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7 of 26 from the field. they have only one timeout remaining. we have 6:47 to go. >> len: if you are princeton, this is when your game comes alive. the over-anxiousness of the other team allows to you penetrate. and yale can take advantage of that. >> ian: i believe you said princeton? >> len: did i? it's the same type of play here. >> ian: oh, back-to-back! taurean prince. sky walker. >> len: that's the way they should be playing right now. going to their advantages. outstanding leaping ability. they have some touch from the perimeter. right now it's about power basketball for baylor to get into this ballgame. >> ian: 20 points for prince. mason is fouled.
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makes his free throws at a 78% clip. >> len: that's unstoppable. >> ian: well, everything is okay between prince and gathers. he is celebrating after the dunk. >> chris: he wants more of that. that's how they have to play. i would like to see them bring that enthusiasm in the defensiven. >> ian: makai mason 21 points. attack on another. 22 for mason. >> len: the first order of business, stop this young man. >> ian: you are right. there is a steely look from mason. >> chris: he has 6 rebounds. he's been in with the trees all night to do anything. assist, rebound or beautiful moves. >> len: i will repeat this one more time. he is a bad little man. >> ian: he has the altar boy look. but the killer mentality. >> len: don't let you fool you.
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he won't fool anybody else with that sweet baby face smile anymore. >> ian: we showed you the pre-game speech from james jones. the extended version on thor's cut was building up. he reminded his team of what they worked for and what they visualized and believeing in this moment. not being afraid of it. living in the moment and the reality of being in the ncaa tournament. >> len: he wanted them to think back to when they started playing basketball and watched the ncaa tournament on tv and you wished you were in there. he never did. >> ian: that's right jones did not ever play in an ncaa tournament. he said i never got the opportunity. >> chris: he said we don't deserve it just for showing up. there is no pit party for not
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being here for 50 years. he said stay who you are. it's so fun to play. >> ia >> ian: victor turns it over. taurean prince wreaking havoc. >> len: outstanding lester by for instance. >> ian: medford. no. tracked down by wainright. 5:34 to play. this is a 9 point game with yale in front. >> len: if baylor is going to get back in. it's the 50-50 balls they need to continue to get. >> ian: prince misses. motley the offensive board. can't hit it. off the window and yale comes away with the board. nick victor a wasted chance for baylor. we hit the 5 minute mark of the second half. 66-57 yale.
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sherrod and sears getting ready to check in next dead ball. mason. fades. it's an air ball. victor grabs it. turns and fires. off the rim. prince has it. for the bears. motley down the middle. it goes and a foul. jonathan motley with a chance for 3. >> len: very fortunate baylor got the rebound. then the look up front. when you attack like that, good things happen. >> [cheers and applause]. >> ian: some changes here for yale. tremendous work by the combination of downey and reynolds. to stem the tide for the bulldogs. 4 fouls on victor. >> len: and great recognition from the crowd. not just yale fans. a lot of folks gave them their
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due. >> len: in the ncaa tournament if you get that swing going. >> ian: fans quickly become fans of the lower seed. >> len: it's like rock. if you can change, i can change. right now yale the underdog but saying we have a chance to win this game. >> ian: a 9-2 game for baylor. 6 point lead for yale. 4:27 to go. mason. defended by lindsey on the outside. screen from sherrod. makes it off balance. he is fouled. prince increddulous after the call was against him. a pair of free throws here for makai mason. with his team up by 6. averages 15.8 points per game.
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he scored 24. monday, what happens after the girl of steel turns on her own city? a new "super girl" only on cbs. knocks down a pair. he matched his career high with 25. >> [crowd noise]. >> ian: wainright. a foul called on the outside. it's sears. or do they call it offensive? >> [whistle]. >> ian: it is called against baylor. wainright made his move. sears went down and the foul was on the inside against motley. >> [buzzer]. >> ian: baylor an empty trip.
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they trail 68-60 and motley will sit with his 40 foul. sherrod gets it in. 4 minutes and counting left. >> chris: yale can let their offense take the ball until late in the shot clock. the turnover right there. >> ian: nick victor a disvan'ted set. victor turns it over. we have an 8 point game. you live for march. that's why at&t's network lets you stream the action, all month long, when and where you need it. so you feel like you're part of the game from just about anywhere. this is your network. the network of at&t.
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♪ >> ian: march madness continues tonight. 8 more first round games across cbs, tbs, tnt and tru-tv. you decide the games that you want to watch. here in providence, first round action from the west region. 68-60. yale in front of baylor. the winner will take on duke the number 4 seed in the west out lasted unc-wilmington earlier today. ian eagle, chris webber, len elmore, evan washburn and the rest of our crew. march madness very much underway. yale is 3 minutes and 48 seconds away from the upset. >> len: trying to control the tempo. slow baylor down with token halfcourt pressure. >> ian: taurean prince. the spin.
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no. motley. offensive rebound. goes right back with it for 2. >> len: i expect baylor to return the favor. theirs only be passive. >> ian: 15 from motley. he and prince combined for 35. now 14 offensive rebounds for baylor. their bread and butter. >> chris: great to see multiple screens to get mason open. >> ian: into the hands of sears. cross-court. dallier. missed it. and out of bounds. baylor takes over with 3:01 on the clock. >> len: that's plenty of time for baylor to get even or recapture the lead. a question of them going to their strength. they are successful when they play above the rim or hit the glass on misses. >> ian: under 3 minutes to play. prince makes his move.
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scores on the inside. it's a 4 point game. baylor mounting a comeback. 2:37 remaining. mason uses the screen set by sears. wainright sticks by him. dallier feeding the post. sears. inside. for the bucket. justin sears 2-time ivy league player of the year converts. 18 points for sears. >> chris: that smart play. they recognize the mismatch. lindsey on sears. didn't hesitate to get him the ball. >> ian: wainright inside. sears gets a piece. sears comes away with it. >> chris: what a great recovery. yale calling for a timeout. >> ian: james jones will have a chat with his team with 1:58 remaining. >> chris: sears on both ends.
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recognizing he has the mismatch. nice layup inside. he said wayment, i can move my foot and stay vertical and block that shot. >> ian: yale 70 and baylor 64. baylor got it 2 within 4. yale responded. and now trying to add to the 6 point lead with 1:58 remaining in the second half.
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fourth ncaa tournament appearance for yale. 1949, 1957 and 1962. they have never won a game in the big dance. 9 to shoot. dallier. gives it up to sherrod. shot clock winding down. ball knocked away. a scrum for it. a foul on makai mason. baylor will get free throws with 1:36 to play. >> len: i am not sure that was a good foul. he gave baylor a chance to put points on the board. >> ian: time was winding down. i don't think baylor would get out on the break before time ran out. instead they get to stop the clock and put points on the board. >> len: even if they had
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possession, yale would be able to get back and contest it. >> ian: a lot of time for jake lindsey to think about these free throws. as a team baylor is 8 of 13. lindsey's dad dennis played at baylor. the general manager of the utah jazz. short. 70-64 yale. >> chris: 30% of the points for rico gathers comes off the offensive rebound. you must box out here. >> ian: just took out sherrod. >> chris: he throws it out of bounds. >> len: 2 guys were blocking him out. he was sandwiched in between two. >> ian: a foul called quickly against baylor. >> chris: wow. >> ian: it's lindsey picking it up. >> chris: that's not intended.
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>> len: that was a huge mistake right there. >> ian: and sends mason to the free throw line. mason hasn't missed. 5 of 5. he is closing in on the yale all time record for most points in a tournament game. a player back in 1949 had 27. he's not even grazing the rim at this point. makai mason has a new career high. 26. >> len: you know his name means winds to the see in hawaii. he got yale off to a good start. >> ian: now i know. you are dropping knowledge. he has 3 brothers. sandin o, ukiho and akirra.
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>> len: that's what good lawyers do. we don't know everything. we know where to look. >> ian: it's a 4 point game with a minute and 21 left. 72-68. prince delivered 25 point for baylor.
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>> ian: the game reset with yale leading. 72-68. the bulldogs have to timeouts left. baylor is out of timeouts. both teams are in the double bonus. yale has the possession arrow. with 1:21 to play. >> len: depending on who is on the floor for yale, they are not a very good free throw shooting team. mason knocking them down with confidence. justin sears just 67%. sherrod 59%.
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>> ian: dallier 47%. >> len: it's prime pickings for baylor if they want to extend this game. >> ian: dallier. sears not a ball handler. what a save and lindsey with the finish. ishmail wainright a fantastic play to set up the bucket. this is a 2 point game. >> chris: no need to extend now. plenty time. >> ian: sears gets it into the hands ever mason. >> [whistle]. >> ian: trying to tie him up. mason goes down. and mason injured on the play. baylor wanted a tie up. >> chris: yale has to spread the floor and allow the bigs to set a pick and get mason open to catch the ball where he can't be double teamed. >> len: right there. just popped out. outstanding defensive play and effort by wainright. he just popped it away.
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from sears. he has to be stronger with the ball. then lindsey atoning for that missed free throw. >> ian: the foul was called on baylor. wainright called on the foul. they are going to look at it. >> chris: whether it's flagrant or not. >> ian: wainright took a shot to the head. >> len: nothing untoward by baylor. if they call a foul, it's a common foul. wainright insult to injury. >> ian: ishmail wainright made a brilliant play defensively to save the ball and set up lindsey for the bucket. cut this game to 2. then on the ensuing inbounds, mason banged into wainright.
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>> chri >> chri >> chri >> chri >> chris: acdental. >> ian: i agree. >> chris: use a timeout. that's where they are there. >> ian: 4 fouls on ishmail wainright. mason 7 of 7 from the free throw line. 59.5 to play. >> len: of all the guys for yale, this is the guy you don't want to foul. >> ian: mason perfect 8 of 8. and a new yale record. 28 points. highest scoring mark in an ncaa tournament in bulldogs basketball history. 74-70. mason now with 29. under a minute to play.
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wainright. loops the pass to prince. prince one-on-one with victor. an offensive foul. huge call with 33.9 to play. >> [cheers and applause]. >> chris: you don't have to be set to draw the offensive foul. defender entitleed to go in a direction that is parallel to what the ball handler is going. >> len: if the ball handler breaks that plain, that's how you get the call. >> ian: get it in for sears. much martyr to give the foul to sears and not mason. sears is 67%. he is 3 of 3 today. that was a huge, huge call. >> len: took a possession away and an opportunity to put points
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on the board from baylor. from where we sit, it should be have been the right call. >> ian: justin sears. misses on the first attempt. another look at the foul. >> len: yes. he broke the plain. victor was traveling parallel. never really stepped into the offensive player's space. it was prince who dipped his shoulder and broke that plain. >> ian: doesn't get roll. baylor down by 4. 35 seconds to play. medford. the drive. medford scores. it's a 2 point game. >> chris: baylor has no timeouts. >> ian: but yale does and mason uses it. 28 seconds left. yale up by 2 on baylor. >> chris: hopefully coach jones is joining us a press break. this press from baylor is giving
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yale problems. they have one good free throw shooter in makai mason. i expect them to allow mason to catch the ball on the run and not be double teamed. don't pass it into the corners. allow him to get freedom of movement and get other guys involved. >> len: i am recognizing this is a one second difference between the shot clock and the game clock. if i am baylor, take no chances. this is the time to extend the game. i might try for a quick steal. the guy you don't want to foul is mason. you double him and allow somebody else to come the ball and foul them. >> ian: baylor was in this position before. one years ago georgia state pulled off the upset. a number 14 seed. they defeated scott drew and the baylor bears 57-56 in jacksonville. this is all new for james jones
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and for yale. >> chris: gathers and lindsey keyed in on mason. kay that he went let him get it. >> ian: mason. they are not fouling him. half a second difference. shot clock to game clock. they get the foul. you might as well as conserve the clock. >> chris: that's a great job by yale. can't stop any one guy from getting the ball inbounds. he catches the ball on the run. time off the dribble and bates for the foul. good job letting the ref's know. >> len: if you are going to extend the game, extend. it you can't waste seconds like that. >> ian: 30 point for makai mason. >> len: and then foul the best free throw shooter on the floor for them. >> ian: 75-72. >> len: still plenty of time. if he makes it 2 possessions, it
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steepens the slope. >> ian: a 4 point lead for yale. 15 seconds left. a 3. prince. he knocks it down. it's a 1 point game. 12.9 remaining. sherrod. gets it in. mason. trying to close him in. double team. >> [whistle]. >> ian: a timeout for yale with 9 seconds left. >> chris: the last one. >> ian: clinging to a 1 point lead. >> len: terrible communication right here by yale. either you switch or stay up. >> chris: yes. >> len: allowing prince to get a wide open look. sears has it make sure that he doesn't get him comfortable in that 3 point line. the scouting report. taurean prince 35% from beyond the arc. maybe you go over top of that. instead of going behind the screen. even more importantly, baylor
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will wish they had those 3 or 4 seconds they wasted chasing makai mason to the front court before fouling. that's what i mean if you are going to extend it, extend it. do it right away and not wait. >> ian: no more timeouts left. 9 seconds remaining on the clock. a furious rally from baylor put them in a position down by 1 to maybe walk out of here with a win. yale trying to hold on. they led since the 17:59 mark. >> len: it's a spot throw in. this will probably be given to the yale player. right there almost in front of the baylor bench. >> ian: the largest lead for yale you was 13. >> chris: it's totally in front
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of the yale bench. i'm sorry in front of the baylor bench. requestedine dallier. the triggerman for yale. 9 seconds left. 76-75. yale leading baylor. dallier. goes deep. backing it out. victor. trying to play keeping you current. he is fouled with 6.8. a sneak play. it pays off for the bulldogs. >> chris: everyone trying to deny. sends nick victor deep. >> ian: these teams get a free timeout as the officials huddle up. james jones has brought his team to the sideline. now scott drew will do the same.
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>> chris: yale not out of the woodson. if victmakes both. a 1 possession ballgame with 6.8. and nick victor 54.5% from the line. >> ian: they are looking at the clock. at 6.8. the deep pass by dallier. they might put .2 aded to it. >> chris: i don't know. that looked pretty good. from a clock starter's perspective. you are only human. >> ian: let's talk strategy. no timeouts remaining. victor will have 2 free throws. strategy if he makes 1 out of 2 or 2 out of 2 or misses both? >> chris: it's the same thing. get it out and push.
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where do you wind up for the shot? 6.8 seconds is a lot of time. to push the ball up the floor. >> ian: yale up by 1. 54% shooter. he hits. >> [cheers and applause]. >> ian: 77-75. >> chris: the defense identified the best players. it needs to be a man on prince and wainright. those 2 can score outside. expect baylor to push it. with 2 guys in the corner and one guy streaking down the middle. >> ian: victor. an air ball. >> chris: my goodness. >> ian: a 2 point yale lead. 6.8 on the clock. >> len: spread the floor. if you get in prince's hands you do. >> ian: medford turns it over.
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>> chris: foul. >> ian: with 2.2. the foul is against baylor. the ball bounced over to sherrod. medford trying to work quickly. he was out of control. >> chris: tries to go behind the back. and -- well! makai mason said i did not foul. i wanted to make sure on that play. >> ian: baylor did not even get a shot off. down by 2. 2.2 on the clock. motley fouled out. 59 points and 7 rebounds for the sophomore. now the focus is on brandon sherrod. he can put an end to this game with a pair of makes. >> [crowd noise]. >> ian: 2 point lead for yale. sherrod. first one is good.
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>> [cheers and applause]. >> ian: 78-75. >> chris: don't even think about missing. just trying to let the clock run out. we have seen something strange happen. >> ian: he's got it. 79-75. lindsey tosses it up. >> [buzzer]. >> ian: march magic for the yale bulldogs. >> [cheers and applause]. >> ian: their first ncaa tournament win in program history. james jones in his 17th year at yale. and the bulldogs have done it. they upset baylor. 79-75 to advance to the second round. >> chris: they did it with moxie and look at the last play here. the point was moot.
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yale celebrates. >> ian: baylor is going home. yale is moving on. >> [cheers and applause]. their first appearance in the ncaa tournament since 1962. it's a win for yale! the ivy league represented and yale gets it done. evan washburn, take it away. >> evan: coach, the program waited 54 years. you waited 17. what does it mean it get here and keep playing? >> coach: absolutely unbelievable. our guys played great tonight and gave us everything they had. i could not be more proud of this group of guys. >> evan: at no point did this moment seem too big for this team. where does that confidence come
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from? >> coach: we have been building for a couple of years. they stuck together. >> evan: you called him a bad little man. makai mason had a legendary afternoon. what is it about his game that allowed him to have this type of performance? >> coach: he is the toughest nut you will ever meet. a really tough kid. nothing shakes him or bothers him. he was unbelievable tonight. >> evan: enjoy it. >> coach: i will. >> evan: makai mason, come on in here. congratulations. an unbelievable performance. your demeanor seemed stoic throughout this game. what was your approach from the start? >> player: trying not to get too up or down. i try to lead through example. they will make a run. they made a couple of runs. we stayed calm and weathered the storm. >> evan: what does this mean to this program? >> player: it's huge, man.
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we have not made the tournament in a very long time. to win it today is special. >> evan: duke is waiting on saturday. your thoughts on that match up? >> player: i am glad we have a rematch. we thought we could hang with them in the first game. we might surprise some people. >> evan: fun to watch. see you on saturday. >> ian: first time in the big dance in 54 years. if you ask the yale fans it was worth the wait. they could not be prouder of their team. >> chris: showed moxie and makai mason. set them on the course. they continue to follow it. >> ian: it will be yale and duke with a chance to advance to sweet-16. the yale bulldogs pre-season
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favorites in the ivy league. they roland to the title. then they carried the momentum right into the ncaa tournament. with a win over the baylor bears. it's a 12 seed knocking off a 5. we have seen a lot of these celebrations for the 12 seed. bure elation for james jones. the 52-year-old head coach of the yale bulldogs. long island native. played in albany. didn't get to play in an ncaa tournament. now he has coached in one and has an ncaa tournament win. >> chris: coach told these guys i have not won one. his team repaid him. we will win one for you. that's the best feeling you could have as a player in the locker room. win a game no one thought you could win except the guys in the room with you. >> ian: yale advances. 79-75 win over the baylor bears. tournament games continue on
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sports director don bell will have march madness action in just a few minutes. how about yale. i tell you. we will begin with the potential for severe weather. storms could bring heavy rain and damaging wind to the region in time for evening rush. meteorologist lauren casey joins us now to break it all down, lauren. >> ukee, we already did have a severe thunderstorm warning an hour ago but activity is starting to diminish. the as we a approach sunset even further will we see this activity wind down. storm scan three showing us some spotty showers and a few thunder showers around but nothing right now, is severe. even rainfall intensity on the moderate side then heavy sides but part of the southern new jersey seeing rain through pemberton and lumberton and tabernacle seeing maryland rate rain. the this is all moving eastbound and we will see these spotty showers and thunderstorms. we can even see the storms flare up over about the next hour but again as we head closer to sunset, closer to the 7:00 o'clock hour this activity the is going to wind down a as we lose that day time heating, future weather
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will show us by 9:00 o'clock hour most of the the moisture and activity is off shore, a a few showers down the shore, philadelphia and points north and west will dry out as we head into your thursday evening hours. so good for your st. pat i a's day plans. looking towards midnight maybe an isolated shower still lingering but as we move in the overnight period things really winding down and for early friday morning, no rainfall to worry about, heading out early on a friday morning to finish up the workweek. conditions right now in center city philadelphia getting a live look on sky scan three looks ominous, low cloud lingering around but dry conditions for the moment. 58 degrees. still very mild. westerly wind at 8 miles an hour. we will keep it mild into tomorrow but then a big chill town as we head into the upcoming weekend and spring begins on sunday and yet, it will not look or feel like spring watching a very dynamic storm system and i'll let you know if we can see measurable snow fall in a minute, ukee. >> thanks, lauren. trouble in a building
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under demolition in olde city. a wall came crashing down in a school bus was simply in the raining place at the wrong time. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is at fifth and race with what happened, anita. >> reporter: ukee, luckily all of the kid on that school bus were dropped off moments before this accident but what happened here today is raising concerns about safety around construction zones. for five years, bus driver spent spencer reynold has been shuttling kid from the souderton school district president on thursday when school bus 168, that served as a shield from all of this. >> i sawdust a and that was it. >> reporter: officials say 9:00 thursday morning crew where is working to demolish the former whitman's check late factory at corner of fifth and race street when chunks of the falling debris hit the bus while reynold was driving by. >> four or five or six windows are busted in, frames inside, glass all over the seeds, stone across the steering wheel. >> reporter: debris from the
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building hit a tree, hit a light post, which then hit the bus which fortunate thely was empty. >> reporter: it hadn't been moment prior. >> kid, gotten off the bus 20 or 30 seconds later everybody heard a big boom, to our back, we turned around, and we saw half of the building, that was gone out of that. >> reporter: david hyman were part of the group of elementary school students and parents who had been dropped off at the national constitution sent's cross the street. >> that building right there is right next to the street, and if they are demolishing it i don't understand why they wouldn't close that street off. >> reporter: once that bus pulled around the corner. >> they have one barricade there, you know, in fact, they were, directing us to the left, just down further, and just off to the sidewalks. >> reporter: concern is there is not more safe guard in place after had that deadly building collapse at that salvation army store in 2013.
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coming up a at 6:00 hear from the lawyer representing the victims in that tragic accident. for now live from olde city, i'm anita oh for cb136789 "eyewitness news". >> a anita, thank you. a serial slasher, slashing suspects, is accused in yet another attach on septa. he a allegedly stabbed a teenager on the bus yesterday but didn't getaway, thanks to the heroic actions of the passenger. our walt hunter is outside springfield police headquarters with the exclusive details, walt. >> reporter: jessica, that hero is security guard takey brower. he could not deciding whether he was going to drive to his job or take septa well, he took the septa bus and police here in springfield, a along with septa passengers are very grateful because when slashing attacks started, he sprung to the aid and helped rescue both the victim and other passengers aboard the bus. >> i was like what is going on, last thing i expect was somebody to stab somebody in the back of the bus. >> reporter: suddenly aboard
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this septa bus heading to work as a security officer, takey brower, her screams, and saw a man police identified as edward gay, allegedly using this knife, slashing a 17 year-old passenger a's throat. >> that is when i drew my firearm and told him don't move, i didn't want anybody tolls get hurt. >> reporter: instantly taking action brower confronted gay stopping the a attack and protecting ten other now terrified passengers. >> i said listen, don't move, i don't want to hurt you. he said shoot me. i didn't want to. >> appreciate what you did. you did the right thing. >> reporter: springfield township police superintendent joe daily congratulated brower for apprehending the alleged attacker and despite facing a knife, and screwdriver the suspect allegedly was holding, not using his gun. >> i give him credit. he didn't overreact, did he what i would expect a police office tore do. >> reporter: court record show gay, a career criminal was arrested last june for
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slashing a bus passenger's face with the pen in olney, and then charged in november, with slashing yet another bus rider in west philadelphia. but this time, thanks to brower, the suspect was stopped, before anyone else got hurt. >> bus driver thanked me, a couple of other people d i'm happy, i could help you. >> reporter: now brower told me this afternoon his career goal, it is to become a police officer like his uncle will and grandfather. police hearsay with his courage, quick action and restraint, he may be well on the way to that career goal. live from the springfield police headquarters i'm walt hunter for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> walt, thank you. march madness is underway with down to the wire, game right before us. >> just checking
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as we know march madness is underway. excitement in afternoon games has everybody checking brackets. i'm busted after half a day
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one. >> three local teams hit the court tomorrow, sports director don bellies here with now with march madness. >> i walk in the office, he said my bracket. this is day one. >> half of day one. >> hang in there, you have a long way to go. villanova, temple, st. joes all with their final practices before tomorrow, and madness of march has already started as you just her. lets get to leslie van arsdal live from brooklyn where villanova wildcats and temple owls are waiting for their turn to dance, leslie. >> reporter: hi there, don. amazing,ville 'nova has been to the tournament 11 times in the past 12 years. temple hasn't been back to the tournament since 2013 but, of course, as you know, come game day, none of that matters. villanova has had plenty of tournament experience and heavily favored against unc/ashville but nova has not survived the first week end since 2009. for four years starter ryan
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arcidiacono and daniel ochefu this is final chance to make a deep run. >> just completely let it the go. if we try to focus on last year, it was a completely different team. we had darren, jeff jevon and we take it one game and day at a time, and if we tried to think about that, it will take our focus from unc/ashville. >> we want to get further but this is the last year. i know myself, ryan and henry and kevin, we will be a little bit more intense then we have probably in the year before this naturally since this is our last time around and we're in this position now. so, regardless of what it was, you know, we want to do well, because first year or last year. >> reporter: temple faces iowa a team with players with tournament experience. there is only one player on temple's roster who has played in the ncaa game, that is vaughn, and, of course, his teammates are looking for advice. >> a couple have of guys asked me how it was to play as a
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freshman. it was a good, experience, great learning experience and i'm looking forward to playing friday. >> just play your hardest when you are out there and give 110 effort every time you are out on the court. >> of course, temple and nova both win they will play each other, on sunday, in an epic big five showdown but, of course, we will not get ahead of ourselves, don, we will send it back to you. >> leslie, thank you. st. joes on the other side of the country get something practice in, in spokane washington. only cbs three, tommy gardener is traveling with the team. they let him into the close practiced this afternoon. we will hear from the hawks coming up at 6:00. now lets look at tonight's line up here on cbs-3 at the 7:00, number five indiana takes on number 12 chattanuga. watch out for that 5/12 match up we just saw that. then after that around 9:30 it is number four kentucky and number 13 stonybrook all that, followed by "eyewitness news". ukee and i were going um-hmm. >> that is the match up, we know. >> thanks, don.
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here's a good question why do they call it the big dance? it is tonight's good question, submitted by walt from narberth. we know basketball requires coordination, like dancing and there is the victory dance or music. >> it is like a challenge, dance challenge, hip-hop, like kid do. one team against the other, just moving, grooving. >> did youably your dancing shoes. >> if you ever saw me dance, nicole, you would not, nothing i put on my feet will matter, all right. >> oh, come on. >> fran dunphy is ready to dance with his temple owls, nicole will have the answer to tonight's good question, why do they call it the big dance, it is on "eyewitness news" after the game. don't forget if you have a good question, log on to cbs philly.com/good question and tweet us, using #cbs-3 good question. also, it is st. patrick's day in doubt about that, city is celebrating with favorite traditions,
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all right. how about one, lucky, dog, a german shepherd lost at sea is found alive, five weeks later. >> luna was spotted tuesday on san clemente island a navy training base off the coast of california. the 18 month-old dog difficulties a appeared february 10th from a fishing both the both 2 miles from the the island, and with her owner's search turning up empty he he called navy insisting luna was a good swimmer and probably made it to sure. >> we did not find her, and i think that she was just down on the beach and her coloring blend in perfectly.
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>> wow. >> luna was flown back to a naval air base, hungry but healthy. rescuers say luna probably survived on road ends and dead fish that washed up. she was reunited with her own tore day. >> for both of us. >> yes. >> i'm telling you. >> many people across the region getting in the irish spirit today for st. patrick's day. >> right here in philadelphia dozens joined mayor jim kenney for a special ceremony and "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos the has more on the celebrations all across the city. >> ♪ >> this is about remembering about remembering who we are and where we came from. more importantly why we came here in the first place. >> with the prayer. >> thank you for the gift, of our irish heritage. >> reporter: the placement of the wreath at the scene of the irish madonna. >> ♪ >> reporter: and planting of shamrock, philadelphia's irish mayor jim kenney celebrating
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st. patrick's day with dozens at the irish memorial, some philadelphians, from the home land. >> what is a amazing about philadelphia is people who are fourth, fifth, sixth generations from ireland, they are all celebrating my home land like here in my a adopted hometown and that is incredible to me. >> reporter: others celebrating for the very first time. >> i just found out that we are 15th in irish. happy st. patrick's day for us and you can say kiss me i'm irish now. >> great, deep culture and i think sometimes it is easier to trivialized witt green been beer and funny hats but it that is but much more than that report report history behind this date is so important for many but let's face it, it is a a bought full thursday afternoon here in philadelphia a, so many celebrating in a more traditional way as well. i see you are enjoying st. patrick's day with a nice drink. >> with a lovely drink, it is calling feeling. >> reporter: mary mchail and
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her sister rose mcgonigle up early. >> we went to church and all that good stuff this morning, so we started out good. >> reporter: raising a toast to st. patrick and thanking him for this beautiful weather. >> you could not ask for more, we have the luck of the irish with us. >> reporter: in philadelphia, greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and that is going to do it the for this abbreviated addition of "eyewitness news" at 5:00. now at 6:00 tracking some showers, lauren. >> we're tracking isolated showers and thunderstorms but by this weekend we could be tracking some snowfall i will have that coming up. and students going wild over a visit from an nba player but it is not just his presence that has them fired up the gift he is giving to the schools where he once went. plus this. is work making it hard to keep up on march madness, it is supposed to be the opposite? i'm cleve bryan, coming up we will hear from the work force expert who says it is not a bad thing to let your
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employees keep tabs on the tournament. right now at 6:00 a live look at storm scan 3a few showers popping up, cross some of our area another day that started out with sun, a and then threat of storms, rolled in. good evening, i'm ukee washington. i'm's jessica dean. meteorologist lauren casey is in the weather center with more on this, lauren. >> we had robust storms role through yesterday and isolated storms popping up over last several hours across the delaware valley but activity the, even in the last 30 minutes, is starting to wind down. storm scan three showing us spotty showers starting to move from west to east. we had a severe thunderstorm rolling through montgomery and bucks county over the last couple of hours, we will rewind that and see that quickly racing through, flared up with strong, potential for strong gusty wind but national weather service warned that cell has diminish at rates off to the east.
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we are still dealing with some spotty showers but as we move toward sunset in the next hour, hour and a half this activity will start to wind down. but what to expect this evening? some spotty showers over the next couple of hours, mainly first half of the evening. the isolated thunderstorm is still possible, but, again a lot of this activity is after we lose heating of the day, after sunset it will wind down but watch out for slick spots on the roadways, over the next couple of hours. temperatures right the now we had another mild day climbing in the 60's in philadelphia, we are back at 58 degrees right now, rain cooled air, 56 in allentown, still up at 60 in millville. we will keep it the fairly mild as we head in the day tomorrow to cap off the workweek. windy conditions, though, some really gusty wind heading into tomorrow afternoon and ushering in some cold in the upcoming weekend. first day of spring is on sunday but we are watching a winter storm that could bring us some measurable snow fall. we will talk more about that threat coming up in a couple minutes, jessica.

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