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College / Nov 24, 2010 / 3:00 pm

7 Overtimes: How The NCAA Game of the Year Almost Didn’t Happen

Skidmore coach Joe Burke

Skidmore coach Joe Burke

Normally, small-school college basketball is not at the forefront of conversation in the Dime world, but this is a special case.

Last night in Bennington, Vt., an NCAA Division III epic stole some spotlight from the Duke/Kansas State, Kentucky/Washington and Michigan State/UConn, when Skidmore College outlasted Southern Vermont 128-123 in seven overtimes. Seven! For first-year Skidmore coach Joe Burke, it was a quite a story to tell for just his third game with the program. Read More »