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UConn Grabs Berth in Elite Eight

20-1 second-half run dooms Old Dominion

(Newser) - No. 1 Connecticut moved within one win of its first Final Four appearance since 2004 with a 78-63 victory over Old Dominion, thanks to rising star Maya Moore, who scored 25 points and set the Big East's freshman season scoring record. The Huskies have won 14 straight since their lone... More »

Hilltoppers Punch Dance Ticket

Western Kentucky wins Sun Belt Conference, NCAA tourney seed

(Newser) - Western Kentucky made it six straight Sun Belt Conference championships yesterday, taking control in the second half to flummox Middle Tennessee, 67-57. Hilltoppers forward Jeremy Evans shot 8-of-9 for 20 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in the win, enough to clinch the conference MVP trophy. His double-double was the... More »

Schnellenberger Still A Winner

Florida Atlantic defeats Memphis in New Orleans Bowl

(Newser) - Not bad for a team that has been only been competing for a Division I bowl berth since 2005: Florida Atlantic got its first bowl win, 44-27, over Memphis, to keep coach Howard Schnellenberger perfect in his bowl game appearances. Of course, his most famous bowl game was the 1983... More »

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