2013 - Seven-time champion Roger Federer is stunned by 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in the...
Lions bring back awards

...Lions Club received Club of the Year by Multiple District 49A for its dedication and spirit to the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament."It is very rewarding to help fulfill community needs, and it is a great honor to be presented with these...
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, April 29

...a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.2010 - The NCAA approves a 68-team format for the men's basketball tournament beginning next season. It's the first expansion since 2001 when the tournament went from 64 to 65 teams.2011...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...the only source of revenue - the community levies its own taxes, hosts fundraisers (including three or four basketball tournaments a year) and rents apartments it owns. Andrew's also seeking ways to obtain more grants and funding for various...
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Today In Sports History for Friday, March 27

1939 - Oregon beats Ohio State 46-33 in the NCAA's first national basketball tournament.1942 - Joe Louis knocks out Abe Simon in the sixth round at Madison Square Garden to retain his world heavyweight title.1945...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 23, 2015

Thumbs up to another successful Gold Medal. The 69th annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament wrapped up on Saturday with Hydaburg winning the B and C brackets and Hoonah winning the women's and masters brackets. Things...
Today In Sports History for Sunday, March 22

...Four.1953 - The United States beats host Chile, 49-36 to win the first FIBA World Championship for Women basketball tournament.1958 - Vern Hatton and Johnny Cox combine for 54 points to give Kentucky an 84-72 victory over Seattle in...
Metlakatla earns B Bracket title shot, tops Angoon 111-106

...elimination game win over defending champ Angoon on Friday night in the Juneau Lions Club 69th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.After Angoon's Bailey Johnson tied the game at 105-105, Charles put Metlakatla back on top with a drive...
Duo of Martin's, White's 17 each give Hoonah edge over Yakutat

...deficit and eliminate Yakutat 56-47 in the Women's Bracket of the Juneau Lions Club 69th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament on Thursday.White scored eight-straight points in the beginning of the second half to give Hoonah its first...
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