Michigan advances into Sweet 16 for 1st time since 1994. The Wolverines sent the VCU Rams home in convincing fashion 78-53. Without a doubt, Michigan looked like a team determined to win it all. The Wolverines had a complete performance from their team and were not just carried by one player. Freshman Mitch McGary had 21 points and 14 rebounds which both happened to be season highs for him. Trey Burke, Michgain's best player scored 18 points to go along with 7 assists. The biggest negative for Burke was his 7 turnovers. Tim Hardaway Jr, and Glen Robinson II both dropped 14 points.
No. 12 seed Oregon continue their masterful play cruising past St. Louis and moving into the next round. Oregon won the Pac-12 championship and have not looked back ever since. Damyean Dotson led the way for the Ducks with 23 points. Oregon dominated the Billikens 74-57. The Ducks' next opponent is the Louisville Cardinals, the No. 1 seed overall. Oregon is going to need another spetacular performance form Freshman Guard Dotson if they want a chance to beat the Cardinals and continue their magical run.
Wichita State shocks top-seeded Gonzaga to move onto the round of 16. Cleanthony Early and Ron Baker scored 16 points apiece to knock the top-ranked and No. 1-seeded Bulldogs out of the NCAA tournament 76-70 on Saturday. Kelly Olynyk scored 26 points and 9 rebounds to finish out his dominating performance in the tournament for the Gonzaga Bulldogs.
Aaron Craft's 3 rescues Ohio State. late and seals a spot in the Sweet 16. No.2 seed Ohio State were only up by 2 at halftime over the Iowa Cyclones. With the Buckeyes escaping, they have run their win steak up to 10 in a row. Deshaun Thomas led the way for the Buckeyes scoring 21 points, while Craft scored 18 points and 6 assists.