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Drake tops Wichita State for first NCAA win in 50 years

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Joseph Yesufu scored 21 points and Drake beat Wichita State 53-52 on Thursday night in the First Four, the Bulldogs' first NCAA Tournament win in a half-century.
Drake's previous tournament victory was 50 years ago to the day - March 18, 1971, against Notre Dame.
The Bulldogs were hardly overmatched in this year's tournament field, however they came in with 25 wins, second most of the 68 teams behind top overall seed Gonzaga, and their tense matchup with a longtime Missouri Valley Conference rival brought some early drama to the pandemic-affected tourney.
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NCAA Tournament Cinderella? Drake storms back to oust Wichita State in First Four play-in duel

NCAA Tournament Cinderella? Drake storms back to oust Wichita State in First Four play-in duel

1 month ago   |   By USA Today

Wichita State's Alterique Gilbert missed a potential game-winning three-pointer as time ran out and Drake held on for a 53-52 win at Mackey Arena.
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NCAA Tournament 2021 bracket: Computer simulation gives surprising March Madness upsets

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

SportsLine's computer model called 15 of the 26 first-round upsets by double-digit seeds in the last four tournaments
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Drake rallies from down 12, survives buzzer-beater to top Wichita State in NCAA First Four

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The first day of NCAA tournament action in two years provided a healthy dose of drama.
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Drake Tops Wichita State, Will Face No. 6 USC in 1st Round of NCAA Tournament

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

It wasn't pretty, but Drake is advancing in the NCAA tournament. Led by a strong showing from Joseph Yesufu , the Bulldogs knocked off Wichita State, 53-52, in First Four action...
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2021 Women's NCAA Tournament: Final Four, national championship and regional predictions and analysis

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

Here's who'll be still be around at the end in San Antonio
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Michigan basketball will play Texas Southern in the first round of NCAA tournament

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Michigan basketball's first-round opponent in the NCAA tournament is Texas Southern, after the Tigers won their First Four March Madness game
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Steve Lavin dives into four heavyweight matchups of the NCAA Tournament

Steve Lavin dives into four heavyweight matchups of the NCAA Tournament

1 month ago   |   By Fox Sports

Steve Lavin takes an in-depth look at each of the first four matchups of the NCAA Tournament. Lavin breaks down what makes each of these games particularly intriguing while taking a look at injury status' and more.
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