Mickey McConnell scored 26 points, Ben Allen added 20 and Saint Mary's upset No. 18 Gonzaga with an 81-62 victory Monday night in the West Coast Conference tournament title game in Las Vegas.
Omar Samhan had nine points and seven rebounds for the Gaels (26-5), who earned the sixth NCAA Tournament berth in the small Bay Area school's history with a remarkable shooting performance against the top-seeded Zags (26-6), the 10-time regular-season WCC champions.
Metro Atlantic — Edwin Ubiles scored 27 points and Alex Franklin added 22 points and 12 rebounds as Siena rallied from a double-digit halftime deficit to beat Fairfield 72-65 in overtime.
Colonial Athletic Association — Darius James scored 12 points and Kent Basemore had 10 as top-seeded Old Dominion beat William & Mary 60-53.
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Southern Conference —Cameron Rundles scored 20 points, and Wofford used stifling defense to overcome a long second-half scoring drought and beat Appalachian State 56-51.
UConn wins NCAA record 71st straight game — Tina Charles scored 16 points and Maya Moore added 11 to help top-ranked Connecticut win an NCAA record 71st straight game — a 59-44 victory over No. 6 Notre Dame in the semifinals of the Big East tournament.