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Kansas beats Purdue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas got 26 points apiece from Frank Mason and Devonte’ Graham to defeat Purdue 98-66 in the NCAA Tournament Midwest Region semifinals Thursday at Sprint Center beford 18,475 fans, mostly clad in Kansas’ crimson and blue.

Basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr. asks for release from Washington

Nathan Hale's Michael Porter Jr., considered one of the top boys basketball recruits in the nation, said Wednesday he asked for a release from his letter of intent from the University of Washington. The decision was prompted by the firing of coach Lorenzo Romar.

Xavier embarrasses Florida State

ORLANDO, Fla. — Xavier used a harassing zone defense to stifle Florida State on one end of the floor and rode a balanced scoring attack to put the Seminoles away on the other end.

Wisconsin stuns top-seeded Villanova

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Nigel Hayes scored 19 points and made the winning layup with 11.4 seconds remaining as No. 8 seed Wisconsin upset top-seeded Villanova 65-62 on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament second-round game at KeyBank Center.

Butler gets another Sweet 16

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Kelan Martin scored 19 points and Andrew Chrabascz added 15 as Butler won a second-round game at Bradley Center and advanced to the Sweet 16.

Mountaineers best Irish, earn meeting with Zags

BUFFALO, N.Y. — No. 4 West Virginia dictated tempo with its full-court pressure defense and was efficient at the offensive end in defeating fifth-seeded Notre Dame in a second-round game at KeyBank Center.

Gonzaga women lose in first round of NCAAs

SEATTLE — Vionise Pierre-Louis and Peyton Little scored in double digits to lead sixth-seeded Oklahoma to a 75-62 win over Gonzaga in a first-round NCAA women’s tournament game Saturday afternoon at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Gonzaga men squeak past Northwestern, reach Sweet 16

SALT LAKE CITY — Gonzaga’s game against NCAA Tournament darling Northwestern went from sleeper to classic. But the top-seeded Bulldogs held off the Wildcats just long enough to escape Salt Lake City with an 79-73 victory.