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The regional round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament started Thursday night with Syracuse beating the University of Wisconsin 64 to 63. University of Louisville eliminated Michigan State, one of the No. 1 seeds in the tournament, 57 to 44. Ohio State trounced the University of Cincinnati, 81 to 66. And the University of Florida emerged victorious against Marquette University, 68 to 58. More action is on board Friday with college basketball powerhouses from North Carolina, Kansas and Kentucky.
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