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UNDATED (AP) — A Cincinnati team that entered the NCAA Tournament with barely a winning record pulled the biggest upset on the first day of games. The Bearcats knocked off defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on the Beavers' home field. The Bearcats made the tournament by winning the American Athletic Conference Tournament and were just 30-29. They were the only No. 4 regional seed to win on the first day of the tournament. No. 3 regional seeds opened the tournament 12-3.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julian Infante hit a home run as seven different Commodores drove in a run apiece, and top-seeded Vanderbilt beat Ohio State 8-2 the Nashville regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Commodores had lost the first four against Ohio State with each game played in Columbus. This time, the Buckeyes were the visitors. Drake Fellows struck out nine and improved to 12-0, and Vandy became the first team to 50 wins this season. Now the Big Ten Tournament champ faces McNeese in an elimination game.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Christian Bullock hit a two-run homer in the second inning to help Michigan beat Creighton 6-0 in the Corvallis regional. Jordan Brewer, the Big Ten player of the rear, was sidelined with turf toe, but the Wolverines displayed plenty of power in his absence with three homers.

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson jumped ahead 4-2 in the third inning and never trailed again. The Tigers scored three runs in the seventh inning to break open a tight game.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lead to beat Indiana 8-7 in the opener of the Louisville regional. Aeilts delivered the last of three doubles for the hard-hitting Redbirds, who collected 18 hits and led 7-2 after six innings. Indiana tied it with a five-run seventh inning in which it scored twice on bases-loaded walks and another run on a hit batsman.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Angelo Altavilla homered, Robbie Palkert pitched 3 1/3 innings of shutout relief and Nebraska defeated Connecticut 8-5 even though the Huskies banged out 19 hits and their pitchers struck out 16 in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional. Pat Winkel homered to help UConn go up 4-1 early but the No. 3 regional seed Cornhuskers parlayed three singles and a double-play grounder into four runs to take the lead for good in the third.

UNDATED (AP) — Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard continues a recent trend of college programs hiring former NBA players. Howard had no previous college coaching experience before being named John Beilein's replacement.

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