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Dayton, Ohio: Round No. 1 of the NCAA Men’s Tournament starts this Tuesday, March 19, and promises some surprising matchups. Take part in March Madness, and fill out a bracket after the schedule is announced on Selection Sunday. Free brackets will be available on

Conway, S.C.: Despite having lost 20 games this season, the Liberty Flames have made it into the NCAA tournament. Liberty beat Charleston Southern 87-76 on Sunday, March 10, and won the Big South Conference title, giving them the chance to make the tournament. They are only the second school with 20 losses to make the tournament in NCAA history.

Doral, Fla.: Tiger Woods took control early on to win his 17th World Golf Championship on Sunday, March 10. This is Tiger’s fifth win in 12 months, and some are saying he could return to No. 1 in the world soon after a rough couple of years.