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Gonzaga meets UCLA nine years later

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs look to take on the UCLA Bruins tonight in the Sweet 16. This comes nine years after the infamous image of Adam Morrison crying at mid court after the Zags blew a lead in the second half to get eliminated. The Bulldogs are favored to win the game, but there are some things for the Bruins to do to upset the Zags.

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Sweet 16 Preview: Can Utah contain Okafor?

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Duke’s first two games weren’t very competitive (sorry, Carla), with Duke winning by 29 in its first game and 19 in its second. Utah on the other hand, has been in some closer games, and took out 4th-seeded Georgetown by 11 points due to free throws. The two teams face off tonight at 9:45 p.m. ET on CBS for a chance to advance to the Elite 8.

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Instant Analysis: Arizona claws past Xavier

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It wasn’t exactly David versus Goliath, but 6-seed and nationally unranked Xavier had a tall order to fill against the red-hot 2-seed Arizona Wildcats in Los Angeles on Thursday night.  To add to the tourney drama, Xavier coach Chris Mack faced his former employer of five years and good friend, Arizona coach Sean Miller.

Trailing with seven minutes to go, Arizona fought off a tough team in Xavier with a 19-7 run, defeating the Musketeers, 68-60.  Arizona trucks on to face Frank Kaminski and the Wisconsin Badgers in the Elite 8 in a rematch of last year’s West region final.

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