NCAA Basketball

Temple Owls (23-10)


Sun. 3/3 Thu. 3/7 Sat. 3/9 Fri. 3/15 Tue. 3/19
vs. Tulane 
W 80-69
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@ UConn 
W 78-71
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vs. UCF 
W 67-62
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vs. Wich 
L 74-80
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@ Belmnt 
L 70-81
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Belmont beats Temple 81-70 for first NCAA Tournament win

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) A few seconds were still left on the clock when Fran Dunphy headed to midcourt for his final postgame handshake, the outcome long decided. Belmont was simply too much for his Owls.

Nobody else in the NCAA Tournament is excited to face their efficient offense, either.

Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA Tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory Tuesday night and ending Dunphy's career in the First Four.

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Leaders
Points: S. Alston Jr.19.7
Rebounds: E. Aflakpui7.1
Assists: S. Alston Jr.5.0
FG%: Q. Rose40.8%
FT%: S. Alston Jr.90.8%
3P%: S. Alston Jr.35.0%
Steals: Q. Rose2.2
Blocks: E. Aflakpui0.4
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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American Athletic Conference Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
11 Houston 16-2 33-4
22 Cincinnati 14-4 28-7
UCF 13-5 24-9
Temple 13-5 23-10
Memphis 11-7 22-14
Wichita State 10-8 22-15
South Florida 8-10 24-14
Tulsa 8-10 18-14
Connecticut 6-12 16-17
SMU 6-12 15-17
East Carolina 3-15 10-21
Tulane 0-18 4-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.7 (119)
Rebounds: 9.9 (188)
Assists: 14.4 (91)
FG%: 43.7% (216)
FT%: 72.7% (106)
3P%: 33.0% (253)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 71.5 (184)
Rebounds: 24.5 (253)
Assists: 12.8 (169)
FG%: 44.3% (221)
FT%: 68.0% (61)
3P%: 32.9% (103)
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Teams Score Time
American League
Toronto 2 7:05pm
New York 0
Chicago 2 7:10pm
Boston 1
Kansas City 1 7:10pm
Cleveland 0
National League
New York 4 7:05pm
Philadelphia 4
Atlanta 0 8:05pm
Chicago 0
Los Angeles   9:40pm
Arizona  
Colorado   10:05pm
San Francisco  
Travelers Championship
Pos Name Score Thru
1 Chez Reavie -17 F
2 Keegan Bradley -13 F
2 Zack Sucher -13 F
4 Vaughn Taylor -12 F
5 Joaquin Niemann -11 F
5 Kevin Tway -11 F
5 Paul Casey -11 F
8 Brian Harman -10 F
8 Abraham Ancer -10 F
MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT SONOMA
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 19 Martin Truex Jr 8
2 18 Kyle Busch 7
3 12 Ryan Blaney 9
4 95 Matt Dibenedetto 19
5 11 Denny Hamlin 6
6 4 Kevin Harvick 23
7 6 Ryan Newman 21
8 20 Erik Jones 32
9 10 Aric Almirola 15
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT IOWA
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 20 Christopher Bell 2
2 00 Cole Custer 1
3 7 Justin Allgaier 14
4 18 Harrison Burton 10
5 8 Zane Smith 3
6 9 Noah Gragson 4
7 98 Chase Briscoe 9
8 23 John Hunter Nemechek 6
9 1 Michael Annett 12
NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES AT ST. LOUIS
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 15 Ross Chastain 7
2 4 Todd Gilliland 11
3 52 Stewart Friesen 4
4 46 Chandler Smith 25
5 24 Brett Moffitt 5
6 98 Grant Enfinger 2
7 2 Sheldon Creed 12
8 99 Ben Rhodes 6
9 88 Matt Crafton 3