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March Madness Scores: Kentucky Outlasts Princeton, Brandon Knight Hits Winning Layup

Kentucky and Princeton battled back and forth all throughout their 2011 NCAA Tournament, with Brandon Knight, who'd missed all seven of his previous shots on the day, hitting the winning layup with under a second left. The Cats took a 59-57 victory, sending them on to face West Virginia in the round of 32.

Down the stretch, Princeton's Dan Mavraides made a pair of clutch shots, teammate Kareem Maddox made another, as did Kentucky's DeAndre Liggins. Though Knight struggled all game long, his play will still go down as the biggest of the afternoon for Kentucky.

Darius Miller led the Wildcats with 17 points, with Josh Harrelson adding 10 boards and four steals. Mavraides finished with Princeton's game-high, 13.

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Here's the updated look at the East region of the 2011 NCAA Tournament bracket.

No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 16 Texas-San Antonio, March 18 at 4:40 pm ET on TNT

No. 8 George Mason vs. No. 9 Villanova, March 18 at 2:10 on TNT

No. 5 WVU defeats No. 12 Clemson, 84-76; will face winner of Kentucky-Princeton

No. 4 Kentucky vs. No. 13 Princeton, March 17 at 2:45 on CBS

No. 2 UNC vs. No. 15 Long Island, March 18 at 7:15 on CBS

No. 7 Washington vs. No. 10 Georgia, March 18 at 9:45 on CBS

No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 14 Indiana State, March 18 at 9:57 on TruTV

No. 6 Xavier vs. No. 11 Marquette, March 18 at 7:27 on TruTV

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March Madness resources: Printable 2011 NCAA Tournament bracket ... Full 2011 NCAA Tournament schedule.