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March Madness Continues – Fridays Results

KSCB News - March 17, 2012 2:10 am

Missouri and Duke have become the first No. 2

seeds in 11 years to fall to No. 15 seeds in the NCAA men’s

basketball tournament. Kyle O’Quinn contributed 26 points and 14

rebounds as Norfolk State stunned the Tigers 66-64 in the West

Regionals before Lehigh beat the Blue Devils 75-50 in the South

Regionals behind C.J. McCollum’s 30 points. Next up for Lehigh is

No. 10 Xavier, which trailed by 10 in the second half before

knocking out No. 7 Notre Dame 67-63.

Midwest Regional top seed North Carolina has

reached the third round on the NCAA men’s basketball tournament

after Tyler Zeller delivered 17 points and 15 rebounds to the Tar

Heels’ 77-58 win over Vermont. Next up for Carolina is eighth seed

Creighton, which was a 58-57 winner against Alabama behind Doug

McDermott’s 16 points.

Third seed Florida State and No. 6

Cincinnati have advanced to the third round of the NCAA East

Regionals and will square off Sunday. Bernard James scored 19

points and the Seminoles trailed most of the second half until a

15-2 run led them to a 66-63 triumph over St. Bonaventure. Yancy

Gates had 15 points and 10 rebounds as the Bearcats topped Texas


Also in the West Regionals Friday, top seed

Michigan State crushed LIU-Brooklyn, 89-67, seventh seed Florida

routed Virginia 71-45 and No. 9 Saint Louis downed Memphis 61-54.

In the Midwest Regionals, No. 13 Ohio dispatched fourth seed

Michigan 65-60, 10th seed Purdue ousted No. 7 Saint Mary’s 72-69,

second seed Kansas dumped Detroit 65-50, No. 3 Georgetown got past

Belmont 74-59, No. 12 South Florida handled Temple 58-44 and No. 11

North Carolina State earned a 79-65 win over San Diego State.


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