NCAA Tournament: The Day 1 recap

Missed any NCAA Tournament games Thursday? Let’s get you up to speed.

by Erik Horne Modified: March 21, 2014 at 3:15 am •  Published: March 21, 2014
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Missed any NCAA Tournament games Thursday? Let’s get you up to speed.

Here’s an alternative recap of Day 1 of the Madness (And yes, I know Thursday wasn’t technically the first day of the tournament, but it’s the first day people really start paying attention and start holding you accountable for your horrible predictions.)

(11) Dayton 60, (6) Ohio State 59: Sanford and stun

(2) Wisconsin 75, (15) American 35: Runaway Badgers

(4) Michigan State 93, (13) Delaware 78: Paging Sam Presti

(9) Pittsburgh 77, (8) Colorado 48: Buffs could’ve used Andre Roberson

(12) Harvard 61, (5) Cincinnati 57: Educated busters

(7) Oregon 87, (10) BYU 68: Did you really think you were gonna win a billion dollars?

(3) Syracuse 77, (14) Western Michigan 53: Like father (former OU forward Harvey Grant), like son:

(1) Florida 67, (16) Albany 55: Noted, Chuck

(2) Michigan 57, (15) Wofford 40: Woe is Wofford

(5) Saint Louis 83, (12) NC State 80, OT: Rough stuff for Wolfpack

(7)UConn 89, (10) St. Joseph 81, OT: Shabazz Napier was the hero, but Ryan Boatright’s pass …

(2) Villanova 73, (15) Milwaukee 53: Nice work, ‘Nova

(7) Texas 87, (10) Arizona State 85: Devils floored (sorry Gina)

(4) Louisville 71, (13) Manhattan 64: Defending champs couldn’t have avoided upset without J-Law

(4) San Diego State 73, (13) New Mexico State 69, OT: Rest up Aztecs. Or not?

As for the Sooners … (12) North Dakota State 80, Oklahoma 75, OT


by Erik Horne
Online Sports Editor
Erik Horne joined The Oklahoman as a sports web editor/producer in September 2013, following a five-year stint at The Ardmoreite (Ardmore) – first as a sports writer, then sports editor. At The Ardmoreite, Horne reported on everything from prep...
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