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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dylan Disu had a season-high 28 points and Texas advanced to their first Sweet 16 in 15 years with a 71-66 win over Penn State in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The second-seeded Longhorns made just one of 13 shots from 3-point land. Disu turned this into a mid-range game. He went 5 for 5 in the last 4 1/2 minutes and grabbed 10 rebounds for good measure. Texas plays the Pittsburgh-Xavier winner in Friday’s Midwest Region semifinals. Camren Wynter scored 16 points for Penn State.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Brandon Miller was heating up, as was Alabama, which avoided the fate of two other top NCAA tournament seeds and brushed aside Maryland 73-51 behind a dominant second half. The Crimson Tide advanced to their second sweet 16 and ninth overall in the last three tournaments. Alabama meets fifth-placed San Diego State in the South Region semifinals in Louisville, Kentucky on Friday. Jahvon Quinerly had 22 points and Miller had 19 after going scoreless in the tournament’s opener in Alabama while suffering a groin injury. Julian Reese had 14 points for Maryland before fouling.

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TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — Cornell’s Yianni Diakomihalis became the fifth Division I wrestler to win four national titles, and Penn State won its 10th team title in 12 years at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships Saturday, in the presence of the former President Donald Trump for the evening event. Diakomihalis defeated Ohio State’s Sammy Sasso 4-2 in the 149-pound final. He joined Kyle Dake, Pat Smith, Logan Stieber and Penn State coach Cael Sanderson as the only four-time all-time champion in Division I. The Nittany Lions scored 137.5 points. Iowa was second with 82.5 points and Cornell was third with 76.5.

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana (AP) — Sydney Parrish had 19 points and eight rebounds and Lilly Meister added seven points and three blocks in her first career start to lead Indiana past Tennessee Tech 77-47 in the first round of the women’s NCAA tournament . The Hoosiers played Saturday without All-American center Mackenzie Holmes, who sat out with a sore knee. But they used a huge second quarter to take a 39-27 lead at halftime and the Golden Eagles never recovered. Tennessee Tech was led by Maaliya Owens with 17 points. The Hoosiers play ninth-place Miami on Monday night.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cotie McMahon scored 18 points to help No. 3 Ohio State to an 80-66 win over No. 14 James Madison in the first round of Saturday’s women’s NCAA tournament. McMahon made her team’s first 3-pointer at 5:18 in the third quarter to give Ohio State a 44-43 lead, and the Buckeyes didn’t give up the advantage from there. They were down as much as 16 in the first half before going on a 12-0 run. James Madison led 26-14 and was making 50% of his shots by the end of the first quarter. The Dukes shot 37.9% in the second half and turned 21 times.

UNDATED (AP) — Minnesota has hired West Virginia coach Dawn Plitzuweit on a six-year deal to replace Lindsay Whalen. The Gophers turn to another leader with strong regional ties to try and improve the lagging program. Plitzuweit has 16 years of head coaching experience with a career record of 356-141 at four schools. She spent just one season with the Mountaineers, who lost to Arizona in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Plitzufar led South Dakota to the NCAA tournament in four of their six seasons there. Whalen went 71-76 in five seasons in Minnesota.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Ohio State defense attorney Sophie Jaques has won the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the top player in NCAA Division I women’s ice hockey. Jacques is the first Buckeye to win the award and the second defender ever. She helped Ohio State to a 33-5-2 record and a spot in Sunday’s NCAA national title game against Wisconsin. Jacques led all NCAA defensemen in points, goals, power play goals and points per game in 40 games. Colgate’s Danielle Serdachny and Northeastern forward Alina Mueller were also finalists.

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