NCAA Basketball

Saint Louis Billikens (23-13)


Thu. 3/14 Fri. 3/15 Sat. 3/16 Sun. 3/17 Fri. 3/22
vs. Rich 
W 71-68
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@ Dayton 
W 64-55
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@ Dav 
W 67-44
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@ StBon 
W 55-53
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@ VaTech 
L 52-66
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Va Tech beats Saint Louis 66-52 for 1st tourney in 12 years

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) After back-to-back years of first-round losses in the NCAA Tournament, Virginia Tech finally broke through.

Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 20 points, Kerry Blackshear added 15 and the fourth-seeded Hokies earned their first NCAA Tournament win in 12 years by beating No. 13 seed Saint Louis 66-52 on Friday night.

The Hokies (25-8) had lost to Alabama and Wisconsin the past two years under coach Buzz Williams before using a fast start to advance to a second-round matchup against No. 12 seed Liberty in the East Region.

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Leaders
Points: J. Bess15.3
Rebounds: H. French8.4
Assists: T. Isabell3.6
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: J. Bess79.0%
3P%: J. Bess32.5%
Steals: J. Goodwin1.8
Blocks: H. French1.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Atlantic 10 Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
VCU 16-2 25-8
Davidson 14-4 24-10
Dayton 13-5 21-12
St. Bonaventure 12-6 18-16
George Mason 11-7 18-15
Saint Louis 10-8 23-13
Duquesne 10-8 19-13
Rhode Island 9-9 18-15
La Salle 8-10 10-21
Saint Joseph's 6-12 14-19
Richmond 6-12 13-20
Massachusetts 4-14 11-21
George Washington 4-14 9-24
Fordham 3-15 12-20
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 66.6 (316)
Rebounds: 13.7 (5)
Assists: 12.8 (227)
FG%: 41.7% (307)
FT%: 59.8% (353)
3P%: 30.4% (337)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.8 (25)
Rebounds: 25.9 (119)
Assists: 12.1 (103)
FG%: 41.0% (45)
FT%: 72.2% (280)
3P%: 31.4% (43)
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4tC. Hull-5F
4tE. Ji-5F
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4tA. Yang-5F
8tM. Alex-4F
8tM. Lee-4F
8tY. Liu-4F
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ATP Scoreboard
Monday, May 20
Geneva Open (ATP)
First Round
B. Zapata Mir4 6 2   
T. Daniel6 4 4   
(8) A. Seppi1 6 2   
H. Dellien6 3 0   
D. Kudla5 6 0   
J. Thompson7 2 0   
(7) M. Ebden 
N. Jarry 
(5) R. Albot 
L. Sonego 
P. Gojowczyk 
J. Tipsarevic 
G. Dimitrov 
F. Delbonis 
 
Lyon Open (ATP)
First Round
L. Harris2 62    
S. Johnson6 77    
U. Humbert6 6    
C. Norrie1 3    
(7) P. Herbert6 2    
J. Chardy2 3    
T. Lamasine6 1    
J. Sinner0 2    
S. Diez3     
B. Tomic1     
T. Fritz 
J. Vesely 
(6) R. Gasquet 
M. Janvier 
 
WTA Scoreboard
Monday, May 20
Internationaux de Strasbo (WTA)
First Round
M. Puig6 6    
T. Maria1 1    
J. Pegula3 1    
S. Stosur6 6    
(5) S. Kenin3 3    
C. Paquet6 6    
(8) S. Zhang4 1    
A. Sharma6 6    
L. Siegemund6 6    
R. Zarazua4 6    
(6) D. Yastremska6 4    
P. Parmentier2 4    
X. Han6 2    
A. Schmiedlov0 0    
A. Hesse 
Y. Wang 
M. Benoit 
M. Kostyuk 
(4) C. Garcia 
S. Rogers 
 
Nuremburg Cup (WTA)
First Round
V. Diatchenko2     
V. Kudermetov3     
M. Barthel5     
P. Ormaechea3     
(4) A. Riske0     
N. Stojanovic1     
A. Friedsam 
I. Begu 
(5) E. Alexandrov 
J. Cepelova 
T. Zidansek 
M. Doi 
S. Kuznetsova 
J. Larsson 
K. Pliskova 
J. Niemeier 
Q. Lemoine 
L. Paar 
(3) A. Tomljanovi 
S. Lisicki