Santa Clara will host a first-round game in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, the Broncos' first postseason appearance in 15 years. Tipoff is set for Tuesday, with the time and opponent to be determined.

The 24-team CIT requires participants to pay approximately $25,000 in order to host a first-round game. SCU, which has final exams next week, used donations to cover the cost of playing at home.

General admission tickets will be at a reduced price of $5.

  • The Seattle city attorney charged Washington guard Venoy Overton with providing alcohol to a minor on Tuesday. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar responded by suspending Overton for the Pac-10 tournament. Overton is scheduled to appear in municipal court April 1.

    The case stemmed from an allegation by a 16-year-old girl that Overton sexually assaulted her at an apartment in Seattle Jan. 8. King County prosecutors declined to file charges in that case because other witnesses reported that the contact appeared consensual. They referred the case to city prosecutors because of evidence Overton bought alcohol for the girl and her 16-year-old friend.

    Butler 59, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 44: Matt Howard scored 18 points and Shelvin Mack added 14 to lead Butler (23-9) to a victory over Wisconsin-Milwaukee (19-13) for its third Horizon League tournament title in the past four years, giving the Bulldogs a chance to duplicate their wild run last year to the NCAA championship game when they fell two points short to Duke.


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    Butler looked shaky at the season's midway point, but reached the NCAA tournament for the 11th time by reeling off nine straight wins.

    Princeton 70, Penn 58: Princeton and Harvard are set for their toughest test yet: A one-game playoff for the Ivy League championship that sends the winner to the NCAA tournament. The Tigers forced a tie for the title and the playoff with a win over Penn. Princeton and Harvard will play Saturday at Yale's John J. Lee Amphitheater in New Haven, Conn.

    Connecticut 97, DePaul 71: Kemba Walker scored 26 points and No. 21 Connecticut (22-9) won a Big East tournament game for the first time in six years, beating DePaul (7-24) in the opener of a conference showcase loaded with NCAA contenders.

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    Connecticut 73, Notre Dame 64: Maya Moore, who has never lost in the conference tournament, scored 22 points to help No. 1 Connecticut (32-1) beat 10th-ranked Notre Dame (26-7) for their fourth straight Big East championship. Moore earned her second outstanding player award of the Big East tournament. Freshman Stefanie Dolson led the Huskies with 24 points.