SEEDED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEEDED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57836327-77/nba-playoffs-teams-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57836327-77/nba-playoffs-teams-coach.html.csp">NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T16:03:11.22-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 04:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast. The voters weren’t some know-nothings, either. No, this was a polling of NBA general managers. Things seem quite a bit different now. The Heat don’t seem like locks for a third straight title anymore. San Antonio and Indiana are top seeds. Brooklyn, Chicago, the Los Angeles Clippers, Oklahoma City, Golden State, Houston, Po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578363272014-04-19T16:03:11.22-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T16:03:11.22-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836327@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:03:11 MDT Tennis: Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57835971-77/nadal-federer-clay-djokovic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57835971-77/nadal-federer-clay-djokovic.html.csp">Tennis: Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEROME PUGMIRE </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T16:03:11.394-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 04:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monaco • Rafael Nadal’s mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over. The top-ranked Spaniard hopes his confidence isn’t gone, too. Nadal lost to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday, his earliest exit since 2003 at a tournament that helped build his reputation as perhaps the greatest clay-court player of all time. Nadal won eight consecutive titles here from 2005-12, before losing to Novak Djokovic in last year’s final. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578359712014-04-19T16:03:11.394-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T16:03:11.394-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57835971@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:03:11 MDT Tennis: Djokovic, Nadal race into Monte Carlo quarters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57831898-77/djokovic-nadal-seeded-federer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57831898-77/djokovic-nadal-seeded-federer.html.csp">Tennis: Djokovic, Nadal race into Monte Carlo quarters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEROME PUGMIRE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:34:08.119-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monaco • Defending champion Novak Djokovic raced into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals in dispatching Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-0, 6-1 in 47 minutes on Thursday. Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal also had little trouble, beating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3, while fourth-seeded Roger Federer shook off a slow start in a 6-4, 6-1 win against Czech player Lukas Rosol. The second-seeded Djokovic won his second-round opener in 45 minutes and has yet to be tested this week. He next faces Sp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578318982014-04-18T17:34:08.119-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T17:34:08.119-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831898@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:34:08 MDT Federer & Nadal into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd round http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826706-77/federer-nadal-6-4-6-1.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826706-77/federer-nadal-6-4-6-1.html.csp">Federer & Nadal into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd round</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEROME PUGMIRE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T16:25:31.844-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moncao • Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday. Federer took just 52 minutes to beat veteran Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-2, while Nadal overcame a rusty start to put away Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1. The top-seeded Nadal, who lost the title to Novak Djokovic last year, dropped his opening service game and trailed 3-1 in the first set. But from 4-4, the Spaniard reeled off six straight ga...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578267062014-04-17T16:25:31.844-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T16:25:31.844-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787199@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:37:01 MDT Kragthorpe: BYU, Utah couldn’t do what UConn, Kentucky have done http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57785172-77/lost-seed-byu-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57785172-77/lost-seed-byu-kentucky.html.csp">Kragthorpe: BYU, Utah couldn’t do what UConn, Kentucky have done</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T17:15:37.939-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By losing in the early stages of the NCAA Tournament, Utah and BYU have provided their own illustrations of how unusual it is for the low-seeded teams from Connecticut and Kentucky to have reached tonight’s basketball championship game. Since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985, BYU and Utah have been seeded No. 7, 8 or 9 (basically, No. 9 is the same as No. 8) a combined nine times. In every case, the Cougars and Utes have conformed to their seeding, never upsetting a No. 1 or No. 2 see...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785172@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:15:37 MDT Stanford, Maryland complete Final Four http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57760664-77/final-points-stanford-maryland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57760664-77/final-points-stanford-maryland.html.csp">Stanford, Maryland complete Final Four</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T23:28:02.014-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stanford, Calif. • Chiney Ogwumike had 20 points and 10 rebounds as second-seeded Stanford beat North Carolina 74-65 on Tuesday night in the regional final on the Cardinal’s home floor. Mikaela Ruef scored a career-high 17 points, Amber Orrange added 14 and Bonnie Samuelson knocked down three 3-pointers for 13 points off the bench for Stanford (33-3), which had its streak of five straight Final Fours snapped last March. Maryland 76, Louisville 73 • All-American Alyssa Thomas scored 22 points an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760664@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 23:28:02 MDT Fourth-seeded Maryland upsets top seed Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750687-77/tennessee-final-maryland-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750687-77/tennessee-final-maryland-points.html.csp">Fourth-seeded Maryland upsets top seed Tennessee</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T08:33:16.187-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • Alyssa Thomas scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as fourth-seeded Maryland upset No. 1 seed Tennessee 73-62 on Sunday in the Louisville Region semifinal. The Terrapins (27-6) reached their ninth regional final and first since 2012. They did it against a program the Terps had beaten only four times previously and never before in the NCAA tournament. Maryland improved to 5-10 against Tennessee (29-6) with a little revenge for their previous tournament loss in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577506872014-03-31T08:33:16.187-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T08:33:16.187-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The fourth-seeded Spartans (29-8) will play Connecticut (29-8) on Sunday with a Final Four berth at stake. The seventh-seeded Huskies beat third-seeded Iowa State 81-76 earlier Friday. Michigan State overcame a horrible start to the second half and then withstood a late run by the Cavaliers (30-7) to advance to the regional finals for the ei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577456942014-03-28T23:33:52.134-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:33:52.134-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745694@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:52 MDT NCAA women: 5 Things to Know about the Sweet 16 and party crasher BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57733264-88/seeds-seed-teams-regional.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57733264-88/seeds-seed-teams-regional.html.csp">NCAA women: 5 Things to Know about the Sweet 16 and party crasher BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOUG FEINBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:18.106-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two rounds in the books of the NCAA women’s tournament and everything is almost going according to seed, well except for the Nebraska Regional. Coming into the tournament it seemed that UConn may have the easiest road to the Final Four. That path got potentially easier with the upset of fourth-seeded Nebraska and No. 2 seed Duke. Don’t count UConn coach Geno Auriemma among those looking at it that way. “I’m sure all the talk will be for the next three days how, ‘If it wasn’t going to be easy eno...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577332642014-03-28T17:29:18.106-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:18.106-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733264@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:18 MDT March Madness: Stanford prepares for Sweet 16 vs. Dayton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57728034-77/dawkins-stanford-coach-dayton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57728034-77/dawkins-stanford-coach-dayton.html.csp">March Madness: Stanford prepares for Sweet 16 vs. Dayton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH DUBOW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T23:30:25.596-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stanford, Calif. • Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins has had good reason to keep a close tab on Dayton because coach Archie Miller is recruiting his son to play there next season. Dawkins will see the Flyers in a different light on Thursday night in Memphis, Tenn., when they play the Cardinal in a surprising Sweet 16 matchup between a pair of double-digit seeds. With a spot in the regional final on the line, the recruitment of Aubrey Dawkins will be put on the back burner for a few days. “I think bo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577280342014-03-25T23:30:25.596-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T23:30:25.596-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728034@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:30:25 MDT NCAA capsules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57722947-77/points-ncaa-tournament-seed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57722947-77/points-ncaa-tournament-seed.html.csp">NCAA capsules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:17:50.28-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KENTUCKY 78, WICHITA STATE 76 ST. LOUIS • Andrew Harrison scored 20 points, twin brother Aaron had 19 and Kentucky ended Wichita State’s pursuit of perfection Sunday when Fred VanVleet’s potential game-winning 3-pointer missed in a 78-76 victory in the NCAA tournament. Julius Randle had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and James Young also had 13 points for the No. 8 seed Wildcats (26-10), who made a series of clutch free throws in the final minutes to hold off the top-seeded Shockers in arguably the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577229472014-03-25T16:17:50.28-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T16:17:50.28-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57722947@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:17:50 MDT ’Cats run past Zags on way to Sweet 16 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720754-77/arizona-sweet-baylor-gonzaga.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720754-77/arizona-sweet-baylor-gonzaga.html.csp">’Cats run past Zags on way to Sweet 16</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:49:02.268-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • Arms waving and legs churning, the Arizona Wildcats are racing back into the Sweet 16. Overwhelming Gonzaga with its contest-everything defense, Arizona looked very much like the top seed in the West, blowing out the Bulldogs 84-61 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the third time in four years. Coming off a shaky NCAA tournament opener, Arizona (32-4) ended a wild first weekend of upsets and buzzer beaters with a display of domination. This was not the epic double-overtime game t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577207542014-03-23T23:49:02.268-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:49:02.268-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720754@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:49:02 MDT Virginia beats Memphis 78-60 in NCAA East Region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57721255-77/virginia-memphis-tigers-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57721255-77/virginia-memphis-tigers-points.html.csp">Virginia beats Memphis 78-60 in NCAA East Region</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AARON BEARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Raleigh, N.C. • Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis 78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades. Anthony Gill added 13 points for the Cavaliers (30-6), who turned in a dominating performance while controlling the tempo and shutting down the eighth-seeded Tigers (24-10) at nearly every turn. Virginia led by 15 at halftime and pushed that to 27 points late, picking right up where it left off ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577212552014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57721255@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:12 MDT College basketball: Michigan State holds off Harvard in East Region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717707-77/state-michigan-harvard-seeded.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717707-77/state-michigan-harvard-seeded.html.csp">College basketball: Michigan State holds off Harvard in East Region</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:20:08.955-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • For 18 seconds, it was happening. Harvard owned basketball, too. Laurent Rivard made a 3-pointer from the corner, flashed his 3-point goggles toward an unhinged group of Crimson fans and ran down the court. The Ivy Leaguers had overcome a 16-point deficit to take a two-point lead over a Michigan State team that always comes up big at March Madness. The next time down the court, Travis Trice came back with a 3 to put the Spartans back in the lead. A few minutes later, Michigan St...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577177072014-03-22T23:20:08.955-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T23:20:08.955-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717707@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:20:08 MDT NCAA women’s tournament: DePaul outguns Oklahoma 104-100 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717969-77/state-oklahoma-depaul-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717969-77/state-oklahoma-depaul-florida.html.csp">NCAA women’s tournament: DePaul outguns Oklahoma 104-100</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T22:17:18.616-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Durham, N.C. • Megan Rogowski scored 24 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 40.5 seconds left to help DePaul beat Oklahoma 104-100 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament in the Lincoln Regional. Chanise Jenkins added 21 points and Brittany Hrynko had 19 for the seventh-seeded Blue Demons (28-6). They blew a 19-point lead with under 16 minutes left, then rallied for a wild win. They will play second-seeded Duke (28-6) on Monday night in the second round of the Lincoln Region...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577179692014-03-22T22:17:18.616-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T22:17:18.616-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717969@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:17:18 MDT NCAA Tournament: Florida 61, Pitt 45 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57716823-77/florida-wilbekin-pitt-panthers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57716823-77/florida-wilbekin-pitt-panthers.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Florida 61, Pitt 45</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:15:46.334-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ORLANDO, Fla. • Top-seeded seeded Florida played with a lot more energy and intensity this time around. Scottie Wilbekin spearheaded the effort. Wilbekin scored 21 points, including eight straight down the stretch, and the Gators beat Pittsburgh 61-45 in the NCAA tournament Saturday. Florida’s 28th consecutive win put it in the Sweet 16 for the fourth consecutive year. Coming off a lackluster performance in its NCAA opener against Albany, Florida (34-2) vowed to play better against the Panthers ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577168232014-03-25T16:15:46.334-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T16:15:46.334-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57716823@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:15:46 MDT NCAA Tournament: Louisville 71, Manhattan 64 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711053-77/hancock-louisville-manhattan-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711053-77/hancock-louisville-manhattan-points.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Louisville 71, Manhattan 64</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T16:39:09.38-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ORLANDO, Fla. • Luke Hancock hit two huge 3-pointers in the final 1:19 to help Louisville finally shake free from tenacious Manhattan, 71-64 in the NCAA tournament Thursday night. The defending national champion Cardinals were down 58-55 with less than 4 minutes to play before coming alive from the 3-point line. Silky smooth guard Russ Smith, who finished with 18 points, got things going with a game-tying 3 from the wing. Hancock delivered the knockout blows. He stole an inbound pass, got fouled...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577110532014-03-21T16:39:09.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:09.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57711053@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:09 MDT College basketball: No. 5 Saint Louis rallies to beat No. 12 N.C. State in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57710994-77/louis-points-state-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57710994-77/louis-points-state-final.html.csp">College basketball: No. 5 Saint Louis rallies to beat No. 12 N.C. State in overtime</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T23:46:32.205-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orlando, Fla. • Rob Loe scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, helping St. Louis wipe out a late 14-point deficit and pull away in overtime, 83-80, over North Carolina State. Jordair Jett overcame a slow start to score 18, doing most of his damage while the fifth-seeded Billikens (27-6) were making their comeback in the last five minutes of regulation. Both teams shot horribly from the free-throw line, with Saint Louis shooting 12-for-26 and No. 12 seed NC State shooting 20-for-37. T.J. Warre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577109942014-03-20T23:46:32.205-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T23:46:32.205-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57710994@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:46:32 MDT NCAA Tournament: No. 12 Harvard upsets No. 5 Cincinnati http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57710977-77/points-tournament-harvard-scored.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57710977-77/points-tournament-harvard-scored.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: No. 12 Harvard upsets No. 5 Cincinnati</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T23:46:39.644-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • Siyani Chambers scored 11 points, including five straight in the final 2 minutes, and 12th-seeded Harvard won its second NCAA tournament game in history, upsetting fifth-seeded Cincinnati 61-57 on Thursday in the East Regional. Wesley Saunders led the Crimson (27-4) with 12 points as Harvard pulled off an upset for the second straight year. Last year, Harvard upset New Mexico as a 14 seed. The Crimson became the first Ivy League school with NCAA tournament wins in consecutive ye...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577109772014-03-20T23:46:39.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T23:46:39.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57710977@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:46:39 MDT