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Cornell Bounces Temple

Ivy League records first win since 1998; Xavier eliminates Minnesota

(Newser) - Louis Dale scored 21 points, Ryan Wittman added 20, and No. 12 seed Cornell sent fifth-seeded Temple home with a 78-65 today in Jacksonville in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. With its first win in five trips to the tournament, the Big Red (28-4) recorded the Ivy League's... More »

Horns Beat Gophers 76-62 With Abrams Onslaught

Texas wins fourth straight opener with barrage of 3-pointers

(Newser) - The Texas Longhorns set up a second-round match against Duke with a 76-62 win over Minnesota in their NCAA opener, reports AP. AJ Abrams—whose 3-pointers were credited with getting the Longhorns to within a game of the Final Four last year—was as deadly as ever at long range,... 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. 6 Duke Shoots Past Virginia 86-70

No. 18 Indiana tops Minnesota, No. 19 Notre Dame bests St. John's

(Newser) - Gerald Henderson scored 19 points to lead No. 6 Duke past Virginia in an 86-70 rout. The win sets up the Blue Devils for a showdown against No. 1 North Carolina on Saturday to determine the ACC regular-season champion. Virginia never seriously threatened after a 10-2 Duke run to open... More »

Georgetown Survives St. John's Attack

Purdue lets Minnesota get close before heating up for 65-53 win

(Newser) - St. John's out-shot and out-rebounded No. 11 Georgetown, but the Hoyas regrouped to come up with the 64-52 win over the 14th-place Red Storm. DaJuan Summers had a rocky game for Georgetown, missing two dunks along with other easy shots, but he still collected a game-high 21 points, The Hoya... More »

Badgers Beat Gophers, Keep Pace in Big Ten

No. 15 Wisconsin improves to 21-4 with solid defense

(Newser) - Excellent free-throw shooting and a balanced scoring attack led Wisconsin to a nine-point home win over Tubby Smith's Minnesota squad, reports the AP. The 15th-ranked Badgers were led by Marcus Landry with 12 points, and had four other players score 11 each while holding the Golden Gophers to 33% shooting,... More »

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