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No. 11 seed Xavier upsets Arizona 73-71

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Not long after losing to Arizona's Sean Miller at the 2015 NCAA Tournament, Xavier coach Chris Mack jokingly said his friend should let him win the next one.

This was no gift between former colleagues.

The Musketeers earned this one and now they're headed to the Elite Eight for the first time in a decade.

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Dorsey helps Oregon end Michigan's run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Tyler Dorsey's teammates call him "Mr. March."

Yeah, that fits.

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Top seed Gonzaga survives West Virginia

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn't allow West Virginia to get off a third.

A defensive stop was a fitting way for this offensively challenged Sweet 16 matchup to end.

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Kansas routs Purdue, rolls into Elite 8

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) It took about 10 minutes for Kansas guards Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham to slow down, gain their composure and get everything under control in their Midwest Regional semifinal.

When that happened, everything promptly sped up for Purdue.

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Hoyas fire Thompson after 13 seasons

WASHINGTON (AP) John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship.

Thompson said in a statement released by agent David Falk that he was "honored" to have been the Hoyas' coach and proud of what his players have "accomplished on the court and how they are thriving since leaving Georgetown."

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NCAA stands firm in Louisville sex case

The NCAA is standing by its allegations against the Louisville men's basketball program and Rick Pitino, saying the coach failed to notice "red flags" in activities by a former staffer who an escort says hired dancers for sex parties with recruits and players.

"If Pitino saw no red flags in connection with (Andre) McGee's interactions with then prospective and current student-athletes," the NCAA wrote, "it was because he was not looking for them."

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Kelsey backs out of UMass coaching job

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Former Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey has backed out of an agreement to take over at UMass, citing personal reasons.

UMass athletic director Ryan Bamford said Thursday that Kelsey asked to be let out of his contract that was signed Tuesday, making clear that it was for "very personal" reasons.

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Washington releases top recruit Porter

SEATTLE (AP) Washington released high school star Michael Porter Jr. from his national letter of intent.

Washington confirmed the decision to release Porter on Thursday, one day after new Washington coach Mike Hopkins was formally introduced. Porter had committed to Washington under former coach Lorenzo Romar. Porter's father, Michael Porter Sr., was an assistant on Romar's staff.

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Las Vegas casino owner dodges $1M payout

LAS VEGAS (AP) Michigan's loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million.

Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta personally approved a $12,500 bet on Michigan at 80-to-1 odds from Derek Stevens, who owns The D casino.

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NCAA could keep title games out of N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that limits LGBT rights by that time.

In a statement Thursday, exactly one year to the day after the law was passed, the sports organization said its committees will begin picking championship sites for 2018-22 and will announce those decisions April 18. The statement also noted that "once the sites are selected by the committee, those decisions are final."

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