NCAA Basketball

Davidson Wildcats (20-13)


Sat. 3/5 Thu. 3/10 Fri. 3/11 Sat. 3/12 Tue. 3/15
vs. GW 
W 87-80
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vs. LaSal 
W 78-63
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@ StBon 
W 90-86
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@ VCU 
L 54-76
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@ FlaSt 
L 74-84
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Florida State pulls away late for NIT opening-round win

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Dwayne Bacon scored 23, Malik Beasley added 21 points and the two freshmen led Florida State to a 84-74 victory over Davidson in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday night.

Beasley was 3 of 3 from 3-point range - as FSU went 3 of 13 - and Bacon hit 9 of 10 free-throw attempts.

Florida State led 30-26 at the break, but opened the second half on an 11-6 run for a 41-32 lead. The Seminoles were getting easy baskets inside off of offensive rebounds while Davidson started 2 of 6 from 3-point range.

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Leaders
Points: J. Gibbs23.5
Rebounds: P. Aldridge6.5
Assists: J. Gibbs4.9
FG%: P. Aldridge49.2%
FT%: P. Aldridge84.7%
3P%: B. Sullivan40.7%
Steals: J. Gibbs1.8
Blocks: N. Ekwu1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Atlantic 10 Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Dayton 14-4 25-8
St. Bonaventure 14-4 22-9
VCU 14-4 25-11
Saint Joseph's 13-5 28-8
George Washington 11-7 28-10
Davidson 10-8 20-13
Rhode Island 9-9 17-15
Fordham 8-10 17-14
Richmond 7-11 16-16
Duquesne 6-12 17-17
Massachusetts 6-12 14-18
George Mason 5-13 11-21
Saint Louis 5-13 11-21
La Salle 4-14 9-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 79.0 (41)
Rebounds: 9.5 (269)
Assists: 15.1 (62)
FG%: 44.2% (174)
FT%: 76.1% (13)
3P%: 35.5% (137)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 78.1 (309)
Rebounds: 25.5 (152)
Assists: 14.1 (242)
FG%: 45.9% (298)
FT%: 70.3% (205)
3P%: 34.7% (187)
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