K-STATE-BUTLER-ARKANSAS-WVU-XAVIER-MICHIGAN STATE-NEVADA-AUBURN ADVANCE

Ninth-seeded Kansas State’s defense stymie Marcus Foster and No. 8 Creighton’s high-powered offense in a 69-59 wire-to-wire victory. 10th-seeded Butler Bulldogs pulled away again at the start of the second half, they stayed out in front, dispatching seventh-seeded Arkansas 79-62 in the NCAA Tournament’s East Region on Friday. Jevon Carter scored 21 points, had eight assists and six … Read moreK-STATE-BUTLER-ARKANSAS-WVU-XAVIER-MICHIGAN STATE-NEVADA-AUBURN ADVANCE

MARSHALL SHOCKS SHOCKERS-NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS ROLL

Marshall Thundering Herd behind 27 points from Jon Elmore Shock the Wichita State Shockers. Larry Lage writes from the AP Edwards scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half and the rusty Boilermakers pulled away to rout Cal State Fullerton 74-48 Friday to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Aaron Beard, … Read moreMARSHALL SHOCKS SHOCKERS-NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS ROLL

HOUSTON COUGARS & KENTUCKY WILDCATS ADVANCE-VILLANOVA ROLLS

Rob Gray puts Houston on the map taking over the game with 39 points and leading the Cougars to a 67-65 win over San Diego State.  Scott Polacek of the Bleacher Report writes Tom Crean is returning to the sidelines as the new head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs, the school announced. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN first reported the former Marquette … Read moreHOUSTON COUGARS & KENTUCKY WILDCATS ADVANCE-VILLANOVA ROLLS

RAMBLERS OF LOYOLA CHICAGO SURVIVE AND ADVANCE-DUKE ROLLS

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers put the madness into March on Thursday afternoon in a first round stunner, knocking off No. 6 seed Miami 64-62 with a 3-pointer in the final second from Donte Ingram writes Kyle Boone of CBSSports. Not only did 35.6 percent of brackets pick this upset, but more brackets picked No. 11 Loyola-Chicago (9.5 percent) to make … Read moreRAMBLERS OF LOYOLA CHICAGO SURVIVE AND ADVANCE-DUKE ROLLS