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Kansas Says 'So Long, Cinderella'

Kansas barely avoids upset at the hands of Davidson

(Newser) - Davidson battled Goliath again and this time Goliath won, as Kansas' big men controlled the middle in a 59-57 victory to advance to Final Four for the first time ever under coach Bill Self. It marked it a clean sweep for the No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament, another... More »

On the Menu: Curried Badger

Davidson continues dramatic run by whipping Wisconsin, advancing to Elite 8

(Newser) - Highly touted defenses don't seem to rattle Stephen Curry and Davidson, as they knocked off another higher seed—this time No. 3 Wisconsin—in convincing fashion, 73-56. The sophomore sensation, the son of former NBA star Dell Curry, had 33 points. It was his third consecutive game over 30 as... More »

Georgetown Shocked by Cinderella Davidson

Underdog Wildcats roar back from 16 down to beat Georgetown

(Newser) - Davidson star Stephen Curry had no touch early in his team's second round game against Georgetown, the AP reports. The sophomore guard missed 10 of his first 12, and the Hoyas climbed to a dominating lead. But Curry would not be denied, erupting for 25 of his 30 points in... More »

No. 23 Davidson is Dancing

Wildcats win Southern Conference, earn 3rd straight NCAA trip

(Newser) - The No. 23 Davidson Wildcats defeated Elon to win their third consecutive Southern Conference title and advance to the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats' standard-bearer, as usual, by conference player of the year Stephen Curry; the sophomore had 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead the team. T.J. Douglas led... More »

No. 7 Duke Fights Off Feisty Davidson

Louisville, Georgetown also struggle against mid-major foes

(Newser) - They might be 85-17 all-time against Davidson, but Duke struggled to pull out a 79-73 victory today against the Wildcats, needing key late shots from Greg Paulus. Gerald Henderson had 21 points while Kyle Singler chipped in 14 with 12 rebounds for the Blue Devils. Davidson lost its 23rd straight... More »

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