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Buckeyes knock off Spartans

...points, and Binghamton (23-8) beat defending America East champion UMBC for the conference title and the school's first NCAA Tournament berth. TEMPLE 69, DUQUESNE 64 In Atlantic City, N.J., Dionte Christmas scored 29 points and Temple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/15/nca_514739.shtml
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Overtime: Driver escapes serious injury in plane crash

...Richardson averaged 18.1 points and 9.8 rebounds last season, leading DePaul to a 21-12 record and the school's first NCAA tournament appearance since 1992. The Blue Demons lost to Kansas in the first round.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/03/oth_287090.shtml
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Gonzaga takes out Gophers

...scored 26 points, including five 3-pointers, and the Bulldogs (26-6) needed almost all of them for the school's first NCAA tournament victory. The Gophers (17-11) were missing four players who were ruled ineligible because of allegations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/12/nca_255934.shtml
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Gamecocks beat third-ranked Kentucky

...years. The 1970-71 team captured 12 games in a row en route to a 23-6 record, ACC Tournament title and the school's first NCAA Tournament appearance. More importantly, the Gamecocks remained the Southeastern Conference's only undefeated team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/05/oth_203622.shtml
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Monarchs headed to Big Dance

...62, IONA 57 In Brideport, Conn., Jeron Belin scored 17 points as St. Peter's beat Iona to secure the school's first NCAA tournament berth in 16 years.Nick Leon added 15 points for the fourth-seeded Peacocks (20-13), who upset top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-03-07/monarchs-headed-big-dance
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Tigers leave Big 12 on top

...and Colorado (23-11) upset Arizona (23-11) to win the league's tournament championship and earn the school's first NCAA Tournament bid since 2003. AMERICA EAST CHAMPIONSHIP VERMONT 51, STONY BROOK 43In Stony Brook, N.Y., Four McGlynn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-03-10/tigers-leave-big-12-top
Afflalo, Bruins make Jayhawks first top seed out

...first No. 1 seed to be eliminated from the tournament. Their 14-game winning streak also was snapped in the school's first NCAA Tournament loss in California, where this game had a decided home-court feel for the Bruins. UCLA has never lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/25/nca_121783.shtml
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Early bird gets worm in Atlanta

...his team into a place nobody expected before this season - third place in the ACC and on the threshold of the school's first NCAA Tournament invitation in five years. Mounting wins over ranked opponents have made believers out of Georgia Tech's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/14/nca_306687.shtml
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