The 24-hour marathon on ESPN in mid-November is always one of the highlights of the early-season schedule. To get you excited three months early, we ranked the 16 games.
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Cullen Neal was set to fight for the starting point guard duties at Saint Mary's, but everything changed when his father, Craig, got the head coaching spot at New Mexico. Now Cullen has made his decision.
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Josh Pastner and the Memphis Tigers needed this one. Badly. It didn't matter who it came against. Pastner & Co. barely held on for the win against Saint Mary's to give the young head coach his first NCAA tournament victory.
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Having seven players with NCAA tournament is a huge edge for Saint Mary's, which rallied to defeat Middle Tennessee State 67-54 on Tuesday night. Next up for the Gaels in the NCAA tournament is Memphis in the Round of 64 on Thursday.
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The game within the game in Tuesday's First Four matchup between Middle Tennessee State and St. Mary's will be when the Gaels are on offense, as Blue Raiders lockdown defender Bruce Massey looks to contain Matthew Dellavedova. The winner will face Memphis in the Round of 64.

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