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Memphis Plays It Tough in Beating Miss. St.

No. 1 seed Tigers win battle of defenses, face Michigan State next

(Newser) - Memphis eked past Mississippi State 77-74 today in what had been expected, and turned out to be, a rough and tumble game. Leading the bumping bodies was the Tigers' Joey Dorsey who had 13 points, 12 rebounds, six blocked shots and altered several others with solid defense, reports AP. Memphis... More »

Mississippi State Bullies Oregon in Final Minutes

Bulldogs overcome 13-point second-half deficit to advance

(Newser) - It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win nonetheless for Mississippi State. Trailing Oregon for most of the game, the Bulldogs turned on the heat at just the right time, beating the Ducks 76-69  in their NCAA tournament first round game tonight, reports the AP. Charles Rhodes scored a... More »

Rush Leads Kansas Into Big 12 Final

Arkansas shocks No. 4 Tennessee, Georgia wins twice in one day

(Newser) - No. 5 Kansas knew it would need a big Rush to beat Texas A&M today, and luckily for the Jayhawks, they had it. Brandon Rush scored a career-high 28 points to lead Kansas to a 77-71 win in the Big 12 semifinals, reports the Kansas City Star. The Jayhawks... More »

Clemson Shocks No. 7 Duke in ACC Semis

Illinois continues surprise run, Georgia beats Kentucky in OT

(Newser) - Clemson had lost 22 straight to No. 7 Duke and hadn't reached a conference tournament final in 46 years, but none of that matters now, as the Tigers beat the Blue Devils 78-74 in the ACC semifinals today, reports the Associated Press. Clemson, which was led by Trevor Booker's 18... More »

No. 4 Tennessee Tops Florida

No. 16 Vandy holds off Mississippi State in OT, No. 10 Wisconsin humiliates Penn State

(Newser) - The 4th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers fell behind by 16 points on the road against a Florida squad fighting to earn an NCAA berth—but roared back to win anyway, 89-86 behind JaJuan Smith's 23 points and Chris Lofton's 21. In the process, the Vols set a school record for victories in... More »

Surging Rutgers Stuns No. 13 Pittsburgh

Mississippi St. upsets Mississippi, Richmond shocks No. 16 Dayton

(Newser) - Corey Chandler scored 18 points and Mike Coburn had 17 to lead Rutgers to a 77-64 Big East upset of No. 13 Pittsburgh today, reports the Associated Press. The Scarlet Knights (10-11, 2-6) beat No. 18 Villanova Wednesday. Pitt (16-4, 4-3), which was 11-0 at home coming in, was led... More »

Miss. State Slips Past UCF 10-3

Knights fall just short in defense-dominated Liberty Bowl

(Newser) - The UCF and Mississippi State punters got a lot of work today in what started out as the lowest-scoring Liberty Bowl in a half century, and ended up as a 10-3 victory for the Bulldogs. The defenses put in a solid day's work as well, with MSU holding Central Florida... More »

Franchione Quits After A&M Upsets Texas

Colorado blows by Nebraska, MSU comes back against Ole Miss

(Newser) - Dennis Franchione's controversial tenure as Texas A&M football coach ended on a high note with a 38-30 win over rival Texas. A somber Franchione, who resigned shortly after the game, said he felt blessed for the time spent with his players, reports the AP. Quarterback Stephen McGee had a... More »

LSU Shuts Down Miss. State

Bulldogs get nothing but interceptions and sacks in 45-0 loss

(Newser) - In spite of a shaky start, the LSU Tigers tore through Mississippi State's offense to rack up their eighth straight victory last night, reports the AP. New quarterback Matt Flynn found his rhythm in the second quarter, ending with 128 yards and two touchdowns. His Bulldog counterpart Michael Henig struggled... More »

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