March Madness 2023 Results of Round of 32 : FDU’s dream run comes to an end where as many top seeded teams reach Sweet 16

March Madness 2023 Results of Round of 32
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The final day of the second round of March Madness is over, as eight more teams qualified for the Sweet 16. So, all the March Madness 2023 results of Round of 32 which was played on March 19th, 2023 are as follows :

March Madness results from Day 2 of the Second round :

No. 3 Xavier 84, No. 11 Pitt 73

Sean Miller’s Xavier Musketeers proved too much for 11-seed panthers Pitt on Sunday afternoon, ending the Panthers’ 2022-23 season with a convincing 84-73 win behind Adam Kunkel, Jack Nunge, and company.

Pitt kept up with Xavier for the first few minutes, but the floodgates soon opened and the Musketeers ran away with the win. Pitt put up a fight in the final minutes, but could not come within eight points as Xavier moved on to the Sweet 16.

Team1st2ndFinal Score
Panthers (24-12)343973
Musketeers (27-9)483684

No. 3 Kansas State 75, No. 6 Kentucky 69

No. 3 Kansas State Wildcats defeated No. 6 Kentucky by 75-69 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The game would continue to come down to the wire, with Kentucky holding a one-point lead with just over three minutes left to play.

In the end, Kansas State finding its 3-point game would be the difference maker, as critical threes down the stretch gave K-State an insurmountable lead.

Team1st2ndFinal Score
Wildcats (22-12)264369
Wildcats (25-9)294675

No. 7 Michigan State 69, No. 2 Marquette 60

No. 7 seeded Michigan State outlasts No. 2 seeded Marquette 69-60 in Round 2 of NCAA Tournament. Joey Hauser — a Marquette transfer — had 14 points and A.J. Hoggard had as 13 Michigan State (21-12) took over in the last three minutes.

Tyson Walker scored 23 points and No. 7 seed Michigan State beat second-seeded Marquette 69-60 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, sending coach Tom Izzo’s squad back to the Sweet 16 for the first time in four years.

Team1st Half2nd HalfFinal Score
Spartans (21-12)333669
Golden Eagles (29-7)283260

The Spartans advanced to play third-seeded Kansas State in the East Region semifinals on Thursday at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

No. 4 UConn 70 vs No. 5 Saint Mary’s 55

Adama Sanogo shined once again for the Huskies. The junior forward finished with 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting while grabbing eight rebounds and Jordan Hawkins delivered from the 3-point line in the second half as UConn pulled away from Saint Mary’s for a 70-55 win on Sunday that put the Huskies in the Sweet 16 for the first time in nine years.

Team1st Half2nd halfFinal score
Gaels (27-8)302555
Huskies (27-8)313970

Up next : No. 4 seed UConn takes on No. 8 seed Arkansas (which knocked off No. 1 seed Kansas) in the West Regional semifinals Thursday in Las Vegas. Tipoff at T-Mobile Arena is set for 7:15 p.m. ET

No. 6 Creighton 85, No. 3 Baylor 76

The No. 3 seeded Baylor Bears fell to No. 6-seed Creighton 85-76 in Sunday night’s Round of 32 game from Denver.

Creighton’s (23-12) sophomore guard Ryan Nembhard exploded for a career-high 30 points, hitting eight of 13 shots and four of six threes. as Creighton pulled away from Baylor for a 85-76 win on Sunday that put the Creighton in the Sweet 16.

“We wanted to collectively do a good job making it hard for him,” redshirt senior guard Adam Flagler said. “Credit to Flo [Thamba], [Everyday] Jon and Josh [Ojianwuna] for what they did, but credit to Creighton for their ability to make shots, and we weren’t able to get enough stops to pull off the game.”

Team1st Half2nd HalfFinal Score
Bluejays (23-12)394685
Bears (23-11)294776

No. 9 Florida Atlantic 78, No. 16 FDU 70

Johnell Davis scored 29 points and hauled in 12 rebounds to help No. 9 Florida Atlantic end the Cinderella run of No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson 78-70 Sunday in their East Region second-round game.

FDU became just the second No. 16 team to beat a No. 1 seed in 152 attempts on Friday when it upset Purdue and after trailing by seven at halftime against Florida Atlantic, the Knights went on a 12-1 run to start the second half and take a four-point lead.

Team1st Half2nd HalfFinal Score
Knights (21-16)254570
Owls (33-3)324678

No. 5 Miami (Fla) 83, No. 4 Indiana 69

Isaiah Wong and Jordan Miller led a decisive second-half spurt for Miami, which beat Indiana 85-69 Sunday night in the second round.

Team1st Half2nd HalfFinal Score
Miami (Fla.) (27-7)404585
Indiana (23-12)353469

No. 3 Gonzaga 84, No. 6 TCU 81

Sixth-seeded TCU saw its NCAA Tournament run end in an 84-81 loss to No. 3-seed Gonzaga on Sunday night in Denver. The Horned Frogs led by as many as 10 in the first half, but were overtaken by the Bulldogs in the second half despite the efforts of future pro Mike Miles Jr., who finished with 24 points.

No. 3 seed Gonzaga steps up on defense to rally past TCU 84-81 into Sweet 16. Drew Timme led Gonzaga with a dominant 28-point performance, making 12-of-21 shots along the way. 

Team1st Half2nd HalfFinal Score
Horned Frogs (22-13)384381
Bulldogs (30-5)335184

Up Next : Gonzaga will take on UCLA in the Sweet 16 next Friday in Las Vegas.

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