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.
Second Round: 1 Kansas v 9 Marquette
Second Round: 12 Liberty v 13 North Texas
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Second Round: 11 East Tennessee State v 3 Duke
|11 East Tennessee St||45||39||84|
Second Round: 7 Providence v 15 North Dakota State
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Second Round: 1 Gonzaga v 9 Oklahoma
Second Round: 12 Yale v 4 Oregon
Second Round: 6 BYU v 3 Seton Hall
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Second Round: 7 Arizona v 2 San Diego State
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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.