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2018 NCAA Tournament: First Round Tracker

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March 15, 2018 - 3:27 pm
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With day one behind us, it's time to shift the focus to the second half of the NCAA Tournament's first round of men's basketball action. 16 more games to stay on top of on this Friday, so be sure to check back throughout the day for all things March Madness!

The madness may have hit its peak once 16th-seeded UMBC defeated Virginia, 74-54. After a first half that was tied at 21, UMBC dominated play with 53 second half points to pull away and beat the top seed of the entire tournament. The Retrievers will face 9th-seeded Kansas State on Sunday.

 

12:15 p.m. - (7) Texas A&M def. (10) Providence, 73-69

  • Admon Gilder (A&M) - 18 pts, 3 assists
  • Rodney Bullock (PRO) - 22 pts, 5 rebounds, 8 of 15 goals made

12:40 p.m. - (2) Purdue def. (15) CSU Fullerton, 74-48

  • Vincent Edwards (PUR) - 15 pts, 7 rebounds, block
  • Kyle Allman (CSU) - 21 pts, 5 rebounds, 2 assists

1:30 p.m. - (13) Marshall (!!) def. (4) Wichita State, 81-75

  • Jon Elmore (MAR) - 27 pts, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
  • Conner Frankamp (WST) - 27 pts, 6 of 10 three-point field goals made

2:00 p.m. - (2) Cincinnati def. (15) Georgia State, 68-53

  • Jarron Cumberland (CIN) - 27 pts, 10 rebounds
  • D'Marcus Simonds (GST) - 24 pts, 10 of 20 field goals made 

2:45 p.m. - (2) UNC def. (15) Lipscomb, 84-66

  • Luke Maye (UNC) - 10 pts, 10 rebounds
  • Kenny Cooper (LIP) - 14 pts, 3 assists

3:10 p.m. - (10) Butler def. (7) Arkansas, 79-62

  • Kelan Martin (BUT) - 27 pts, 9 rebounds
  • Jaylen Barford (AR) - 15 pts, 2 assists 

4:00 p.m. - (5) West Virginia def. (12) Murray State 85-68

  • Jevon Carter (WVU) 21 pts, 8 assists
  • Terrell Miller (MUR) 27 pts, 17 rebounds

4:30 p.m. - (7) Nevada def. (10) Texas 87-83 (OT)

  • Caleb Martin (NEV) 18 pts, 10 rebounds
  • Kerwin Roach (TEX) 26 pts, 5 rebounds

6:50 p.m. - (9) Kansas State def. (8) Creighton 69-59

  • Barry Brown (KSU) 18 pts, 6 rebounds
  • Mitch Ballock (CRE) 16 pts, 8 rebounds

7:10 p.m. - (3) Michigan State def. (14) Bucknell 82-78

  • Miles Briges (MSU) 29 pts, 9 rebounds
  • Zach Thomas (BUCK) 27 pts, 5 rebounds

7:20 p.m. - (1) Xavier def. (16) Texas Southern 102-83

  • J.P. Macura (XAV) 20 pts, 7 assists, 2 rebounds
  • Dermontrae Jefferson (TXSO) 20 pts, 7 assists, 2 rebounds

7:27 p.m. - (4) Auburn def.(13) Charleston 62-58

  • Mustapha Hernon (AUB) 16 pts, 5 rebounds
  • Jarrell Brantley (CHAR) 24 pts, 7 rebounds

9:20 p.m. - (16) UMBC (!!!!!) def. (1) Virginia 74-54

  • Jairus Lyles (UMBC) 28 pts, 4 rebounds, 3 assists
  • Kyle Guy (UVA) 15 pts, 4 rebounds

9:40 p.m. - (11) Syracuse def. (6) TCU 57-52

  • Marek Dolezaj (SYR) 16 pts, 4 rebounds, 1 steal
  • Vladimir Brodziansky (TCU) 13 pts, 4 rebounds, 1 assist

9:50 p.m. - (9) Florida State def. (8) Missouri 67-54

  • Mfiondu Kabengele (FSU) 14 pts, 12 rebounds, 1 steal
  • Michael Porter Jr. (MIZ) 19 pts, 10 rebounds, 3 steals

9:57 p.m. - (5) Clemson def. (12) New Mexico State 79-68

  • Shelton Mitchell (CLEM) 23 pts, 5 assists, 3 rebounds
  • Zach Lofton (NMSU) 29 pts, 3 rebounds, 1 assist

 

 

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