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Devonte' Graham was 0-for-7 with three points. "I think you see it on all sides of sports". Backside five to VCU. Meanwhile, the No. 3 seed Ducks are chasing their first Final Four appearance since winning the 1939 title with the "Tall Firs". But for Kansas, this is still a win-or-else. There's been no doubt that these Jayhawks could put up points, but now their defense is finally starting to peak and it's looking less and less likely that a team will be able to stop them from being so explosive.

Kansas guard Frank Mason III (0) puts up a three over OR guard Casey Benson. You can recruit pretty good players to the University of Oregon. Surely a Bill Self-coached team won't get tense when it matters the most. The Ducks play a variety of defenses, sometimes switching between zones and man-to-man every trip down floor. After three scoreless minutes, both teams started to pick things up offensively, although Maryland didn't knock down a jumper in the first quarter.

SC 100, Quinnipiac 58: Kaela Davis, A'ja Wilson and the top-seeded Gamecocks (30-4) overpowered the upstart Bobcats (29-7) from the opening tip, scoring the first 16 points and easily advancing to the Stockton Regional final.

The third-seeded Maryland women's basketball team nearly always had been able to lean on Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Brionna Jones during the most meaningful moments this season.

Very bad shooting, poor rebounding, and a terrible offensive game plan by Kansas saw the Oregon Ducks absolutely embarrass the Jayhawks in their own backyard in Kansas City. "I was just sincerely excited for them".

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OR plays Kansas on Saturday in the regional final.

OR made sure it didn't happen twice. But the Ducks kept answering just enough to keep the crowd from giving Kansas anything extra.

"They definitely have to limit [the Ducks' Dillon] Brooks", Burkdoll added, explaining his keys to the game. Dorsey finished the game as Oregon's leader in scoring with 20 points, including 5-of-7 from three-point range.

Jackson's replacement, Lagerald Vick, the same player who filled in when Jackson was suspended during the opening game of the Big 12 tournament two weeks ago, immediately made his presence felt by draining a 3-pointer with 16:11 to play in the first half to put Kansas on the board. Jordan Bell is a shot-blocking, rebounding machine, and shooting 71 percent from the field. The Big Ten Player of the Year could be the national player of the year, and all he's done in two tournament games is score 36 points, grab 26 rebounds, hand out 11 assists and block four shots. Thursday's win gave the Ducks their record-setting 32nd victory of the season.

"I've never been in such a tough position like this and lose such an important game", he said. For KU basketball fans, this is as clear as the path can get. But whoever gets the best of the other when Brooks and Jackson battle, that'll decide the victor. "Fairbury Junior College and Moberly and K-State and Creighton are all within two or three hours from here, and I did spend a lot of time here within my coaching career".



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