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Roundtable: Predictions for Friday's NCAA tournament games

The Madness started for real on Thursday. Here are our panel's top takeaways from the day's action, as well as a look-ahead at Friday's NCAA tournament games.

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Thursday's late games

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Sick step-back and poster dunk part of Ja Morant’s triple-double

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Morant gives credit to teammates after triple-double

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Maryland's Smith obliterates Windler on and-1 poster slam

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New Mexico State's crucial FT misses allow Auburn to hang on

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Kalscheur drains 3-pointer in Minnesota's first-round win

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Women's NCAA Tournament

Starts Friday on ESPN2

What to watch for in 2019 women's NCAA tournament's first round

From top seeds making their debut to where to look for upsets, we break down the top storylines to track as the 2019 women's tournament tips Friday.

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