March 21, 2005

Duke Blue Devils Defeat Mississippi State Bulldogs

Daniel Ewing poured in a game-high 22 points and Mike Krzyzewski became the all-time winningest coach in the NCAA Tournament as the Duke Blue Devils defeated the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 63-55, in second round action from the Charlotte Coliseum.

Defending Champion UConn Beaten by NC State

Julius Hodge converted a three-point play with 4.3 seconds remaining in the game and North Carolina State held on for a 65-62 upset of defending champion Connecticut in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the DCU Center.

Liberty 78, Penn State 70

Liberty's first NCAA tournament win was as shocking as the fashion in which it was accomplished. The Flames outhustled and outplayed perennial powerhouse Penn State in the second half Sunday night, salvaging an unlikely 78-70 victory.

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