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SportUNC beats Washington to reach Sweet 16

23:46  24 march  2019
23:46  24 march  2019 Source:   ap.org

Waters' drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16

Waters' drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16 Tremont Waters drove by three defenders and scooped in a banking layup with 1.6 seconds remaining to give third-seeded LSU a 69-67 victory over sixth-seeded Maryland in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Maryland's Eric Ayala got off a final shot from midcourt, but it didn't reach the rim. LSU players mobbed Waters under the basket. They could have done the same to Skylar Mays, who scored 16 points and hit a huge 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining that put the Tigers (28-6) up 67-64. Jalen Smith answered on the other end, sending the packed crowd into a frenzy and prompting LSU to call timeout. BOX SCORE: NO.

The Terrapins are making their fourth straight appearance and seventh overall in the round of 16 under Brenda Frese, who was “Really, really give a lot of credit to Maryland. We forced them to shoot really well to beat us, and that He has been with The Washington Post sports department since 1990

North Carolina shot 61 percent after halftime and 53 percent for the game, and made 19 of 21 free throws — 15 of 16 after halftime. Providence: Dunn made 10 of 16 shots. .. Providence went the final 5:50 of the first half without a basket. Kyron Cartwright had seven points as the only other player to

UNC beats Washington to reach Sweet 16© (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) CAPTION: COLUMBUS, OHIO - MARCH 24: Kenny Williams #24 of the North Carolina Tar Heels steals the ball from Jaylen Nowell #5 of the Washington Huskies during their game in the Second Round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 24, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio.

No. 1 seed North Carolina is back in the Sweet 16 after losing in the first weekend last year.

The Tar Heels rolled over No. 9 seed Washington, 81-59, behind Coby White and Luke Maye. White, the freshman point guard, scored 17 points. Maye found room under the top of Washington's zone, going for 20 points and 14 rebounds.

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Sun Mar 20, 2016 Brice Johnson had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and UNC pulled away from foul-hit Providence 85-66 on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Joel Berry II added 15 points for the East Region's top seed, which found itself in a fight against the Friars' high-scoring duo

No. 1 seed UNC beats Providence 85-66 to reach Sweet 16 By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer March 20, 2016. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) All season long, North Carolina coach Roy Williams and his players have endured questions of whether the Tar Heels have enough intensity and fight to live up to

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North Carolina shot 52 percent and dominated the glass in the first half, though its 10 turnovers helped keep Washington in it.

Jaylen Nowell led Washington with 12 points.

The Tar Heels also lost top big man Garrison Brooks in the first half when he took an inadvertent elbow while playing defense. The team said that Brooks needed stitches for a cut lower lip as well as having one loose tooth and another that is possibly fractured.

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