No. 11-seed Loyola of Chicago upsets sixth-seeded Miami

A similar narrative for the Walker; also expected to be a one-and-done type that is so common in present day college basketball.

Wright State senior Grant Benzinger, their leading scorer at 14.5 points per game and the MVP of the Horizon League tournament, had only five points on 2-of-16 shooting, 1-of-9 on 3-pointers. The Highlanders (23-13) posed no threat at becoming the first 16 seed to ever knock off a No. 1 in the tournament. The offense comes and goes, and that's usually okay because the defense is so impressive. "Everybody was excited. When we were riding back on the bus and they started singing some of the songs from it I said, 'Wow.' We must've done something that hit home because they were all into it". "I have confidence in my shot and it went in". He allowed the clock to tick down to six seconds before crossing over, scooting under two defenders and scooping up his shot.

Sister Jean's prayers must've helped the team on Thursday, as Loyola-Chicago upset No. 6 Miami with an incredible buzzer-beater three to win 64-62.

In 2006, Larranaga took 11th-seeed George Mason to the Final Four. However, Tennessee is no cupcake and a sleeper Final Four team themselves. Virginia took the title last time out in the Atlantic Coast Conference' regular season and finished the season with two fewer losses than any other team in the division. The Bruce Pearl era? "Thank God we won". Evans drove for a layup with 3:58 left, putting Texas Tech ahead to stay.

What there will be in the Vols' game with the Ramblers at 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, is plenty of defense and some interesting matchups.

Freshman talent Marvin Bagley III had 22 points with seven rebounds in his NCAA Tournament debut as Duke shot nearly 54 percent from the field and made 13 three-pointers in the win.

Schofield also balled out, something that Vol fans are getting used to seeing.

The win was obviously meaningful for everyone clad in maroon and yellow, but it was especially triumphant for Jackson, who grew up dreaming of playing in this building while starring at Kennedale High School (averaged 20 points and 8 rebounds; two-time district Offensive Player of the Year). That marks the second straight double-double for Schofield as he had a 22 point and ten rebound game against Kentucky in the SEC Championship Game.


The Ramblers shoot well, but they don't put up a ton of points as it were.

Walker led Miami with 12 points. The team gathered in front of the partying Loyola fan section at American Airlines Arena to celebrate the team's first NCAA tournament win since 1985.

The Vols may be facing the lower-seeded team in Loyola as opposed to Miami, but the Ramblers are far from a pushover.

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (29-5) are coming from a 64-62 win over Miami in which Clayton Custer scored 14 points in 5 of 10 shooting from the field.

The trendy pick is going to be Loyola and while they do have one upset under their belt and it is March so that anything can happen.

Tennessee will next face upstart Loyola, Chicago in the third round in Dallas on Saturday.

Together they had resurrected a program fallen on hard times, yet success in March had been hard to achieve. This Tennessee team has a chip on their shoulders, and I don't think they will take any time lightly.


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