NCAA Basketball 2023 Tournament

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Written on March 13, 2023

The Madness Begins

The NCAA Basketball 2023 Tournament start tomorrow! One of the largest and most exciting tournaments in sports is set to begins on March 14th 2023. There are few tournaments that are as thrilling as the round of 64. 68 teams will battle it out for the title of the best college basketball team in the nation. What makes this tournament so much fun is the one and done. One loss and you go home, which usually makes for some great stories. From Cinderella teams, to high seeds falling in games we all thought they’d easily win.

The tournament begin March 14th with the First Four. Eight teams will battle it out for the last four spots in the tournament.

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Connecticut Wins the 2023 NCAA National Championship

UConn seemed to dominate the entire tournament, with double digit point victories in all of their games. The Huskies had to win over some strong teams, Arkansas in the Sweet 16, Gonzaga in the Elite 8 and Miami in the Final Four. Their final game was against San Diego St. and once again they showed their strength winning by 17 points to capture the national championship.

Games Begin March 14th with the First Four

To kick things off the tournament begins with the first four. This is where 8 teams battle for the last four spots in the round of 64. The game will take place on March 14th and 15th, and teams hand on the edge of the tournament are;

  • SE Missouri State 71 vs. Texas A&M CC 75 – Texas A&M CC advances
  • Pitt 60 vs. Mississippi St. 59 – Pitt advances
  • Fairleigh Dickinson 84 vs. Texas Southern 61 – Fairleigh Dickinson advances
  • Nevada 73 vs. Arizona State 98 – Arizona State advances

It Begins… Games and Dates

Round of 64 – March 16th-17th

March 16th, 2023

  • (9) West Virginia 65 vs. (8) Maryland 67 – Maryland advances
  • (13) Furman 68 vs. (4) Virginia 67 – Furman advances
  • (10) Utah St. 65 vs. (7) Missouri 76 – Missouri advances
  • (16) Howard 68 vs. (1) Kansas 96 – Kansas advances
  • (16) Texas A&M CC 75 vs. (1) Alabama 96 – Alabama advances
  • (12) College of Charleston 57 vs. (5) San Diego St. 63 – San Diego St. advances
  • (15) Princeton 59 vs. (2) Arizona 55 – Princeton advances
  • (9) Illinois 63 vs. (8) Arkansas 73 – Arkansas advances
  • (9) Auburn 83 vs. (8) Iowa 75 – Auburn advances
  • (12) Oral Roberts 51 vs. (5) Duke 74 – Duke advances
  • (15) Colgate 61 vs. (2) Texas 81 – Texas advances
  • (10) Boise St. 67 vs. (7) Northwestern 75 – Northwestern advances
  • (16) Northern Kentucky 52 vs. (1) Houston 63 – Houston advances
  • (13) Louisiana 55 vs. (4) Tennessee 58 – Tennessee advances
  • (10) Penn State 76 vs. (7) Texas A&M 59 – Penn State
  • (15) UNC Asheville 53 vs. (2) UCLA 86 – UCLA advances

 

March 17th, 2023

  • (10) USC 62 vs. (7) Michigan State 72 – Michigan State advances
  • (14) Kennesaw St. 67 vs. (3) Xavier 72 – Xavier advances
  • (14) UC Santa Barbra 56 vs. (3) Baylor 74 – Baylor advances
  • (12) VCU 51 vs. (5) Saint Mary’s 63 – Saint Mary’s advances
  • (15) Vermont 61 vs. (2) Marquette 78 – Marquette advances
  • (11) Pitt 59 vs. (6) Iowa State 41 – Pitt advances
  • (11)N.C. State 63 vs. (6) Creighton 72 – Creighton advances
  • (13) Iona 63 vs. (4) UConn 87 – UConn advances
  • (16) Fairleigh Dickinson 63 vs. (1) Purdue 58 – Fairleigh Dickinson advances
  • (11) Providence 53 vs. (6) Kentucky 61 – Kentucky advances
  • (12) Drake 56 vs. (5) Miami 63 – Miami advances
  • (14) Grand Canyon 70 vs. (3) Gonzaga 82 – Gonzaga advances
  • (9) Florida Atlantic 66 vs. (8) Memphis 65 – Florida Atlantic advances
  • (14) Montana St. 65 vs. (3) Kansas St. 77 – Kansas St. advances
  • (13) Kent State 60 vs. (4) Indiana 71 – Indiana advances
  • (11) Arizona St 70 vs. (6) TCU 72 – Arizona St advances

 

Round of 32 – March 18th-19th

March 18th, 2023

  • (5) San Diego St. 75 vs. (13) Furman 52 – San Diego St. advances
  • (4) Tennessee 65 vs. (5) Duke 52 – Tennessee advances
  • (1) Kansas 71 vs. (8) Arkansas 72 – Arkansas advances
  • (7) Missouri 63 vs. (15) Princeton 78 – Princeton advances
  • (1) Houston 81 vs. (9) Auburn 64 – Houston advances
  • (2) Texas 71 vs. (10) Penn State 66 – Texas advances
  • (2) UCLA 68 vs. (7) Northwestern 63 – UCLA advances
  • (1) Alabama 73 vs. (8) Maryland 51 – Alabama advances

 

March 19th, 2023

  • (3) Xavier 84 vs. (11) Pitt 73 – Xavier advances
  • (3) Kansas State 75 vs. (6) Kentucky 69 – Kansas State advances
  • (2) Marquette 60 vs. (7) Michigan State 69 – Michigan State advances
  • (4) UConn 70 vs. (5) Saint Mary’s 55 – UConn advances
  • (3) Baylor 76 vs. (6) Creighton 85 – Creighton advances
  • (9) Florida Atlantic 78 vs. (16) Fairleigh Dickinson 70 – Florida Atlantic advances
  • (4) Indiana 69 vs. (5) Miami 85 – Miami advances
  • (3) Gonzaga 84 vs. (6) TCU 81 – Gonzaga advances

 

Sweet 16 – March 23rd-24th

March 23rd, 2023

  • (3) Kansas State 98 vs. (7) Michigan State 93 -Kansas State advances
  • (4) UConn 88 vs. (8) Arkansas 65 – UConn advances
  • (4) Tennessee 55 vs. (9) Florida Atlantic 62 – Florida Atlantic advances
  • (2) UCLA 76 vs. (3) Gonzaga 79 – Gonzaga advances

 

March 24th, 2023

  • (1) Alabama 64 vs. (5) San Diego St. 71 – San Diego St. advances
  • (1) Houston 75 vs. (5) Miami 89 – Miami advances
  • (6) Creighton 86 vs. (15) Princeton 75 – Creighton advances
  • (2) Texas 83 vs. (3) Xavier 71 – Texas advances

 

Elite 8 – March 25th-26th

March 25th, 2023

  • (3) Kansas State 76 vs. (9) Florida Atlantic 79 – Florida Atlantic advances
  • (4) UConn 82 vs. (3) Gonzaga 54 – UConn advances

 

March 26th, 2023

  • (5) San Diego St. 57 vs. (6) Creighton 56 – San Diego St. advances
  • (2) Texas 81 vs. (5) Miami 88 – Texas advances

 

Final Four – April 1st

  • (5) San Diego St. 72 vs. (9) Florida Atlantic 71 – San Diego St. advances
  • (4) UConn 72 vs. (5) Miami 59 – UConn advances

 

National Championship Game – April 3rd

  • (5) San Diego St. 59 vs. (4) UConn 76 – UConn wins the Title!!

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