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Two of Final Four Decided: Butler, UConn

Can Virginia Commonwealth join them tomorrow?

(Newser) - Of course Butler erased a late deficit. Of course the Bulldogs hit a clutch 3-pointer late in overtime. Of course they're going back to the Final Four. This is the Butler Way. Shelvin Mack scored 27 points, including five in overtime, and Butler reached the Final Four for the second... More »

Butler Stuns Top-Seed Pitt

Late free throw ruins a lot of brackets

(Newser) - With plenty of help from Pittsburgh, Butler found another way to pull off a stunning upset in the NCAA tournament. Matt Howard made one free throw with 0.8 seconds left to cap a wild final sequence, and No. 8 Butler shocked the top-seeded Panthers 71-70 tonight to advance to... More »

Duke Returns to Title Game

Blue Devils' 78-57 victory sends West Virginia packing

(Newser) - Duke moved within 40 minutes of its first national title in 9 years tonight, getting 23 points from Jon Scheyer to pull away from West Virginia, 78-57. Kyle Singler had 21 and Nolan Smith 19 for the Blue Devils, who squashed West Virginia's feel-good story and will now try to... More »

Butler Will Play for Title

Bulldogs beat Michigan State to advance

(Newser) - Gordon Hayward scored 19 points and collected the final rebound, sending little Butler to its biggest victory, a 52-50 win over Michigan State in the Final Four tonight. The Bulldogs now will play the winner of West Virginia-Duke for the national title on Monday night. In their hometown, no less. More »

Michigan State Returns to Final Four

Tennessee heads home after Spartans pull out another squeaker, 70-69

(Newser) - Raymar Morgan made a free throw with 1.8 seconds left today in St. Louis, giving fifth-seeded Michigan State a 70-69 victory over sixth-seeded Tennessee and a spot in its second straight Final Four. The Vols' Scotty Hopson tied the game with a free throw with 11.2 seconds left,... More »

Underdog Butler Gains Final Four

West Regional No. 5 seed topples K-State, will play 5 miles from campus

(Newser) - Butler has earned a trip home for the Final Four. Gordon Hayward made a driving layup with under a minute to go, and the fifth-seeded Bulldogs used the same tenacious defense they exhibited all game in the closing seconds to knock off second-seeded Kansas State , 63-56, in the West Regional... More »

Chelsea to Voters: Monica's None of Your Business

Leave dad out of choice for mom, she adds

(Newser) - For the second time in a week Chelsea Clinton has been asked a question about the sex scandal involving White House intern Monica Lewinsky that cast a shadow over her father's presidency. When it happened at North Carolina State University yesterday, just as it did at Butler University last week,... More »

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