NCAA Basketball

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (31-5)


Thu. 3/9 Fri. 3/10 Sat. 3/11 Thu. 3/16 Sat. 3/18
vs. UTSA 
W 86-70
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vs. UTEP 
W 82-56
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vs. Marsh 
W 83-72
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@ Minn 
W 81-72
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@ Butler 
L 65-74
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Martin leads Butler past Middle Tennessee and into Sweet 16

(TSX / STATS) -- MILWAUKEE -- Coming into the NCAA Tournament, the Butler Bulldogs weren't aiming for a deep run as much as they were focused on a methodical, step-by-step approach.

They can cross another step off their list.

Kelan Martin scored 19 points and Andrew Chrabascz added 15 as the fourth-seeded Bulldogs punched their ticket to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2011 with a 74-65 victory over No. 12 Middle Tennessee State on Saturday night in an NCAA Tournament second-round game at the Bradley Center.

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Leaders
Points: J. Williams17.3
Rebounds: J. Williams7.3
Assists: T. Dixon3.3
FG%: J. Williams53.3%
FT%: R. Upshaw72.4%
3P%: G. Potts38.4%
Steals: T. Dixon1.3
Blocks: R. Upshaw0.9
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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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Middle Tennessee 17-1 31-5
Louisiana Tech 14-4 23-10
Old Dominion 12-6 19-12
UTEP 12-6 15-17
Rice 11-7 23-12
Marshall 10-8 20-15
UAB 9-9 17-16
Western Kentucky 9-9 15-17
UTSA 8-10 14-19
Charlotte 7-11 13-17
Florida Atlantic 6-12 10-20
Southern Miss 6-12 9-22
FIU 3-15 7-24
North Texas 2-16 8-22
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