The Latest on the 2d spherical of the NCAA Match (all events Jap):
7: 45 p.m.
Florida guard Tyree Appleby has been cleared to play and used to be in the starting lineup for No. 7 seed Florida against 15th-seeded Oral Roberts in the South Situation.
Appleby suffered a head laceration when he took an inadvertent elbow early in the 2d half against Virginia Tech and ended up bleeding all over the court. He wobbled to the locker room, obtained seven stitches and returned to the bench station in extra time to seek the Gators pull out a 75-70 victory at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
The 6-foot-1 junior finished with six points and 5 rebounds in 22 minutes.
7: 35 p.m.
Justin Smith is off to a right begin for Arkansas, which leads Texas Tech 33-31 at halftime of their South Situation 2d-spherical sport.
Smith had 10 points by halftime for the third-seeded Razorbacks two days after he went for 29 points and 13 rebounds in a first-spherical win against Colgate. And freshman Davonte Davis had already surpassed his season moderate, scoring nine on 4-for-7 shooting.
That offset a indifferent half for superstar freshman Moses Irritable, who has correct four points on four pictures. However Arkansas erased a 10-point deficit in this one after rallying from 14 down sooner than halftime against Colgate.
Terrence Shannon Jr. had nine points to handbook the sixth-seeded Crimson Raiders, who shot correct 36% but had nine offensive rebounds.
Arkansas is trying to return to the Candy 16 for the main time since 1996, while Texas Tech reached the title sport of the 2019 event.
7: 30 p.m.
Jim Boeheim and his Syracuse Orange are going to the Candy 16.
Buddy Boeheim scored 25 points and Joe Girard added 14 points with seven assists and six rebounds as the 11th-seeded Orange held on to beat third-seeded West Virginia, 75-72 in the Midwest Situation on Sunday evening.
Boeheim had six of the Orange’s 14 3-pointers.
Sean McNeil led West Virginia with 23 points, hitting seven 3s.
The game featured two of the winningest coaches in Division I historical previous. It used to be Boeheim’s 982nd profession win, 82 extra than the Mountaineers’ Bob Huggins.
This would perhaps presumably also be Boeheim’s 20th outing to the spherical of 16 in his 45 seasons at his alma mater.
5: 45 p.m.
Valid sooner than participant introductions, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim and counterpart Bob Huggins greeted every other by bumping forearms correct two days after the West Virginia coach turned the sixth and latest entry into the genuine membership of 900-sport Division I winners.
After two misses against Oklahoma State, Huggins finally reached No. 900 with Friday evening’s 84-67 victory over No. 14 Morehead State. Sunday’s 2d-spherical sport winner earns a berth in the spherical of 16, so the pleasantries lasted handiest rapid sooner than turning to business.
Huggins entered the court at Bankers Lifestyles Fieldhouse and made himself cosy on a stool correct out of doors the coach’s field sooner than getting up and greeting his fellow coaching legend — who entered with 981 wins.
Syracuse is 34-16 against WVU in a series dating serve to 1917. Huggins seeks handiest his 2d win against the Orange in seven tries as the Mountaineers’ coach.
4: 50 p.m.
Matthew Mayer had 17 points and Davion Mitchell added 16 points and eight assists as Baylor took care of business, defeating Wisconsin 76-63 for a spot in the Candy 16.
The victory for the Bears, the end seed in the South, came a couple of hours after Illinois turned the main top seed in the event to lose, a victim to Loyola Chicago.
The ninth-seeded Badgers were attempting to topple a No. 1 seed in the 2d spherical for a third time, joining the 2000 crew against Arizona and the 2017 squad against Villanova.
The Badgers hit eight 3-pointers, but so did the Bears, and Wisconsin had 13 turnovers to handiest four for Baylor and did no longer register a intention shut. Micah Potter had 10 points and 10 boards for Wisconsin.
4: 15 p.m.
The underdogs from Oregon State obtained into the spirit of playing at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Hours sooner than their 2d-spherical sport against Oklahoma State on Sunday, the Beavers posted a video on Twitter of 7-foot-1 heart Roman Silva carrying 6-3 guard Gianni Hunt over to the basket to measure the rim’s top. Coach Wayne Tinkle helps with the measuring as properly.
It used to be a recreation of a an analogous scene in the movie “Hoosiers” that used to be filmed at Hinkle.
The 12th-seeded Beavers beat Tennessee in the main spherical to situation up the matchup with No. 4 Oklahoma State in the Midwest.
2: 20 p.m.
The first No. 1 seed is out of the NCAA Match. Eighth-seeded Loyola Chicago apprehensive Illinois, the end seed in the Midwest, 71-58 on Sunday.
Middle Cameron Krutwig had 19 points and 12 rebounds and Lucas Williamson chipped in 14 points as the Ramblers led all over, unparalleled of it by double digits.
Illinois’ inside-out duo of heart Kofi Cockburn and guard Ayo Dosunmu combined for 30 points, three assists and 11 rebounds, now no longer satisfactory to beat the pesky Ramblers, who snared 12 steals.
1: 45 p.m.
Baylor is the No. 1 seed in the South Situation, but Wisconsin’s contemporary NCAA Match historical previous gives the Bears explanation for situation heading into their 2d-spherical matchup Sunday.
Wisconsin has gained three of the previous four events it has confronted a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Match.
Those three wins include a 64-63 extra time triumph in a 2014 regional final, a 71-64 victory over previously unbeaten Kentucky in a 2015 NCAA semifinal and a 65-62 decision over Villanova in a 2017 2d-spherical sport.
12: 50 p.m.
Sister Jean Delores Schmidt gave an inspirational pregame prayer to her Loyola Chicago crew sooner than the eighth-seeded Ramblers met top-seeded Illinois in Sunday’s 2d spherical.
Sister Jean, the 101-yr-extinct chaplain to the crew, stated, “As we play the Fighting Illini, we examine for special again to beat this crew and accumulate a great win. We hope to rating early and scheme our opponents anxious. We contain a great opportunity to convert rebounds as this crew makes about 50% of layups and 30% of its 3 points. Our defense can intention shut care of that.”
The Ramblers answered properly. Loyola used to be up 33-24 at halftime of the Midwest Situation sport.
12: 15 p.m.
The NCAA Match’s spherical of 32 is underway with nine double-digit seeds indifferent alive.
According to NCAA spokesman David Worlock, that matches the 2d-absolute top whole of double-digit seeds ever to be triumphant in the spherical of 32.
Ten double-digit seeds evolved that a long way in 2016. There moreover were nine double-digit seeds in the spherical of 32 in 2001 and 2012.
The double-digit seeds indifferent spherical include Maryland (No. 10 East), Rutgers (No. 10, Midwest), Syracuse (No. 11, Midwest), UCLA (No. 11, East), Oregon State (No. 12, Midwest), North Texas (No. 13, South), Ohio (No. 13, West), Abilene Christian (No. 14, East) and Oral Roberts (No. 15 South).
UCLA and Abilene Christian face off Monday, assuring that at least one double-digit seed will reach the Candy 16.
Right here’s the main time four groups seeded 13th or worse made it to the 2d spherical.
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