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March Madness 2010:15 Robert Morris - 2 Villanova Upset Avoided

March Madness 2010 Upset Alert
15 Robert Morris vs 2 Villanova
South Regional
Final Score Villanova 73 Robert Morris 70 OT

Villanova has come out flat and Robbert Morris with their tough defense and rebounding is up 24 to 16 with 4:36 to go in the first half. Robert Morris is winning the battle of the boards 11 to 6 and Villanova is 1 out of 9 from beyond the arc so it is not hard to determine how they are down. All American Scottie Reynolds started the game on the bench for Villanova due to disciplinary reasons and came in at around the 4:00 minute mark, he has 4 points so far. Game is at 26 to 19 Robert Morris now. Boy you have to like the hands going for the ball on defense for Robert Morris they are so active. Tell you what on offense Robert Morris moves the ball well to go along with that defense. Robert Morris still up 32 to 29 4 minutes into the second half. The rebounds are getting a lot closer for the two teams and Robert Morris should lay off the threes as they are only 3 for 12.
Robert Morris is still up 46 to 43 with 8 minutes to play.
Robert Morris up 55 to 54 with 1:48 to play.
It is all tied up now with 25 seconds to go, what a game.
Villanova wiht the ball, they are going to run it all the way down, starts at 10 drive to the hoop and tipped out of bounds with .9 to go.
Inbound lob down low almost works but it is blocked cleanly from behind, what a block.
Villanova has gotten off to a good start in the OT up by 6.
Robert Morris has three players fouled out.
Robert Morris hits two free throws to bring it within 4.
Scottie Reynolds with a big outside shot to extend the lead.
Robert Morris gets a bench warning after arguing for a jump ball instead of a foul.
Robert Morris hits 2 foul shots and then steals the ball and lays it in and they are down 1 now.
Robert Morris with the foul and Villanova hits both.
Robert Morris drives to the hoop for the quick 2 and gets rejected.
Villanova has a runout and Redding tries to run it out instead of laying it in, he is fouled and misses the first. Dumb move.
Robert Morris hits a deep quick 3, 10 seconds left. Abraham on that one.
Reynolds is fouled and will go to the line. Reynolds hits both foul shots, Villanova up 3.
Robert Morris misses the last second 3 and they can't pull the upset, what a great game though.

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