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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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Rangers clinch playoff spot with 5-1 win over Senators

New York Rangers left wing Tanner Glass, center, is congratulated after his goal by teammates Kevin Hayes, left, and Matt Hunwickan during an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Chris Kreider helped get the New York Rangers back to the playoffs.

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Charley Hoffman takes lead in wind-swept Texas Open

Charley Hoffman chips onto the fifteenth green during the first round of the Valero Texas Open golf tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday.

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Stanford’s Nolan breaks US 200 IM record at NCAA meet

Stanford's David Nolan reacts after winning the 200-yard individual medley during the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Stanford’s David Nolan broke his own U.S. record in the 200-yard individual medley Thursday night on the opening day of the NCAA meet, finishing in 1 minute, 39.98 seconds.

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