Monday, March 19, 2007

NCAA TOURNAMENT updates and predictions



Butler defeats Maryland 62 to 59 in the second round of the NCAA TOURNAMENT on Saturday,and upsets Gary William's Terrapins.The Butler Bulldogs were led by A.J. GRAVES' 19 points,2 rebounds and 1 assist.

UNLV defeated Wisconsin 74 to 68 on Sunday and upset Bo Ryan's Badgers who were higher ranked.The Runnin Rebels were led by Wendell White's 22 points,3 rebounds and 2 assists.

The Ohio State Buckeyes beat Xavier 78 to 71 in overtime,Ron Lewis of the Buckeyes sunk a three pointer with 2 seconds in regulation to tie the game.The Buckeyes were led by Ron Lewis who had 27 points.

The Tennessee Volunteers beat Virginia 77 to 74 and upset Cavaliers who were the higher ranked team,Tennessee was led by Chris Lofton who had 20 points,3 rebounds and 2 assists.The Volunteers will advance to play the number one team in the nation, the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Sweet 16.

Sweet Sixteen Predictions:

Ohio State over Tennessee by 8
USC over North Carolina by 5
over Southern Illinois by 12