Posts Tagged ‘Sweet 16’

Kemba Walker scores 33 to lead UConn over Cincinnati 69-58 and into Sweet 16

March 20, 2011

Star point guard Kemba Walker scored 33 points to lead the 3rd-seeded Connecticut Huskies to a 69-58 victory over 6th-seeded Cincinnati in a West Region NCAA tournament game Saturday night at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Walker, a national player of the year candidate, scored inside and out, hitting three 3-pointers and making all 14 of his free throw attempts, most of them after driving into the lane.  Walker also grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists.

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Lucious’ buzzer beater leads Michigan State Spartans past Maryland Terrapins 85-83, into Sweet 16

March 22, 2010

Maryland overcame a 16-point second half deficit, only to lose on a heartbreaking three-point shot at the buzzer by Michigan State’s Korie Lucious, 85-83 in the second round of the NCAA tournament today in Spokane, Washington.

Maryland senior guard Greivis Vasquez, playing in his final game, scored 26 points including 10 in the final two minutes as the fourth-seeded Terrapins (24-9) fell just short of the Sweet 16. Vasquez added eight assists, four rebounds and three steals.

For the rest of the article, see http://www.examiner.com/x-37753-DC-Sports-Headlines-Examiner.