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Tagline Sports College Basketball Tournament: Round of 32 – Midwest/West

Upsets were the name of the game on Tuesday in the Midwest Region, with five higher ranked seeds going down, including 2 Kentucky, 4 Wisconsin, and 5 Auburn. But moving on was the top-seeded Kansas, coasting by Siena. The West Region was a lot more formful, with all of the 4 top seeds in that region advancing. But now it is the Round of 32, a round where teams can start to make a name for themselves as they make their way into the Sweet Sixteen! Let’s see what schools will still be around for the second week of action.

Midwest Region

Second Round:           1 Kansas v 9 Marquette

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1 Kansas5349102
9 Marquette483078
No Stopping the Jayhawks in a Route of Marquette

Second Round:           12 Liberty v 13 North Texas

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12 Liberty433679
13 North Texas353368
The Historic Season Continues as the Flames Down North Texas

Second Round:           11 East Tennessee State v 3 Duke

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11 East Tennessee St453984
3 Duke373370
ETSU Shocks Duke, Controlling the Game from the Tip Off

Second Round:           7 Providence v 15 North Dakota State

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7 Providence524395
15 North Dakota St303464
Providence Just Keeps Winning; Cruises Past North Dakota State

West Region

Second Round:           1 Gonzaga v 9 Oklahoma

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1 Gonzaga424183
9 Oklahoma353166
Smart Shooting Lifts Gonzaga to Victory

Second Round:           12 Yale v 4 Oregon

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12 Yale393069
4 Oregon395190
Oregon Pulls Away in the Second Half to Set Up Date with More Bulldogs

Second Round:           6 BYU v 3 Seton Hall

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6 BYU323567
3 Seton Hall572481
The Pirates Stunt the Second Half Rally, Pushing Onto the Sweet Sixteen

Second Round:           7 Arizona v 2 San Diego State

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7 Arizona296392
2 San Diego State415596
Arizona Falls Short in Second Half Comeback; Aztecs Advance

Simulations from What If Sports


After an upset minded Round of 64, the Round of 32 brings us back into form, for the most part. While Cinderellas Liberty and East Tennessee State try to push on through, the Top 4 seeds out West make a statement and get ready for what should be an exciting Sweet 16 come Monday.

Stay tuned for the rest of the Round of 32, with the East and South Regions, on Friday.

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