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Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals

Arizona guard T.J. McConnell reacts after beating Xavier 68-60 in a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — T.J. McConnell shook off his terrible first half and a Xavier defender with equal poise, sliding around a screen and finding an open 3-pointer.

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Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia 78-39 in NCAA Sweet 16

Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein dunks against West Virginia during the second half of a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide.

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North Carolina can’t hold on in 79-72 loss to Wisconsin

North Carolina guard Justin Coleman (25) reacts alongside teammate guard Spenser Dalton, right, after their loss to Wisconsin in a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. Wisconsin won 79-72. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — North Carolina got the quick pace it wanted and the defense it needed against 7-foot Frank Kaminsky.

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Top-seeded Wisconsin hangs on to beat North Carolina 79-72

Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky (44) reacts next to North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (22) after Wisconsin beat North Carolina 79-72 in a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wisconsin looked like a beaten team for much of the game.

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Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spot

Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton (24) shoots as Wichita State's Ron Baker defends during the first half of a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Notre Dame’s march through March is picking up speed.

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