ARIZONA 81, BELMONT 64
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mark Lyons scored 23 points and sixth-seeded Arizona rolled past Belmont.
GONZAGA 64, SOUTHERN 58
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Zags got pushed to the limit by Southern, pulling out a victory in the closing minutes to avoid becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose to a 16 in the NCAA tournament. No. 1 seeds are now 113-0 against 16s.
WICHITA STATE 73,
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Malcolm Armstead scored 22 points, Cleanthony Early added 21 and ninth-seeded Wichita State ousted Pittsburgh.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Vander Blue’s layup with one second left capped Marquette’s rally from a nine-point deficit and gave the third-seeded Golden Eagles a victory.
BUTLER 68, BUCKNELL 56
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Andrew Smith had a double-double including a career-high 16 rebounds, Roosevelt Jones added 14 points and Butler made its free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell.
CALIFORNIA 64, UNLV 61
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Allen Crabbe had 19 points and nine rebounds, reserve Robert Thurman scored all 12 of his points on dunks and 12th-seeded California held off UNLV.
SYRACUSE 81, MONTANA 34
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Triche scored 20 points, C.J. Fair added 13 and the fourth-seeded Orange shut down No. 13 seed Montana with their zone defense in the most lopsided victory a team seeded third or lower has ever had in the NCAA tournament.
NORTH CAROLINA A&T 48
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Russ Smith scored 23 points and set a Louisville NCAA tournament record with a career-high eight steals, and Peyton Siva had eight assists as the Cardinals demolished North Carolina A&T.
COLORADO STATE 84,
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Dorian Green scored 17 of his 26 points in the first half and eighth-seeded Colorado State ran away from Missouri.
MICHIGAN STATE 65,
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Derrick Nix had 23 points and a career-high 15 rebounds to help power third-seeded Michigan State past the 14th-seeded Crusaders in the Midwest Regional.
MEMPHIS 54, ST. MARY’S 52
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Matthew Dellavedova’s 3-pointer from the right wing missed everything as time expired, allowing sixth-seeded Memphis to hold on for a win over 11th-seeded Saint Mary’s.
SAINT LOUIS 64,
NEW MEXICO STATE 44
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Dwayne Evans scored 24 points, Cody Ellis added 12 points and fourth-seeded Saint Louis overwhelmed New Mexico State in the Midwest Regional.
OKLAHOMA STATE 55
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Damyean Dotson scored 17 points and Arsalan Kazemi added 11 points and 17 rebounds to help 12th-seeded Oregon extend a run that began in the Pac-12 tournament by beating fifth-seeded Oklahoma.
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 56
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Glenn Robinson III scored 21 points and Mitch McGary added 13 points and nine rebounds, helping fourth-seeded Michigan overcome a rough night for star Trey Burke.
VCU 88, AKRON 42
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Troy Daniels had 23 points, Juvonte Reddic scored 21 and VCU routed Akronin the most lopsided victory by a fifth-seeded team over a No. 12 in NCAA tournament history.
The previous mark was set by Wyoming in a 35-point win over Howard in 1981 and matched by Tennessee against Long Beach State in 2007, according to STATS.
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