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More than a year ago, Jahlil Okafor and noted Duke fan Tony Romo took a selfie together.

Okafor, then a highly touted Blue Devils freshman-to-be, posted it to Instagram, with details of a "deal" he made with the Dallas Cowboys quarterback:


That's right. Okafor, likely to be a top-two pick in the coming NBA draft, promised a Duke title and Romo promised a Cowboys championship.

It's unknown in these parts why the Chicago native Okafor would want a Cowboys championship (although the San Diego-born, Wisconsin-raised former Eastern Illinois player Romo doesn't have a direct connection to Duke, either), but that's no matter.

Also, "next year" could be referring to the 2014 season, in which case Romo came up short.

But we'll give Romo -- who did lead the Cowboys to the divisional round of last season's playoffs before their heartbreaking (and controversial) loss to the Green Bay Packers -- the benefit of the doubt. So over to you, Romo ... even if, without DeMarco Murray, it appears to be a long shot.

Hey, so was Kentucky not winning this year's national title ...

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This is the most excited you've ever seen Coach K

March 29, 2015
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It has been five years since Duke's most recent Final Four appearance -- an eternity for the Blue Devils -- so a certain amount of uninhibited joy was to be expected after they beat Gonzaga 66-52.

But man, was Coach K pumped to be headed to Indianapolis.

Believe it or not, that wasn't the most enthusiastic celebratory jig that took place in Houston on Sunday. That title goes to this band member who was quite pleased to get a high-five from Quinn Cook.

We're gonna go out on a limb and say that kid won't be washing his left hand any time soon.

H/T The Cauldron and Vinny Viner

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Connecticut's men's basketball success doesn't stretch back too far. But its recent run is hard to match: four Final Fours and four national titles since 1999, with Monday night's 60-54 victory over Kentucky the latest to seal the trophy. Where does UConn rank among the greatest programs ever? What about those Wildcats? Click on the logos below to set your list!

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All-Time CBB Programs

Arizona

Arizona

4 Final Fours, 1 championship

Cincinnati

Cincinnati

6 Final Fours, 2 championships

Connecticut

Connecticut

5 Final Fours, 4 championships

Duke

Duke

15 Final Fours, 4 championships

Georgetown

Georgetown

5 Final Fours, 1 championship

Indiana

Indiana

8 Final Fours, 5 championships

Kansas

Kansas

14 Final Fours, 3 championships

Kentucky

Kentucky

16 Final Fours, 8 championships

Louisville

Louisville

10 Final Fours, 3 championships

Michigan

Michigan

7 Final Fours (2 vacated), 1 championship

Michigan State

Michigan State

8 Final Fours, 2 championships

North Carolina

North Carolina

18 Final Fours, 5 championships

Ohio State

Ohio State

11 Final Fours (1 vacated), 1 championship

Syracuse

Syracuse

5 Final Fours, 1 championships

UCLA

UCLA

18 Final Fours (1 vacated), 11 championships

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NCAA tourney regional predix?

The first half of the Elite Eight is over and done with. Which teams will join Florida and Wisconsin in the Final Four? Cast your votes below!

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