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March brings the March Madness Tournament for the NCAA 
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March Madness brings the most exciting time of the college basketball season

Matthew Ferreira // March 19, 2019

Saturday and Sunday were huge days in the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball world and as a result, we now have the official NCAA March Madness bracket.The tournament favorite...

To cure Super Bowl hangovers, watch more sports

Matthew Ferreira // February 10, 2019

Sunday's big game brought with it the dreadful fact that the NFL season has come to an end. For many football fans, this can feel as if the dark ages have started all over again. But fear not, there are...

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

Courtney Chapman // April 5, 2018

The 2018 March Madness certainly lived up to its name. The tournament was full of upset wins, many surprises and history being made. Last time you checked in, March Madness was moving into the Elite Eight...

March has brought the madness once again

Courtney Chapman // March 22, 2018

Everyone knows that with every passing March, the most prestigious tournament in college basketball happens: March Madness. March Madness is a series of games against different seeds of Division I college...

Sports writer Patrick Pace Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

March Madness preview

Patrick Pace // March 17, 2016
Columnist Patrick Pace gives you all you need to know about this years March Madness.
NCAA should wield clout to pressure Indiana on religious freedom law

NCAA should wield clout to pressure Indiana on religious freedom law

Kevin Lucena // April 13, 2015
Columnist Kevin Lucena looks at the controversial law that Indiana passed and how college basketball can send a message that discrimination is not acceptable.
The Graduate, a popular sports bar frequented Chico State students. Photo credit: Zach Aucella

Best Chico bars to watch the NCAA finals

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // April 1, 2015
The Orion breaks down the best downtown bars at which to eat, drink and cheer while watching the closing games of the NCAA Tournament.
March Madness inspires bracket mayhem

March Madness inspires bracket mayhem

Kevin Lucena // March 17, 2015
Assistant sports editor Kevin Lucena talks about the NCAA Division I tournament, and the craze that it brings in the sports world.
Chico State mens track member Derek Taylor. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Students participate in March Madness bracket

benjamin marquez // March 18, 2014
Chico State students hope to test their luck at a billion dollar March Madness bracket.
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