March 19, 2009
Texas' Damion James, right, is fouled by Minnesota's Devoe Joseph, left, during the second half of a first-round men's NCAA college basketball tournament game in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 19, 2009.
Once A.J. Abrams found his shot, Texas was ready to leave its recent struggles behind and move on in the NCAA tournament. Abrams hit eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points to help Texas beat Minnesota 76-62 in the first round of the East Regional on Thursday.