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# 3 Xavier Escapes # 14 Georgia Bulldogs Bite! - West Region

12:20 PM ET, March 20, 2008, Verizon Center, Washington, DC
The number 3 seed in the West Region Xavier was losing at halftime to SEC Tournament Cinderella number 14 seed Georgia 35 to 26, however came back with a strong second half to get the win 73-61.

Is it possible that Georgia got tired in the second half after playing 4 games in 4 days in the SEC Tournament during there impressive run winning the title and making there first trip to March Madness since 2002. The season comes to an end for the Bulldogs however Georgia coach Dennis Felton's job was saved as a result of there strong play in the SEC Tournament.

Sophmore forward Derrick Brown's led Xavier to the win with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Bench player Josh Duncan a senior forward scored 20 points to lead Xavier in a balanced scoring attack. Xavier was down 11 at one point during the second half, however they went on a 22-6 run to take control of the game and get the win.

# 3 Xavier (27-6) will move on to the Round of 32 on Saturday will it will face the winner of the # 7 West Virginia (24-10) and # 10 Arizona (19-14) game in the Round of 64 at 9:40 PM ET.

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