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Mississippi guard Angel Baker, left, and Stanford forward Cameron Brink vie for the ball Sunday night. (Josie Lepe/AP)

March Madness highlights Mississippi women shock No. 1 Stanford; FAU men knock out FDU

Updated March 20, 2023 at 12:30 a.m. EDT|Published March 19, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. EDT
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March Madness continued Sunday with the round of 32 in both the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments. Xavier opened the action by defeating Pittsburgh to advance to the men’s Sweet 16, while No. 7 seed Michigan State and No. 6 Creighton pulled off upsets later in the day. The No. 1 seed Stanford women will miss the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2007 after their loss to No. 8 Mississippi. The top-seeded South Carolina women beat South Florida to reach the second weekend for the ninth straight season. Continue reading for highlights from all the games.

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No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson, the story of the men’s tournament after it beat top-seeded Purdue on Friday night, saw its historic run come to an end against No. 9 seed Florida Atlantic. In the afternoon, Kansas State secured its first trip to the Sweet 16 since 2018 with a win over Kentucky, while Tom Izzo and Michigan State held on to beat No. 2 seed Marquette and No. 6 Creighton knocked out third-seeded Baylor.
Defending women’s champion South Carolina opened the women’s schedule with a 76-45 win over South Florida. Caitlin Clark and Iowa survived a scare against Georgia, while Faith Masonius and Maryland reached the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive season with a win over Arizona. Angel Reese had a memorable night for LSU, recording 25 points and 24 rebounds to power the Tigers into the Sweet 16.
Find the full men’s bracket here. The women’s bracket is here. All of The Post’s latest March Madness coverage is here.


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