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Posted on Sat, Mar 23, 2013 : 4:15 p.m.

Images from Michigan's domination of VCU to advance to the Sweet 16

By Melanie Maxwell

AUBURN HILLS -- Virginia Commonwealth's "Havoc" defense was no match for Michigan's athletes Saturday in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Michigan beat the Rams 78-53 to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1994.

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Sun, Mar 24, 2013 : 2:05 p.m.

Truly gifted photographer we have here in Melanie! Keep up the most excellent work.

Melanie Maxwell

Mon, Mar 25, 2013 : 5:48 p.m.

Steve, That's very kind! It's a great job full of all sorts of interesting experiences. Hopefully I'll have some good photos to share from Dallas later this week.

Luke Bromberg

Sun, Mar 24, 2013 : 1:36 a.m.

photo 39 says that Glenn robinson is a her

Pete Cunningham

Sun, Mar 24, 2013 : 2:17 a.m.

We are proud to report that GRIII's gender is now correct. Thanks for pointing out the error!

Terry Star21

Sat, Mar 23, 2013 : 9:26 p.m.

Great pictures Melanie, you always do a great job making it look like we were there, or at least very close.

Daniel Brenner

Sun, Mar 24, 2013 : 3:44 p.m.

Thanks Melanie, it was a double victory day for Michigan sports.Really glad I was able to be there. I'm stoked to see what pictures you make in the South

Melanie Maxwell

Sat, Mar 23, 2013 : 9:49 p.m.

Thanks Terry! I can't take all the credit, though. Dan Brenner helped shoot this gallery, too! He pulled double duty today, watch out for his photos from Michigan Hockey later tonight.