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March 19, 2009 in Sports
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Justin Dentmon ( left ) Jon Brockman ( center ) and Quincy Pondexter from the University of Washington enjoy the final seconds of their win over Mississippi State in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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UW #2 Isaiah Thomas uses his right hand to block Jarvis Varnado as he drives to the basket during the second half of the Husky win over Mississippi State in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in the Portland Oregon Rose Garden Thursday March 19, 2009.

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#20 Quincy Pondexter of the University of Washington gets a slam in second half action during their win over Mississippi State in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Jon Brockman of the University of Washington takes a hard shot to the face from Jarvis Varnado during their win over Mississippi State.

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#1 Venoy Overton stretches out to save a ball during the University of Washington win over Mississippi State in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Jon Brockman of the University of Washington ( in white ) controls an defensive rebound during their win over Mississippi State in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in the Portland Oregon Rose Garden Thursday March 19, 2009.

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#20 Quincy Pondexter of the University of Washington (left) tries to control a loose ball during their win over Mississippi State in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Justin Dentmon of the University of Washington( right ) controls the ball and crashes to the floor as Barry Stewart of Mississippi State ( left ) tries to tie him up in second half action of the Husky win in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Jon Brockman crashes to the floor after flipping horizontal chasing a rebound during the the University of Washington win over Mississippi State in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in the Portland Oregon Rose Garden Thursday March 19, 2009. Brockman was unhurt and continued to play.

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Venoy Overton of the University of Washington shows his delight as the Huskies pull away from Mississippi State Thursday March 19, 2009 at the Rose Garden in Portland during the first round of the NCAA Tournament. University of Washington advanced with a 71-58 win.