Darius Theus had 16 points and five steals and Troy Daniels made four huge free throws in the final 19 seconds, allowing VCU to hang on and beat top-seeded Drexel, 59-56, Monday nightin the championship of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament in Richmond, Va..
Loyola 48, Fairfield 44: Loyola's pressing defense kept Fairfield without a point for almost 8 minutes to open the second half in the Metro Atlantic Tournament final in Springfield, Mass. Loyola (24-8), from Baltimore, earned only its second NCAA berth; the first was in 1994.
St. Mary's 78, Gonzaga 74: Matthew Dellavedova scored 22 points, including two clinching free throws in overtime in Las Vegas as Saint Mary's (27-5) claimed its second West Coast Conference Tournament title and automatic NCAA bid in three years.
Elias Harris led No. 24 Gonzaga (25-6) with 22 points, including a three-pointer with 2 seconds left in regulation to force OT.
Davidson 93, W. Carolina 91: Clint Mann's dunk with 1:04 left in the second OT put Davidson (26-7) ahead to stay in the Southern Conference final in Asheville, N.C.
-- AP Post faces Adelphi
East Coast Conference champion LIU Post (23-5) will meet Adelphi (20-8) in the first round of the NCAA Division II East Regional on Saturday at Assumption in Worcester, Mass. In the women's regional Friday in Waltham, Mass., ECC winner Dowling (22-6) meets Holy Family (24-7) and Post (21-9) plays Southern Connecticut (24-5).