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    Wednesday’s NCAA capsules


    Regional: Play-in for East 16th seed. Time: 6:40 p.m. Seed, record/last 10: LIU Brooklyn (20-13, 8-2); James Madison (20-14, 7-3).

    No.LIU BrooklynHt.PPGRPG
    1Jamal Olasewere6-718.98.5
    42Julian Boyd6-718.56.1
    3C.J. Garner5-1016.14.1
    15Jason Brickman6-09.62.6
    11Brandon Thompson6-18.43.0
     James Madison   
    33Rayshawn Goins6-612.77.4
    40Devon Moore6-411.63.7
    15Andre Nation6-58.72.9
    2Ron Curry6-46.02.2
    5Alioune Diouf6-54.83.4

    Joe Sullivan’s analysis: James Madison seems better than a No. 16 seed; it defends well and will look to clog things up and not let LIU run wild. The Blackbirds average nearly 80 points per game, but Madison is athletic enough – especially A.J. Davis and Nation – to slow them down. If Madison controls tempo, it wins. On Monday it was reported that Madison’s leading scorer, Goins, was arrested. He will not play the first half.


    Regional: Play-in for West 13th seed. Time: 9:10 p.m. Seed, record/last 10: La Salle (20-13, 7-3); Boise State (21-10, 6-4).

    No.La SalleHt.PPGRPG
    55Ramon Galloway6-317.04.6
    3Tyreek Duren6-015.12.9
    25Jerrell Wright6-810.36.9
    10Sam Mills6-27.72.6
    00Steve Zack6-116.4 6.4
     Boise State   
    3Anthony Drmic 6-617.34.6
    2Derrick Marks6-316.33.7
    11Jeff Elorriaga6-210.33.5
    00Ryan Watkins6-98.46.8
    12Igor Hadziomerovic 6-45.43.0


    Joe Sullivan’s analysis: Boise has dealt with the tough competition of the Mountain West all season and fared well, especially at home. Arguably, the Broncos were too much of a home team, going 5-8 in road games. La Salle was 8-6 on the road. The Explorers rely on perimeter play with a great set of guards: Galloway, Duren, Tyrone Garland (12.9 ppg), and Mills. Sometimes coach John Giannini will play all four at the same time.