The Tigers led at halftime and rode some hot shooting to the win. Clemson hit on 56 percent of its field goal attempts, including 43 percent from deep, with Mitchell and DeVoe combining to make 4 of 8 threes. New Mexico State, something of a trendy upset pick having entered the game at on the season, never really got into a rhythm and finished the night shooting just 39 percent from the floor.
Senior guard Zach Lofton led the Aggies with 29 points. Which brings us back to the Tigers, who get to face the Tigers on Sunday. The Auburn Tigers to be exact, in a 4-seed vs. May the best Tigers win. The Clemson Tigers are movin' on. But Syracuse, one of the last teams into the tournament, plays on after a win over No. The Orange uglied things up, winning on defense by holding the Horned Frogs to Marek Dolezaj 17 points and Oshae Brissett 13 points, nine rebounds, three blocks carried No.
See you in Detroit!!! UNC-Greensboro pushed Gonzaga to the edge. Marshall upset Wichita State. The Tigers, Southeastern Conference regular season champs, righted themselves in the waning moments and survived with an ugly win. Jarrell Brantley led the Cougars with a game-high 24 points. Mustapha Heron paced the Tigers with Auburn will face the winner of Clemson and New Mexico State in the round of Charles Barkley rn MarchMadness pic.
Michigan State could never quite pull away from No. The result was an win in Detroit on Friday night. Michigan State will face Syracuse in the round of Miles Bridges led the Spartans with a game-high 29 points. Joshua Langford chipped in Kansas State ran away with things late for a win. Junior guard Barry Brown led the team with 18 points and six rebounds.
Nevada was technically the higher seed in its first round match-up against Texas, but the Wolfpack players walked off the floor looking like improbable upset kings. After Texas star center Mohamed Bamba fouled out at the end of regulation, Nevada got hot in overtime and pulled off an win in Nashville. Now the Wolfpack will face Cincinnati in the round of Five Nevada players scored in double figures, including 22 points from guard Kendall Stephens.
Bamba had 13 points and 14 rebounds. The Longhorns led almost wire-to-wire; Nevada led the game only twice: A bizarre finish nearly gave Nevada a chance to win the game in regulation. Jordan Caroline split a pair of free throws to tie the game with 3. A four-point play for Roach gave Texas an early lead in overtime, but Martin made a pair of threes, then dished a pass to his brother, Cody Martin, for a layup to seal the game with just less than a minute to play.
Jevon Carter scored 21 points and No. The Mountaineers will face Marshall, which upset Wichita State earlier in the day, in the round of Carter hit the brakes on 'em as West Virginia takes a lead heading into halftime! Down goes another No. The upset came on the heels of No. Oh, and the last Marshall player to score 25 or more points in the tournament? Gotta love the T-shirt and blazer look from Dan D'Antoni pic. The Steph Effect is real. Marshall took a lead with 2: Burks steal and dunk, but Wichita State responded with a Conner Frankamp three-pointer with 45 seconds remaining.
Frankamp led Wichita State with 27 points in defeat. Bad news for the Boilermakers: Following its blowout win over Cal State Fullerton, second-seeded Purdue announced that 7-foot-2 center Isaac Haas will miss the rest of the tournament after fracturing his elbow while going for a rebound in the second half. Haas, who averaged Purdue center Isaac Haas will miss the remainder of MarchMadness with a fractured right elbow. North Carolina pulls away: The teams went back and forth throughout the first half, although the Tar Heels ended the half with a spurt to take a nine-point lead.
They were never seriously threatened in the second half, taking a first step toward defending their national championship. All five starters scored in double digits for North Carolina, led by Kenny Williams with 18 points.
Arkansas digs out of an enormous hole, loses anyway: Butler jumped out to a lead against Arkansas, but the seventh-seeded Razorbacks clawed back to within at halftime. College football is an emotional roller coaster. Washington coach Chris Petersen made it clear Jake Browning's stubbornness when it comes to taking sacks isn't just on his quarterback.
He said the coaching staff has to do a better job of designing plays that give him better options to dump the ball off to early when he faces a stiff pass rush. Browning was more critical of himself and was quick to thank his defense for bailing the team out in two key red zone situations late in the game to preserve the lead in their win against Utah.
Ohio State acting head coach Ryan Day says he'll be forever indebted to defensive coordinator Greg Schiano for helping him during Urban Meyer's suspension. Day called Schiano the classiest person he has encountered in coaching. Texas' win over USC was the program's th win all time. Ryan Day on completing his term as acting head coach with Ohio State at Urban Meyer returns to full duties Sunday and Day is "fired up about that.
Gary Patterson is convinced he has a good football team, but said the Horned Frogs can't help teams the way they did Saturday in the loss to Ohio State. A telltale game for both teams ends with a much-needed win for Texas and a second consecutive loss for No.
The Longhorns come out of this one confident after a loss to Maryland and a narrow win over Tulsa.