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NCAA Tournament: NC State upsets Georgetown

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Ohio edges South Florida; Michigan State and Kansas survice scares


Lorenzo Brown hit three free throws in the final 11 seconds and North Carolina State advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 66-63 upset of third-seeded Georgetown in a Midwest Regional on Sunday.


The Wolfpack (24-12) advance to play the Purdue-Kansas winner on Friday in St. Louis.


An 11th seed coming in, NC STate survived a furious comeback by the Hoyas (24-9) and only were assured of the win when Jason Clark's hurried 3-point attempt from the right wing was off the mark at the buzzer.


C.J. Williams, Scott Wood and C.J. Leslie each had 14 points, and Brown added 12 for the Wolfpack, who earned their first trip to the round of 16 since 2005.


Hollis Thompson led the Hoyas with 23 points.


Other Scores
Michigan State 65 - St. Louis 61
North Carolina 87 - Creighton 73
Florida 80 - Norfolk State 54
Ohio 62 - South Florida 56
Xavier 70 - Lehigh 58
Kansas 63 - Purdue 60
Cincinnati 62 - Florida State 56

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