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Small newspapers have big day with NCAA upsets

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There’s nothing better for newspaper sales in a small town than a big-time upset in the NCAA tournament. For the Daily Press of Hampton Roads, Va. and The Morning Call of Lehigh Valley, Pa., yesterday was one of those days.

The Daily Press christened Norfolk State’s upset of Missouri as the “Spartan Stunner”.


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The Morning Call chose a great shot of Lehigh coach Brett Reed and called the win the “Thrill on the Hill”.


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Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_