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    1999 Men's NCAA Tournament Section

    College Basketball Section

  •   Day-by-Day Results from the NCAA Tournament

    Sunday, March 21 |  Saturday, March 20 | Friday, March 19 | Thursday, March 18
    Sunday, March 14 | Saturday, March 13 Friday, March 12 | Thursday, March 11


    Monday, March 29

    National Final
    Connecticut 77, Duke 74
    Richard Hamilton scored 27 points to lead Connecticut to its first national championship. Box score

    Saturday, March 27

    National Semifinals
    Duke 68, Michigan State 62
    Top-ranked Duke advanced past Michigan State and now have a chance to win its third title this decade. Box score

    Connecticut 64, Ohio State 58
    Led by Richard Hamilton, Connecticut defeated Ohio State for their first trip to the finals. Box score

    Sunday, March 21

    East Region
    Duke 85, Temple 64
    The Blue Devils are returning to the Final Four for the first time since 1994 after trouncing Temple, 85-64, in Sunday's East Region final. Box score

    Midwest Region
    Michigan State 73, Kentucky 66
    Michigan State rallied to beat defending national champion Kentucky in the Midwest Region final and secure their first trip to the Final Four in 20 years. Box score

    Saturday, March 20

    South Region
    Ohio State 77, St. John's 74
    Ohio State advanced to the Final Four for the first time since 1968, escaping with a 77-74 victory over St. John's. Box score

    West Region
    Connecticut 67, Gonzaga 62
    Connecticut reached the Final Four for the first time with a hard-fought 67-62 victory over 10th-seeded Gonzaga. Box score

    Friday, March 19

    Midwest Region
    Michigan State 54, Oklahoma 46
    Michigan State limited Oklahoma to 33 percent shooting and advanced to the regional finals for the first time since 1979. Box score

    Kentucky 58, Miami (Ohio) 43
    Wally Szczerbiak scored 23 points but got almost no help from his teammates as Kentucky eliminated Miami of Ohio. Box score

    East Region
    Duke 78, Soutwest Missouri State 61
    The Blue Devils defeated Southwest Missouri State 78-61 for their 30th straight victory and another trip to the Final Four. Box score

    Temple 77, Purdue 55
    Temple moved John Chaney within one victory of his first Final Four in 27 years of coaching after defeating Purdue 77-55. Box score

    Thursday, March 18

    South Region
    St. John's 76, Maryland 62
    The No. 2 seed Maryland went scoreless for more than 10 minutes in the first and second halves, as St. John's went on a 23-0 run during that time to put the game away. Erick Barkley led St. John's with 24 points. Box score

    Ohio State 72, Auburn 64
    Ohio State's Scoonie Penn scored 11 of his game-high 26 points with 10 minutes remaining to help the Buckeyes advance. Box score

    West Region
    Gonzaga 73, Florida 72
    Casey Cavalry scored with 4.4 seconds remaining to allow the Bulldogs to advance over Florida. Box score

    Connecticut 78, Iowa 68
    Behind 24 points by Richard Hamilton and 21 by Khalid El-Amin, the Huskies advanced to their second straight regional final. Box score

    Sunday, March 14

    East Region
    Duke 97, Tulsa 56
    The No. 1 seeded Blue Devils limited the Golden Hurricane to just 28 percent shooting from the floor in the first half to advance to the round of 16 for the 10th time under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Box score

    Southwest Missouri State 81, Tennessee 51
    For the first time in school history, Southwest Missouri State and Coach Steve Alford reached the round of 16 with a rout of Tennessee. Box score

    Temple 64, Cincinnati 54
    Temple's victory over the Bearcats ended the Owls' drought in which they failed to make it past the second round the last five seasons. Box score

    Purdue 73, Miami (Fla.) 63
    The Boilermakers, who had lost five of six games heading into the tournament, upset the second-seeded Hurricanes. Box score

    Midwest Region
    Oklahoma 85, North Carolina Charlotte 72
    Oklahoma became just the third No. 13 seed to advance after upsetting fifth-seeded UNC Charlotte. Box score

    Miami (Ohio) 66, Utah 58
    Wally Szczerbiak scored a game-high 24 points to lead the RedHawks to their first appearance in the round of 16 after upsetting second-seeded Utah. Box score

    Kentucky 92, Kansas 88 (OT)
    In the first meeting between the schools, Kentucky got a career-high 29 points from Scott Padgett to defeat the Jayhawks. Box score

    Michigan State 74, Mississippi 66
    The top-seeded Spartans got 18 points from all-American Mateen Cleaves and used a 13-0 second-half run to hold off Mississippi. Box score

    Saturday, March 13

    South Region
    Maryland 75, Creighton 63
    Terence Morris led the Terrapins with 20 points and Steve Francis added 18 points and 13 rebounds as Maryland advanced to the round of 16 with a win over 10th-seeded Creighton. Box score

    Auburn 81, Oklahoma State 74
    Auburn advanced to the round of 16 for the first time in 13 years after the Tigers defeated the Cowboys, 81-74. Box score

    Ohio State 75, Detroit 44
    Ohio State held 12th-seeded Detroit scoreless for the first 10 minutes of the game as the Buckeyes eased into the round of 16. Box score

    St. John's 86, Indiana 61
    The third-seeded Red Storm handed Bobby Knight's Hoosiers their worst-ever defeat in the NCAA tournament, 86-61. Box score

    West Region
    Gonzaga 82, Stanford 74
    Tenth-seeded Gonzaga eliminated the last Pacific-10 team from the NCAA tournament with an upset victory over second-seeded Stanford. Box score

    Florida 82, Weber State 74 (OT)
    Greg Stolt scored five of his 26 points in overtime to lead Florida to an 82-74 victory over Weber State. Box score

    Iowa 82, Arkansas 72
    Iowa overcame a 13-point deficit to defeat the Razorbacks and help extend the career of Coach Tom Davis another game. Box score

    Connecticut 78, New Mexico 56
    No. 1 seed U-Conn. scored the game's first 17 points and never looked back as the Huskies routed the ninth-seeded Lobos. Box score

    Friday, March 12

    East Region
    Purdue 58, Texas 54
    Cameron Stephens hit a jumper with 4.8 seconds remaining as Purdue overcame Texas, 58-54. Stephens took a pass from Tony Mayfield and made just his second basket of the game. Box score

    Duke 99, Florida A&M 58
    Top-seeded Duke began its quest for the title with a 99-58 victory against overmatched Florida A&M in the first round. Box score

    Tulsa 62, College of Charleston 53
    Tulsa held on for a 62-53 victory over the College of Charleston, sending the Golden Hurricane to the second round for a meeting with No. 1 seed Duke. Box score

    Miami 75, Lafayette 54
    Johnny Hemsley had nine 3-pointers and 31 points Friday night to lead Miami to its first NCAA tournament victory ever, a 75-54 win over Lafayette in the first round. Box score

    Cincinnati 72, George Mason 48
    Pete Mickeal scored 14 of his 18 points in the first half as the East Region's three seed destroyed CAA player of the year George Evans and No. 14 George Mason, 72-48. Box score

    Southwest Missouri State 43, Wisconsin 32
    Kevin Ault had 10 points and 14 rebounds for his first career double-double as 12th-seeded Southwest Missouri State put forth a record defensive effort in a first-round upset over Wisconsin. Box score

    Tennessee 62, Delaware 52
    Tennessee overcame a miserable offensive start to win its first NCAA tournament game in 16 years, snapping Delaware's 13-game winning streak with a 62-52 victory. Box score

    Temple 61, Kent 54
    Pepe Sanchez had 15 points, nine assists and six rebounds as sixth-seeded Temple recorded a 61-54 victory over No. 11 Kent. Box score

    Midwest Region
    Kentucky 82, New Mexico State 60
    Kentucky, in its record 41st NCAA tourney, shook off New Mexico State with a 21-0 run in the second half for the victory. Box score

    Mississippi 72, Villanova 70
    Jason Harrison made two free throws and Mississippi was able to run around long enough to save a 72-70 victory over Villanova. It was the first NCAA tournament victory for Mississippi. Box score

    Michigan St. 76, Mt. St. Mary's 53
    Michigan State defeated the smallest school in the tournament, dominating Mount St. Mary's 76-53. Michigan State hasn't lost since Jan. 6. Box score

    Kansas 95, Evansville, 74
    T.J. Pugh had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Kansas dominated the boards to beat Evansville 95-74. Box score

    Oklahoma 61, Arizona 60
    Ryan Humphrey's tip-in with 10 seconds left gave Oklahoma a stunning 61-60 victory over fourth-seeded Arizona – the Wildcats' fourth opening-round loss this decade to a big underdog. Box score

    North Carolina Charlotte 81, Rhode Island 70 (OT)
    North Carolina Charlotte's Jobey Thomas' drilled a three-pointer at the end of regulation and Marlon Thomas hit one early in overtime to propel the fifth-seeded 49ers to an 81-70 victory. Box score

    Utah 80, Arkansas State 58
    Hanno Mottola scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half as Utah stifled Chico Fletcher and 15th-seeded Arkansas State. Box score

    Miami (Ohio) 59, Washington 58
    Wally Szczerbiak blocked Greg Clark's jumper in the final moments to lift 10th-seeded Miami of Ohio to a 59-58 victory over No. 7 Washington. Box score


    Thursday, March 11

    South Region
    Maryland 82, Valparaiso 60
    Terence Morris and Laron Profit scored 18 points apiece as second-seeded Maryland pulled away for an 82-60 victory over 15th-seeded Valparaiso. Box score

    Detroit 56, UCLA 53
    No. 12 Detroit held fifth-seeded UCLA to its lowest point total of the season as the Titans upended the Bruins, 56-53. Box score

    Oklahoma State 69, Syracuse 61
    Oklahoma State's Joe Adkins drilled a huge three-pointer with 2:23 to play and Brian Montonati delivered baskets on consecutive possessions as the ninth-seeded Cowboys knocked off No. 8 Syracuse. Box score

    Auburn 80, Winthrop 41
    Scott Pohlman scored 11 of his 14 points in the first half as top-seeded Auburn suffocated 16th-seeded Winthrop, 80-41, in Indianapolis. Box score

    Creighton 62, Louisville 58
    Rodney Buford drilled a three-pointer with 2:13 to play and 10th-seeded Creighton went 10-of-10 from the foul line in the final 92 seconds to upset No. 7 Louisville, 62-58. Box score

    St. John's 69, Samford 43
    Third-seeded St. John's got 17 points and 10 rebounds from Ron Artest as the Red Storm defeated NCAA tournament newcomer and 14th-seeded Samford. Box score

    Ohio State 72, Murray State 58
    Ohio State scored 13 of its final 17 points from the free-throw as the fourth-seeded Buckeyes cruised past the Racers. Box score

    Indiana 108, George Washington 88
    In the highest-scoring game in their storied postseason history, the Hoosiers showed off unselfish offense and tough man-to-man defense to beat GW. Box score

    West Region
    Weber State 76, North Carolina 74
    Weber State handed North Carolina its first opening-round NCAA tournament loss in 19 years when the Wildcats upset the Tar Heels, 76-74. Box score

    Iowa 77, UAB 64
    With the help of 12 three-pointers, including 10 in the first half, fifth-seeded Iowa won its ninth consecutive first-round game under departing Coach Tom Davis, defeating Alabama-Birmingham. Box score

    Gonzaga 75, Minnesota 63
    Richie Frahm scored 16 of his 26 points in the first half but his three-pointer with 1:22 to play blunted a desperate rally as 10th-seeded Gonzaga turned back undermanned and seventh-seeded Minnesota. Box score

    Arkansas 94, Siena 80
    Fourth-seeded Arkansas used a deadly three-point assault to rout 13th-seeded Siena, 94-80. The Razorbacks sank 15-of-30 shots from beyond the arc, including 10-of-18 in the first half. Box score

    Stanford 69, Alcorn State 57
    Mark Madsen had 23 points and 13 rebounds as the second-seeded Cardinal clawed out a victory over 15th-seeded Alcorn State. Box score

    New Mexico 61, Missouri 59
    Lamont Long's jump shot with 5.5 seconds left gave No. 9 seed New Mexico a 61-59 victory over eighth-seeded Missouri. Box score

    U-Conn. 91, Texas-San Antonio 66
    Top-seeded Connecticut struggled early before ending the first half with a 16-1 run in a blowout of the 16th-seeded Roadrunners (19-10). Box score

    Florida 75, Pennsylvania 61
    Freshman Teddy Dupay scored seven points during a 14-0 second-half run and No. 6 Florida held No. 11 Pennsylvania to just 18 points after halftime to earn a 75-61 victory. Box score


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