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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 Duke31-5
2 Virginia31-3
3 North Carolina29-6
4 Gonzaga32-3
5 Michigan State30-6
6 Tennessee31-5
7 Kentucky29-6
8 Michigan30-6
9 Texas Tech28-6
10 Florida State29-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke31-5
2 Virginia31-3
3 Gonzaga32-3
4 North Carolina29-6
5 Tennessee31-5
6 Michigan State30-6
7 Kentucky29-6
8 Michigan30-6
9 Houston33-3
10 Texas Tech28-6
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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 (6)
Assists: 12.8 (227)
FG%: 41.7% (307)
FT%: 59.8% (353)
3P%: 30.4% (338)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.8 (25)
Rebounds: 25.9 (120)
Assists: 12.1 (105)
FG%: 41.0% (45)
FT%: 72.2% (279)
3P%: 31.4% (43)
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Founders Cup (LPGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1J. Ko-22F
2tC. Ciganda-21F
2tJ. Korda-21F
2tN. Korda-21F
2tY. Liu-21F
6tS. Feng-19F
6tC. Thomas-19F
8tB. Henderson-18F
8tL. Ko-18F
10tC. Kerr-17F
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Maybank Champ (EURO)
PosNameScoreThru
1S. Hend - z-15F
2N. Elvira - y-15F
3J. Janewattananond-13F
4J. Veerman-12F
5tO. Fisher-11F
5tM. Kieffer-11F
7tJ. Smith-10F
7tD. Fichardt-10F
7tF. Zanotti-10F
7tA. Sullivan-10F
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Hoag Classic (CHMP)
PosNameScoreThru
1K. Triplett - z-10F
2W. Austin - y-10F
3tJ. Maggert-9F
3tS. McCarron-9F
5tS. Flesch-8F
5tP. Goydos-8F
5tF. Quinn-8F
8tD. Garwood-7F
8tL. Janzen-7F
10tP. Broadhurst-6F
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ATP Scoreboard
Monday, Mar. 25
Miami Open (ATP/WTA)
Third Round
(24) G. Dimitrov5 5    
J. Thompson7 7    
(6) K. Anderson6 78    
J. Sousa4 66    
(4) R. Federer7 6    
F. Krajinovic5 3    
(13) D. Medvedev77 65 77   
R. Opelka65 77 60   
(20) D. Shapovalov6 77    
A. Rublev3 65    
(14) M. Cecchinato4 4    
(18) D. Goffin6 6    
(8) S. Tsitsipas6 6    
L. Mayer4 4    
(28) F. Tiafoe5 6 6   
D. Ferrer7 3 3   
 
WTA Scoreboard
Monday, Mar. 25
Miami Open (ATP/WTA)
Fourth Round
(7) K. Bertens6 3 2   
(12) A. Barty4 6 6   
(3) P. Kvitova6 6    
(19) C. Garcia3 3    
(21) A. Kontaveit6 2    
B. Andreescu1 0    
(13) C. Wozniacki3 77 2   
(27) S. Hsieh6 60 6   
(2) S. Halep6 6    
V. Williams3 3    
T. Maria4 3    
M. Vondrousov6 6    
(18) Q. Wang7 6    
Y. Wang5 4    
(5) K. Pliskova2 6 7   
Y. Putintseva6 3 5