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The veteran Billikens stayed just poised enough against the Rams' frenetic defensive pressure and a hostile crowd to win only the second conference tournament crown in school history.
Draymond Green grabbed a mop in the final minute and helped sweep sweat off the floor.
"We weren't worried they were only a point behind," Ellis said. "The boys did a great job of keeping their composure. It was unreal."