The No. 1 seed Ohio State Buckeyes had no problems against No. 16 Texas San-Antonio in their first 2011 NCAA Tournament game. The Buckeyes took control late in the first half and cruised to a 75-46 win.
The Buckeyes shot 57 percent of the field and held the Roadrunners to just 35 percent shooting. William Buford led the way with 18 points, while Jon Diebler added 14 and Jared Sulliner added 11 points and eight rebounds. Devin Gibson had a game-high 24 points for Texas-San Antonio, who will have to settle for its opening-round win over Alabama State on Tuesday.
The Buckeyes move on to face No. 8 seed George Mason on Sunday. Here's the updated look at the East region of the 2011 NCAA Tournament bracket.
No. 1 Ohio State def. No. 16 Texas-San Antonio, 76-45; will face George Mason
No. 8 George Mason def. No. 9 Villanova, 61-57; will face Ohio State
No. 5 WVU defeats
No. 12 Clemson, 84-76; will face winner of Kentucky-Princeton
No. 4 Kentucky def. No. 13 Princeton, 59-57; will face West Virginia
No. 2 UNC vs. No. 15 Long Island, March 18 at 7:15 on CBS
No. 7 Washington vs. No. 10 Georgia, March 18 at 9:45 on CBS
No. 3 Syracuse vs.No. 14 Indiana State, March 18 at 9:57 on TruTV
No. 6 Xavier vs. No. 11 Marquette, March 18 at 7:27 on TruTV