After a victory over No. 78-63, Princeton is 15th in the Sweet 16 of the 2023 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. 7 seed Missouri on Saturday.
Only the fourth time in March Madness history that a 15-seed has reached the Sweet 16 is the Princeton Tigers.
The Tigers made their 26th appearance in the NCAA tournament. They led the entire game at Sacramento's Golden 1 Center. After trailing by 3-2 in the first half, they never looked back.
Ryan Langborg, senior guard, scored 22 points and pulled down six rebounds. Blake Peters, sophomore guard, added 17 points. He also made 5-of-8 shots from three-point range. The 15-point victory was the biggest margin of victory for a 15 seed in tournament history.
"I have no words to describe you." Peters said after the game that there was an incredible fan section. "I'm blessed with the most amazing teammates, and they believe in me when we get out there and do the right thing. It's possible to do anything, even though it sounds cliché.
The Tigers were named the 11th No. With a victory of 59 to 55 over No. Arizona is the 2nd seed. Thursday's win was the first by the men's team in the tournament since 1998, when they beat UNLV.
The Tigers will next play the winner of No. 6 seed Creighton, and No. On March 24, 3 seed Baylor will be taking on Creighton as 6th seeds, and No.
The No. After a win against No. 7 NC State on Friday. They will play against No. They'll play against No.
The first Ivy League pair to advance to the NCAA Tournament's second round was the Tigers' women's and men's teams.
Another No. Another No.
1 Purdue, Saturday's madness continued with another No. 1 seed was sent packing early.
1 Kansas was defeated by No. 8 Arkansas, 72-71, in Des Moines (Iowa).
The halftime score was 35-27. With just over a minute remaining, the Razorbacks surged back to take the lead with a Kamani Johnson layup. Arkansas held on to the lead to advance to its third consecutive Sweet 16 appearance.
After the buzzer sounded, Arkansas' head coach Eric Musselman celebrated his win by taking off his shirt and cheering on the Razorback fans at the Wells Fargo Arena.
Musselman stated that it was an incredible win for the program. I keep telling people that our team is improving. It's rare for many teams to get better at this time of the year. I have never been more proud of a team than tonight.
On March 23, in Las Vegas, the Razorbacks will face the winner of Connecticut or St. Mary's.
Two No. Houston and Alabama are the remaining No.