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    Rhode Island shuts down Young, Oklahoma in 83-78 win

    Here's the skinny on a Philly guard called Fatts: The player with the best nickname in the tournament given because he was a chunky baby turned in the stout performance Rhode Island required to win.

    Fatts Russell hit three 3s and showed that -- for this game, at least -- he was the best freshman guard around as he pressured Oklahoma's dynamic scorer Trae Young right out of the NCAA Tournament.

    E.C. Matthews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime and one more that sealed it to help Rhode Island hold off Young and beat Oklahoma 83-78 Thursday in the Midwest Region.

    read more http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/recap?gameId=401025825
     

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