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Duke, NC State Might Host Women’s Tourney Despite LGBT Law

NEW YORK (AP) — Duke and North Carolina State were among the top 16 projected seeds the NCAA revealed Monday for the women’s basketball tournament in March, making them potential hosts in a state that’s lost several sports events because of a divisive law.

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Watch: SNL Takes On March Madness

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” took on the media coverage and participants in March Madness in their opening sketch. The sketch begins with commentator Charles Barkley admitting he doesn’t really like college basketball, but quickly turns to the teams as Duke

Meet the Radical Professor at the Center of the Controversy for Islamic Prayers at Duke University

It all started when a University alumnus made a $3 million dollar donation to fund the position of Director of Islamic Studies at Duke University. Bettye Martin Musham, who gifted the Islamic Studies Center with the vast sum of money, said that she was convinced that it was the right thing to do after hearing a lecture on the meaning of jihad. Musham said that she and her husband would later become “hooked with the importance of Islam.”