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NCAA Tournament: North Carolina State vs. Villanova

No. 1 Villanova was upset by No. 8 North Carolina State, 71-68, on Saturday in the third round of the NCAA Tournament West Regional at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

The Villanova bench looks on as North Carolina
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The Villanova bench looks on as North Carolina State has the lead during the second half of a third round game in the NCAA basketball tournament on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh.

Lennard Freeman of North Carolina State celebrates after
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Lennard Freeman of North Carolina State celebrates after making a shot in front of Dylan Ennis of Villanova in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State drives to
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Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State drives to the basket against Darrun Hilliard II, left, and Phil Booth of Villanova in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Josh Hart of Villanova tries to strip the
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Josh Hart of Villanova tries to strip the ball from Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Lennard Freeman of North Carolina State puts up
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Lennard Freeman of North Carolina State puts up a shot in front of Josh Hart of Villanova in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Head coach Mark Gottfried of North Carolina State
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Head coach Mark Gottfried of North Carolina State looks on in the second half against Villanova in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Cheerleaders from the North Carolina State Wolfpack perform
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Cheerleaders from the North Carolina State Wolfpack perform during a timeout in the second half of their game against the Villanova Wildcats in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State celebrates in
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Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State celebrates in front of Daniel Ochefu of Villanova after making a basket in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Desmond Lee of North Carolina State reaches for
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Desmond Lee of North Carolina State reaches for the ball against Ryan Arcidiacono of Villanova in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Dylan Ennis of Villanova puts up a shot
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Dylan Ennis of Villanova puts up a shot over Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State pulls in
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Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State pulls in a rebound in front of JayVaughn Pinkston of Villanova in the second half of the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State reacts after
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Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State reacts after being called for a first half foul against Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Villanova's Daniel Ochefu is fouled by North Carolina
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Villanova's Daniel Ochefu is fouled by North Carolina State's Kyle Washington during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Villanova's Dylan Ennis shoots as North Carolina State's
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Villanova's Dylan Ennis shoots as North Carolina State's Ralston Turner, bottom and Caleb Martin defend during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

North Carolina State's Trevor Lacey celebrates as he
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North Carolina State's Trevor Lacey celebrates as he leaves the court with his team leading during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

The North Carolina State Wolfpack bench celebrates in
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack bench celebrates in the first half against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State celebrates after
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Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State celebrates after hitting a three pointer at the end of the first half against Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Caleb Martin of North Carolina State reacts after
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Caleb Martin of North Carolina State reacts after being fouled and making a basket against Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Darrun Hilliard II of Villanova and Desmond Lee
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Darrun Hilliard II of Villanova and Desmond Lee of North Carolina State go after the ball during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State celebrates after
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Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State celebrates after hitting a three pointer at the end of the first half against Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State celebrates after
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Trevor Lacey of North Carolina State celebrates after hitting a three pointer at the end of the first half against Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Darrun Hilliard II of the Villanova Wildcats puts
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Darrun Hilliard II of the Villanova Wildcats puts up a shot against North Carolina State in the first half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State reacts after
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Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State reacts after being called for a first half foul against Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State celebrates in
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Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State celebrates in the first half against Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Anthony
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Anthony "Cat" Barber of North Carolina State puts up a shot in front of Daniel Ochefu of Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State Wolfpack dunks
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Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State Wolfpack dunks over Daniel Ochefu of Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Darrun Hilliard II of Villanova and Desmond Lee
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Darrun Hilliard II of Villanova and Desmond Lee of North Carolina State go after the ball in the first half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Darrun Hilliard II of Villanova and Desmond Lee
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Darrun Hilliard II of Villanova and Desmond Lee #5 of North Carolina State go after the ball in the first half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

A Villanova Wildcats cheerleader claps before the start
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A Villanova Wildcats cheerleader claps before the start of their game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Members of the North Carolina State Wolfpack walk
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Members of the North Carolina State Wolfpack walk to the floor before the start of their game against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Members of the Villanova Wildcats walk to the
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Members of the Villanova Wildcats walk to the court before the start of their game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa

North Carolina State Wolfpack cheerleaders perform before the
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North Carolina State Wolfpack cheerleaders perform before the start of their game against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa

Head coach Mark Gottfried of North Carolina State
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Head coach Mark Gottfried of North Carolina State motions from the bench in the first half against Villanova during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa

Head coach Jay Wright of Villanova signals from
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Head coach Jay Wright of Villanova signals from the bench in the first half against North Carolina State during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa

Lennard Freeman, left, and Abdul-Malik Abu of North
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Lennard Freeman, left, and Abdul-Malik Abu of North Carolina State battle JayVaughn Pinkston of Villanova for a first half rebound during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa

Head coach Mark Gottfried of North Carolina State
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Head coach Mark Gottfried of North Carolina State motions from the bench in the first half against Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa

JayVaughn Pinkston of Villanova guards Lennard Freeman of
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JayVaughn Pinkston of Villanova guards Lennard Freeman of North Carolina State during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pa

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