Washington Regional

Highlights

Ncaa Tournament

March 17, 2006

TOP PERFORMERS

Sean Ogirri, Wichita State -- The sophomore guard hit six three-pointers and finished with 23 points.

Chris Lofton, Tennessee --The sophomore guard's last-second 19-foot jumper helped the second-seeded Volunteers avoid an upset by Winthrop.

Brandon Roy, Washington -- The senior guard's 28 points included four of the Huskies' season-high-tying 12 three-pointers.

SURPRISES

Wichita State -- The Shockers won their first NCAA game since 1981 and were appearing in their first game since 1988.

Dee Brown -- The Illinois star was held to single digits for the third time in the past five games.

THEY SAID IT

Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl -- "We deserved victory. It wasn't like we had to get hit in the mouth to start playing. We were ready to play, and we had to play well."

Winthrop coach Gregg Marshall -- "I've been to postseason play a lot of times, and you're supposed to have something to say, something intelligent and uplifting to say in the locker room. It doesn't get any easier, I can tell you that."

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