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2006-04-01 22:20:09

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Florida used its superior height to end upstart George Mason's remarkable NCAA Tournament run with a 73-58 victory Saturday in the national semi-finals. The Gators broke the game open with a 12-2 streak at the start of the second half, turning a five-point lead into a 43-28 cushion with 15 minutes left in the game. Junior guard Lee Humphrey had 10 points during the run, including three three-pointers, to help seal the Gators' victory....

2006-04-01 20:42:17

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Florida used its superior height to end upstart George Mason's remarkable NCAA Tournament run with a 73-58 victory on Saturday in the national semi-finals. The Gators broke the game open with a 12-2 streak at the start of the second half, turning a five-point lead into a 43-28 cushion with 15 minutes left in the game. Junior guard Lee Humphrey had 10 points during run, including three three-pointers, to help seal the Gators' victory....

2006-03-31 19:38:44

By Steve Ginsburg INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Largely unknown just two weeks ago, George Mason's lightly recruited but suddenly inspired players have become the toast of an underdog-loving nation. On the eve of the semi-finals of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, the Patriots held a public practice on Friday at the RCA Dome before thousands of new-found fans. "I'm having a blast," Patriots coach Jim Larranaga told reporters after the workout. "My players are enjoying it....

2006-03-26 21:41:06

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - George Mason pulled off one of the most stunning upsets in NCAA tournament history by beating top-seeded Connecticut 86-84 in overtime Sunday to win the Washington Regional and advance to the Final Four. Top-seeded Villanova of the Minneapolis Regional also lost, falling to Florida 75-62, to complete the elimination of all four top seeds from this year's tournament. Regional No. 1 seeds Duke and Memphis lost earlier in the competition. The...

2006-03-26 19:42:19

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - George Mason pulled off one of the most stunning upsets in the history of the NCAA basketball tournament by beating top seeded Connecticut 86-84 in overtime Saturday to win the Washington Regional and advance to the Final Four. In reversing a nine-point halftime deficit, George Mason, a largely unknown commuter school from Fairfax, Va., became the first 11th seed to advance to the Final Four since Louisiana State in 1986. Two foul shots by...

2006-03-25 01:44:24

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unheralded and outmanned George Mason continued its remarkable run through the NCAA men's basketball tournament by defeating Wichita State to advance to the final eight. A week ago, the 11th seeded Patriots were fending off critics who said they did not even belong in the 64-team tournament. Now they are the tournament's sentimental choice, the team underdog lovers are calling their own. During their three upset wins they have emerged from...

2006-03-19 22:22:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Defending champion North Carolina suffered a shock 65-60 loss to George Mason and saw their dreams of another title end in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Second-seeded Ohio State were also eliminated, but top seeds Connecticut, Memphis and Villanova advanced as did underdog Bradley. North Carolina, a surprise contender this season after losing their top seven scorers from last year's title team, ran out of steam in the second half against...

2006-03-19 17:40:15

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Defending champion North Carolina suffered a shock 65-60 loss to George Mason and saw their dreams of another title end in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. The third-seeded Tar Heels, a surprise contender this season after losing their top seven scorers from last year's title team, ran out of steam in the second half as George Mason dominated play inside and held Tar Heels' standout Tyler Hansbrough to 10 points. Lamar Butler scored 18 points...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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