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
Connecticut 77, Duke 74
Richard Hamilton scored 27 points to lead Connecticut to its first national championship. Box score
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Kentucky 58, Miami (Ohio) 43
Wally Szczerbiak scored 23 points but got almost no help from his teammates as Kentucky eliminated Miami of Ohio.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gonzaga 73, Florida 72
Casey Cavalry scored with 4.4 seconds remaining to allow the Bulldogs to advance over Florida.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Purdue 73, Miami (Fla.) 63
The Boilermakers, who had lost five of six games heading into the tournament, upset the second-seeded Hurricanes.
Oklahoma 85, North Carolina Charlotte 72
Oklahoma became just the third No. 13 seed to advance after upsetting fifth-seeded UNC Charlotte.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Kansas 95, Evansville, 74
T.J. Pugh had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Kansas dominated the boards to beat Evansville 95-74.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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