Butler tops 'Cuse

March 26, 2010

Butler became the latest mid-major team to knock off a top seed in the NCAA tournament.

Willie Veasley scored five of his 13 points during Butler's 11-0 run down the stretch, and the Bulldogs rallied to upset No. 1 seed Syracuse, 63-59, on Thursday night in Salt Lake City in the West Regional semifinals.

WEST REGIONAL: Kansas State 101, Xavier 96, 2OT

EAST REGIONAL: West Virginia 69, Washington 56

EAST REGIONAL: Kentucky 62, Cornell 45



•Saint Mary's (28-5) vs. Baylor (27-7), 7:27 p.m.

•Duke (31-5) vs. Purdue (29-5),

30 minutes after, chs. 13, 9


St. Louis

•Ohio State (29-7) vs. Tennessee (27-8),

7:07 p.m., chs. 13, 9

•Northern Iowa (30-4) vs. Michigan State (26-8), 30 minutes after

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