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W. Kentucky Hilltops San Diego

Advance to Sweet Sixteen with 72-63 win

(Newser) - Elated today with its first trip to the Sweet Sixteen in 15 years, Western Kentucky now faces a real trial, reports the AP. After warding off a scrappy San Diego 72-63 with Courtney Lee's clutch late free throws and his team-leading 29 points, the 12th-seeded Hilltoppers will have to go... More »

Walker, Cal Prove Too Much for San Diego

Winn 3-pointer helps PIttsburgh put away Wyoming

(Newser) - Ashley Walker led third-seeded California to its first NCAA women's tournament win in 15 years today as the Golden Bears downed San Diego, 77-60, reports the Associated Press. Walker dominated the inside with 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Devanei Hampton also had 22 points. Cal (27-6) led by 20... More »

UConn, You're Gone

13th seed San Diego hits late jumper in OT for biggest yet in NCAA Tourney

(Newser) - Tampa is rapidly becoming Upset Central in the NCAA Tournament: first Western Kentucky beat fifth-seeded Drake today, then 13th-seeded San Diego followed that shocker with buzzer-beating 70-69 overtime win over Connecticut, reports the Associated Press. De'Jon Jackson's pull-up jumper with 1.2 seconds left in the extra ssession was the... More »

San Diego Topples Zags in WCC

2nd straight upset sends Toreros to NCAA tourney

(Newser) - The San Diego Toreros continued cutting a swath through the WCC elites last night, with a breathtaking upset of Gonzaga following on the heels of Sunday's overtime defeat of St. Mary's. It only took regulation time for the Toreros to outplay the No. 22 Bulldogs 69-62 and secure a place... More »

St. Mary's Takes Revenge on San Diego

61-54 win puts No. 25 Gaels in comfortable playoff position

(Newser) - St. Mary's defeated San Diego 61-54 to avenge the Gaels' only conference loss of the season. The fiercely fought victory gives the No. 25 team at least the second seed, and two valuable byes, in next month's WCC championship. The win almost didn't happen, however—four consecutive late turnovers almost... More »

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