After star guard Kalin Lucas went down with a leg injury, the Spartans blew a 16-point lead in the second half. But Korie Lucious hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer (left) to cap a frenetic finish and send Michigan State into the Sweet 16.
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Michigan State 85, Maryland 83
Junior guard Kalin Lucas (1) likely has a torn Achilles' tendon, which would make it almost impossible for him to play in the round of 16 -- or beyond.
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Cornell 87, Wisconsin 69
Louis Dale scored 26 points as No. 12 seed Cornell upset the fourth-seeded Badgers 87-69, becoming the first Ivy League school in more than 30 years to advance to the round of 16.
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Purdue 63, Texas A&M 61 (OT)
Chris Kramer flipped in a layup over Texas A&M big man Bryan Davis, who is 6 inches taller, with 4.2 seconds remaining in overtime to lift Purdue into the Sweet 16. The Boilermakers rallied from 11 points down in the second half and will face top-seeded Duke in Houston on Friday.
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Syracuse 87, Gonzaga 65
Wes Johnson (4), the Big East player of the year, scored a career-high 31 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as top-seeded Syracuse hit a dozen 3-pointers to stun the Zags.
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Syracuse 87, Gonzaga 65
Gonzaga was trying to become the second team from the West Coast Conference to shock the Big East - WCC tournament champ Saint Mary's stunned second-seeded Villanova on Saturday - but they were no match for the Orange.
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Ohio State 75, Georgia Tech 66
Evan Turner, a leading candidate to add national player of the year to his Big Ten honors, overcame a poor shooting game to finish with a game-high 24 points.
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West Virginia 68, Missouri 59
Da'Sean Butler scored scored 19 of his 28 points in the first half, for nearly two-thirds of the Mountaineers' 30 points in the opeing 20 minutes, as West Virginia built an early lead. West Virginia (29-6) advanced to face No. 11 seed Washington in the East Regional semifinals on Thursday.
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Duke 68, California 53
Exploiting a huge advantage in size and depth in the frontcourt, Brian Zoubek (13 rebounds) and the Blue Devils opened a double-digit lead in the first half and Cal never seriously threatened to get back into the game.
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Xavier 71, Pittsburgh 68
Jordan Crawford (with ball) scored 27 points, including a breakaway dunk with just over 2 minutes remaining, as Xavier advanced to the Sweet 16. The Musketeers joined Michigan State as only schools to reach the round of 16 the last three years.
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