Oakland upsets Kentucky in March Madness

Oakland Golden Grizzlies upset Kentucky Wildcats in March Madness matchup


The opening weekend of the NCAA Division I males’s basketball event was nothing in need of thrilling, and March Madness lived as much as its title, delivering a number of upsets and controversial endings. The discipline of 64 has now been narrowed right down to the Sweet 16.

All 4 No. 1 seeds — the North Carolina Tar Heels, the Connecticut Huskies, the Houston Cougars and the Purdue Boilermakers — are nonetheless in rivalry. The lowest seed nonetheless competing is the No. 11 seed North Carolina State Wolfpack.

Which groups made it to the Sweet 16?

  • North Carolina Tar Heels
  • Iowa State Cyclones
  • NC State Wolfpack
  • Gonzaga Bulldogs
  • Arizona Wildcats
  • Illinois Fighting Illini
  • Tennessee Volunteers
  • Purdue Boilermakers
  • Marquette Golden Eagles
  • Creighton Bluejays
  • Duke Blue Devils
  • Clemson Tigers
  • Alabama Crimson Tide
  • San Diego State Aztecs
  • Houston Cougars
  • University of Connecticut Huskies

What is the Sweet 16 bracket?

The event is split into 4 regional brackets, with 4 groups remaining in every area.

In the East area:

No. 1 seed Connecticut vs. No. 5 San Diego State
No. 2 seed Iowa State vs. No. 3 seed Illinois

In the West area:

No. 1 seed North Carolina vs. No. 4 seed Alabama
No. 2 seed Arizona vs. No. 6 seed Clemson

In the South area:

No. 1 Houston vs. No. 4 Duke
No. 2. seed Marquette vs. No. 11 seed NC State

In the Midwest area:

No. 1 seed Purdue vs. No. 5 seed Gonzaga
No. 2 seed Tennessee vs. No. 3 seed Creighton

Where are Sweet 16 video games being performed this yr?

The Sweet 16 will probably be performed in Boston, Dallas, Detroit and Los Angeles from March 28-31.

When will we all know the Elite 8 groups?

We will know all of the Elite 8 groups on the night of Friday, March 29.