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Ohio Stuns No. 3 Seed Georgetown

No. 14 Bobcats are second teen seed to win on opening day

(Newser) - Armon Bassett scored 32 points to help 14th-seeded Ohio beat No. 3 Georgetown, 97-83, to become the second team seeded in the teens to win in the NCAA men's basketball tournament today. The Mid-American Conference's Bobcats (22-14) took the lead early on their 3-point shooting and were never seriously threatened... More »

Terps Advance Through Vandy to Round of 8

Stanford women pass Pittsburgh to set up match with Maryland

(Newser) - The Maryland Terrapins are on their way to the Spokane Regional finals after a decisive 80-66 defeat of Vanderbilt, reports the Washington Post. The top-seeded Terps followed the lead of Crystal Langhorne, who put up 28 points and nine boards and helped keep the Commodores from ever truly threatening a... More »

Saints March On Past Vanderbilt

Another 13 seed pulls off the upset

(Newser) - Vanderbilt, a Southeastern Conference power that was tournament-tested, vowed not to overlook its first-round opponent, Siena. Unfortunately for the Commodores, they didn't follow through on that as the 13th-seeded Saints dominated play throughout and added another major upset to their NCAA tournament history - the last coming in 1989 as... More »

No. 4 Tennessee Survives Against South Carolina

Also, Arkansas upsets No. 17 Vanderbilt while No. 2 Memphis rolls on

(Newser) - Chris Lofton hit a three-pointer with 11 seconds remaining to give a Tennessee a breath-taking 89-87 victory over South Carolina in an SEC quarterfinal game today. The Gamecocks couldn't answer on the return trip, ending coach Dave Odom's career on a losing note. The win kept UT's hopes for a... More »

UCLA Destroys Cal to Advance in Pac-10

Xavier finishes off Dayton; Ogilvy leads Vandy over Auburn

(Newser) - Foul trouble kept Kevin Love quiet in the first half, but early in the second fans heard him loud and clear. UCLA’s center hit three consecutive shots from beyond the arc to help the Bruins rout the California Golden Bears, 88-66, less than a week after a controversial finish... More »

Georgetown Win Clinches Big East

Alabama stuns Vandy; Wisconsin beats Northwestern

(Newser) - John Thompson III accomplished something today his father never did – he led Georgetown to consecutive Big East regular season titles. The 11th-ranked Hoyas battled No. 12 Louisville and hung on to win in the final minute of the game, 55-52. Georgetown, winners of five straight, head to MSG next... 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 »

Memphis Claims 3rd Straight C-USA Title

Texas Tech upsets No. 5 Texas, Arkansas does same to Vandy

(Newser) - No. 2 Memphis clinched its third straight Conference USA regular-season title with a 76-67 win over Southern Mississippi today, reports the Associated Press. Derrick Rose led the Tigers (28-1, 14-0) with 24 points as they won their 37th consecutive conference game. The Tigers have been in the top two in... More »

Vandy Makes Sure UT's Stay at No. 1 is Short

Commodores raise record to 6-3 at home vs. top-ranked teams

(Newser) - If your program has never been No. 1 before, the last thing you want to do is travel to a school that is 5-3 all-time at home against top-ranked teams. Tennessee got to do just that last night, and No. 18 Vanderbilt's 72-69 victory will likely knock the Vols from... More »

No. 5 Duke Skies Over St. John's

Vanderbilt whips Georgia, Nebraska upsets Texas A&M

(Newser) - No. 5 Duke used a 32-9 run at the end of the first half to cruise past St. John's 86-56 today in a non-conference game, reports the Associated Press. The win snaps a two-game losing streak for the Blue Devils, who have won an NCAA-best 59 straight non-conference games at... More »

No. 16 Texas A&M Shocked at Home by OSU

No. 24 Vandy nips Fla. while No. 18 KSU clobbers Mizzou

(Newser) - Oklahoma State ended a 19-game road losing streak with a 59-54 win at Texas A&M. OSU's Terrel Harris had the play of the game, blocking a potential tying layup by the Aggies' Donald Sloan in the last minute. OSU was led by Byron Eaton's 17 points, two of which... More »

Hansbrough, Heels Stave Off Virginia

Vanderbilt rocks Kentucky, Louisville cruises past DePaul

(Newser) - It took a baby hook from Tyler Hansbrough with only seconds left in regulation for No.5 North Carolina to escape the determined Cavaliers last night, 75-74. Hansbrough finished with 27, and the Tar Heels survived another nail biter following Sunday's double OT victory over Clemson. Virginia have lost ten... More »

Vanderbilt Beats South Carolina in Last Second

Beasley carries Kansas St., Michigan St. cruises past Northwestern

(Newser) - Shan Foster led the way with 21 points, but it was Jermaine Beal who saved day today for No. 23 Vanderbilt. Beal drove the length of the court and hit a short fadeaway with 0.6 left to lift the Commodores to a 66-65 SEC win over South Carolina today,... More »

St. John Clearly Not Patron Saint of Shooting

Villanova also can't buy a bucket vs. Pitt; Ole Miss upsets Vandy

(Newser) - St. John's shot a season-low 21.3% from the field and didn't get a basket until five minutes remained in the first half—and No. 6 Georgetown took advantage, trampling the Red Storm 74-42. The intermission tally was an absurd 41-14, and fittingly, a reserve player led the victors with... More »

Florida Starts Fast, Whips No. 14 Vandy

Spartans win 15th of 18 vs. Wolverines; No. 23 Xavier tops UMass

(Newser) - A run of 23 consecutive points and a balanced scoring attack propelled defending national champion Florida (18-3) to an 86-64 win over No. 14 Vanderbilt. Florida led 34-6 after 12 minutes and the Commodores could not recover. Their star scorer, Shan Foster, was held to only seven points, 13 below... More »

No. 12 Butler Crumples at Cleveland State

Louisville upsets No. 13 Marquette, No. 6 Vols scorch No. 16 Vandy

(Newser) - Once-forlorn Cleveland State stifled No. 12 Butler 56-52 for the program's second-ever win against a top 25 team. The cold-shooting Bulldogs bricked a bevy of three-pointers at the end of regulation; their leading scorer had just 12. The Vikings, who went 10-21 just a year ago, improved to 13-5. Also... More »

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