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Arizona in 24th straight NCAA Tournament, Out in the first round as West Virginia wins - West Region

9:50 PM ET, March 20, 2008, Verizon Center, Washington, DC

Number 7 seeded West Virginia defeated the number 10 seed in the West Region Arizona in the first round of the NCAA Tournament 75 to 65. Arizona made it into there 24th consecutive March Madness however goes home early in the first round. West Virginia's key to victory was there three point shooting in the game. West Virginia tied a season record making 11 three pointers in the game while shooting .579% from beyond the arc. Mountaineer junior guard scored 21 points to leed West Virginia in the win.

West Virginia (24-10) the number 7 seed in the West Region will move on to face # 2 seeded Duke (27-5) in the second round of March Madness. Duke had a scare of a big upset in there first round game against the Belmont Bruins winning by only one point 61-60.

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