March Madness 2023 Elite Eight Results | San Diego And Miami Advances To Final Four

March Madness 2023 Elite Eight Results
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March Madness 2023 Elite Eight Results are out now and the four teams which will compete for Final Four round are No. 5 San Diego State, No. 5 Miami (Fla.), No. 9 Florida Atlantic and No. 4 UConn. Below are the results for Elite Eight Sunday’s games :

Sunday, March 26 (Elite 8)

No. 5 San Diego State 57, No. 6 Creighton 56

A historic season for the San Diego State men’s basketball team continues. The No. 5 Aztecs, playing in their first Elite Eight of the men’s NCAA Tournament, defeated No. 6 Creighton 57-56 on Sunday afternoon. They move on to the Final Four, where they’ll face fellow first-timer No. 9 Florida Atlantic University on Saturday, April 1.

Lamont Butler led the fifth-seeded Aztecs (31-6) to their eighth straight victory with 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting, while Trammell chipped in with 12 points.. This is their eight straight victory after winning against no. 1 Seed Alabama on Friday.

For sixth-seeded Creighton (24-13), which was also looking for its first Final Four participation, Ryan Kalkbrenner scored 17 points. For the Bluejays, Arthur Kaluma and Baylor Scheierman each contributed 12 points.

Darrion Trammell was instrumental in getting San Diego State into the Final Four. With 1.2 seconds left, the senior guard was fouled while trying a runner and made one of two free throws to give the Aztecs a 57-56 lead.

This season marks San Diego State’s most prosperous season in programme history, As before upsetting Bluejays they defeated No. 1 seed Alabama 71-64 in the Sweet 16 on Friday.

The Blue Jays shot 53.8 percent in the half, scoring easily in the paint to take advantage at the intermission. Kalkbrenner scored 10 first-half points as Creighton led 33-28 at the break.

“We’re making the next step, and it’s something we’ve always talked about,” Dutcher said. “I’m sure there were people that doubted we could do it, but we never doubted for a minute. Not to say it’s easy to get there or that we would ever get there, but we’re there now, and we’re going to go and try to win the thing.”

Team1st Half2nd HalfFinal Score
Bluejays (24-13)332356
Aztecs (31-6)282957

No. 5 Miami (Fla.) 88, No. 2 Texas 81

No. 5 seed Miami (Fl.) defeated No. 2 seed Texas by 88-81 and advanced to the Final Four of the 2023 men’s NCAA March Madness Tournament in T-Mobile Center on Sunday.

Miami forward Jordan Miller deserves all the praises, as he did not miss a single free shot or field goal attempt as he scored 27-points, going 7-for-7 from the field and 13-for-13 from the stripe.While, every Miami starter scored double-digit points in the game against texas.

For Texas, Carr scored 17 points while Allen scored 16 points. Sir’Jabari Rice dropped in with 15 points, Texas was leading 45-37 at the break but Miami’s 51-point second half scored proved too much to top for Texas.

Texas was aiming for its first trip to the Final Four in 20 years, with the last being in 2003. With Sunday’s win, Miami will make their first ever appearance in the men’s Final Four. The highest they ever reached before this season was last year, where they had lost to no. 1 seed Kansas by 76-50

If Miami hope to reach the final and create a history, they’ll need to beat No. 4 UConn. The Huskies have won every single game of this season by double digits: 87-63 vs. No. 13 Iona, 70-55 vs. No. 5 Saint Mary’s, 88-65 vs. No. 8 Arkansas and 82-54 vs. No. 3 Gonzaga.

Now, Miami will play No. 4 seed UConn for Final Four match on Saturday, April 1 at NRG Stadium, Houston.

Team1st Half2nd HalfFinal Score
Hurricanes (29-7)375188
Longhorns (29-9)453681

March Madness 2023 Final Four Schedule

Saturday, April 1 (Final Four)

No. 5 San Diego State vs. No. 9 Florida Atlantic | 6:09 p.m. ET | CBS
No. 4 UConn vs. No. 5 Miami (Fla.) | 8:49 p.m. ET | CBS

Monday, April 3 (National championship game)

TBD vs. TBD live stream | 9 p.m. ET | CBS

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