Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Saturday Was the Busiest Day of Championship Week, with 13... [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Saturday Was the Busiest Day of Championship Week, with 13... [Derived Headline]

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Saturday was the busiest day of championship week, with 13 automatic bids at stake and at least two of the likely four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament still in play as the hours wind down toward 6 p.m. The day's biggest loser* Duke. The day's biggest winners? Ohio State, North Carolina, and -- off the beaten path -- tiny Lamar, where Bob Knight's kid produces a turnaround of which dad would be proud.

* Big Ten

Playing for a No. 1

Ohio State and Michigan State will meet for the league title today and a chance -- a good chance in the case of Ohio State -- that the winner will slip into the fourth No. 1 NCAA seed.

* Big 12

Missouri makes case

Kim English scores 19 points, Marcus Denmon 15, and No. 5 Missouri (30-4) routs Baylor, 90-75, for the league title while making a belated case for that last No. 1 seed.

* Big guess

Who's coming here?

Syracuse seems to be a lock to play here this week. …

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