BUFFALO, NY REGION
11 Dayton vs 3 Syracuse
Let’s start, 2nd half and Dayton’s Dyshawn Pierre fires from the corner, good! Then Tyler Ennis drives and lays it in for the Orange. It was a 1-point game until Jordan Sibert knocks down the deep 3 to give Dayton a 2 possession lead! Less than a minute to play now, ‘Cuse down 5 and Ennis drives, gets the bucket and the foul, he makes the free throw! It was a pretty back-and-forth game all-around. Now the moment of the day: under 5 seconds to play, Syracuse ball, down 2, Ennis takes it up and fires from right of the circle to win……,clanks off back iron NO GOOD! Dayton wins it! The Flyers are going to the sweet 16!
7 Connecticut vs 2 Villanova
We’ll begin, 10 minutes to play in the 2nd half and UConn’s Shabazz Napier drains a deep 3! UConn up 6 and Napier knocks down a 3 with a hand in his face! Then Napier drives and makes a reverse layup! UConn goes on to win 77-65!
SPOKANE, WA REGION
12 Harvard vs 4 Michigan State
We’ll pick it up 1st half and Adreian Payne gets the putback dunk off the missed shot! MSU up 10 but Harvard answers back with a Steve Moundou-Missi dunk! Then Missi with another jam! Missi then tips it in off the missed shot and Harvard is within striking distance. But under a minute to go and MSU’s Denzel Valentine drains the clutch 3 from the corner! And Michigan State escapes against the Crimson.
12 North Dakota State vs 4 San Diego State
The cinderella story ends here Bison. Led by Xaiver Thames’ 30 points The Aztecs roll with a 19 point win.
MILWAUKEE, WI REGION
7 Oregon vs 2 Wisconsin
Let’s start, late 2nd, Wiscy up 2 but Joseph Young knocks down the triple and the Ducks take a 1 point lead. But you want clutch, skip ahead a minute to play, Badgers down 1 but Ben Brust to take the lead…YESSSSSSSS! Wisconsin is going to win! Wisconsin is going to win! The Badgers will face the winner of Creighton-Baylor in the Sweet 16.
7 Texas vs 2 Michigan
Led by Nik Stauskas’ near double-double (17 points, 8 Assists) the Wolverine’s cruise to a 79-65 win!
ORLANDO, FL REGION
5 Saint Louis vs 4 Louisville
2nd half, Louisville up 2 and Luke Hancock adds on to that with a three from the corner to put the Cardinals up 5. Later, Jones knocks down a 3 for Louisville! Finally Stephan Van Treese takes it all the way and then lays it in for UL! All the cards seem to falling for the card’s (See what I did there). Louisville wins 66-51.
9 Pittsburgh vs 1 Florida
Florida rolled to a 61-45 win. This increases the Gators’ win streak to 28.