Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan has his team poised to win another national championship this year and it’s helped land him a raise from the school.
By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.
Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.
Jordan Adams scored 19 points and UCLA beat Stephen F. Austin 77-60 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008.
Cassie Peoples scored 21 points and all five Florida starters scored in double figures, leading the Gators past Dayton 83-69 Sunday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.
Wolverines beat the Longhorns to reach the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 for the second straight year.
Oklahoma State senior point guard Tiffany Bias saved her best for last in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Top-seeded seeded Florida played with a lot more energy and intensity this time around.
Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.
It was the team many people didn’t bank on winning and it killed a lot of brackets.