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Colgate Raiders (24-11)


Sat. 3/2 Thu. 3/7 Sun. 3/10 Wed. 3/13 Fri. 3/22
@ Laf 
W 76-70
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vs. BU 
W 81-69
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vs. Navy 
W 80-70
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vs. Buck 
W 94-80
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@ Tenn 
L 70-77
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Tennessee holds off Colgate to advance to NCAA second round

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Tennessee didn't let an underdog fight back again and pull off a shocker in the NCAA Tournament.

Last year the Volunteers advanced to the second round as a No. 3 seed and were stunned when 11th-seeded Loyola of Chicago hit a jump shot with 3.6 seconds left for a 63-62 win that sent the Ramblers and Sister Jean to the Sweet 16.

This time No. 2 seed Tennessee let No. 15 seed Colgate overcome a 14-point lead to tie the game midway through the second half and keep it close until the Vols pulled away late for a 77-70 win in the opening round Friday.

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Leaders
Points: R. Ivanauskas15.9
Rebounds: R. Ivanauskas7.8
Assists: T. Richardson3.8
FG%: R. Ivanauskas51.8%
FT%: R. Ivanauskas77.7%
3P%: W. Rayman42.9%
Steals: T. Richardson1.3
Blocks: D. Batt0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke31-5
2 Virginia31-3
3 North Carolina29-6
4 Gonzaga32-3
5 Michigan State30-6
6 Tennessee31-5
7 Kentucky29-6
8 Michigan30-6
9 Texas Tech28-6
10 Florida State29-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke31-5
2 Virginia31-3
3 Gonzaga32-3
4 North Carolina29-6
5 Tennessee31-5
6 Michigan State30-6
7 Kentucky29-6
8 Michigan30-6
9 Houston33-3
10 Texas Tech28-6
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Patriot League Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Colgate 13-5 24-11
Bucknell 13-5 21-12
Lehigh 12-6 20-11
American University 9-9 15-15
Army West Point 8-10 13-19
Navy 8-10 12-19
Boston University 7-11 15-18
Loyola Maryland 7-11 11-21
Lafayette 7-11 10-20
Holy Cross 6-12 16-17
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.7 (96)
Rebounds: 9.5 (215)
Assists: 15.5 (34)
FG%: 47.9% (25)
FT%: 74.2% (57)
3P%: 39.3% (9)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.2 (147)
Rebounds: 26.0 (114)
Assists: 13.0 (176)
FG%: 43.5% (167)
FT%: 71.2% (230)
3P%: 33.6% (140)
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