SETON HALL 90, NO. 5 XAVIER 81: Desi Rodriguez had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and the Pirates all but clinched their first NCAA tournament berth in a decade.

NO. 6 MICHIGAN STATE 88, PENN STATE 57: Denzel Valentine had 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Spartans.

NO. 13 OREGON 86, WASHINGTON 73: Elgin Cook matched his career high with 26 points to lead the Ducks.

PITTSBURGH 76, NO. 15 DUKE 62: Jamel Artis scored 17 points as the Panthers gave their NCAA tournament hopes a jolt.

NO. 24 SMU 74, TULANE 53: Ben Moore scored 16 points, and Sterling Brown added 15 for the Mustangs.


WISCONSIN 68, MICHIGAN 57: Bronson Koenig scored 19 points, and Ethan Happ helped trigger a second-half surge with clutch plays for the Badgers.

ILLINOIS 84, MINNESOTA 71: Kendrick Nunn scored 25, and Malcolm Hill added 22 points with seven rebounds and five assists to lead the Illini.

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