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Friday, March 26, 2010
Final: Baylor 72, Saint Mary's 49

By Dana O'Neil

HOUSTON -- Wrapping up a 72-49 Sweet 16 game that was never a game here at Reliant Stadium. Baylor moves on to its first Elite Eight since the tournament expanded (Baylor played in and lost the national title game in 1948), and a program decimated only seven years ago will play for a Final Four berth with a serious home-court advantage. It was every bit as green and loud in here as it was for Michigan State at last year's Final Four in Detroit.

Whoever the Bears face -- either Purdue or Duke -- will have its hands full. Here's why: