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Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler's win at Villanova Wednesday night doesn't change the Big East race: Both teams walked on the floor knowing they were finishing second and first, respectively, in the regular-season race. What it does change -- at least right now -- is Butler's NCAA tournament resume. Sweeping Villanova means two wins against a likely No. 1 seed, including one on the road, alongside a neutral-court win over Arizona and home wins over Cincinnati and Northwestern. It's the kind of accomplishment that, all else equal, can convince the committee to move you up a seed line (or two) on Selection Sunday. It's a big deal.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Wild night on the bubble. Syracuse got the biggest win of the night, beating Duke. Providence and Seton Hall both with huge wins, over Creighton and Xavier, respectively. Wake Forest and Illinois State kept their respective hopes alive, so did Vanderbilt. California had a major chance, but blew a lead to Oregon. TCU and Kansas State both suffered losses, with the Wildcats' home defeat to Oklahoma State potentially looming large. Tennessee's loss to Vandy hurts. Pittsburgh and Georgetown probably both totally done after their losses.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 22 Butler beats No. 2 Villanova 74-66. The ViewFromVegas is the Bulldogs did it as 10-point road underdogs and +450 on the money line.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State has now lost seven of its last nine after falling at home to Oklahoma State. Two of final three regular season games on the road, too.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Dillon Brooks is absurd.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 8 North Carolina beats No. 7 Louisville 74-63 on ESPN, but the ViewFromVegas is it wasn't an upset as the Tar Heels were 7.5-point home favorites.

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

It was safe to assume Oregon would make a run at some point. It was less safe to predict the Ducks would erase a 16-point second-half deficit and take a one-point lead in the last two minutes. But they have, and Cal -- with one shaky turnover after another -- has happily obliged.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyron Cartwright just kept Providence's bubble hopes alive. Three-pointer to beat Creighton on the road.

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville's 3-point attempts have almost all been on catch and shoot situations. Of their 5 of 19 shooting from deep, Cardinals just 2-for-14 on catch and shoot opportunities

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

The only times Louisville has been able to get any offensive momentum in the second is when Donovan Mitchell makes something happen on his own. That's the biggest concern with the Cardinals; do they have the firepower to consistently beat good teams deep in the NCAA Tournament?

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Not a knock on Quentin Snider, but Louisville offense just seems better with the ball in Donovan Mitchell's hands. He's scored 11 of Cardinals 13 points this half -- and he assisted the other basket.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

I think North Carolina got the memo about being more aggressive and attacking Louisville at the rim.

ESPN Stats and Information  

No. 6 Oregon trails Cal 30-16 at half. It's Oregon's fewest points in any half under Dana Altman (since 2010-11).