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Wash. State reaches NIT semifinals
Klay Thompson scored 17 points as Washington State posted a 69-66 overtime win Wednesday vs. Northwestern to advance to the National Invitation Tournament basketball semifinals. In other quarterfinal games: Trevor Releford scored 22 to lead Alabama past Miami (Fla.) 79-64 and Gabe Blair and J.T. Durley combined for 30 points to lift Wichita State past the College of Charleston 82-75.