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NCAA tournament: Ohio State, Iowa State, Iona

In this triptych, OSU's Sam Thompson dunks during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

In this triptych, OSU's Sam Thompson dunks during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

More second round action: (2) Ohio State vs (15) Iona and (7) Notre Dame vs (10) Iowa State. OSU crushed Iona by 25 points. The game was a dunkfest for OSU’s Sam Thompson, seen above. Thompson scored a career-high 20 points and 10 rebounds in the victory. In the second game, Iowa State beat up on ND 76-58.

OSU's Aaron Craft pauses before tip off of an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

OSU's Sam Thompson passes before landing out of bounds during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

OSU mascot, Brutus, cheers during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

A ball falls through the net during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

OSU's Sam Thompson (12) pressures Iona's Sean Armand (22) as he shoots during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

Iona's Lamont Jones pauses during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

Iona's David Laury covers his face during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

The Iona team walks down court during an NCAA tournament second round game between Ohio State and Iona at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Ohio State won, 95-70.

Iowa State's Chris Babb reacts after a point during an NCAA tournament second round game between Notre Dame and Iowa State at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Iowa State won, 76-58.

Iowa State's mascot, Cy, cheers during an NCAA tournament second round game between Notre Dame and Iowa State at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Iowa State won, 76-58.

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NCAA Tournament at UD Arena: Indiana vs JMU

Indiana, the No. 1 seed in the west region, played (16) James Madison University during the second round. Here are a few of my favorites of Zeller, Oladipo, & co. Indiana won handily 83-62.

Indiana's Cody Zeller (40) dunks during an NCAA tournament second round game between Indiana and James Madison University at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Indiana won, 83-62.

From left, Indiana's Will Sheehey, Kevin Yogi Ferrell and Cody Zeller talk between plays during an NCAA tournament second round game between Indiana and James Madison University at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Indiana won, 83-62.

Indiana's Kevin Yogi Ferrel reacts after a 3-pointer during an NCAA tournament second round game between Indiana and James Madison University at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Indiana won, 83-62.

indiana's Victor Oladipo dribbles during an NCAA tournament second round game between Indiana and James Madison University at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Indiana won, 83-62.

Indiana's Cody Zeller dunks during an NCAA tournament second round game between Indiana and James Madison University at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Indiana won, 83-62.

Indiana's Remy Abell (23) and Victor Oladipo cheer during a timeout in an NCAA tournament second round game against James Madison University at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Indiana won, 83-62.

Photographers sit on the baseline during an NCAA tournament second round game between Indiana and James Madison University at UD Arena, March 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Indiana won, 83-62.

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NCAA Tournament at UD Arena: First Four

General view during an NCAA tournament first round game between La Salle University and Boise State at UD Arena, March 20, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio.

In March, the University of Dayton and UD Arena were privileged to host not only the NCAA Division I First Four but also the second and third rounds. With UD Arena being my home arena, I got to shoot it all. What an opportunity to shoot a lot of basketball!

For the start of this year’s tourney, UD Arena hosted North Carolina A&T vs Liberty, Middle Tennessee vs St. Mary’s (Calif.), LIU Brooklyn vs James Madison University, & Boise State vs La Salle. While they weren’t the most talented teams in the country, it was fun to have four games over the two evenings with the arena all NCAA’d out.

Here are my favorites from the eight hours of games from March Madness’ First Four.

General view during an NCAA tournament first round game between La Salle University and Boise State at UD Arena, March 20, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio.

Liberty's Andrew Smith catches a pass for an alley-oop during an opening round NCAA tournament game against North Carolina A&T at UD Arena, March 19, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. NCAT won 73-72.

Middle Tennessee State's Neiko Hunter shoots during an opening round NCAA tournament game against Saint Mary's at UD Arena, March 19, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Saint Mary's won 67-54.

Middle Tennessee State's Tavares Speaks (14) tries to shoot as a Saint Mary's defender pressures during an opening round NCAA tournament game at UD Arena, March 19, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. Saint Mary's won 67-54.

Liberty's John Caleb Sanders shoots during an opening round NCAA tournament game against North Carolina A&T at UD Arena, March 19, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. NCAT won 73-72.

Liberty's Tavares Speaks covers his face as he walks off the court following a one point loss to North Carolina A&T during an opening round NCAA tournament game at UD Arena, March 19, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. NCAT won 73-72.

Liberty's John Caleb Sanders lays on the baseline after he missed a game-winning shot with less than two seconds remaining during an opening round NCAA tournament game against North Carolina A&T at UD Arena, March 19, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. NCAT won 73-72.

General view during an NCAA tournament first round game between La Salle University and Boise State at UD Arena, March 20, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio.

Boise State's Anthony Drmic reacts after the final seconds expire during an NCAA tournament first round game between La Salle University and Boise State at UD Arena, March 20, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. La Salle won, 80-71.

LIU Brooklyn's Jamal Olaseware walks off the court after a loss during an NCAA tournament first round game against James Madison University at UD Arena, March 20, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. JMU won, 68-55.

General view during an NCAA tournament first round game between La Salle University and Boise State at UD Arena, March 20, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio.

Combo of shoes during  an NCAA tournament first round game between La Salle University and Boise State at UD Arena, March 20, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. La Salle won, 80-71.

JMU's Andre Nation (15) blocks LIU's C.J. Reed during an NCAA tournament first round game between LIU Brooklyn and James Madison University at UD Arena, March 20, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. JMU won, 68-55.

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