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  • proper noun basketball, US, informal The eight teams participating in the regional finals of the NCAA Division I tournament, one of whom will become the national champion.
  • proper noun basketball, US, informal The round of the NCAA Division I basketball tournament where all but 8teams have been eliminated.
  • proper noun basketball, US, informal An appearance in the Elite Eight.

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Examples

  • This Baylor team made the Elite Eight last season and beat Kansas in the Big 12 tournament two seasons ago, so the Bears already had KU's respect.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • This Baylor team made the Elite Eight last season and beat Kansas in the Big 12 tournament two seasons ago, so the Bears already had KU's respect.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • This Baylor team made the Elite Eight last season and beat Kansas in the Big 12 tournament two seasons ago, so the Bears already had KU's respect.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • This Baylor team made the Elite Eight last season and beat Kansas in the Big 12 tournament two seasons ago, so the Bears already had KU's respect.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • So when the former Cy-Fair standout and the Cardinal prepare to play Xavier at 8: 07 p.m. today at Arco Arena in Sacramento, Calif., in the NCAA women's Elite Eight, Ogwumike will feel right at home.

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  • So when the former Cy-Fair standout and the Cardinal prepare to play Xavier at 8: 07 p.m. today at Arco Arena in Sacramento, Calif., in the NCAA women's Elite Eight, Ogwumike will feel right at home.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Opening Salvo: Well, the Elite Eight is set and it's a good mix of teams.

    SI.com

  • UConn women roll to Elite Eight, 75th straight win mcgeneral UConn women beat Iowa State, 74-36 - Norwich Bulletin alexhammer UConn women eye 75th straight vs. ISU realreality Japan takes men's and women's titles, Canada dance and ...

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  • In Butler's Elite Eight win over Kansas State, At one point late in the first half, Hayward isolated on the perimeter, then drove right getting his defender (Curtis Kelly) off balance and made a nice dribble between the legs, step back three pointer that drew oohs from the crowd.

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  • So when the former Cy-Fair standout and the Cardinal prepare to play Xavier at 8: 07 p.m. today at Arco Arena in Sacramento, Calif., in the NCAA women's Elite Eight, Ogwumike will feel right at home.

    chron.com Chronicle

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