NCAA Basketball

Texas-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (10-22)


Sat. 2/18 Thu. 2/23 Sat. 2/25 Sat. 3/4 Thu. 3/9
vs. NMSt 
L 101-107
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vs. Seattl 
L 77-86
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vs. UVU 
L 68-88
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@ NMSt 
L 81-107
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@ UMKC 
L 78-82
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Boyd scored 12 in overtime to spur UMKC to conference semis

LAS VEGAS (AP) Lavell Boyd scored 20 points, including 12 in overtime, and No. 3 seed UMKC survived its Western Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal matchup against sixth-seeded UT Rio Grande Valley 82-78 on Thursday night.

Lew Stallworth drilled a 3 with seven seconds left for Rio Grande to force OT. The game featured 18 ties and 15 lead changes before heading to the extra session.

Boyd opened the extra period with six straight points and eight of the first 10 to give UMKC (17-15) a 75-69 lead. A Broderick Robinson 3 extended the Kangaroos lead to 78-71 with 1:19 left and the Vaqueros never recovered. Boyd added four free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal it.

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Leaders
Points: N. Dixon18.8
Rebounds: N. Dixon5.1
Assists: L. Stallworth3.6
FG%: N. Dixon52.1%
FT%: N. Dixon76.5%
3P%: A. Green37.2%
Steals: N. Dixon1.9
Blocks: M. Hoffman0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 North Carolina33-7
6 Kentucky32-6
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-6
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 North Carolina33-7
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Oregon33-6
4 Kansas31-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 South Carolina26-11
7 Arizona32-5
8 Villanova32-4
9 UCLA31-5
10 Florida27-9
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Western Athletic Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Bakersfield 12-2 25-10
New Mexico State 11-3 28-6
Grand Canyon 11-3 22-9
UMKC 8-6 18-17
Utah Valley 6-8 17-17
Seattle 5-9 13-17
Texas-Rio Grande Valley 2-12 10-22
Chicago State 1-13 6-26
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 78.3 (60)
Rebounds: 11.9 (70)
Assists: 15.1 (69)
FG%: 42.4% (276)
FT%: 71.7% (123)
3P%: 33.6% (247)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 83.3 (342)
Rebounds: 24.9 (218)
Assists: 16.7 (344)
FG%: 47.0% (323)
FT%: 68.0% (48)
3P%: 36.5% (271)
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