Score Recaps from More Early Games

Score Recaps from More Early Games

Another wave of final scores have come in, from conferences big and small.

In the Quarterfinal of the SWAC Tournament, No. 2 seeded Jackson State defeated No. 5 seeded Alabama State 66-59 this afternoon.  They face the winner of No. 3 seeded Alcorn State and No. 4 seeded Prarie View A&M from Garland, Texas.

In the Quarterfinal of the Big East Tournament in both of these team's final year before heading to the ACC, No. 5 seeded Syracuse knocked off No. 4 seeded Pittsburgh 62-59 in a classic matchup between these two foes.  This sets up the final conference matchup between the Orange and No. 1 seeded Georgetown tomorrow night at 7 p.m.

In the first round of the Big Ten Tournament, No. 5 seeded (and sixth ranked) Michigan knocked off No. 12 seeded Penn State 83-66 from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.  The Wolverines face off against the No. 4 seeded Wisconsin Badgers tomorrow at roughly 2:30 p.m.

No. 5 seeded NC State knocked off No. 12 seeded Virginia Tech in the opening round of the ACC Tournament 80-63.  The Wolfpack take on the No. 4 seeded Virginia Cavaliers at 2 p.m. tomorrow.

In the Atlantic 10 Tournament, No. 5 seeded Butler defeated No. 12 seeded Dayton 73-67 as Butler seeks to further solidify their tournament chances.  The Bulldogs take on No. 4 La Salle tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.

In the Quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament, top-seeded Kansas defeated No. 9 Texas Tech 91-63.  They move on to the Semifinals where they take on No. 5 seeded Iowa State in the two team's third match-up of the year.  This will definitely be a game to watch as each of their first two meetings were phenomenal games.

In the Quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament, No. 1 seeded UCLA narrowly defeated No. 9 seeded Arizona State 80-75 to advance to the Semifinals where they will face the winner of No. 4 seeded Arizona and No. 5 seeded Colorado from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Also from Las Vegas, this time from the Orleans Arena, No. 3 seeded New Mexico State defeated No. 6 seeded Idaho 65-49.  They will face the winner of No. 2 seeded Denver against No. 7 seeded Texas State in the Semifinals.

In the Big West, No. 2 seeded Pacific barely escapes No. 7 seeded UCSB 71-68.  UCSB almost thundered back from a 15-point halftime deficit; however, fell just short in the end.

In the second round of the SEC Tournament, No. 5 seeded Tennessee defeated No. 13 seeded Mississippi State 69-53.  Tennessee is set to take on No. 4 seeded Alabama tomorrow in Nashville, Tennessee.

Last but not least, in the Quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament, No. 3 UTEP defeated No. 6 Houston 80-69 from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  They take on No. 2 seeded Southern Mississippi tomorrow.