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That adage about bending, but not breaking held true for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team on Saturday, March 9. Christopher Newport University's Captains kept the pressure on VWC by cutting into leads throughout the NCAA Division III second round tournament before an overflow crowd at the Jane P. Batten Student Center, but the host Marlins never broke en route to a thrilling 80-69 victory. Virginia Wesleyan (23-7) advances to the round of 16 to face Williams College (25-4) on Saturday, March 16 in Williamston, Massachusetts. More