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>> gus: wisconsin with the easier schedule. wrapping up their season right here against the buckeyes. >> bill: on the catch, they're right up on the outside shooters. >> gus: foul on the baseline. how about indiana, coach. tom crean working so hard. you feel for the program, they had some very good solid wins beating illinois at home, beating minnesota at home. when does this program under coach crean, because you know the effort is there, start to turn snapped. >> bill: i think the truth is what they can do on the road. that's been the problem. this will be 0-10 on the road. i think some of these juniors and seniors should remember a day like this -- excuse me, sophomore and juniors will be seniors. incorporation of the new recruits that's where things can take off. you can't expect freshmen to
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come in and dominate. sullinger is an exception, wouldn't you agree? >> gus: yes. >> bill: verdell jones understands, hulls understands what they can do, watford, put some size and talent inside then you see the step forward. they were decimated when he took over. total restructuring job had to be undertaken. >> gus: seems like recruiting is much different. much different now than just a few years ago when programs are offering high school freshmen scholarships. >> bill: amazing. talking about cutting that out. >> gus: they should. i think they should. >> bill: i would never violate the texting rule, i don't know how to do it. only consolation.
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>> gus: good hands. baseline, oladipo jumper. another rebound by craft. he'll take his time and walk it up the floor. can't say enough about this young man, aaron craft. high school quarterback, such a leader and so many minutes as true freshman on number two team at one point in the season number one team in the nation. >> bill: great extension for thad matta. >> gus: 3:07 fog. ...also had brains. and let you watch your favorite movies... find the best restaurants... play xbox live... and keep up with your friends. if it had that and this... shouldn't you have one. yes you should. get the only phone with office, xbox live and thousands of apps. get a windows phone for $99.99 at at&t.
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cbs, tell you what, coach, going to be a lot of fun watching all the games. >> bill: best time of year. everybody leaving it all out there each and every day. a thrill and privilege. >> gus: jon diebler conference's all time leader in three-point fieldgoal. long three. how about that four different networks, tru-tv, tbs, turner. >> bill: not going to miss a basket. >> gus: not going to miss a single basket, coach raftery. >> bill: i think they will be there for a long run. i don't know how far but only takes one, doesn't it. >> gus: be interesting, the bucs didn't play very difficult nonconference schedule.
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it will be interesting to see how they will fare if they run in to the likes of texas, kansas, duke. carolina. >> bill: maybe a little later that's my point. won't be the first weekend. >> gus: exactly. when it's all said and done, coach raftery, mike krzyzewski and the duke blue devils in order to be the champ you got to beat the champ. >> bill: the way they guard. talk about being unselfish. great lead irrelevant ship. great leadership. >> gus: baseline oladipo nice play. daniel moore on the assist, oladipo with nine. how many points do you think, coach raftery, mike krzyzewski gets in good games like this? >> bill: it's an edge, no question about it. in a lot of ways -- >> gus: let's take look at capital one cup impact performance. >> bill: why not.
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what a performance, solid, long range, some rainbows, long arm. the love around the rim. >> gus: two minutes to play. ohio state getting great performance from deshaun thomas. thomas comes off the bench scored 22. he had 16 at halftime. >> bill: get the feeling indiana never got in to the game early, they didn't get -- didn't make shots. didn't create all the action that tom crean mentioned. >> gus: indiana had a lot of early foul trouble. three of their five starters with two fouls in the first half limited their ability to really get out there and get it going. >> bill: against a terrific team. you need everything going your way.
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>> gus: sheehey and watford head to the bench. diebler at the line, ten points. under two minutes to play. 80-59. osu. after beating illinois 89-07 prior to that loss against purdue buckeyes come back put together back to back strong performances. penn state a win on the bubble. win over number two team in the country could get them over the top. that one would be one to see. talor battle will be ready, jeff brooks coming off shoulder injury, he has really had a
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great season worthy of first, second and third. >> bill: only performance by thomas here today, missed that little jump hook. he gives them another post element. something that i think is so essential when you come to the tournament. nice slip in there, get to the noll. >> gus: a minute remain in this ball game. indiana will continue to fight under coach crean's guidance. get through this season. threes players go out get experience, just going to help them in the future. >> bill: not this experience, though. thad matta's team not only
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talented but so well coached. they're groomed, they really know how to put you away on the offensive end, work on defensive end. just think of the coaches in the big ten. thad matta, tom izzo. tubby smith. >> bill: guys that get the job done. no easy night. matt painter. bo ryan. >> bill: it goes on and on it will be a tough championship. philly guy. >> gus: john beilein at michigan, incredible skills coach. i think john beilein must have
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taught you how to shoot the jump shot. >> bill: i didn't have to raise his kids, too. >> gus: they got raised. >> bill: he stretches some defense. each team is a little different look when you are preparing. style of play. freshman jordan morgan from detrowel, big man starting to come in to his own. pittsnogle comes to mind when he was at west virginia. 18 second remaining. as ohio state will get it in to the frontcourt and run off of clock. buckeyes improve their record to 27-2. 14-2 in the big ten conference. as today they come away with 82-61 win over indiana. tonight on cbs begins with "06
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minutes" followed by: we'll send to you greg gumbel with the road to the final four right after these messages. for bill raftery this is gus johnson so long from columbus. this is a presentation of cbs sports on our 30th road to the final four. survival is all about staying power. so whose antiperspirant will make them the last man standing? put on the meat ponchos. [ whistles ] [ bear ] the degree adrenaline series
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[ laughter ] >> greg: hi, welcome tolt road to the final four, greg gumbel alongside greg anthony and seth davis with reminder come up tonight on cbs: we'll be back here next saturday with quadruple header of basketball beginning at noon with kansas against missouri and ending in prime time about 8:00 eastern time duke taking on north carolina. just completed here on cbs. 82-61 the ohio state buckeyes now perfect 19-at home. >> greg a.: exceptional basketball. deshaun thomas off the bench 16 points in that first half. ohio state looking like a number one seed. >> greg: earlier in overtime louisville survives pittsburgh 62-59. >> seth: survived their cheerleader technical at the end of overtime. with you louisville great defensive effort. >> greg: michigan state comes up 20 points shy of purdue 67-46. >> greg a.: johnson taking claim to the big ten player of the year with a huge performance. >> greg: uconn knocked off bearcats.
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>> seth: nice win for uconn after the throws marquette. cincinnati still going to the tournament. >> greg: west virginia 65-54 winners over the car set lights. >> greg a.: started to play consis pant basketball is west virginia could be dangerous team in the tournament. >> greg: and marquette golden eagles at home beat providence by score of 86. >> seth: that's number 11 in the big east all going to the tournament. >> greg: with that. we wrap up this weekend of college hoops thank you for join us. closed captioning provided by cbs sports division , , , la ♪
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this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: good evening, libya remains a violent dangerous place tonight and one day after president obama said moammar qaddafi must leave the embattled leader said he's to the going anywhere, this as libya continues to become a tale of at least two governments. here's the latest. while qaddoff-- qaddafi forces has tripoli on lockdown, rebels have taken a town near triply. the u.n. imposed sanctions against libya and the u.s. navy has moved several ships into the red sea in preparation for possible moves into the mediterranean sea. we have a team of correspondents covering the battle for libya and we begin tonight with kelly cobiella in tripoli. >> reporter: good evening. the one thing qaddafi has going for him is control of tripoli. it was quiet again here today but there were reports his enemies had scored a victory close by. the government said it wasn't true. and they took us there to
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try to prove it. the town was heavily armed and guarded, to the by qaddafi's men but locals flying the country's old flag adopted by the rebels in the east. crowds of armed men greeted us in the town square showing posters with qaddafi's head on a rat's body. they battled government forces for three days. >> qaddafi is down. no government. we are free. >> reporter: more than a dozen people reportedly were killed in the clashes, more are in the hospital. the regime calls the rebels in zawiyah terrorists, agents of al qaeda. they told us this he are fighting for their future. >> we feed fee dom. that's all we need. we need freedom. >> never saw any -- >> down, down qaddafi. down. >> we need young people, that's what we need.
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>> reporter: with the revolution on tripoli's doorstep, government troops have blocked the main road to the city. the regime still controls tripoli and most of its two million people. >> these people are crowding around the bank because they've gotten a message from the government. there's a $400 gift waiting for them and they've come to collect. an attempt by the qaddafi regime to buy loyalty and perhaps time. baqushish, he tells me, arabic for bribe. everyone we meet in tripoli tells us they love their leader, whether that affection is real or driven by fear is hard to tell. >> you live here, we die here. it's our country. libya is our people. and myself, i believe it,. >> reporter: colonel qaddafi spoke to serbian television today and told them the libyan people support me. small groups of rebels are surrounded and will be dealt with. russ? >> mitchell: kelly cobiella in tripoli, thank you.
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>> in eastern libya rebels continue to gain ground. and now they are organizing to form a new government. mandy clark is in benghazi, libya tonight, with the latest on those big changes and what could be next. >> reporter: this is what people power in eastern libya looks like up close. volunteers in the town of al baydah are at thing up to take jobs that the qaddafi government used to do. these men have gone from street fighters to traffic cops in just a few days. but the next step is to form a local government. >> we organize. >> reporter: protest organizer wajdi al gueir took us to a tent where the planning gets done. young men sign up for jobs and there's a bag for cash donations. arab satellite channels provide the latest news. >> you see elections happening in the future. >> of course, we should, people here they didn't come through the streets for money or financial gain. they want freedom. they want elections. they want a fair system.
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they want a country with a constitution. >> reporter: there is a group trying to put together a provisional government on a national level. >> libya's former justice minister muss staffa abud ajleil is in charge. he promises elections in six months but first qaddafi has to go. if things go wrong for qaddafi he will kill. he's suicidal. he is a deranged person, he told us. qaddafi's forces have already shown their willingness to kill. al gueir showed us videos of the first days in the revolt in al baydah when they faced a murderous assault. >> it is unbelievableable. people taking live ammunition on their body. >> reporter: the streets of al baydah were peaceful today. the people there hope this victory is not a temporary one. protestors in benghazi are feeling empowered enough to offer to march to tripoli if
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the rebels there ask them to do so. but there's a major problem with that plan because the town which is qaddafi's hometown and stronghold lies in between benghazi and the capital, russ? >> mitchell: mandy clark, in ben gazee, libya, thank you. >> and we'll be back. that's a. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back to more pills. the day is done but hang on... her doctor recommended aleve. just 2 pills can keep arthritis pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is lara who chose 2 aleve and fewer pills for a day free of pain. and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. and fewer pills for a day free of pain. metamucil uses super hard working psyllium fiber, which gels to remove unsexy waste and reduce cholesterol. taking psyllium fiber won't make you a model but you should feel a little more super. metamucil. down with cholesterol.
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>> mitchell: some sad news from the sports world tonight. hall of fame outfielder duke snider died today in california. one of the famed dodgers boys of summer, snider hit 407 homers over an 18 year career. helped win two world series including the dodgers only title in brooklyn before the team moved to los angeles. duke snider was 84 years old. and that is all for this abbreviated edition of the "cbs evening news." i'm russ mitch nell new york. katie is here tomorrow. good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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