More stories by Joe Biddle

JOE BIDDLE: How sweep it is

The Predators are the only No. 8 seed to ever defeat a No. 1 seed in an best-of-eight series in NHL history.

JOE BIDDLE: Preds blank Blackhawks

After a stellar performance in Game 1 from goalie Pekka Rinne, the Predators came back Saturday night to prove Game 1 was no fluke.

JOE BIDDLE: Tar Heels tagged Zags

North Carolina hit only 26 of 73 shots (35.6 percent). And won. The Tar Heels missed 23 of 27 3-point shots. And won.

JOE BIDDLE: Zags escape

Give credit to South Carolina and Coach Frank Martin, a team that wasn’t supposed to get this far according to the experts.

JOE BIDDLE: Gamecocks crow last

The good news is the Gamecocks are now in the Final Four. The bad news is they play Gonzaga, arguably the hottest team in the tournament.

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JOE BIDDLE: SEC shockers

South Carolina is the biggest surprise in the tournament. Coach Frank Martin has worked magic with the Gamecocks, a defensive-minded team th…

JOE BIDDLE: Vandy punched its ticket

After their performance in the SEC Tournament, Vanderbilt Coach Bryce Drew thought their overall worksheet was enough to get into the 68-tea…

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JOE BIDDLE: Vandy hits the wall

It took a toll on Vanderbilt’s team as Arkansas rolled over the Commodores, 76-62 in a semifinal game in the SEC Tournament Saturday.

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JOE BIDDLE: Vandy earned NCAA bid

In some previous seasons, Vanderbilt’s teams have not shown it wanted to play as hard as it needed to. This season, with a first-year coach,…

JOE BIDDLE: Belmont one and done

Jacksonville State made 52.1 percent of its shots for the game while the Bruins, who sat out with a double bye in the tournament hit only 36…

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JOE BIDDLE: Vandy, Vols need consistency

Two state teams, Vanderbilt and Tennessee, are holding on for dear life. Both have to have strong finishes to catch the eyes of the NCAA Tou…