NCAA basketball tournament

6:04 am
Fri March 21, 2014

WMU Men's Basketball Season Ends with Loss to Syracuse in NCAA Tournament

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Broncos finish season with a record of 23-10
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BUFFALO, N.Y. - It was evident right from the start that Western Michigan is not a team built for what it faced Thursday at First Niagara Center. The Broncos are a team built to grind out wins in the Mid-American Conference, not on the biggest stage in college basketball.
6:13 am
Thu March 20, 2014

WMU Plays Syracuse in NCAA Tournament Thursday Afternoon

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Tip off for the first round game in Buffalo is scheduled for 2:45p.m.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Western Michigan men's basketball team is set to take on Syracuse in the second round of the NCAA tournament Thursday. The Kalamazoo Gazette's David Drew is getting ready for the game and he took a moment to talk about the game with Mike Waters, who covers the Orange for Syracuse.com.
College basketball
8:20 am
Wed March 19, 2014

WSW: WMU Alumnus Discusses "Dynasty That Changed College Basketball"

Larry Farmer, now an assistant Western Michigan University Basketball Coach, played for John Wooden at UCLA
Credit UCLA Yearbook, Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with John Matthew Smith

Georgia Tech History Professor John Matthew Smith's book examines the UCLA basketball dynasty under head coach John Wooden. 

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7:07 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

WMU Men's Basketball to Play Syracuse in First Round of NCAA Tournament

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Broncos are making their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2004
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Western Michigan men's basketball team will face Syracuse in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Buffalo. The Broncos are making their fourth trip to the NCAA Tournament and earned a spot in the big dance by defeating Toledo, 98-77, in Saturday's Mid-American Conference Tournament to receive an automatic bid.