Saturday, March 18, 2017

NCAA East: Badgers Oust Defending Champs; Gators Join Badgers On Road To MSG

Two games in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament's East Regional are set to be contested on Saturday.

At KeyBank Center, Buffalo, New York:

Nigel Hayes scored 19 points---two of them on a layup with 11.4 seconds remaining----as the eighth-seeded Wisconsin Badgers (27-9) ousted the defending champions---and top overall seed---Villanova Wildcats (32-4) 65-62.

Josh Hart paced the Wildcats with 19 points.

At Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida:

Devin Robinson scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the fourth-seeded Florida Gators (26-8) devoured the fifth-seeded Virginia Cavaliers (23-11) 65-39.

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