Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Results
USC Loses To VCU In First Four Game, 59-46
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - It might not have looked pretty to others. It was a masterpiece for Virginia Commonwealth. Jamie Skeen scored 16 points and VCU more than held its own inside against bigger and stronger Southern California to beat the Trojans 59-46 on Wednesday night in the finale of the NCAA's inaugural "First Four" tournament games at the University of Dayton Arena.
Cal Holds Off Ole Miss, 77-74, in NIT Opener
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Jorge Gutierrez scored 25 points and made two free throws with 14.8 seconds left to help California hold off Mississippi 77-74 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night.
Ducks Eliminate Wildcats from CBI in Comeback Fashion, 68-59
EUGENE - Joevan Catron scored 24 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead the Oregon men's basketball team to a comeback 68-59 win over Weber State in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen at Matthew Knight Arena on Wednesday night.
Thompson Leads Cougars Over 49ers, 85-74
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 25 points to lead Washington State over Long Beach State 85-74 Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.
Photo: Michael Burns, GoldenBearSports.com