St. Joseph's moved within one game of its first NCAA tournament appearance in four seasons with a 61-53 upset win over No. 10 Xavier. The Hawks will face fellow Big Five school Temple for the Atlantic 10 championship and a berth in the Big Dance, reports AP. Pat Calathes scored 24 points to lead St. Joe's. In other college hoops action:
- Kansas overcame a sluggish start and 18 turnovers with a 20-4 run and defeated a less-talented Nebraska squad, 64-54.
- Roy Hibbert scored 25 points and collected 10 offensive rebounds, and Georgetown held West Virginia scoreless for eight minutes in the second half of a 72-55 victory to advance to the Big East tournament final for the second straight year.