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Mount St. Mary's clinches a berth in NCAA tournament
Mount St. Mary's clinches a berth in NCAA tournament

Rashad Whack scored 20 points and four of his teammates finished in double figures and Mount St. Mary's clinched an NCAA tournament berth with an 88-71 victory against Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference tournament title game Tuesday night in Moon Township, Pa. The fourth-seeded Mountaineers (16-16) built a 20-point first-half lead and never looked back, shooting 60.4% to win their fourth conference title in school history and first since 2008. Julian Norfleet scored 17, Taylor Danaher and Sam Prescott scored 15, and Will Miller added 11 for the Mountaineers, whose four NEC championship game victories all came on the road. Robert Morris (21-13) never led and never pulled closer...

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