March Madness: Thanks for the memories

Louisville Cardinals guard Russ Smith cuts a piece from the net after the Cardinals defeated the...

Louisville Cardinals guard Russ Smith cuts a piece from the net after the Cardinals defeated the Michigan Wolverines in their NCAA men's Final Four championship game in Atlanta. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes)

RYAN WOLSTAT, QMI Agency

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Another Final Four is in the books and history will remember this edition as a good one.

From Rick Pitino’s week for the ages, to Louisville winning for Kevin Ware, to Peyton Siva vs. Trey Burke, Luke Hancock vs. Spike Albrecht, C.J. Fair hinting at his NBA potential for Syracuse and those stunning Wichita State Shockers, it was a far better weekend than we’ve been used to the past few years.

It was a weekend of college basketball needed in a down year, filled with many distracting off-court controversies.


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