The first weekend of the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament ends today with eight more teams looking to punch their ticket to the Sweet 16.
For starters, 11-seeded Pittsburgh currently faces 3-seeded Xavier. After that, John Calipari’s Kentucky team takes on Kansas State at 2:40 pm ET, while Michigan State will battle Marquette at 2:15 pm ET.
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Later, Adama Sanogo leads the top-4 UConn Huskies against the top-5 Saint Mary’s, while Ryan Kalkbrenner and the Creighton Bluejays follow with a matchup against Scott Drew’s Baylor Bears.
Tonight, 16-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson looks to continue its Cinderella run against Florida Atlantic, Miami takes on Trayce Jackson-Davis and the Indiana Hoosiers, and Drew Timme leads the No. 3-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Mike Miles Jr. and the TCU Horned Frogs.
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Here are the highlights!
No. 11 Pittsburgh vs. No. 3 Xavier (12:10 p.m. ET, CBS)
Take it down!
Xavier got off to a great start, but Pittsburgh freshman Guillermo Diaz Graham hit a one-handed alley-oop slam.
Stay tuned for updates!
No. 6 Kentucky vs. No. 3 Kansas State (2:40 p.m. ET, CBS)
Kansas State Wildcats
7 Michigan State vs. 2 Marquette (5:15 p.m. ET, CBS)
Michigan State Spartans
Marquette Golden Eagles
No. 5 Saint Mary’s vs. No. 4 Connecticut (6:10 p.m. ET, TNT)
No. 6 Creighton vs. No. 3 Baylor (7:10 p.m. ET, TBS)
No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson vs. No. 9 Florida Atlantic (7:45 p.m. ET, TruTV)
No. 5 Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 4 Indiana (8:40 p.m. ET, TNT)
No. 6 TCU vs. No. 3 Gonzaga (9:40 p.m. ET, TBS)
TCU Horned Frogs
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