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2015 NCAA tournament: Maryland ousted; Michigan State upsets Virginia; Kansas shocked, too

Maryland’s Jonathan Graham takes a knee after the loss. (Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

The 2015 NCAA tournament fills out its Sweet 16 with eight games on Sunday. Each day The Post will compile the best of the bracket, from the day’s top upset bets to on-site reporting of the night’s final buzzer beater.

Latest Updates | Pregame Reads | Saturday Recap

[The Latest Bracket / Sunday scoreboard]

Sunday: Round of 32

Latest Updates

Steinberg: Maryland’s loss to West Virginia leaves room for hope

Get past this loss – or rather, look at it from the rafters instead of from the court – and things look quite a bit sunnier. (Read More)

Down goes Trimble, down goes Maryland

The Terps’ season comes to an end in the NCAA tournament round of 32 after their star freshman leaves with what the team called a head injury. (Read More)

Trimble ‘took a beating’ in loss

Two shots to the head knocked the young guard out of the game. (Read More)

How do you like Gonzaga now?

In bullying Iowa and making its first Sweet 16 since 2009, Gonzaga shed its label as a March pretender. (Read More)

Watch Gonzaga coach celebrate with a handstand

After taking his team to its first Sweet 16 in six years, it’s understandable that Mark Few would be pretty excited. (Read More)

Oklahoma rallies to beat Dayton

Sooners capitalize on Dayton drought to advance to Sweet 16. (Read More)

Wichita State shocks Kansas to advance to second Sweet 16 in three seasons

Perhaps we should stop doubting Gregg Marshall’s squad. (Read More)

Kansas governor wears shirt supporting both teams, draws Internet’s wrath

Worse yet, after the Shockers’ win, he showed up in their locker room wearing a pro-WSU shirt. (Read More)

After Virginia loss, Justin Anderson declines to comment on possibility of entering NBA draft

Once projected as a first-round NBA draft choice, the Virginia wing said he didn’t want to talk about if he would be on the team next season or if he would attempt to jump to the pros. (Read More)

Duke, Okafor cruise past San Diego State

The Blue Devils crushed the defense-minded Aztecs Sunday. (Read More)

Michigan State is NCAA tournament’s most dangerous team

There’s no reason the Spartans shouldn’t be considered a legitimate title contender, thanks in part to their stingy defense. (Read More)

Tom Izzo again shows March excellence

A defensive wrinkle installed on short notice vexed Virginia. (Read More)

Once again, Cavaliers can’t get by Spartans

Virginia couldn’t avenge last season’s NCAA tournament ouster, falling to No. 7 Michigan State. (Read More)

Cat Barber is not a fan of President Obama’s picks

N.C. State star, um, questions the Bracket Picker in Chief. (Read More)

Previewing Maryland vs. West Virginia

The key notes and quotes before they battle for a berth in the Sweet 16. (Read More)

Villanova band member plays on through tears

It was a rough night for the Wildcats and their band. (Read More)

Mike Brey’s mom passed away just before Notre Dame’s win over Butler

Notre Dame Coach Mike Brey gave no inkling of the personal emotions he was feeling as he worked the sideline Saturday. Even his players had no clue. (Read More)

Fancy Stats: Kansas on upset watch

It won’t be a shock if Shockers clip the Jayhawks. (Read More)

Fancy Stats: UVA-Michigan State should be day’s best game

Who will claim the rematch of last year’s Sweet 16 battle? (Read More)

Five matchups that will decide Sunday’s games

Can the Cavs keep the Spartans off the break? (Read More)

Fancy Stats: Why N.C. State isn’t done

Wolfpack could keep running after upsetting No. 1 Villanova. (Read More)

Fancy Stats: Hoyas should have bright future

Freshman success augurs well for Georgetown’s prospects in 2015-16. (Read More)

Bob Huggins questions the NCAA tournament schedule

The colorful West Virginia coach has plenty to say about games lasting into the wee hours of the morning. (Read More)

Arizona, Kentucky and the importance of Gabe York

If both sets of Wildcats reach the Final Four, York could be the reason Arizona is well-positioned for an upset. (Read More)

Pregame reads

Virginia stays loose ahead of rematch with Michigan State

The Cavaliers keep it light ahead of their round-of-32 matchup with a Spartans squad that eliminated them last year. (Read More)

Michigan State’s Izzo has been here before

Ahead of Sunday’s game against Virginia, a look at Spartans Coach Tom Izzo’s long history in March. (Read More)

Steve Fisher brings San Diego State to the big time

The Aztecs’ coach has come along way since he days with the Fab Five. (Read More)

Quinn Cook: The senior snarl on the youthful face of Duke basketball
The lone senior provides veteran leadership for the freshman stars of the Blue Devils, the No. 1 seed in the NCAA South Region. (Read More)

Dayton fans in Columbus give Flyers a familiar boost

Dayton is a No. 11 seed, but its first three tournament games will all have been played close to home. (Read More)

On a Dayton jersey, a familiar name for Redskins fans

Dan Steinberg talks to Joey Gruden, son of Redskins Coach Jay Gruden and a walk-on player for the Flyers. (Read More)

Maryland expects West Virginia to bring the pressure

The Terps are preparing for the Mountaineers’ full-court defense in the round of 32. (Read More)

Varun Ram’s shining moment for Maryland

Dan Steinberg writes that Ram’s defensive stop Friday gave Indian Americans a player to root for. (Read More)

How to repair NCAA basketball games

The fabulous drama of the NCAA tournament musn’t overshadow the fact that games have no rhythm, take too long and are poorly officiated, John Feinstein writes. (Read More)

Enjoying college basketball without guilt? That’s madness.

Sally Jenkins writes that college sports don’t have to be hypocrisies fans are forced to rationalize, and has some ideas on how to fix them. (Read More)

Saturday recap

Hoyas fall short against Utah

Georgetown races to an early lead but is eliminated on the first weekend yet again. (Read More)

Kentucky muscles its way to 36-0

The Wildcats outmuscled Cincinnati to advance to the Sweet 16 and remain unbeaten. (Read More)

UCLA finds reason embrace its status as Most Resented

The Bruins are the latest holder of what might become a coveted title: The team no one wanted in the NCAA tournament bracket that finds itself advancing through it. (Read More)