WC: Conference tourneys begin; it's the last Wakeup Call of the year

Here it is, the final Wakeup Call for the season. We'll have plenty of posts to make up for it going forward. Many headlines and analysis/reaction from all the craziness set to come. March is here in full, a beautiful beast. Conference tournaments get underway on Tuesday. Look out and come back very often -- every hour -- for more content.

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Moving Pictures and Music

»» The Baylor men: missing the NCAA tournament. The Baylor women: Witnessing the most dominating player in the history of their sport. Brittney Griner had 50 on Tuesday night.

I promised that readers would get the final picks for music, and today's seems a fitting choice. Great band, good vibe, good message for today, the start of conference tournaments. Enjoy The Eels, and thank you, @DukeHoopBlog.

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