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Duke Survives Scare Against Michigan for Coach K's 900th Victory

Posted: March 20, 2011 8:21 PM ; Updated: March 20, 2011 10:35 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Duke is no stranger to this situation: Facing an underdog with uncanny touch from 3-point range, one that's racing downcourt in the closing seconds, scrambling for one last shot at some NCAA tournament magic.

This time, it was Michigan's turn to miss.

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Butler Tops No. 1 Pitt in Controversial Finish

Posted: March 19, 2011 8:34 PM ; Updated: March 20, 2011 1:14 PM

Also read: How the refs ruined a classic game

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The players in the Butler locker room celebrated their latest stunning upset in the NCAA tournament by screaming, exchanging high fives and hugging each other.

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Late Three Lifts George Mason Over Villanova 3

Posted: March 18, 2011 4:04 PM ; Updated: March 18, 2011 4:18 PM

CLEVELAND (AP) -- George Mason has another fantastic March story to tell.

Luke Hancock hit a 3-pointer with 21 seconds left, capping the Patriots' comeback and keeping the one-time NCAA tournament darlings playing with a 61-57 win over Villanova on Friday.

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Jimmer, BYU, Advance Past Wofford 2

Posted: March 18, 2011 10:35 AM ; Updated: March 18, 2011 10:36 AM

DENVER (AP) -- Slowing down The Jimmer? It's possible.

 

Stopping him altogether? Well, as the sign in the stands put it, "Fredette about it."

 

Wofford used about every combination of defense imaginable Thursday night, but still got "Jimmered" by the nation's leading scorer. Jimmer Fredette dropped in 32 points to lead third-seeded Brigham Young to a 74-66 victory over the Terriers in the NCAA tournament.

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Kentucky Outlasts Princeton 1

Posted: March 18, 2011 10:29 AM ; Updated: March 18, 2011 10:30 AM

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Brandon Knight missed his first seven shots and even found himself on the bench in the final minute against Princeton.

His confidence could have been shaken. His ego could have been bruised. After all, he was a freshman playing in his first NCAA tournament game.

 

Then again, Knight's no ordinary newcomer.

 

Held scoreless for more than 39 minutes, Knight made a driving layup with 2 seconds remaining to lift No. 4 seed Kentucky to a 59-57 win over 13th-seeded Princeton on Thursday.

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Morehead State Shocks Louisville 2

Posted: March 18, 2011 10:10 AM ; Updated: March 18, 2011 10:11 AM

DENVER (AP) -- On the verge of seeing his unheralded, 13th-seeded Morehead State program turn into something much more impressive, the coach could have called a play for his NBA-bound center or his guard who couldn't miss.

 

Instead, he decided to go with a dream.

 

Executing a play that came to his coach the night before, Morehead State's Demonte Harper dribbled patiently and watched the clock tick down. Then, he stepped up behind the 3-point line and swished the shot with 4.2 seconds left Thursday for a 62-61 victory over No. 4 Louisville and the first big upset of the NCAA tournament.

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Kansas, Ohio State, Pitt and Duke Grab March Madness Top Seeds 27

Posted: March 14, 2011 9:25 AM ; Updated: March 14, 2011 10:21 AM

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Three more teams in this year's edition of March Madness. Three more networks to cover it.

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