NCAA Action: The Second Round

The talent is weeding itself out. See the peak action as teams make it closer to the title game in the NCAA tournament.

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The Louisville Cardinal's vaunted full-court press didn't bother upstart Siena all that much during the second round of the NCAA tournament. Siena took a late lead and gave the 1-seed Cardinals a scare.
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Terrence Williams #1 of the Louisville Cardinals shoots over Ryan Rossiter #22 and Edwin Ubiles #23. Louisville squeaked out a 79-72 win.
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The Siena Saints bench reacts after taking the lead against the Louisville Cardinals during the second round.
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A frustrated Rick Pitino speaks to Earl Clark #5 during a time out.
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Siena's Ronald Moore #25 tries to escape the Louisville pressure defense.
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Connecticut's A.J. Price (12) reacts to his basket in the first half of a second-round game against Texas A&M in Philadelphia, Saturday, March 21. UConn won 92-66.
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Connecticut forward Jeff Adrien blocks a shot by Texas A&M forward Bryan Davis (0) during the first half.
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Connecticut's Haseem Thabeet (34) grabs for a rebound during the first half of a second-round game against Texas A&M.
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Chris Wright #33 of the Dayton Flyers drives for a shot attempt against Cole Aldrich #45 the Kansas Jayhawks.
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Kansas' Cole Aldrich (45) and Dayton's Charles Little (15) look for a rebound during the second half of a second-round men's NCAA college basketball tournament game.
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Mario Little #23 of the Kansas Jayhawks fights for a loose ball in the first half against London Warren #1 (L) of the Dayton Flyers.
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Dayton's London Warren (1) and Kansas' Mario Little go after a loose ball.
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Tyshawn Taylor #15 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives in the first half against Paul Wlliams #22 and Chris Wright #33 of the Dayton Flyers.
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Oklahoma State's Marshall Moses, left, and Pittsburgh's Brad Wanamaker (22) fight for possession in the second half.
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Oklahoma State's James Anderson (23) and Obi Muonelo, back, pressure Pittsburgh's Jermaine Dixon.
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Gilbert Brown #11 of the Pittsburgh Panthers handles the ball against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
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Sam Young #23 of the Pittsburgh Panthers drives to the hoop against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
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Cleveland State's Jeremy Montgomery, right, and Arizona's George Tandy, left, go after a loose ball.
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Forward Chas Budinger #35 of the University of Arizona Wildcats tries to keep the ball in bounds while being defended by guard Cedric Jackson #11 and forward George Tandy #21 of the Cleveland State University Vikings.
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Guard Nic Wise #13 of the University of Arizona Wildcats steals the ball from forward J'Nathan Bullock #35 of the Cleveland State University Vikings.
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Forward Jordan Hill #43 of the University of Arizona Wildcats is defended by forward George Tandy #21 of the Cleveland State University Vikings.
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Guard Dante Jackson #25 of the Xavier Musketeers grabs a loose ball against the Wisconsin Badgers.
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Guard Dante Jackson #25 of the Xavier Musketeers fights for position with Forward Marcus Landry #1 of the Wisconsin Badgers.
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Guard Dante Jackson #25 of the Xavier Musketeers drives with the ball against the Wisconsin Badgers.
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Wisconsin guard Jordan Taylor, top, dives for a loose ball over Xavier guard Dante Jackson.
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Forward Paul Harris #11 of the Syracuse Orange is dunked on by forward Jeff Pendergraph #4 of the Arizona State Sun Devils.
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Center Eric Boateng #2 of the Arizona State Sun Devils is knocked to the ground by guard Jonny Flynn #10 of the Syracuse Orange.
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Arizona State's Rihards Kuksiks (30) looks to pass as Syracuse Rick Jackson (00) defends.
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Memphis' Doneal Mack (20) gets a hand on the ball as Maryland's Adrian Bowie (22) takes a shot in the first half during a second-round game. Memphis won 89-70.
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Memphis' Tyreke Evans (12) shoots over Maryland's Sean Mosley (14) in the first half during a second-round game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, March 21, 2009. Evans scoring 19 points.
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Maryland's Landon Milbourne and Memphis' Antonio Anderson (5) try to get control of a loose ball in the first half during a second-round game.
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Maryland's Sean Mosley, left, and Memphis' Antonio Anderson (5) fight for a rebound in the first half during a second-round game.
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UCLA's Alfred Aboya (12) loses the ball as he collides with Villanova's Antonio Pena (0) in the first half of a second-round game in Philadelphia, Saturday, March 21. Villanova won 89-69.
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UCLA's Nikola Dragovic (41) tries to control the ball as Villanova's Dwayne Anderson (22) and Reggie Redding (15) grab for it during the first half of the second-round game.
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UCLA's Alfred Aboya (12) loses the ball as Villanova's Dwayne Anderson (22) bumps into him during a second-round game.
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UCLA guard Jrue Holiday and Villanova's Dwayne Anderson chase a loose ball during the first half.
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Villanova's Dante Cunningham collides with UCLA's Josh Shipp (3) during the first half.
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North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough (50) loses the ball as he collides with LSU's Chris Johnson (21) during a second-round game in Greensboro, N.C., Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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LSU's Marcus Thornton (5) drives past North Carolina's Ed Davis (32) during a second-round game.
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North Carolina's Ty Lawson drives past LSU's Marcus Thornton during a second-round game.
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Taylor Griffin #23 of the Oklahoma Sooners and Zack Novak #0 of the Michigan Wolverines vie for position to the loose ball in the first half during the second round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Sprint Center on March 21, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri.
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Oklahoma's Blake Griffin pulls down a rebound against Michigan in the first half during a second-round game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Gary Johnson #1 of the Texas Longhorns fouls Jon Scheyer #30 of the Duke Blue Devils during the second round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum March 21.
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Gerald Henderson #15 of the Duke Blue Devils drives against Dexter Pittman #34 of the Texas Longhorns.
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Varez Ward #50 of the Texas Longhorns reacts after being called for a foul against Jon Scheyer #30 of the Duke Blue Devils.
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Kyle Singler #12 of the Duke Blue Devils lays in a basket against Dexter Pittman #34 of the Texas Longhorns.
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Steven Gray #32 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs is double-teammed by Steffphon Pettigrew #30 and Orlando Mendez-Valdez #20 of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in the first half during the second round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Rose Garden on March 21, 2009 in Portland, Oregon.
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Anthony Sally #2 of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers goes up for a shot against Josh Heytvelt #42 and Matt Bouldin #15 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs.
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Gonzaga's Demetri Goodson, center, is hugged by teammates after scoring the winning shot against Western Kentucky, Saturday, March 21, 2009, in Portland, Ore. Gonzaga defeated Western Kentucky 83-81.
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Isaiah Thomas #2 of the Washington Huskies goes up for a shot and draws contact against JaJuan Johnson #25 of the Purdue Boilermakers in the first half during the second-round men's NCAA college basketball tournament game.
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Purdue center JaJuan Johnson (25) looks for help as Washington's Jon Brockman, left, and Quincy Poindexter defend.
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Chris Kramer #3 of Purdue shoots the ball from his knees over Quincy Pondexter #20 of Washington in the second half.
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Purdue's Lewis Jackson shoots as Washington's Jon Brockman (40) defends in the first half during a second-round game Saturday, March 21, in Portland, Ore.
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Daniel Hackett #13 of the USC Trojans pulls his jersey over his face as he walks off the court dejected after USC lost 74-69 against the Michigan State Spartans.
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Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans instructs Durrell Summers #15.
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Leonard Washington #4 of the USC Trojans loses the ball as he is defended by Kalin Lucas #1 (L) and Draymond Green #23 of the Spartans.
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Chris Allen #3 of the Michigan State Spartans drives against Dwight Lewis #21 of the USC Trojans.
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Guard J.T. Tiller #4 of the Missouri Tigers takes a shot against the Marquette Golden Eagles in their 83-79 win.
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Forward Wesley Matthews #23 of the Marquette Golden Eagles stands on the court after losing to the Missouri Tigers in the second round.
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Guard J.T. Tiller #4 of the Missouri Tigers takes a shot against the Golden Eagles.
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