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Mathiang hits 15-footer as Louisville tops No. 2 Virginia

Mangok Mathiang made a 15-footer with 2.5 seconds left to give No. 16 Louisville the lead in a 59-57 victory over No. 2 Virginia last night.

Virginia's Malcom Brogdon hit his fourth three of the half to give Virginia a 57-56 lead with 13 seconds left.

Louisville is 24-7, 12-6 ACC. The Cavaliers are 28-2, 16-2.

Duke 84, North Carolina 77: Tyus Jones scored 17 of his 24 points in the second half to help No. 3 Duke (28-3, 15-3 ACC) shoot 59 percent after the break to top No. 19 North Carolina (21-10, 11-7) in Chapel Hill.

Oklahoma 75, Kansas 73: Buddy Hield had 18 points and seven rebounds and his tip-in with 0.2 seconds left won it for host No. 15 Oklahoma (21-9, 12-6 Big 12). Frank Mason III tied a season high with 21 points for No. 9 Kansas (24/7, 13-5).

Washington 77, Utah 68: Nigel Williams-Goss scored 28 points, including a deep three-pointer with 1:08 left as host Washington stunned the No. 13 Utes (23-7, 13-5).

Illinois St. 65, Wichita St. 62: Daishon Knight capped a 25-point game with two critical free throws in the closing seconds as the Redbirds (21-11) rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to upset No. 8 Wichita State (28-4) in the Missouri Valley semifinals in St. Louis.

Butler 68, Providence 64: Roosevelt Jones scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half and Kameron Woods and Kellen Dunham hit two free throws each in the final 49 seconds in Providence.

Georgetown 73, Seton Hall 67: Tyler Adams, who ended his basketball career more than three years ago because of a heart ailment, dunked in a planned play to open the senior day game in Washington. He then committed a foul to stop play and leave the game.

Notre Dame 81, Clemson 67: Jerian Grant had 19 points and eight assists, Zach Auguste added 19 points and host No. 12 Notre Dame (26-5, 14-4 ACC) shot 55 percent.

Belmont 88, Murray State 87: Taylor Barnette hit a three-pointer with 3.2 seconds left, and Belmont upset No. 25 Murray State (27-5) to win the OVC final in Nashville and take the first berth in the NCAA Tournament.-- AP

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