NCAA Latest: Powerhouse Sweet 16 includes most of top seeds

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              Oregon's Ehab Amin catches a pass during practice for the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):

12:35 a.m.

Ty Jerome scored 13 points and put Virginia ahead for good by sinking a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:34 left as the top-seeded Cavaliers outlasted No. 12 seed Oregon 53-49 in a South Region semifinal.

Oregon took a 45-42 lead on a Louis King 3-pointer with 5:43 left, but the Ducks wouldn’t make another basket the rest of the night.

Virginia’s victory snapped Oregon’s 10-game winning streak.

The Cavaliers will face No. 3 seed Purdue in the South Region championship game Saturday. Virginia is seeking its first Final Four appearance since 1984, while Purdue is trying to get there for the first time since 1980.