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UTPB advances to Sweet 16

(Source: KFDA) (Source: KFDA)
Canyon, TX -

The excitement of college basketball continues as the U.T.P.B. falcons stay alive in the NCAA tournament after beating the Regis Rangers in four overtimes 130-124.

U.T.P.B. overcame a 20-point deficit in the second half and completed the comeback with the win and advancing to the sweet sixteen. This game is tied for the longest NCAA Division II game in history and was the seventh Division II game to go into four overtimes.

Now, the Falcons have advanced to the South-Central Region final game and will take on West Texas A&M for the fourth time this season.

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