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Part 5: Final trek in the Valley

Page 2's resident college basketball junkie, Kieran Darcy, hits the road for a grassroots tour of the Missouri Valley Conference.

Updated: February 11, 2007, 2:45 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | Page 2

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- We see Steve Merfeld every March. That image of him kicking his legs in the air, wild with glee, is now a permanent fixture in CBS's NCAA Tournament intro package.

It was one of the most memorable shining moments in March Madness history -- Merfeld's No. 15-seeded Hampton Pirates upsetting No. 2 seed Iowa State in 2001, setting off that wonderful celebration.

Six years later, Merfeld is in his fifth season as the head coach at Evansville -- and he's still looking ...

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