The NCAA Tournament's second round concludes on Sunday, and by day's end we'll have the complete Sweet 16 field set. This day promises to be a lot fun, featuring plenty of teams who scored crazy upset wins on Friday.
The biggest upset of the first round was No. 15 Middle Tennessee State, which took down No. 2 Michigan State on Friday. The Blue Raiders face No. 10 Syracuse, guaranteeing that we'll see a double-digit seed in the Sweet Sixteen. As a bonus, the winner moves on to play No. 11 Gonzaga, also guaranteeing we'll see a double-digit seed in the Elite Eight. The Midwest Region got really weird this year.
The other big darling is No. 14 Stephen F. Austin, fresh off a beatdown of No. 3 West Virginia. The Lumberjacks take on No. 6 Notre Dame and will surely be up to the challenge. Two more Cinderellas take the court with No. 13 Hawaii facing No. 5 Maryland and No. 11 Northern Iowa matching up against No. 3 Texas A&M. Do any of these teams have another upset win left in them?
The final game of the night features No. 1 Oregon, in an unenviable position as the Pac-12's last hopes. It's been a brutal tournament for the conference, which placed seven teams but saw five of them lose in the first round. The Pac-12 got a further beating on Saturday when No. 3 Utah got destroyed by Gonzaga. The Ducks face No. 8 Saint Joseph's and will certainly be under increased pressure to represent their conference and prove they're worthy of a No. 1 seed.
Complete schedule is below. Every game is streamed online at March Madness Live.
Sunday's second-round schedule (all times Eastern)
No. 2 Villanova vs. No. 7 Iowa (12:10 p.m., CBS)
No. 6 Notre Dame vs. No. 14 Stephen F. Austin (2:40 p.m., CBS)
No. 2 Oklahoma vs. No. 10 VCU (5:15 p.m., CBS)
No. 10 Syracuse vs. No. 15 Middle Tennessee State (6:10 p.m., TNT)
No. 5 Maryland vs. No. 13 Hawaii (7:10 p.m., TBS)
No. 3 Texas A&M vs. No. 11 Northern Iowa (7:40 p.m., truTV)
No. 2 Xavier vs. No. 7 Wisconsin (8:40 p.m., TNT)
No. 1 Oregon vs. No. 8 Saint Joseph's (9:40 p.m., TBS)
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Watch No. 11 Northern Iowa stun No. 6 Texas with this amazing buzzer beater from half court
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