2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket Breakdown: Second Round Saturday Game Previews And Predictions - Pro Sports Fandom
The first day of the NCAA tournament was nothing short of exciting. Rhode Island kicked off the tournament with a nail biting overtime victory over Oklahoma. Tennessee avoided any upset complications by dominating Wright State. Kansas struggles early but eventually ran away with a 76-60 victory over sixteenth seeded Penn. Tournament favorite Duke then proceeded to do what was expected and routed Elon. Loyola-Chicago then gave us our March Moment when they hit a game-winning three pointer at the buzzer to upset sixth seeded Miami (FL). Defending runner-ups Gonzaga barely avoided a tragic upset to UNC Greensboro in the opening round. Seton Hall was able to be productive on offense and outdueled NC State 94-83 in one of the more prolific first round games. Keita Bates-Diop was a star and led Ohio State to a close 81-73 victory over a popular upset pick in South Dakota State. Top seeded Villanova started off the evening cap with an expected 87-61 victory over Radford. Kentucky narrowly pulled away from Davidson late to win 78-73. Texas Tech used late game momentum to storm past Stephen F. Austin 70-60 and avoid a major upset. Houston star Rob Gray gave us more of the March [...]