Devontae Cacok scored 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Denzel Ingram added another 22 points and UNC Wilmington rolled to a 90-72 victory over Drexel on Thursday night.
Cacok shot 9 of 10 from the floor while Ingram finished 8 of 14, made six 3-pointers, and had five assists. Chris Flemmings added 19 points with three 3s for UNC Wilmington (14-2, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association). C.J. Bryce had 11 points and matched a career-best with seven assists.
Rodney Williams had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Drexel (6-10, 0-3).
The Seahawks opened on a 21-5 run and built a 49-26 halftime lead. The Dragons pulled to 78-69 with 5:34 to play but didn't get closer.
UNC Wilmington has won three straight since an 87-73 loss at Clemson on Dec. 28 that snapped an eight-game win streak.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years.
Dylan Ennis added 12 points for the Ducks (33-5), who took the lead with 16 minutes left in the first half and never trailed again, giving coach Dana Altman his first trip to the national semifinals.
They'll face the winner of Sunday's game between North Carolina and Kentucky in Glendale, Arizona.
Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III had 21 points in his final game for the Jayhawks (31-5), who had rolled to the Elite Eight by an average margin of 30 points. But their dream season ended with a thud just 40 minutes from campus on a night where very little went right (see full recap).
Gonzaga beats Xavier to reach 1st Final Four
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga's efficient offense, and the Zags finally shook their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 on Saturday to reach the Final Four for the first time.
Gonzaga (36-1) has been dogged by criticism through the years despite winning consistently, in part for playing in a weak conference but also for never making the Final Four.
On the cusp of history, the Zags took it head on with a superb all-around game to give coach Mark Few the one missing piece of his resume.
Gonzaga found the range from the perimeter after struggling the first three NCAA games, making 12 of 24 from 3-point range. The defense, a soft spot in the past, shut down the underdog and 11th-seeded Musketeers (24-14) to win the West Region.
The Zags will face the winner between South Carolina and Florida in next week's Final Four in Arizona (see full recap).
A large fight broke out at a celebrity basketball game at Temple University’s Liacouras Center Saturday afternoon.
The game, which featured former Temple athletes as well as professional athletes including NFL player Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, began at 3 p.m. Saturday. At some point during the game, a brawl featuring several men, broke out in the stands. The fight lasted for more than a minute and a half before the men involved began to disperse.
There were no reported injuries and no arrests, according to a spokesperson for Temple University. Officials have not yet revealed what started the fight.