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NCAA men: Scheffler, UNLV lead

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SUGAR GROVE, Ill. - Texas junior Scottie Scheffler took a one-stroke lead in the individual competition and UNLV topped the team standings Saturday in the NCAA tournament at Rich Harvest Farms.

Scheffler shot his second straight 4-under 68. Vanderbilt's Matthias Schwab (70), Southern California's Justin Suh (70), Kent State's Bjarki Petursson (69) and Mississippi's Braden Thornberry (71) were tied for second.


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On Monday, the individual champion will be crowned and the top eight teams will advance to match play.

UNLV shot a 9-under 279 to reach 14-under 562 and lead the race for the match-play spots. Oklahoma was a stroke back, followed by Illinois at 11 under and Auburn and Vanderbilt at 10 under.

Shintaro Ban led UNLV with a 68, and John Oda shot 69. The top four scores each round count for the five-player teams.