In NCAA men's basketball action Thursday night, Iowa State defeated the the University of Connecticut 77-64. The Huskies were last year's champions. Also, VCU beat Wichita State 62-59 to advance to weekend play.
This year the Murray State University men's basketball team grabbed the highest NCAA tournament seed in the program's history. Excitement over the Racers' success has spread from the campus into the community. The team won its first 23 games and every home game has sold out since January.
They're called the Hilltoppers. They're from Western Kentucky University. And they're the only men's basketball team with a losing record in the NCAA tournament. But they're still playing and enjoying their new notoriety. Are they this year's "Cinderella?"
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