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Ricky Council IV and Davonte Davis mixed for 46 factors and No. 8 seed Arkansas superior to its third consecutive Candy 16 with a 72-71 upset of No. 1 seed Kansas on Saturday.
Davis had 21 second-half factors and a sport excessive 25, whereas Council made 10 of 11 free throws and scored 21 with six rebounds and 4 assists.
Arkansas (22-13) made 21 of 26 free throws and outscored Kansas 15-2 on second-chance factors.
Council sealed Arkansas’ upset on the foul line, together with the deciding pair with seven seconds left to oust the West Area No. 1 seed.
Jalen Wilson led the Jayhawks (28-8) with 20 factors and made 9 of 11 free-throws makes an attempt.
No. 2 UCLA 68, No. 7 Northwestern 63
Jaime Jaquez Jr. registered 24 factors and eight rebounds to assist the Bruins submit a victory over the Wildcats in West Area play at Sacramento, Calif.
Amari Bailey added 14 factors and 6 assists because the second-seeded Bruins (31-5) advance to a 3rd straight Candy 16 for the primary time for the reason that program reached three consecutive Remaining Fours from 2006-08. Tyger Campbell had seven assists and was 12 of 12 from the free-throw line for all of his factors.
Boo Buie scored 18 factors for seventh-seeded Northwestern (22-12), which is 2-2 all-time in NCAA Event play.
No. 15 Princeton 78, No. 7 Missouri 63
Princeton emphatically took one other step as Ryan Langborg scored 22 factors to assist his crew advance to its first Candy 16 by smothering Missouri in Sacramento, Calif.
Princeton (23-8) turns into the third fifteenth seed — and second previously two years — to achieve the Candy 16. The others are Florida Gulf Coast (2013) and Saint Peter’s (2022). Saint Peter’s is the one No. 15 seed to make all of it the best way to a regional ultimate. Princeton will play the winner of Sunday’s sport between No. 3 Baylor and No. 6 Creighton.
DeAndre Gholston led Missouri (25-10) with 19 factors. Noah Carter added 14, whereas Kobe Brown posted 12 factors and 7 boards. Missouri’s solely lead was at 3-2.
No. 4 Tennessee 65, No. 5 Duke 52
Olivier Nkamhoua scored 23 of his career-best-tying 27 factors within the second half to assist the Volunteers get rid of the Blue Devils in East Area play in Orlando, Fla.
Santiago Vescovi made 4 3-pointers whereas scoring 14 factors as Tennessee (25-10) superior to the Candy 16 for the primary time since 2019. Nkamhoua made 10 of 13 field-goal makes an attempt, together with 3 of 4 from 3-point vary.
Tyrese Proctor scored 16 factors for the Blue Devils (27-9), who have been eradicated within the second spherical for the primary time since 2017. Duke was stricken by 15 turnovers in coach Jon Scheyer’s first NCAA Event since changing Corridor of Famer Mike Krzyzewski.
No. 1 Alabama 73, No. 8 Maryland 51
Brandon Miller bounced again from a poor sport to submit 19 factors and 7 rebounds, main the Crimson Tide previous the Terrapins in Birmingham, Ala.
Jahvon Quinerly scored 15 of his game-high 22 within the second half for the Crimson Tide (31-5), whereas Charles Bediako had 10 factors and 10 rebounds. The Crimson Tide owned a 44-32 benefit on the boards, and scored 16 second-chance factors on 15 offensive rebounds.
Julian Reese scored 14 factors for the Terrapins (22-13) regardless of heavy foul bother. Jahmir Younger scored 12.
No. 5 San Diego State 75, No. 13 Furman 52
Micah Parrish had 16 factors and 6 rebounds to guide the Aztecs to a blowout victory over the Paladins in Orlando, Fla.
Lamont Butler added 12 factors, six rebounds and 6 assists for San Diego State (29-6), which superior to the Candy 16 for the primary time since 2014. Darrion Trammell chipped in 13 factors and Matt Bradley completed with 10 factors for the Aztecs.
Taking part in in its first NCAA Event in 43 years, Furman ended the winningest season in program historical past at 28-8. Towards San Diego State, Mike Bothwell scored 15 factors for Furman.
No. 1 Houston 81, No. 9 Auburn 64
Tramon Mark scored a career-high 26 factors and the Cougars’ protection did the remaining, coming again within the second half to win the second-round sport within the Midwest Regional in Birmingham, Ala.
Houston (33-3) advances to play both fourth-seeded Indiana or fifth-seeded Miami. High scorers Marcus Sasser and Jamal Shead battle foul difficulties and completed with 22 factors and 10 factors, respectively.
Johni Broome and Jaylin Williams led the Tigers with 14 factors every and Allen Flanigan added 10 to go along with 9 rebounds. Auburn (21-13) completed 4 of 24 from the ground within the second half.
No. 2 Texas 71, No. 10 Penn State 66
Dylan Disu dominated with a season-high 28 factors because the Longhorns superior to the Candy 16 for the primary time since 2008 with a win over the Nittany Lions within the second spherical.
Disu had 10 factors within the ultimate 4 minutes, 32 seconds to rescue Texas from a frigid perimeter taking pictures effort (1 of 13 from 3-point vary). Sir’Jabari Rice added 13 factors. Allen had 9 factors, 12 rebounds and three assists whereas harassing Pickett into seven turnovers.
Pickett had 11 factors and 10 rebounds and Camren Wynter led Penn State with 16 factors. Andrew Funk, who made 8 of 10 shot makes an attempt from 3-point vary Thursday within the first-round win over Texas A&M, was 2 of 10 from 3-point land and completed with 12 factors.
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