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WSU Basketball win first March Madness game in 16 years

PULLMAN — After 16 years of waiting, the Washington State University (WSU) Men’s Basketball team qualified for the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament.

WSU entered the tournament as the number seven seed for the East region.

They played their opening round game in Omaha, NE, against the number 10 seed Drake Bulldogs.

The game was played on Thursday, March 21.

WSU led 33-29 at halftime before winning the second half 33-32 to defeat the Bulldogs, 66-61.

Jaylen Wells finished with 17 points, nine rebounds, and three assists for WSU in the game.

Wells is an exceptional three-point shooter for...


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