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Ole Miss upsets Syracuse in NIT...NCAA Round 2 begins...NC State to introduce new coach

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 18, 2017 at 12:23 p.m.

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Terence Davis made 6 of 7 3-pointers and scored 30 points to lead fifth-seeded Mississippi to an 85-80 upset of No. 1 Syracuse in the NIT. Ole Miss advances to a quarterfinal game at home Tuesday against the winner of tomorrow's game between Georgia Tech and Belmont.

UNDATED (AP) — The men's NCAA Tournament enters its second round with eight games. Among them, Northwestern resumes its ride against Gonzaga, and Middle Tennessee tries to spring another surprise against Butler. Meanwhile, the women's NCAA Tournament finishes its first round with 16 games, including UConn, winner of 107 straight, facing Albany.

UNDATED (AP) — According to ESPNStatsInfo, there are 164 perfect brackets remaining out of 18,797,085 submitted to ESPN's Tournament Challenge. Higher-seeded teams won 26 of the 32 games through Friday.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State will introduce new basketball coach Kevin Keatts tomorrow. N.C. State hired Keatts from UNC Wilmington yesterday to replace Mark Gottfried, who was fired in February during a 15-17 finish.

CHICAGO (AP) — Records show Chicago spent $18.8 million on worker overtime during the Cubs' World Series title run and the celebratory rally and parade that followed. More than $17 million of it went to the Chicago Police Department. The Chicago Sun-Times obtained the records through a public records request.

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