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Trae Golden's three-point play with 35.3 seconds left in overtime helped Georgia Tech beat Boston College 73-70 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
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Baylor coach Scott Drew wanted to make sure his guys had fresh legs if they advanced in the Big 12 tournament, so he decided Wednesday night to go deeper into his bench.
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Stanford shot 58 percent against the 11th-seeded Cougars and used a 16-4 run in the second half to take control of what had been a tight game.
Mar 12, 2014; New York, NY, USA; The Georgetown Hoyas players react from the bench against the DePaul Blue Demons in the first round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden.
The Eagles advanced to the NCAAs for the first time in five years, stymieing Boston with smothering defense and beating the top-seeded Terriers 55-36 Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game.
Coron Williams scored a season-high 25 points and Wake Forest beat Notre Dame 81-69 on Wednesday in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Michael Murray scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds as No. 7 seed Coppin State beat 10th-seeded Bethune-Cookman 75-68 in first-round action of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament Tuesday.
Taylor Braun made a key layup while being fouled with 12 seconds left and added the free throw to lead North Dakota State to a 60-57 win over Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne for the Summit League title on Tuesday and the Bison's second trip to the NCAA tournament.
In most seasons, the Big Ten tournament seems to be regarded as simply a speed bump for Michigan State coach Tom Izzo.
Senior forward Kyle Kelm had a double-double as Milwaukee's front line dominated, and the Panthers led the whole way during a 69-63 victory over Wright State for the Horizon League tournament title.
The fourth-seeded Mountaineers built a 20-point first-half lead and never looked back, shooting 60.4 percent from the field to win their fourth conference title in school history and first since 2008.
Arizona is the top seed and is ranked at No. 4. UCLA is seeded second and was ranked for good parts of the season, while Arizona State and California will each get a bye for the opening round.
Haws, the WCC player of the year, had a hard time freeing himself from San Francisco's defense, shooting 5 of 19, but made all 14 of his free throws San Francisco fought back several times, including a late run in overtime.
It's easy to skim through a list of conference tournaments and skip over the opening days of the major conferences as games between teams that would be considered long shots to make the NCAA's field of 68 unless they won the whole thing.
Cochran scored 23 points, and the Terriers beat Western Carolina, 56-53, on Monday night to capture the Southern Conference championship and a spot in the NCAA tournament.
A few years from now, the kid just might find himself working as a basketball coach.