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Villanova, Reynolds Waltz to Sweet Sixteen

Never trail in 84-72 defeat of Siena

(Newser) - Villanova made it look easy today, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Never trailing after a dominant start, the Wildcats notched their third Sweet 16 appearance in four years with an  84-72 triumph over Siena in the Midwest regional's second round. Scottie Reynolds made his presence felt early, netting 15 points in... More »

Appel, Stanford Cruise Against Cleveland State

OK State tops ETSU, Marist roars past DePaul

(Newser) - Jayne Appel posted a career-best 33 points, 29 in the first half, as the Stanford Cardinal crushed first-timers Cleveland State last night, 85-47. Kaley Klein posted 16 points for 15th seeded Cleveland State, who won a mere eight games last year, the AP reports. Stanford will take on either UTEP... More »

Siena Tops Rider to Win MAAC Title

Saints headed to NCAA Tournament for first time since 2002

(Newser) - Siena’s only senior, Tay Fisher, scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half as the Saints routed Rider 74-53 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament final to earn the league’s automatic NCAA bid. All of Fisher’s points were a result of 3-point shots, either... 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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