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C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

If Kansas isn't playing the best basketball out of the teams remaining, I don't know who is. The Jayhawks dispatched Purdue 98-66 to set up an Elite Eight showdown with Oregon on Saturday.

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West Virginia couldn't find the range on jumpers Thursday against Gonzaga, which advanced with a 61-58 victory in the Sweet 16 matchup. The Mountaineers' Jevon Carter missed two 3-pointers that would have tied the game in the final moments.

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

Pretty great first half to the nightcap in San Jose. Xavier's suddenly impenetrable matchup zone has given the Wildcats some fits, and Xavier is getting buckets on the other end, but Sean Miller will probably be feeling OK in the locker room, at least where his offense is concerned. His team went 3-of-16 from 3 but 11-of-18 from two, grabbed a bunch of offensive boards against a great rebounding team and scored 1.19 points per trip. That's pretty darn good.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Trevon Bluiett has 65 points in Xavier's last 80 minutes of basketball.

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Purdue had a total of 20 turnovers in its first two NCAA games. The Boilermakers need just five more this game to finish with as many. They had six turnovers over the six minutes of Kansas' run that may have broken it open for good.

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Just imagine if Lagerald Vick played baseball. You'd be allowed to whip a basketball at his face right after that 360.

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Game 2 of NCAA Tournament. 4:00 ET ESPNU Providence vs Harvard. Friars have sold about 1,500 student tickets. Harvard haven't lost since Jan

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Feels like every shot Purdue's Caleb Swanigan attempts has been an ordeal. Kansas' Landon Lucas not allowing him to get anything easy. Aside from when he steps outside for a 3-point attempt, Swanigan has had to fight for every inch.

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

Gonzaga survives -- with defense. The Zags shut down West Virginia all night, but never more definitively or crucially than in the final seconds, when a swarming perimeter stifled Jevon Carter's multiple attempts and kept the Mountaineers from even getting a final shot off before the buzzer. Great, gutty defensive performance by the No. 1 seed.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Talked to Gonzaga coach Mark Few twice this week. He kept saying how much he worried about facing West Virginia and its pressure. We see why. Survive and advance for the Zags. Wow.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Worst game of Nigel Williams-Goss' season, zero field goals from Josh Perkins, one point for Zach Collins. And Gonzaga still wins.

Jeannine Edwards ESPN Reporter 

Josh Jackson looks gassed right now. And off to the bench he goes

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Oregon G Tyler Dorsey came off the bench to lead the Ducks with 20 points in their Sweet 16 victory over Michigan on Thursday. The sophomore has really stepped up his game in the NCAA tournament.

Jeannine Edwards ESPN Reporter 

My first time seeing Purdue in person. They're bruising in the paint, effortless & confident in their shooting. Deadly combo

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mountaineers have been prodding the officials all night about Nigel Williams-Goss's off arm. Their persistence paid off as much as their defensive pressure: Williams-Goss just went to the bench with his fourth.