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Head coach John Beilein of the Michigan Wolverines huddles with the team at center court during practice prior to the NCAA Men's Final Four at the Georgia Dome on April 5, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Contrasting Styles On Display In Syracuse-Michigan

Michigan brushes off any comparisons to the Fab Five. Besides, the Wolverines have a chance to do something that group never did: Win a national championship.

97.1 The Ticket–04/06/2013

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On The Road To The Final Four: Away We Go…

Evan Jankens and I left the 97.1 studios at 4:30 am with a full tank of gas and a dream.

97.1 The Ticket–04/05/2013

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On The Road To The Final Four: Dan Leach With Syracuse Radio Broadcast Team

Had the pleasure to talk with Matt Park and Matt Roe, who will call the Syracuse vs. Michigan National Semi-Final Saturday night in Atlanta.

97.1 The Ticket–04/05/2013

NCAA Final Four: We Made It Playlist

The Final Four teams heading into the NCAA tournament are an interesting mix, to say the least.  From a Big Ten team with the one national player of the year candidate still in the running […]

04/04/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: Chris Otule #42 of the Marquette Golden Eagles makes draws contact against Baye Keita #12 of the Syracuse Orange during the East Regional Round Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Syracuse’s Keita A Key Cog In The Orange Defense

From the back roads of Senegal to the middle of Jim Boeheim’s stifling zone defense, Syracuse’s Baye Moussa Keita is ready for the big stage that is the Final Four.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: Baye Keita #12 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates after defeating the Marquette Golden Eagles to win the East Regional Round Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Syracuse Focused On Journey To Final 4

Overcoming all sorts of adversity has been the norm for the Syracuse Orange of late.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2013

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Five Things: Motivated Cardinals Prevail And Wichita State Stays Alive

Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.

04/01/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 31: Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates their 79 to 59 win over the Florida Gators during the South Regional Round Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on March 31, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Final Four Look Ahead

“We want to one-up everybody,” Shockers coach Gregg Marshall told me late Saturday, and now he’s just two wins from doing it.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange cuts down the net after defeating the Marquette Golden Eagles to win the East Regional Round Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michael Carter-Williams Does It All For Syracuse

If all Syracuse point guard Michael Carter-Williams needed to worry about lately was basketball, that would have been plenty.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2013

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Rothstein: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer; X-Factors, Predictions & More

The Hurricanes have had a dream season, but Marquette is the toughest team in college basketball. That’s just one of four great matchups.

03/28/2013

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