NEW YORK (AP) -- Markel Starks scored 23 points and Georgetown beat No. 11 UCLA 78-70 in the semifinals of the Progressive Legends Classic on Monday night at the Barclays Center, spoiling the college debut of Shabazz Muhammad.
Otto Porter had 18 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for the Hoyas (3-0), who will face No. 1 Indiana in Tuesday night's championship game. The Hoosiers beat Georgia 66-53.
The Hoyas opened the second half on a 12-0 run -- with Greg Whittington hitting two 3s -- to take a 43-29 lead, their biggest of the game.
The Bruins (3-1) were within 59-53 on a 3-pointer by Norman Powell. But the Hoyas went on a 7-1 run that was capped by a hook shot by Nate Lubick with 6:17 to go. The Bruins did get within 77-70 on a 3 by Muhammad with 50 seconds to play.
The 6-foot-6 Muhammad, one of the most highly sought after high school players last season, was declared eligible by the NCAA on Friday and this was his first game. He finished with 15 points on 5 of-10 shooting and was 2 of 4 from 3-point range in 25 minutes of playing time.
The NCAA said that UCLA's sanctions against Muhammad were sufficient after the school required him to sit out three games and repay $1,600 in impermissible benefits. The NCAA and UCLA found that Muhammad accepted travel and lodging during three unofficial visits to Duke and North Carolina.
Jordan Adams had 22 points to extend his UCLA record of a freshman scoring 20 or more points in every game to start his career.
Travis Wear added 12 points and eight rebounds for UCLA.
The Bruins played the last 12:13 without starting forward and Travis' twin David Wear who appeared to injure his back or a hip when he crashed hard to the court as he tried to defend a layup by Lubick. Wear remained on the bench the rest of the game but was in obvious discomfort.
The Hoyas seemed to get the best of the physical play despite being outrebounded 40-31 by the Bruins. The Hoyas finished with eight blocks -- five by Porter -- while UCLA had four.
UCLA had scored at least 80 points in its first three games.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Freshman Kyle Guy scored 19 points to help No. 18 Virginia snap out of an offensive funk to beat North Carolina State 70-55 on Saturday, ending a four-game skid.
Devon Hall added 18 points for the Cavaliers (19-9, 9-7 Atlantic Coast Conference), who shot 49 percent and made 11 of 16 3-pointers -- a huge change from missing shot after shot during three particularly ugly offensive performances coming in.
It was Virginia's longest losing streak since losing nine straight during coach Tony Bennett's first season in 2009-10. But the Cavaliers led 35-21 by halftime, pushed that to 19 early after halftime and led by double figures nearly the entire second half.
The Wolfpack (15-15, 4-13) made a last-stand run to get within 59-51, only to see London Perrantes bury a 3-pointer with 5:04 left then Hall put back his own miss to push the margin back to 13.
March Madness is set to tip-off on March 14 with the 'First Four' In Dayton, but which teams will be playing and where has yet to be determined.
The 2017 NCAA Tournament field will be filled thanks to automatic qualifiers from conference tournaments in the weeks leading up to Selection Sunday.
Selection Sunday is when the remaining at-large teams find out who is in and who is out and how the bracketology plays out.
That will happen when the NCAA selection committe reveals the 68 team tournament field for the National Championship on Selection Sunday. Here is how to watch:
WHEN IS SELECTION SUNDAY?
Selection Sunday for the 2017 NCAA Tournament takes place on Sunday, March 12th and begins at 6:00 p.m.
WHAT CHANNEL IS SELECTION SUNDAY AND THE BRACKET REVEAL?
On Selection Sunday, the NCAA Selection Committee will reveal the NCAA Tournament Bracket on CBS at 6:00 p.m., following the final of the SEC championship game.
IS THER A SELECTION SUNDAY LIVE STREAM?
You can watch the Selection Sunday bracketology show on the NCAA.com live stream.
The NCAA selection committee will select the 36 best at-large teams in the country to join the 32 conference champions. From there the committe seeds all 68 teams to an equal bracket in each region. Once selected, here is the tournament schedule up until the National Championship:
2017 NCAA Tournament Important Dates:
Selection Sunday: March 12
First Four: March 14, 15
First Round: March 16, 17
Second Round: March 18, 19
Sweet 16: March 23, 24
Elite Eight (Regional Championships): March 25, 26
Final Four: April 1
National Championship: April 3